Kindergarten students are guardians of our schools amphibian pond, and watch tadpoles morph into toads right outside their classroom window.
Monarch butterflies are attracted to our schools butterfly gardens, and second graders observe their lifecycle, and then write blessings as they emerge from their chrysalises.
As a part of their study of our local biome, third graders collect seeds from the prairie, plant them in flats for greenhouse germination, and replant them in our school prairie.
Middle Schoolers are reinvigorating our school’s organic gardens in a way that reflects responsible agriculture, and yields produce for both the school lunch table and the food pantry.
Our school chickens hatched in our second grade classrooms, had a formal Jewish baby naming, and are cared for by all students. Each day, a class is responsible for bringing their eggs to our school chef.
Our nature trail is the setting for kindergarten lessons on the changing seasons, second grade steam projects, and creative play time.
Fourth graders learn about composting, and deposit lunch scraps in the school's compost station each day.