A Look Back:
Hover crafts. Skis. Skateboards. Upcycling. Healthy foods. Bioplastics. Women’s rights. The range of Celebr8 projects that students created demonstrated the diverse thinking, beliefs, and identities of our student community. We provided our students an opportunity to take a passion and connect it to the greater good. Some reached beyond expectations--others were still a work in progress. Hearing students reflect on their choices, fight through failures, learn to flex and innovate in the face of obstacles, and beam with pride at the outcomes of the work. Just another day at SF Day!
Thank you to Ms. Landis and Mr. Herrick for facilitating dynamic Celebr8 presentations! Thank you to Mr. De Leon, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Brill et al for helping with technology, lighting, stage, etc. Thank you to the 8th grade advisors and teachers for helping with panels, wayward students, and ensuring that their team felt supported and cared for. Dolphin claps to Ms. Brody for coordinating a great high school panel for our current 7th grade students and families. Thanks to all of you who continue to hold our students to high expectations as we navigate the final few weeks of school.
What’s trending…and what I am wondering about…
Prince! My 5th grade teacher used parts of his music (age-appropriate) to help navigate us through new vocabulary and the importance of delving into your creativity and craft (cultural relevancy). At home, we weren’t allowed to play his “naughty” music, but at school--everyone was fascinated by him. He was different. He was quirky. He was private. He was a mirror for those who felt unique/odd/weird. He was a window for those who needed to see a... » read more