Monthly Archives: May 2014
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson treated our students very well. Despite his “no photo” policy, he acquiesced to Alex and Wes. Here are the official pics from the event photographer. Thank you to Beth El Synogogue for hosting this fabulous event and inviting us to be a part of it. We learned to “get over” Pluto no longer being a planet, and WHY we needed to. We learned that labels are limiting and we shouldn’t let people corner us into them. He was funny and made science fun for even non-science enthusiasts.
Welcome to the 2014 edition of the Ender’s Game 8th grade competition. Students are once again divided into teams that are competing for the rest of the school year. How do you win? Your team should be on time with your materials, have your homework done, and refrain from distracting other teams. You can also help your team’s progress by doing your best on the homework and participating appropriately during discussions. The standings as of the first week were: