Talking with children about violence

Though talking with children about violence is something we hope to never have to do, sometimes it is necessary. With the terrible news out of Florida yesterday, it feels like an important time to remind families that it is for situations like this that we practice lockdown drills, and work with state and local police on…

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Outdoor Science!

 It has been a crazy weather week, I’m sorry that I have to be the bearer of bad news (or good news, depending on your perspective). I always send the cancellation or delay message out by phone and email, if you’re not getting one or the other, please let us know.    We had a great day…

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Skiing and Science

   Our last ski day was yesterday, and it was a good one. New snow made for a challenging and fun day on the slopes. Big thanks to Berkshire East for being so accommodating, and making it all work so easily, to the students for being willing to try new trails each week, to the…

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Report Card time…

Another fun day of skiing, despite the cold. Next week will be our fourth and final Winter Enrichment Day at Berkshire East, and we’re looking forward to it. Sorry that our potluck and movie night didn’t work out last Friday. We’ll try it again, hopefully at a time when more families will be able to come! Reports…

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Schushhhhhhhhhh…..

  Another great day of skiing yesterday. The conditions were great, and the weather was lovely. So many students tried new trails, and are proud of their development as skiers. Thanks again to the chaperones and staff who make the day possible, and to the PTP for the financial support.    I hope you’ll be able…

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Skiing starts Thursday, January 11th

We’re looking forward to a great day of skiing tomorrow We have a number of students who have never skied before, and that’s always exciting. Thanks in advance to the chaperones. One note: please make sure your students have warm gloves or mittens, and good (non-cotton) socks. Everyone has a better day when they are…

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“Nous et aux oiseaux!”

“Nous et aux oiseaux”, which means “we are very excited” in French Canadian.Our Canadian performance is Thursday, we’ve been rehearsing, and the gym is decorated with beautiful art and animals that our students have been created. We can’t wait for you to see the gym and enjoy the performance. Everyone, students and staff, have been working so hard…

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Oh, Canada…the performance is almost here!

   Our Cultural Study performance celebrating the music and culture of Canada is one week away! Next Thursday, we’ll be rehearsing during the day, and we ask that students and families arrive at 6:00 to view all the amazing artwork that will be on display in the gym, and at 6:15, students will go to…

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Enjoy the holiday weekend

       I hope your family has a wonderful Thanksgiving, a safe (though short) vacation, and you have the time you want with family, friends, and food this long weekend.      Thanks to all of the families that are trying hard to get their students to school on time (8:20 for the Pledge), it makes…

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