Variety is the spice of life!

Woodland students continue to enjoy the snow! The second day of our Winter Program included skiing at Cannon and skiing and snowshoeing at school. Cold temperatures created the perfect opportunity to set up the microscope outside and look at the detailed beauty of snowflakes and their specific attributes. A mild winter day offered the chance to make GIANT snowballs with sticky snow, and snowmen then dotted the surrounding landscape. Offerings in support of student centered learning included a continuation of Tye working with Bill Church and completing all the soldering and circuitry required for his light saber, while Yarrow, who is interested in learning about how to apply make-up to dramatic affect as part of her Theatrical Thespians Journey, spent some time with Amanda at Fresh learning how to do just that. Free Choice was filled with string art, story writing, fuze beads, blocks, and making snowball launchers. One Read Aloud group is reading "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane," by Kate DiCamillo, another is reading "My Name is Sally Little Song," by Brenda Woods, while our oldest group is reading "King Arthur and His Noble Knights," by Thomas Malory, with a modern rendering by John Steinbeck.