Our Middle School students will leave on their science excursion to Yosemite National Park at the end of September. They will take part in Nature Bridge, a program where they will engage in inclusive, hands-on learning experiences in one of the world's most iconic national parks. For many of the students, this will be the first time traveling without a parent or family member. Also, many have not been away from their families for four consecutive nights. This will be an experience of a lifetime.
It’s of great importance to prepare our students for this journey. This week, the Middle School students experienced the Challenge Course at Principia School. There were three objectives for this endeavor - improve communication skills, build trust, and try new things. There was also an emphasis on striving for excellence and pushing oneself. The students participated in low course... [ Continue Reading ]