Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Beginning our study of Magic: The Gathering

Our mini-theme this week is Magic: The Gathering. Of our 23 kids, we have 9 Magic aficionados and 14 novices. We're spending the morning with the masters coaching the newbies in our first games.

Monday, September 22, 2014

TESTING.... TESTING.... Is this thing on....?

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Crafting magic tricks

We're learning some simple sleight of hand magic tricks this week. Here's a peek at some of the tools of the trade. Each kid should be able to impress you with a trick by dinner on Friday night!

Friday, September 5, 2014

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Watersheds, Wet Meadows, and Long Walks

Today the fifth and sixth graders started work on watersheds. They started by making models and looking at rain flow and point source pollution. We ended the day with a walk to the wet meadow and food forest at Buhr Park.