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One Thousand Cranes

Ms. Moore’s students recently read a book about Sadako Sasaki, a lively, athletic, middle school student in 1950s Japan. Sadako was the star of her school’s running team; then the dizzy spells started. The young girl was diagnosed with leukemia, an aftereffect of the atom bomb that fell on her hometown of Hiroshima when she was only two years of age.

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Staff and Families Ensure a Successful Start to an Unusual School Year

Throughout the summer months, LGS staff and families worked together to prepare students to resume or begin classes amid COVID-19, whether learning from school, at home, or a combination.

To help students and staff remain healthy, LGS established protocols such as temperature checks before entering the school building, wearing face masks in common areas, and frequent hand washing and hand sanitizing.

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Let’s Get Back to School—Safely

Welcoming new students, returning students, teachers and staff to LGS for the new school year is always an exciting time. In this unique year, we also have new challenges to meet and conquer. We will be working hard on the following six measures to ensure our school community stays healthy while we enjoy learning and being together. For more information, read LGS’s full Return to School Plan. Continue reading “Let’s Get Back to School—Safely”

If I Were an Astronaut

During Linden Grove School’s second week of Summer Camp, students are considering what it would be like to be an astronaut:

  • What would your rocket look like?
  • Where would you go?
  • What would you see?

K-4 students received an introduction to the universe through the book Me and My Place in Space by Joan Sweeney. With Earth as a starting point, a young astronaut leads readers on a tour past each planet and on to the stars, answering simple questions about our solar system.

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Feel the Force

Summer Camp has begun at LGS, and this week 4-8 students are experimenting with magnets and static electricity. With each, force can be applied to an object from a distance (as opposed to physically touching an object and applying force).

Students first tested magnets on various objects: plastic, wood, glass, paper, metal, etc. Magnets attract some metal objects but not all; magnets attract objects made of iron and steel, for example, but not aluminum, copper, or brass.

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