Food and farming is a major focus this week as students visit farms, explore gardens, and study invasive species.
Our students and teachers are in full gear already. This week, students are out in the community to get a feel for their sense of place while working with local professionals and artists in the classroom.
We are back to school and already busy with community-based learning. See what we’re doing!
Adam Nye, Director of City as Our Campus, was recently featured on Independent Ideas, the blog for the Independent Magazine by National Association of Independent Schools. Read an excerpt of the article.
This week, third graders celebrated a year-long study of Pittsburgh while eighth graders wrapped up a three year exploration of Andy Warhol’s work.
Third grade is exploring how urban redevelopment has shaped our city while first graders continue their study of architecture and urban planning.
Our school year begins to wrap up with presentations and end-of-year projects. This week’s highlight is the annual film premier for our pre-kindergarten at North Campus!
Upper School students and eighth graders had the honor to meet with Aron Bielski, who, with his brothers, saved hundreds of Jewish lives during the Holocaust. Read a reflection of this experience by Dr. Josh Andy, Upper School history teacher.
A new project in Upper School American History combines oral histories with virtual reality. Learn more!
Tours of local neighborhoods and historical sites is a major focus during this week.