October 28 – Ken’s Produce
The Kindergarten had a great first field trip! We rode on the bus to Ken’s Produce and learned more about Fall, visited the pumpkin patch, twisted and turned in the corn maze, and explored the traditions and holidays celebrated in the U.S. during this season.
December 9 – Ligon Middle School Performance – Programme of Inquiry: How We Express Ourselves
In December, first graders will attend Ligon Middle School’s Winter performance. This program of cultures, holidays and traditions will assist students with understanding various religious and secular celebrations throughout our community. Students will observe drama, instrumental and vocal performances and dance.
November 10 – Farmers Market – Programme of Inquiry: “How We Organize Ourselves”
Second grade is off to the Raleigh Farmers Market on November 10. This field trip kick starts our next IB unit on economics as students learn about the roles of producers and consumers. Students hear about the importance of the marketplace and products they sell directly from a vendor. Students have the opportunity to be a consumer when choosing a healthy snack to purchase.
December 15-16 - Zoom to the Moon – Programme of Inquiry: “How the World Works”
The 3rd graders transform into astronauts as they explore the relationship between the Earth, Sun and the different phases of the Moon. At this in-school field trip, these budding scientists create “glow-in-the-dark” constellations and experiment with light reflection and absorption. They have a BLAST launching rockets and even make gooey space mud to take home!
November 18 – Native American Heritage Day – Programme of Inquiry: “Where We Are in Place and Time”
At the NC Museum of History, our 4th graders be immersed in an interactive experience bringing Native American history and culture to life. Teaching stations on storytelling, crafts, games, foodways, dancing, and music are staffed by members of the state’s eight recognized tribes. Students listen to and participate in discussions about Native Americans today.
November 1 – Poe Health Center – Programme of Inquiry: Who We Are
Students visited the Poe Health Center to participate in programs designed around their changing bodies as they enter adolescence. Led by public health educators, the classes “Puzzled by Puberty” and “Food for Thought” give students an age-appropriate introduction to our unit on human Growth and Development, which supports the IB Transdisciplinary Theme: “Who We Are.”
December 14-15 – Scientist on Campus