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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In anticipation of International Dot Day on September 15, Linden Grove School students have been creating dot-inspired artwork using paper plates, markers, paints, and more. September 15 marks the anniversary of the publication of The Dot, a “story book for all ages” by Peter Reynolds.
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Ms. Lee’s 2-4 students have been talking about exercise—what is it and how it helps us. First students shared some of the favorite types of exercise including running, playing tag, swimming, and dancing. Exercise can be fun and it’s great to play with friends. Exercising outside also helps us get fresh air and sunshine.
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It’s only the first week of school but already Mrs. VanBergen’s students are reviewing their letters and numbers with the help of some fun storybooks.
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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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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”
COVID-19 has made 2020 a year like no other for Linden Grove School, but whether learning from home or following safety guidelines for summer camp at school, our students are working hard to stay healthy, positive and connected. Check out these six tips parents can use to help students adjust to life in the midst of the virus.
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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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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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The outdoor ceremony for Linden Grove School’s Class of 2020 was
full of hoots and hollers for this year’s graduates! To keep everyone safe amid
the continuing threat of the corona virus, this year’s ceremony was outside
allowing for more fun and noise!
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