Splashing into Summer with PreK-3
PreK-3 students enjoyed a splash day to celebrate the end of the school year.
Going on a Bear Hunt in PreK-4
PreK-4 went on a bear hunt! Students searched for grizzlies on the Coach Duplechin Trail after reading "We're Going on a Bear Hunt." For lunch they enjoyed a picnic with their furry friends.
Field Day Fun in Kindergarten
Lower School Field Day was a huge success! The event featured water balloons, bubbles, yard games and even a giant water slide. What a great way to wrap up the school year!
Animal Encounters in First Grade
Episcopal first graders know a lot about animals. After participating in a six-week study of the different animals that inhabit a swamp, the students shared what they learned with their fellow Lower School students. Their presentations featured a range of swampy creatures, including snakes, frogs and even bears. Other highlights of the animal lesson included visiting the swamp, learning more about fifth grade teacher Eric DiMari’s animals and observing animals from the Barnhill Animal Preserve.
Author Chat in Second Grade
Second grade students had the opportunity to speak with Annie Barrows, the author of the Ivy + Bean series. Barrows answered student questions and shared what inspires her stories and characters. The Ivy + Bean series makes a great addition to a student’s summer reading list.
Third Grade Pen Pals
Third grade students are brushing up on their cursive skills by writing letters to residents at St. James Place. Read more about the project here.
Fun and Games in Fourth Grade
Fourth graders challenged their families to a variety of arcade games that the students actually made themselves. This annual event is always exciting and this year was no exception. Students created everything from air hockey and ping pong to flight of the dragon and dizzy duck.
Making a Difference in Fifth Grade
After a successful world expo event, the fifth grade students generated funds to support the Capital Area United Way, Heifer International and the Pulsera Project. Recently, students presented their donation to United Way Corporate Relationship Manager Ashley McDermott.