Category: News

Fifth Grade in Mexico

Fifth Grade in Mexico
March 4th, 2020
Category: News

Fifth Graders and Leann, Gillian, and Brenda have been having a great time in Mexico! Some of the highlights so far include reuniting with buddies, boating on the Azetec canals in Xochimilco, seeing some of Diego Rivera’s murals, having a sleepover at Casa de los Amigos (a Quaker nonprofit), and climbing temples at Teotihuacan. The…

Tuesday Tot Time @PMFS

Tuesday Tot Time @PMFS
March 1st, 2020
Category: News

UPDATE: April 2020 Session CANCELLED to protect community health Third Tuesday Each Month 11am – 12pm FREE, for children age 0-5 Under the guidance of enthusiastic expert teachers, engage your kids in hands-on playtime and discovery. A different theme and activity each month. Bring a friend or make new ones at Tot Time. Let us…

Fourth Grade Circus Radio Interview!

Fourth Grade Circus Radio Interview!
February 26th, 2020
Category: News

Fourth Grade Teacher Will gave an interview on BEN FM on Saturday all about the Circus. There were clips of Fourth Graders, too. Hear the interview here: https://957benfm.com/episodes/267/ Performances are Friday & Saturday, March 13 & 14 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5.00 for kids 12 and under, $10.00 for adults. Get ’em before they’re…

Don Quijote Graphic Novel

Don Quijote Graphic Novel
February 20th, 2020
Category: News

Sixth Graders are reading a graphic novel version of Don Quijote in Spanish. They were asked to pick a scene and draw a comic of their own.

Cookie Math

Cookie Math
February 12th, 2020
Category: News

  Cookie Math Second Grade used the picture book The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins to launch their study of division. In the book, children must figure out how to share a dozen cookies as more and more friends come to the door. Second graders were asked, “How can you divide twenty cookies equally among five friends?” …

First Grade Explores the City

First Grade Explores the City
February 5th, 2020
Category: News

First Grade was so excited to take a train to Center City. They had a great time exploring the city (walking over 2 miles!), seeing a production of The Snow Queen at the Arden Theater, and having lunch at the Bourse. They saw murals and mosaics, counted bricks, compared buildings, saw homeless people and buskers,…