Archive for February, 2012

Simple machines: working together to make a train powered by magnets

Posted on: Friday, February 24th, 2012

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot to speak at MMS

Posted on: Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Parent-teacher conferences are significant events because there seems to be so much at stake for our children. They are, in the words of Dr. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, “a small stage on which our broader cultural priorities and values get played out.” Participate in the conversation with Dr. Lawrence-Lightfoot, author of “The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other,” on March 7, starting at 6 p.m. for refreshments.

The Upper Elementary play: singing, acting, finding one’s self on stage

Posted on: Friday, February 10th, 2012

   

“Don’t say no, say how!”

Posted on: Thursday, February 9th, 2012

It’s one week until show time for the MMS Upper Elementary students who are rehearsing Dear Edwina. Today, they got permission from the author to make the show their own.
“It’s okay for you to think of things that I never thought of,” said Marcy Heisler, the writer and lyricist who created Dear Edwina with composer Zina Goldrich.

Upper Elementary raises money for Chauntra

Posted on: Thursday, February 9th, 2012

When the curtain falls on the Upper Elementary production of Dear Edwina, the students will be asking the audience to support the Sabhota Tibetan School in Chauntra, India.

MMS Book Group, January meeting

Posted on: Friday, February 3rd, 2012

The book group met at the home of Mary Krensavage on Jan. 31. Photos by Nicole Dreyfuss.