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Posted by Lower School Staff on Thursday, February 15, 2018
Adar has begun, and with it, we take part of the mitzvah of being joyous during this month! Our students have had a lot to be happy about this week. We had a 2nd-grade field trip to the Nevada State Museum on Thursday, a dress up day for charity, swimming for many of our classes, and the first true harvest of the garden.   In Gardening Club students harvested plants like mustard and got to see how their hard work tending the garden pays off in a tactile manner. We will use the growing... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, February 9, 2018
This week, we are excited to have new voices taking part of our weekly update! Two of our journalism club students, Lear Etzyoni (3rd Grade) and Brian Blinder (4th Grade), will be telling you all about our Dance Club and the Heart Awareness Assembly. Third through Fifth graders watched the Dance Club perform in their first big performance on Thursday’s Pep Rally, and our Lower School took part of the Heart Awareness Assembly on Monday. Mrs. Garner, our Science teacher, will tell you all about... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, February 2, 2018
  When you come to the Land, you shall plant trees. LEVITICUS (19:23)    כִי תָבֹאוּ אֶל הָאָרֶץ וּנְטַעְתֶּם כָּל עֵץ ויקרא יט:כג   This was a week of planting for our students: from planting parsley seeds for Tu B’shevat to seeding relationships for our fifth and sixth graders on their Mt. Potosi trip. Our students were busy as they appreciated and spent time in nature and took part in the mitzvah of food donation in celebration of our 100th day of school! View photos: Tu B'shevat | Mt.... Read More
Posted by Matt Boland on Friday, January 26, 2018
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, January 26, 2018
“As my forefathers planted these for me so I too plant these for my children.” The Talmud (Ta’anis 23b)   We are celebrating Tu B’shevat this week! Tu B’shevat is the New Year for trees. On Tu B’Shvat we plant trees and eat from the fruits of the land of Israel. We are also reminded about the importance of our environment. In Hebrew classes our  students have been studying the life cycle of trees and their parts by making 3D trees, making grass heads, writing projects, and nature hikes... Read More
Posted by Lynn Wexler on Friday, January 26, 2018
Posted by Natalie Cameron on Friday, January 26, 2018
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, January 19, 2018
We are so excited to welcome 11 new students and their families to our Lower School! They are a great addition to our AEC family. Please reach out to welcome them.   Shai B., Eytan R., Julian R., Eli C., Jessica M., Mariah B., Liliana P., Elya G., Abby M., Austin K., Ella L.   We would like to thank our PTO and classroom parents for making our new families feel welcomed to the Adelson community.     With the kickoff of the enrollment season this week we are excited to share the... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, January 12, 2018
“Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education.” -Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   This week we are celebrating the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as well as growing our understanding of the arts through experiences.   Our classes have been learning about the legacy of Dr. King and how it relates to our lives Kindergarten discussed peace in reading, writing, and through art.  First graders are focusing on kindness.They delve into... Read More
Posted by Startup Incubator Staff on Friday, December 22, 2017
  AEC Technology Professional Development Coordinator Robin Pence was recently honored as one of three keynote speakers at the National Forum for the Application of Artificial Intelligence in Primary and Secondary Schools in Hangzhou, China.   As the sole representative from the United States, Robin shared about the development and growth of Coding, Technology Integration and Computer Science at the Adelson Educational Campus over the past 5 years; as well as learning experiences with the... Read More