During the editorial process, students brainstorm ideas for the next edition and conduct a roundtable discussion over the merits of each idea until the sense of the room supports which ideas will turn into articles. This process offers students a real-life experience of working on a deadline in a newsroom.
Middle School News
Whether they were on stage, on crew, or manning the sound board, our students had the opportunity to make personal and cultural discoveries by participating in the creative, disciplined and collaborative process.
It was a weekend to celebrate the deep history of King School; our competitive athletics; a spirited community; and giving back. The weather cooperated (mostly) for Homecoming Weekend 2019 as families, staffulty, neighbors, friends, and alums - dating back to the Class of 1969 - gathered on campus for a fun-filled weekend.
Dr. Jean-Baptiste introduced a new series of parent education events: Hot Coffee, Hot Topics. These are parent/caregiver workshops and discussions to grow our collective social, intellectual, emotional capacity for navigating current cultural and social transformations that impact how children learn. In these events, parents and caregivers will engage with each other, learn, and talk about tools, strategies, and challenges for developing cultural competence and how to provide a full circle of support for students from school to home.
In September, Grade 8 kicked off the new school year with their annual trip to Washington, DC, which was a wonderful learning experience for our students as well as an opportunity to take advantage of powerful curricular connections.