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Washington, D.C.

You thought we were stopping at New York City? Well think again because last week we went on another amazing field trip. This time we went to Washington, D.C.. While there, we tried to get into the Supreme Court, talked … Continue reading

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New York

Last Friday we took an overnight trip to New York City. On the first day, we visited the Supreme Court and got to sit in on a trial. While we were there, a guide told us about the court system … Continue reading

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The Unless Project

About a week ago, we went to WMS and taught the six to nines about water. We set up five stations with five different lessons to teach them about the impact they have on water. The teachers split the children … Continue reading

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Fonthill Castle and Tile Works

Today we went on a field trip to Fonthill Castle and the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. Both of these buildings were founded and used by Henry Chapman Mercer, an amazing tile maker. He built the castle to live in, but … Continue reading

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Religion Project

We recently started a project about religion. We all chose a religion to research and create a presentation on. I think this is a really interesting project because I don’t think most of us know a lot about religion. There … Continue reading

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Mütter Museum

This last Wednesday, the last day before break started, we went on a science field trip to the Mütter Museum. This is a museum where they have things relating to the human body and a lot of different medical procedures … Continue reading

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New York

Last Monday, we went on an amazing trip to New York. After getting through some tough transportation issues, we went to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. We were going on a class tour, so we were able to do some activities … Continue reading

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Math League

Last week, we started preparing for math league. Math league is a competition where groups from schools in a certain area come together and do math. At each monthly meet, students are given seven math problem to complete in 3-4 … Continue reading

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Science Field Trip

Last Wednesday, we went on a trip to the Laurels. While there, we walked around and recorded different things. One of these was all the living things we saw. Some of these were things I’ve seen before, but some I’ve … Continue reading

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Hamilton and Jefferson

Last Thursday night we went to a debate. This was a reenactment put on by actors portraying Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. This debate was showing the differences between Federalists and Democratic Republicans. One of the main differences was that … Continue reading

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