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SFA Orientation and Mobility Presentation at the Lower School

February 28,

On Tuesday. Dj Dean and two of her students from the Orientation and Mobility department at SFA presented our students with some great information covering the various needs visually impaired people have. The students were given the opportunity to wear googles that simulated visual impairment and also use a cane. The students also had a […]

Hibernation Day in Kindergarten

February 14,

Our Kindergarten students have been studying and researching an animal of their choice and last week in class, they got to present this animal to their peers. After that, they hibernated and enjoyed a Friday in pajamas to close out that unit.

Dinosaurs invade in Pre-K

February 01,

All week, dinosaurs have been the theme of Pre-K. They are discussing dinosaurs, learning about how they eat and what they eat, and have been counting using Dino pasta and comparing the size of a Brontosaurus footprint to their own.

The Stock Market Game

December 12, 2018

From the desk of Jonathan Kegler, Lower School Principal: This program was introduced by Mr. Bart Lane, a parent of two of our Lower School students. After the program was introduced we sent out an informational sheet to see who would be interested in joining our newly formed club. We received feedback from about 22 […]

Ozbots at the Lower School library

December 12, 2018

Ozobots are small robots that can be basically coded to travel and change lights using markers with color sequences added for specific actions. Students will learn how to operate Ozobot, how Ozobot senses its environment and moves in it, and how to tell Ozobot what to do using Color Codes Ozobots can also be coded […]

Lower School Cheer

November 14, 2018

Our Guard Cheerleaders have been working with the future Brook Hill cheerleaders all season! They had their last practice before senior night.

Lower School gets ready for college

October 09, 2018

From the desk of Jonathan Kegler, Lower School Principal: It is important that we plant the seeds of promise at a young age and stress the importance of what college can mean for a student. At this level, the thought of college tends to come from what college the parent attended or they are exposed […]

Kindergarten Day

May 18, 2018

This year, our senior class joined our Pre-K and Kindergarten classes for the day. They were each assigned a “buddy” or two and traveled to different stations around our Lower School.

A virtual field trip took place in the Lower School library

May 09, 2018

Fifth graders experienced a virtual reality field trip to Great Britain thanks to our new Google Expeditions kit. Garrett Gandy and Zachary Rhea both commented that the experience felt like they were really there. “It was awesome looking around,” Garrett said as students looked at the knights on the Bosworth Battlefield where King Richard III […]

Fourth grade attends mock trial

May 07, 2018

This week, fourth graders attended a mock trial. Jack is on trial for killing the giant. Students played the roles of attorney, judge, bailiff, witnesses and jurors. Jack was found guilty.