Grade 1 students have worked on a variety of poems throughout the school year. They created poetry books where they published and illustrated some of their favorite poems that they have written. To celebrate all their hard work, students recited and shared their poems and poetry books during our annual Poetry Tea.
Lower School News
Congratulations to the Class of 2018 who were admitted to some of the country's top colleges and universities. 90% of the class were admitted to a Phi Beta Kappa college or university and 84% were admitted to a school in the top two tiers of selectivity in Barron's. The class also received over $4 million in unsolicited merit scholarships that accompanied their college acceptance letters.
Grade 3 spent the day with Lady Liberty on Tuesday, April 24 with a visit to Ellis Island that culminated their year-long study on the city of Stamford and immigration.
"Ms. Pambianchi taught me to read with my imagination making the story real, so in my head the story plays like a movie," she said. She is so appreciative of that trick that she has decided to be a teacher herself so she can teach other kids similar tricks too. She is already rehearsing for the teacher role.
Karen Young, a psychologist and author visited the King campus on Tuesday, April 17, and addressed students and parents, as part of the PA Parenting Speaker Series. The topic of Karen's discussions was Managing Anxiety and Building Courage and Resilience in Children. Karen explained the sources and symptoms of anxiety. How anxiety stems from the brain trying to protect us and that an anxious brain is normal. Karen explained methods and techniques on how to manage anxious feelings and how to ultimately reduce anxiety.