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Posted by Jennifer Nails on Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Thank you for taking on the task of becoming teaching partners over the last two months. Every day was a new challenge, and some were much smoother than others, but it feels like we came together to provide an effective learning environment for the students. I have loved serving as Librarian this year (from on campus and off), and I am looking forward to next year.    What follows are book recommendations (these are not mandatory summer reads) for all grade levels. These lists were compiled... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Thursday, May 21, 2020
Pride in Excellence and Community: On Friday, May 15th, the Adelson Campus held our 8th Grade Celebration virtually!  Students and families gathered to honor the accomplishments of the 8th grade students as they transition to high school.  Student Council members Michael Harouni, Ash Abrahamson, and Britohn Blank shared their perspectives on this moment, and how the lessons they’ve learned, and the strength of their education and bonds of friendship will be guides towards a successful future... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Thursday, May 21, 2020
Thank you for a wonderful year.  Thank you students, parents, and teachers for a wonderful school year in the Lower School. It was a challenging end to the school year, but our students rose to the occasion and continued to learn with great effort. Thank you to our parents for your support and thank you to our teachers for delivering distance learning at an exceptional level. However, we cannot forget the excellent year of learning that occurred in the school building. Our students learned... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, May 15, 2020
  Week 7 of Remote learning It has been a long journey of remote learning, and we are very proud of our students for their resilience and determination through this entire process. AEC teachers have delivered live and pre-recorded lessons daily, and students have met the challenge and continued learning in these unprecedented times. Our specialists have continued to deliver projects, experiments, and lessons that have enriched our students beyond their general studies classrooms. Although -... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, May 15, 2020
Pride in Excellence and Community:   Arts Celebration- This week we celebrated the Arts at Adelson with a virtual concert full of live performances, visual art, photography and video projects.  We also had a special thank you to the seniors for their huge influence on the success of the Arts thriving here on campus.  The content was beautiful and showed a diverse set of talents with student photography accompanied with music from the Digital music class, and live performances accompanying... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, May 8, 2020
Pride in Community On Monday, a steady stream of cheering students, families, and friends paraded through the gates of AEC to celebrate the Class of 2020 with our Lions’ Pride Car Parade!  We were overwhelmed by the outpouring of congratulations and well wishes to the class by our AEC community! With a DJ on hand and bubbles filling the air, 200+ cars with balloons poured through the gates to celebrate the Seniors. Each senior received a goodie bag filled with treats, a Class of 2020/AEC... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, May 8, 2020
Shinshinim Shabbat What an amazing Kabbalat Shabbat this week featuring our Shinishim! The Shinshinim reviewed the poll results from each grade discussing their favorite part from the school year.  The 3rd grade also presented their Israel projects using one of their favorite songs “Eretz Israel sheli yafa”. We also watched a video from the past featuring the 5th grade perform our school's fight song. Watch the videos: Shinshinim Shabbat | 3rd Grade Presentation | 5th Grade Fight Song  ... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, May 1, 2020
Pride in Excellence This week several of our high school science classes (Biomedical Sciences, Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology) had the opportunity to talk to Dr. Dennis deLeon; a physician and ethicist in the greater Orlando area (and AEC parent). He discussed some of the issues they have been having at the hospitals he is affiliated with, particularly with personal protective equipment. Personnel have had to learn to wear this equipment effectively, as well as remove and dispose of... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, May 1, 2020
  Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut This week, our 5th grade students had the opportunity to join our Upper School students in a meaningful ceremony that observed and highlighted Yom Hazikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day). Thank you to the Upper School for leading this moving program. The following day, the entire school had the opportunity to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day) with our friends Gal and Rinat! They led us in celebrating this exciting day with singing, dancing,... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, April 24, 2020
  Pride in Excellence AEC Middle School art students recreated masterful works of art using found objects around their home, as seen by Genevieve and Helen's creations. Students have also studied Louise Nevelson and created assemblages inspired by her abstract 3D sculptures, as interpreted by Nathan and Rachel, Emily, and Sophia studied Andy Goldsworthy, an environmental artist, that only uses his hands and teeth as tools. Students created their designs using various materials found in their... Read More