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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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Middle school rocked their Fall Camp experience last week. Hiking, service, cooking, games and many projects filled our days. Check out the bulletin board outside our classroom to see some of our artwork! We are also very glad to get back to Mustang Cafe, greeting everyone with the smell of fresh coffee every morning. We...
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Middle School is having a blast at  Camp Tuscazoar. We are enjoying nature, hiking the grounds, and doing service work for the campground. Camp donuts are a revelation!
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Fall Camp is coming! We are excited and nervous for the adventure waiting for us at Camp Tuscazoar. We are going to be doing some service, leatherworking, metalworking, cooking, and a lot of hiking. It’s going to be a blast! Intrasemestral Day of Beans is on Monday! Yes, we made it up, but Mustang Cafe’s...
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The opening of Mustang Cafe was a rousing success! Plenty of happy customers and we are having a blast doing it. Our next step is to build our own stand so that we can stop using the table. We are excited for that too! In science this week, we learned to read a weather map,...
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