I was walking through the Kindergarten commons and heard our youngest students singing an original song about the elephants at the zoo. They had recently shared with me that they were researching the African Elephants and they could not wait to tell me what they had learned.Read More
Stories illustrating the pursuit to close the gap between school-life and real-life.
Eleanor M. traveled to Panama with 23 other students on her Interim Trip. They learned the local culture, harvested pineapples, and visited a native tribe while traveling modern cities and ancient ruins.Read More
Learning beyond the classroom walls has become a norm at Mount Vernon and expeditionary learning, or expeditions, are a mainstay of what we believe to be a core element to build empathy, create exposure, work collaboratively and cultivate a deeper understanding than can be found simply in a textbook.Read More