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Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, March 8, 2019
This year’s Reading Week theme was:  Find your Superpower: Read! In many ways throughout the week, we found our superpowers. On Monday, “Jewish Superheroes” day, we welcomed three panelists to our Middle and Upper School (a cantor, a poet, and a rabbi) who spoke about the ways in which their Jewish upbringing and ideals have influenced their careers and life choices. Tuesday was “Green Superheroes” day, during which our Lower School students engaged in story time in the garden followed by a... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, March 1, 2019
Think back to when you were in school. What is your fondest memory? Was it a field trip to attend a concert or theater performance? Was it playing a part in a class play, singing in the choir, playing an instrument or having your work of art exhibited at school? The arts experiences are often the fondest and most vivid memories of our school days.   We are so fortunate to benefit from the mission of the Smith Center to build similar lifetime memories by offering high-quality arts... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, February 22, 2019
Thursday brought a marvelous surprise to our area and to our curious and excited students - snow! At the Lower School we made sure to connect the learning to this wonderful nature exhibit of white and fluffy snow, which is a rarity in our area. View Photos   Our students were engaged in scientific explorations, art inspired creations, writing, and even math activities such as graphing, temperatures, and measurements. Group work and collaboration were instrumental as the students were... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Thursday, February 14, 2019
AEC education is education for life! Our teachers and administrators are lifelong learners and tomorrow they will immerse themselves in a day of learning.  Highlights of the workshops include: Project Based Learning, Rabbinic Text Studies, Math workshops, Learning through the senses, etc. We are appreciative of this special time to learn as a community and to further develop our knowledge. It is meaningful for our students to understand that their teachers are students too and that learning... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, February 8, 2019
    2nd Grade Shabbat Performance Our 2nd graders have been learning about George Washington & Abraham Lincoln in preparation for President's Day.  After learning about both presidents, the students engaged in conversation about which was the best president. Although they still haven’t come to a conclusion, all agreed that both were great influential men that helped form the America of today.  During Shabbat the Lower School enjoyed watching the students who were dressed up as the... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, February 1, 2019
5th Grade Shadow Day Moving from Lower School to Middle School can be both an exciting and a challenging experience for students academically, emotionally, and mentally. However, here at The Adelson Education Campus,  we have several programs implemented throughout the year to help prepare our fifth-grade students for a smoother transition. Since the beginning of the year, students have been placed as Tikkun Olam Leaders of the school, have been given more independence with their own... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, January 25, 2019
We had a wonderful short week at the Lower School! Today, during Shabbat, our wonderful and talented Kindergarten students performed a dance to teach us about colors and led the Lower School throughout the entire Shabbat experience. WATCH THE VIDEO   Our 4th and 5th graders enjoyed an engaging show at the Smith Center on Thursday - Innovation Nation Live! Based on the two-time Emmy Award-winning CBS Saturday morning TV show, this  production brings to life world-changing innovations. The... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, January 18, 2019
On Wednesday our 5th graders took a joint field trip with our 6th grade to Camp Potosi Pines. This was a wonderful opportunity for our two divisions to come together for a great day of activities.  Our students enjoyed a multitude of team building and Tu B‘ Shvat activities. They participated in archery, art, shelter building, sports and games, and reflection exercises. Thank you to the 6th grade for an amazing day on the mountain.  View Photos Our 5th graders are looking forward to more... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, January 11, 2019
We were so happy to see all our friends back from Winter Break and we are off to a great start to the second semester. We are fortunate to grow our school during the second semester. We welcomed our new Baby Pandas class, our new students who transferred from the Schechter school, and even students from NJ and LA - welcome to AEC!    At AEC we believe that education is not just about academics, but is about supporting our students in their journey in becoming good people- mensches- who care... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, December 21, 2018
  AEC 4th graders are thankful to AEC community for donating so many books to their book drive. Today they completed sorting and cleaning the books to be donated. Ms. Sara Silverberg, Sivan Bar Shishat’s  mother, joined them for the final activity of Tikkun Olam for this semester. Ms. Silverberg works at Gragson Elementary School to which the books will be delivered. This week the third and fourth grade Native speaking Hebrew class read a story called “Hasikah” from the Haverim B’ivrit... Read More

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