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Fourth graders staged their own version of the Second Continental Congress debate during their study of the American Revolution. They researched and developed arguments and presented them in class.
Students in Math Academy learn concepts and apply them to projects that mirror real-life situations. Fourth graders recently created luge tracks out of newspaper and other materials, and third graders simplified fractions while making chocolate chip cookies.
PK celebrates Valentine's Day each year with the King and Queen of Hearts. PK students wear fancy royal outfits for the occasion and dress like kings, queens, princes, princesses, knights, ballerinas and fairies.
Parents, alumni, and friends are all invited to hear Dr. Darria Long Gillespie '90 talk about her new book Mom Hacks, which provides practical advice for moms. This chat is March 5 at 8:15 a.m. in the library.
Students brought more than 700 canisters of oats to school to donate to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. This one-day drive coincided with the annual fifth grade vs. faculty basketball game. Students who brought the most oats got front row seats at the game.
In the play Arf!, second graders portrayed a variety of dogs trying to demonstrate their talents in the dog show. Grades K-5 present plays every year, and all students have a part.
Mr. Elijah Cameron, director of community relations at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, talked to students about the first time he saw Dr. King and about walking in civil rights marches. He encouraged students to "be the light."

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