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Washington, D.C.

Last week our class went on an overnight field trip to Washington, D.C.. We went to many interesting places, and did many exciting things, but my favorite was going on a bike tour of many important monuments. At the beginning … Continue reading

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NYC!

Thursday morning we all met at the train station with our bags stuffed so much the zippers almost broke. Why? We were headed to New York City to see STOMP (an off broadway show where they make music with household … Continue reading

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Fonthill Field Trip

On Monday we went on a field trip for art class to the Fonthill Castle and Tileworks. There we got to learn how handmade ceramics/tiles are made. First, the Tileworks gets a shipment of clay every September. Before they can … Continue reading

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Special Spaces

We have been working with this organization called Special Spaces to design a bedroom for a girl with cerebral palsy. We have been running fundraisers to get money so that we can buy furniture for her bedroom and bathroom. So … Continue reading

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The Mütter Museum

Last Wednesday we went on a field trip to the Mütter Museum for science. One of the exhibits that really caught my attention was a woman’s body that had basically turned to soap. When she was first discovered, people thought … Continue reading

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NYC 9/11 Memorial and Museum

We recently went on a field trip to New York. There we visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum. We saw the “footprints” of the old twin towers, along with the two new towers. Inside the museum we saw photos of the … Continue reading

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The Three Branches of Government

We have just finished learning about the three branches of government. We were each assigned one or two partners and a branch of government. My group was assigned the Executive branch, and after some research, we started to brainstorm ideas … Continue reading

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Stock Market Game

We have been participating in the Stock Market Game. The Stock Market Game allows students from different schools to perform trades in the stock market. Each school competes against both students of their age, and students who are younger and … Continue reading

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Hamilton and Jefferson Debate

Yesterday we went to a Hamilton and Jefferson debate. There, Hamilton and Jefferson acted as if they really were the real Hamilton and Jefferson. They answered questions as the real Hamilton and Jefferson would have. I think the most interesting … Continue reading

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