Sunday, March 15, 2015

Progress Reports & Much More

Progress Reports
Please log into iParent and/or iStudent to view the 3rd quarter progress report.

Costa Rica Travelers

Costa Rica Bound
Eleven students and two chaperons departed for a leadership summit in Costa Rica.  The trip boasts many highlights not the least of which is a keynote address by world renowned conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall.  I have included details about the trip below.  

For additional information regarding this trip please click on the link provided.

Also, I have included additional links that provides details about a recent trip to Peru and the Global Scholars Program.

Costa Rica Website

Service Learning in Peru

GoPro Footage From Machu Picchu

GD Global Scholars Webpage

Costa Rica Summit Tour:
From March 15-23, learn how local conservationists are protecting endangered sea turtles on the tranquil beaches of Tortuguero. You'll also visit the Tortuguero Conservation Center and Museum where you'll learn about conservation from the experts. From zip-lining adventures to whitewater rafting, you’ll experience the beauty and culture of Costa Rica while doing hands-on work to protect wildlife.

Summit Leadership Conference:

Join other teachers and students in San José for a two-day leadership conference, March 21-22. Hear from world-renowned conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall and environmentalist Severn Cullis-Suzuki, attend expert-led workshops, and gain valuable insight into the challenges and best practices surrounding environmental sustainability. 

Using Design Thinking—a creative problem-solving technique used by companies like Apple and Google—international teams of students will create and present solutions to an environmental challenge.

Upcoming Events

I) March
Ø  Math & ELA MCAS Testing
Ø  2015-2016 scheduling process
Ø  March 12th Progress Reports
Ø  March 18th-Parent/teacher conferences
II) April
Ø  April 10th  &11th -Spring Play
Ø  April 16th- College night hosted by the Guidance Department
Ø  April 17th--Poetry Out Loud Competition
Ø  April 29th—Digital Café

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