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Meet PE Teacher Sean Whalen!

Meet PE Teacher Sean Whalen!

October 11, 2019

This month, Sean Whalen joins our growing physical education program as PE Teacher for all grade levels. Sean grew up here in Stone Ridge, attending Marbletown Elementary (where his father teaches math) and Rondout High School. At Rondout, he was captain of the lacrosse team, and also played soccer. Sean continued his education at St. Bonaventure … Read More

Spotlight: Fall Electives

Spotlight: Fall Electives

September 27, 2019

At High Meadow, we believe providing students with choice + voice along their educational paths helps prepare them to be decision-makers in their lives and communities. This kind of student-driven exploration promotes “21st-century skills” such as independent thinking and connection making, and allows students space and time to identify what they’re truly passionate about. Last week, students selected from 29 elective … Read More

Exploring Natural Materials through Art

Exploring Natural Materials through Art

September 27, 2019

This month, Kindergarten and 3rd Grade students in Kimberly Carmody’s art classes used materials they found on the High Meadow nature trail to experiment with mark-making in ink. (In this case, the ink was watered down, washable tempera paint!) Kimberly says she chose this project in support of our mission to engage students’ “intrinsic curiosity in … Read More

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