As I approached the Great Hall, I heard a low buzzing sound punctuated with laughter now and then. Upon looking up, I saw our twenty Middle School students sprinkled at tables throughout the cafeteria. When I looked more closely, I noticed our Junior Kindergarteners – all thirteen of them interacting with their older counterparts – it was their beloved buddy time.
I wish you could have witnessed the glowing faces as the JK students worked diligently to complete an art project that was messy and lovely all at the same time – there’s something about wet paint that spawns artistry like nothing else. More importantly, I wish you could have heard the conversations between the groups – it would have warmed your heart and melted away any particle of stress you were feeling. The Middle School students were happily and easily providing positive feedback to these budding young artists... [ Continue Reading ]