First graders ventured into the wetlands this week to continue their learning about physics by engineering pulleys. Using buckets, ropes, and tree branches, first-graders practiced using their classroom-made pulleys to hoist outdoor materials.
Eighth-grade science students spent this week discussing, simulating, and negotiating how to alleviate climate change with a sophisticated simulation tool from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Tenth graders paid a visit to the Lower School on Wednesday to boost their memoir-writing skills by helping fourth graders write about their own memories.
The Upper School’s annual student-run charity fundraiser, Midwinter Madness, concluded its first week. The two week annual event will benefit p:ear, a local nonprofit providing mentoring services to Portland’s homeless and parent-less young people since 2002.