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Friday, September 18, 2020

Singing in the Rain

This week we encountered a little bit of foul weather, yet we did not let that stop us from singing and dancing in the rain! We are thankful the rain held off for the most part, however, we enjoyed it while it was here because you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain.   Cohorts […]
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A Magical First Week!

Friday, August 28, 2020

A Magical First Week!

New FriendsKindergarteners were so excited to spend the week meeting new friends, spending time with old friends, and learning how to navigate their new school. We were thrilled to see Kindergartners bravely make eye contact and greet their classmates each morning. Students have been so excited to hear from friends all about their lives as […]

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Emerging Leaders in Middle School

Friday, September 17, 2021

Emerging Leaders in Middle School

Now that we are about a month into school, the Middle School students have become comfortable with their new routines and procedures. This week, we have seen an emergence of organization. Students have been working together to organize their lockers and are even devising a plan to present to administration that will improve their current […]

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Emerging Leaders in Middle School

Friday, September 17, 2021

Emerging Leaders in Middle School

Now that we are about a month into school, the middle school students have become comfortable with their new routines and procedures. This week, we have seen an emergence of organization. Students have been working together to organize their lockers and are even devising a plan to present to administration that will improve their current […]

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Emerging Leaders in Middle School

Friday, September 17, 2021

Emerging Leaders in Middle School

Now that we are about a month into school, the middle school students have become comfortable with their new routines and procedures. This week, we have seen an emergence of organization. Students have been working together to organize their lockers and are even devising a plan to present to administration that will improve their current […]

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Second Grade News!

Friday, September 17, 2021

Second Grade News!

Science This week in science Second Graders have been exploring the motion of rolling and how the weight of an object changes the direction of the rolling. With their science partners, Second Graders created a ramp and were challenged to roll their cups straight down. Scholars noticed that they would need additional materials in order […]

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KinderFUN!

Friday, September 17, 2021

KinderFUN!

Our First Fire DrillThis week, The Cooper School practiced fire safety as a school by preparing ourselves in the event of a fire. Kindergarteners bravely shared all of their experience and knowledge of what to do if we find ourselves in danger. Students proudly shared that they knew to stay calm, to line up, to […]

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Third Grade Rules

Friday, September 17, 2021

Third Grade Rules

Science This week in science our scholars continued learning about the physics of sounds. Scholars mainly focused on tension and pitches. Students did fun experiments using mini gutbuckets and FOSS-uleles, which involved strings, paperclips and cups. Our students learned that the tighter the tension the higher the pitch. Math This week in math our mathematicians […]

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Fourth Grade News

Friday, September 17, 2021

Fourth Grade News

4th Grade Newsletter 9-17-21 MATH This week in math, Fourth Graders have enjoyed exploring and comparing equivalent fractions. Students used number lines, tape diagrams, and other shapes to show their fractions and comparisons.  Several students realized that understanding number multiples helped them with finding equivalent fractions!  Fourth Graders had fun playing a new card game […]

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Raving about First Grade!

Friday, September 17, 2021

Raving about First Grade!

Vocabulary! Our first grade scholars have been working hard to expand their vocabulary. This week we read the book, “The Principal’s New Clothes” and expanded our word bank to six more words. We have practiced acting out our words (a special thanks to our friends at Charleston Stage Company for adding extra drama to our […]

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Elementary Elevated

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Elementary Elevated

Dear Elementary Families,  Elementary-aged children are still working on (the perhaps lifelong) process of building identity. They are refining the answer to, “Who am I?” and, “How do I belong to this community?” Along with personal identity, which often manifests in labels around concrete terms, they are also building social identity, how they perceive their […]

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Creating an Atmosphere of Respect

Friday, September 10, 2021

Creating an Atmosphere of Respect

Middle School students are settling into their routines. They are able to transition into their classes around campus, gather their necessary materials, take locker breaks on their own, and experience the independence that comes with Middle School. As teachers, we are working on building relationships with each student, but also creating a classroom culture of […]

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