EC students gathered in Sills gym this morning for a yoga class to reenter their school routines after Thanksgiving Break.
The entire school community gathered in the gym this morning to collect and recognize our efforts in donating dried goods to the Wayside Food Pantry. The president of their board thanked the assembled, the middle school choir and steel drum bands performed, and middle school students read responses collected from our community responding to the prompt, “I am thankful for…”
A recent article in the New York Times Sunday Review talks about the benefits of teaching peace in school. Specifically, Julie Scelfo describes the importance of focusing on social and emotional learning in schools, and describes five goals driving this learning in Teaching Peace in Elementary School. Any student having spent time in Lower School can certainly speak to the time focused on social learning within our learning community.