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Are you up for the Horton Technique Challenge?

This school year, Upper School dancers learned Lester Horton modern dance technique.The Horton Technique, has no style, per se. The technique emphasizes a whole body, anatomical approach to dance that includes flexibility, strength, coordination and body and spatial awareness to enable unrestricted, dramatic freedom of expression

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Chicken Learning in Grade 1

Mrs. Bigler's Grade 1 students have 5 chicks (2 teens and 3 new babies) in their classroom. They have been taking care of them and learning about eggs and chickens through a project in STEAM. 

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Nadine Vos '21 wins Art Awards

Nadine Vos '21 was a second place winner in the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Maryland’s 8th District with her painting "Immortalized Mask". The Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. 125 high schoolers from more than 30 schools participated in this year’s 8th District competition.

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Math Wiz in Grade 2

Marielle Mignone-Sankoorikal '31 competed in the Noetic Learning Math Competition (NLMC). This contest is a semiannual problem solving contest for elementary and middle school students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students' interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math.

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Madeline Fontana '21 and Isabelle Fontana '24 Stone Ridge Gators Impel Action in the DC Area

Inspired by the Stone Ridge mission to live a life of purpose by leading and serving others, coupled with a great community need to support children on the East Coast battling cancer with the Gold Rush Cure Foundation (GRCF), student athletes and social advocates, Madeline Fontana ‘21 and Isabelle Fontana ‘24 take action.

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Gators for St. Jude Hospital Speaker

The SCG Group, Gators for St. Jude Children's Hospital, hosted Kara Laing, Senior Regional Development Director for ALSAC. Holly Keegan '22 and Maggie Morrissey '22 have worked with her for the past three years through their partnership with St. Jude.

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