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Whitefield celebrates visual arts students
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/10/2019

Whitefield Annual Student Art Show, a celebration of the visual arts, was held on April 4. The evening event featured art exhibits in the Lower School Student Activities Center (LSSAC), Middle School, and Upper School. The jazz band, concert band, orchestra, and Lower School Chorale performed at various locations around...



Sixth-grade science class hatches chicks
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School
Posted: 4/8/2019

Mrs. Figaretti's sixth-grade life science class hatched chicken eggs as part of their unit on vertebrate animals, cell division, and genetics. After 21 days in the 100-degree incubator, the students were excited to see the hatching of the chicks!

Mrs. Margine's kindergarten class visited the baby chicks and sang the classic...



PreK4 Makes Their Own Pizzas
Categories: General, Lower School
Posted: 4/4/2019

PreK4 enjoyed a visit to St. Angelo’s Pizza yesterday. The children were able to “create” their own pie then eat it! This special outing helped the students practice and better understand the part-whole math concept.



Readers Workshop allows students to own their learning
Categories: General, Lower School
Posted: 2/15/2019

On any given day, you may walk into a second-grade class and find students sitting on exercise balls, stools, or even the floor reading. This is not unusual, but normal for these students as they spend about 30 minutes a day reading independently. Known as Readers Workshop, this time gives...