Jun
08
2017

Considering The Atlantic article “Why is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?”

by Emery ’17, Isabel ’17, Ivy ’17, Anisha ’18 and May ’18 In the 11th and 12th-grade Humanities class, we read the article, “Why is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?” by Liza Mundy, which was published in the April edition of The Atlantic. This article was about issues that specifically pertain to the treatment […]

May
23
2017

A Cell is Like a Bakery

In Middle School Life Science class, students created models and posters with analogies comparing either plant or animal cells to other things. A Cell is Like a Bakery, according to two eighth-grade students who baked this amazing cake. In the table below, you can read the analogies, from the nucleus/owner to the vacuoles/display cases. How […]

Dec
12
2016

Ash students talk about ethics

In a high school (Ash class) seminar this fall, the students and their teacher Sharon Dunn talked about ethics and education. You can listen here.

Oct
28
2016

In the Style of Van Gogh

Art teacher Charlene Freeman recently taught the Middle School students about painting in the style of Van Gogh. See several of them in this post. These paintings and more are on the wall in the upstairs hallway of Building 2 at North Creek, if you’d like to see them for yourself.

Oct
26
2016

When Doughnuts Explain Mitosis

Woodinville Montessori High School biology students recently showed all the stages of mitosis through decorated doughnuts, then presented slideshows of their projects (linked below). Watch to see how they illustrated the process and demonstrated what they learned. The Process of Mitosis Stages of Mitosis Stages of Mitosis

Oct
07
2016

Lab investigations

High School Biology students work on a lab to investigate the properties of catalase.

Oct
07
2016

Learning algebra

Math students work with card material to learn the properties of algebra.

Sep
30
2016

The Cycle of Life

Middle School students performed skits about the water, nitrogen and carbon cycles in Life Science class.

Jul
29
2016

U of C seminar was a trip highlight

By Ivy M. ’17 On the Wednesday of our Chicago trip, I went with the rest of the 11th-graders and Sharon as we split off from the rest of the Ash class. Together, we had the opportunity to sit in on a University of Chicago seminar class on a portion of W.E.B. Du Bois’ “The […]

Jul
29
2016

Startling to learn about 1968 Democratic Convention

By Emery A. ’17 During the trip to Chicago, the first of several museums we visited had many exhibits on the history of Chicago. These typically included such things as prominent inventions and industries present in Chicago, especially the prevalence of hot dogs and the meat industry overall. However, what really grabbed my attention was […]

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