In a wide ranging hour, Upper School students listened to what Professor Shon Hopwood from Georgetown University Law Center called a "Cliff Notes" version of his life and then he took 45 minutes worth of questions.
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The fourth graders were treated to a visit by four birds from the Maryland Zoo.
The second grade has been studying the author Gail Gibbons in language arts as well as animals from the Arctic and Antarctic in science. It just so happens that Gibbons has written books that connect to our Arctic unit.
The third grade students have been learning all about the Civil Rights Movement and its leaders. We spent some time learning about the Civil Rights Movement as a whole and the various events that occurred. We focused on the different kinds of peaceful protests that were led by many African Americans at that time, such as the Woolworths lunch counter sit-ins, the Selma to Montgomery March, the March on Washington, the children’s protest, and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
During the month of January, the Physical Education program focused on a school wide basketball curriculum.