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Friday Feature: Voice + Choice, Part 2: 2nd Grade Publishing Party

Friday Feature: Voice + Choice, Part 2: 2nd Grade Publishing Party

January 16, 2019

Last semester, we introduced Voice + Choice, a series highlighting the ways High Meadow provides students opportunities to direct their own learning and development. A perfect example: this week, our 2nd graders celebrated completion of their illustrated, personal narratives with a “publishing party” to share their work with peers and guests. All year, 2nd Grade has been exploring the power of … Read More

A Message from the Head of School

A Message from the Head of School

December 30, 2018

Dear High Meadow Community, In my long career in education, I’ve tried many approaches to making a difference for children. I’ve worked in public school administration, served as a school improvement specialist for the state of New Jersey, started a school, taught aspiring leaders at a university, and had a private practice. I’ve experienced successes … Read More

Literacy and Reading at High Meadow

Literacy and Reading at High Meadow

December 14, 2018

Reading and writing are woven through our curriculum, beginning in preschool. This invites all students into our campus-wide culture of literacy, while also encouraging skill development. To explore what that looks like across grade levels, we sat down with Noam Yaffe (1st grade lead teacher) and Rachel Van Carpels (7th/8th grade literature). Noam’s 1st graders began … Read More

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