High School Humanities teacher Sharon Dunn has devoted a pair of Saturdays to sharing enrichment experiences with students. In October, Sharon met with senior Nancy Wang after her Chapman University interview on a sunny October Saturday and they took a field trip to the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) in South Lake Union Park […]
High School students recently presented their posters on aspects of ancient Greece and Rome. Their subjects included Greek mathematicians, the Roman Army and the Olympic Games.
Do you know what a Billiken is? The high school students do, courtesy of our guest speaker Laurie Callaway from St. Louis University who joined us Friday afternoon. Laurie led the high school students through a wide-ranging discussion on SLU, the value of a Jesuit education, the benefits of living in St. Louis and of […]
Freshman and sophomore literature students tried Odysseus for the blinding of Cyclops in a mock trial on Monday. It was their final on “The Odyssey” for the first quarter. Students took the trial very seriously, and were not only well-prepared, but were also adept at ad-libbing. They dressed in their best courtroom apparel for the […]
The high schoolers recently had a special treat—a professional puppeteer visited their drama elective and gave the students their first taste of working with puppets under the watchful eye of a professional puppeteer. Puppetry is a great way for students to fully throw themselves into a character while learning the ropes of acting and putting […]
By Director of Secondary Programs Carter McCoy— You may have seen them outside each week playing games. Maybe it was hopping from one piece of paper to the next. Or trying to lower a tent pole simultaneously. Or even flipping a tarp they are all standing on. While all of these activities are certainly fun, […]
We hosted a photographer and marketing director from the American Montessori Society on Oct. 5, and when we showed them the Innovation & Design (ID) Lab, they wanted to view our students in action. See more photos in the gallery.
Middle School students traveled to Fort Worden for their annual back-to-school retreat last week. They wrote in their journals, took part in team-building activities and enjoyed the fort and the beach. See photos→
In the featured photo, high school students study river flow at Nature Bridge during their annual beginning-of-the-school year retreat. They spent three full days at the Olympic Peninsula environmental education center. At Nature Bridge, students develop inquiry-based science skills while hiking nearby peaks, exploring in canoes, investigating tidepools, and analyzing old growth forests. See a […]