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Posted here are a range of interesting articles by members of our community providing glimpses into our program. We hope you enjoy reading!
From California Native Plants, to Gecky, to Sea Jellies, and Medieval Legends, a survey of some of this year’s Print Shop activities
By: Madeleine Zygarewicz This school year has ushered a flurry of a print activity both in the Print Shop and Art studio with students from Groups 1, 3, 5 and 6 working with Madeleine Zygarewicz. Here are some fun highlights from some
Am I normal? By Ellen Sanchez, Human Development Consultant When approaching the time of body changes and the onset of puberty, the number one question on children’s minds is, “Am I normal?” For 8 -12 year olds, the changes in their own
What is a Refugee? Today, nearly 60 million people around the world have been forced to leave their countries and homes, searching for safety. Many men, women, and children are living in temporary shelters and camps. These are Refugees. Refugees are people
In Context Volume I For a glorious, packed enriching week in early July, I attended the National Association of Independent School’s (NAIS) Institute for New Heads. Picture if you will 85 earnest, ambitious, and hardworking educators stepping into (some sheepishly, some confidently,
Midway through its third year, we’re strengthening Westland’s Human Development Program by enhancing the inclusivity and welcoming nature of the community and focusing on gender diversity. We’ve developed a multi-layered approach to learning that offers students accurate information and opportunities to discuss