A Look Ahead

IMPORTANT INFO: Magazine orders can still be made through American Publisher at www.aphearst.com until the end of 2012. You may send emails to friends and family inviting them to purchase magazines. TNSM online code is W03612. (O=zero) Type in any name under participants name. Sign the Beam: To see the Fox 19 News clip of our Sign the Beam gathering go to www.thenewschool.cc and click on the Sign the Beam button. Now: Fri, Dec 14 Winter Vacation Care Sign-Ups Due Sat, Dec 15 Strings concert  10:30 AM in Growing Room THIS COMING WEEK: Mon, Dec 17 2nd Grade Play 2:00PM in Growing Room Tues, Dec 18 …

New School. New Opportunities.

Today, Tuesday, December 11, 2012, the community gathered to celebrate the renovation of our new Enrichment Center located adjacent to The New School’s current campus.  Construction began on the Enrichment Center renovation on Friday, October 19, 2012. Set to open in fall 2013, the Enrichment Center will allow for a continuation of the best fine arts and after-school programs offered to children anywhere. Additionally, other currently used spaces in and around campus will be re-organized, re-defined and re-purposed to ensure that every child, aged 3 – 12, will create and grow in the best and most aesthetically pleasing spaces possible. I know I’m excited about it and I expect …

A Learning Community

My last post included information about a professional development opportunity that faculty and staff recently shared.  In that post, I promised to provide more insights gained from the experience so that our learning could continue and we could support you, our reader, in furthering your thinking too. First however, following a peaceful, joyous and refreshing holiday filled with thanks and good will, I’d be remiss if I didn’t share some thoughts about a recent experience our entire community shared prior to our Thanksgiving celebration and recess. Similar to past years, our community came together and collected clothing and food items so …