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Welcome to “Inside the Classroom”! This is a space where we post weekly updates of what’s happening within the walls of our amazing classrooms. Feel free to browse the updates to see what amazing learning adventures our students are having.

Upper School Highlights! Feb. 20 – Feb. 23

Spanish Class Afuera! It's was a beautiful day for a 

Upper School Highlights! Feb. 12 – Feb. 16

Mosaico Cultural! This week, we had the dance instructor from 

Upper School Highlights! Jan. 29 – Feb. 2

Upper School goal: reuse plastics combined with Art!Hard work in 

Upper School Highlights! Jan. 22 – Jan. 26

Hands-on Equivalent Fractions!Beethoven! We are learning about Beethoven’s life and 

Upper School Highlights! Jan. 16 – Jan. 19

Art Class! So much focus and creativity today in art 

Upper School Highlights! Dec. 18 – Dec. 22

Japanese Class Students are studying the Japanese alphabets Hiragana, Katakana 

Upper School Highlights! Dec. 11 – Dec. 15

Upper Spanish students started their presentations on holiday traditions through 

Upper School Highlights! Dec. 4 – Dec. 8

Making & Learning @ Makerspace!Ben on the Trumpet! You will 

Upper School Highlights! Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

Upper working hard on their games and projects!All-School Sharing! Our 

Upper School Highlights! Nov. 13 – Nov. 17

Band Student of the Day! Robin played trumpet last year 

Upper School Highlights! Nov. 6 – Nov. 10

Special Visitor! Here's some pictures from when special guest & 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 30 – Nov. 3

This is Halloween, This is Halloween! Here are some photos 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 23 – Oct. 27

Haunted Trail Prep!Reading Buddies! Tuesday was the first day of 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 16 – Oct. 20

La Mer! We listened to and discussed French composer, Debussy’s 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 9 – Oct. 13

Work and Play! Creating Novel projects and starting our Game 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 2 – Oct. 6

This Week in Music with Miss Sue! This week, we 

Upper School Highlights! Sept. 25 – Sept. 29

Beginning Band's First Day! We learned to put our instruments 

Upper School Highlights! Sept. 18 – Sept. 22

Watercolor! This week in Art, we explored watercolors. Upper made 

Preschool Highlights! Sept. 18 – Sept. 22

Happy Pirate Week! https://s4d4ec.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Sue-Pirate.mp4 We read "There was an Old 

Upper School Highlights! Sept. 11 – Sept. 15

Spectrum Alum Visit! Upper and Intermediate had a fantastic time 

Upper School Highlights! Sept. 5 – Sept. 8

Bucket Drumming! We started bucket drumming this week! We learned 

Upper School Highlights! Aug. 28 – Sept. 1

Medium discovery with centers during Art with Miss Megan!It’s been 

Upper School Highlights! May 15 – May 19

Build-A-Bear! We went to build a bear for a Grad/Pre-Grad 

Upper School Highlights! May 8 – May 12

Hiking Adventures!Piano Recital and Talent Show! As always, feel free 

Upper School Highlights! May 1 – May 5

Coding Hour for the Mogwai…. 01001011010001MTFBWY Crack the code. A 

Upper School Highlights! Apr. 24 – Apr. 28

Future Problem Solving State Bowl! What an amazing experience for 

Upper School Highlights! Apr. 17 – Apr. 21

Thank you Miss Keiko for creating these pulchritudinous masterpieces for 

Upper School Highlights! Apr. 10 – Apr. 14

We’ve definitely been taking advantage of this gorgeous weather lately!Faulkner 

Upper School Highlights! Apr. 3 – Apr. 7

Gremlins at work and play!Let's Study Jazz! This week, we 

Upper School Highlights! Mar. 27 – Mar. 31

Yoga with Miss Tara! Have a relaxing weekend! As always, 

Upper School Highlights! Mar. 13 – Mar. 17

Just doin a lil science, don’t worry about us!Pi Day 

Upper School Highlights! Feb. 27 – Mar. 3

WNDR Museum: immersing ourselves in art and good times together!Music 

Upper School Highlights! Feb. 20 – Feb. 24

Tuesday Teachings! On Tuesday, Lindsay started as the teacher, but 

Upper School Highlights! Feb. 13 – Feb. 17

Upper helped lead 100-second challenges in celebration of our 100th 

Upper School Highlights! Feb. 6 – Feb. 10

Holding on to snowy recesses…Jam Session! All band members came 

Upper School Highlights! Jan. 30 – Feb. 3

Upper Assistance! Cameron and Julia explain multiplication, while Chase explains 

Upper School Highlights! Jan. 23 – Jan. 27

Notice Ben and Chase helping some of their younger classmates? 

Upper School Highlights! Jan. 17 – Jan. 20

Upper School Grads and Near-Grads have done an intensive review 

Upper School Highlights! Jan. 9 – Jan. 13

Getting ready for Spectrum’s Showcase this Thursday! Come 3:30pm to 

Upper School Highlights! Jan. 3 – Jan. 6

Forensic Scientists in Training! We are privileged to welcome our 

Upper School Highlights! Dec. 12 – Dec. 16

Happy Birthday Gus!Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Gremlins!Have 

Upper School Highlights! Dec. 5 – Dec. 9

Rockford Hunting! Shout out to Upper School Gremlins for a 

Upper School Highlights! Nov. 28 – Dec. 2

Classroom work!Like sand through the hour glass…so are the days 

Upper School Highlights! Nov. 14 – Nov. 18

First snows...Group presentations, coding, and building a hydrobot arm kit!Around 

Upper School Highlights! Nov. 7 – Nov. 11

Science! Exploring new concepts and challenges in Upper this month! 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 31 – Nov. 4

Ice Hogs Game!Tree Climbing with Teachers!Working on Skits and Math24!Have 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 24 – Oct. 28

Haunted Trail, Lit Groups, RU, and writing tales of horror!Getting 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 17 – Oct. 21

Impromptu hike….much needed after two days of testing!Nutrition and Health 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 10 – Oct. 14

A cold but gorgeous Fall day for a field trip 

Upper School Highlights! Oct. 3 – Oct. 7

Thank you Miss Keiko for a perfect Fall field trip 

Upper School Highlights! Sept. 26 – Sept. 30

Lil' Gremlins coming through with the muscle power in unloading 

Upper School Highlights! Sept. 19 – Sept. 23

Happy Pirate Day from Upper and Early! We made us 

Upper School Lil’ Gremlins’ Highlights! Sept. 12 – Sept. 16

Roald Dahl Day! Happy Roald Dahl Day from the Gremlins! 

Upper School Highlights! Sept. 6 – Sept. 9

Buddy Time with Upper School and Preschool!Discovering the mysteries of 

Upper School Highlights! Aug. 29 – Sept. 2

Falling Into Nature!Working on Self-Portraits!Take the weekend off, you earned