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  This week saw our first foray into the care of creatures at Nature’s Nursery, starting with the feeder creatures: meal worms, crickets, cockroaches, and red worms. While we were a little squeamish at first, we powered through and gave them the care that they need. We look forward to spending every other Wednesday afternoon...
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MSBG Middle School is excited to be back in session! We are starting our new year with an exploration of chemical elements and their uses. We dove in with gusto! We will also be reading Copper Sun, by Sharon Draper, and discussing the use and abuse of power. Starting next week, we will be making bi-monthly trips...
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On Wednesday, the Middle School took a trip to Nature’s Nursery in Whitehouse. The hope is that this will become a monthly or semi-monthly trip to learn how to care for the living things around us and foster stewardship of our ecosystem. Primarily, we will be focusing on the “feeder creatures”, including cockroaches, mealworms, crickets,...
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This past week, the middle schoolers made puff pastries filled with maple cream. We made everything from scratch and the end result was absolutely delicious. Mustang Cafe has also put out our Winter Tea selection, including a Peppermint Bark tea and a Cranberry Spice Hibiscus tea. Stop by for a free smell! In the classroom,...
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The classroom is bustling with activity as we dig into Ecology, studying the Biogeochemical cycles and learning how everything fits together in a global ecosystem. (Shown above: Drawing the Carbon Cycle) We also began studying the travels of Marco Polo, investigating whether he was a world class explorer and writer, or a charlatan. On exhibit:...
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Mustang Cafe celebrated National Absurdity Day by serving Donut Bites, made to order in the lobby on Wednesday morning. It was a huge hit and we look forward to doing more crazy fun things like that in the future. Our next celebration will be for National Pastry Day, December 9th, when we will have a...
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Mustang Cafe is proud to announce that our new coffee cart is up and functional. We made it ourselves and are excited that you can see us in action, using something that we built. We also would like to announce that next Wednesday (November 20th) is National Absurdity Day! In addition to what we normally...
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This week, the Middle School started our unit on Ecology, Ecosystems, and Renewable Energy. We will be learning about the ecosystems of the planet, how they are interdependent, and the human impact on global ecology. The students are also discussing trade routes in Europe, Asia, and Africa and how those populations were affected by the...
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Last week, leading up to Conferences, we finished our first Cycle of Study on Communication. We closed out the unit by starting Lord of the Flies, and watching Monty Python’s The Holy Grail.  This week, we begin our new Cycle of Study: INTERDEPENDENCE. As a part of this unit, we will be playing cooperative games about globalization...
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The Middle School is winding down our first Cycle of Study for the year. We have had a wonderful time discussing Communication, and are finishing up the session with video project. Look to see it in the lobby after conferences (once we have finished editing it).  You might even see your own face! We have...
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