The sixth grade class traveled to Bonton Farms, an urban farm in south Dallas. Students spent the morning hauling mulch to the vegetable garden, feeding pigs, collecting eggs, and taking an active role in life on a working farm, which was established to provide healthy food options at affordable prices for surrounding neighborhoods.
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Pre-k students have been exploring their five senses through many experiences.
St. John's Episcopal School students are leading by example. Organized by the Student Council, an all-school effort raised over $11,400 and 500 lbs of supplies to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Developing critical thinking abilities is an important facet of education at St. John's, so important that it is clearly delineated in St. John's Picture of a Graduate. Curiosity and decision-making skills are necessary aptitudes for success in the classroom and in life. Bringing these capacities to the forefront of students' proficiencies helps ensure they are equipped to evaluate complexities and reach independent conclusions. Here are two examples of ways these skills are deliberately explored in Middle School.
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