The mhs pressIssue No. 14 March 18 - 22, 2019On Friday the heroes participated in a Skype call with Heather Cousineau, a medical illustrator. The heroes asked Ms. Heather all about her job and what she does. They also showed her their own medical illustrations of the body systems. After lunch, the heroes dissected a … Continue reading MHS Newsletter Issue 14 March 18 – 22, 2019
Every day the heroes have been demonstrating confidence in themselves, their relationships with others, and making their own decisions. So on the day when the Heroes ran their own studio, they proved to themselves that they are very much capable of helping one another stay on task and make good choices. They voted on who … Continue reading Growing Independence
The heroes have been tackling challenging goals throughout the week. They are not easily discouraged by setbacks while conducting their experiments. They work hard strenuously toward challenges and goals, maintaining effort and interest despite failures, trying their best to finish whatever they begin. When they were making slime, the heroes readily faced the challenge without … Continue reading Heroes with True Grit
It is hard to believe we are already finished with week five of the Coding and Robotics Quest. The heroes are looking forward to the Exhibition this coming Thursday to share with you all they have learned and accomplished. As they reflected on what they’ve discovered in the world of coding, robotics, and technology, these … Continue reading The ES Coders are Ready for Next Week!
The heroes have been working with their squads, creating an active learning environment wherein each member of the squad is involved and and engaged in working together towards a common goal. As they explored through experimentation in finding different ways to make their paper airplanes and boats, roller coasters, swings, monkey bars, and balloon-powered cars, … Continue reading Multiplying Success through Collaboration
A topic was presented at a closing discussion. Here was the premise. Imagine there are two species on the verge of extinction and you have the choice to save only one. Would you save birds or would you save fish? Wow - did that ever spark incredible insight from these deep thinkers. Check out what these … Continue reading Deep Thinkers
A couple discussions this past week focused on follow through. As the heroes pointed out, follow through is a term is widely used in the world of sports. One hero stated, “A good swing means you followed through!” Different examples were shared of the importance of follow through in sports, but they also discussed the … Continue reading Follow Through
Our young scientists’ quest for answers propelled their curiosity as they worked on their experiments this week. During project time, the heroes embraced their inquisitive nature as they made various mixtures and solutions. They tried their own recipes in making playdough, using and adding different ingredients that resulted in just the right texture they liked. … Continue reading Curiosity Matters