Ms. Johnson's 2nd grade class have been working in their writing class on presentations of Black History Month. Students wrote out facts regarding famous people in black history including Kobe Bryant, Ruby Bridges, Harriet Tubman, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and more. Students researched and wrote out their findings. They created collages and poster boards with photos and commemorations of wonderful moments in Black history. Great job Ms. Johnson's class!
What are the benefits of celebrating other culture and heritages? Believe it or not we all have an internal need to be recognized and celebrated and it’s important to know that a celebration of one does not mean you can’t celebrate others. Robert Alan, an American writer, artist and social activist explains it best when he says, “Cultural differences should not separate us from each other, but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of huma
All human beings are subject to experiencing stress. According to an article published in 2011 by the Mayo Clinic, humans react psychologically and physiologically to stressors in life. However, the key of managing stress is to have awareness of how specifically you respond to life stressors. The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University organizes stress in three different categories: The positive stress (PS): The human brains have the capacity to manage the posi
This month is Black History Month and it is time like other months that we celebrate the rich history, heritage and contributions of others. Our Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, Dr. Pullins sent out resources to our ACA teachers and a calendar of suggested ways to honor this celebration with classroom activities. We wanted to make sure our ACA Community also has access to some of these great resources. This list is not exhaustive of what can be done or
Please join us for a Gallery Walk Art Show on Campus February 16th and 17th from 4:30-6pm. Our amazing art teachers Ms. Frank and Ms. Pelletier have been holding onto student art all year long and are finally ready and able to showcase between 800-1100 pieces of art from all students Kinder-8th grades. Our goal is to have at least 1 piece of art for every student. It will be all medias that students have been exposed to: watercolor, painting, sculpture, mixed media and drawin