2022 Scholastic Art Award Winners

2022 Scholastic Art Award Winners

Every fall, our Seventh and Eighth Grade students are invited to submit artwork to The Scholastic Art Awards of New Hampshire (SAANH). Approximately 2,500 works were submitted this year from across the state in 17 categories ranging from drawing and painting to...
Fall Music Recital

Fall Music Recital

The music department has been in full swing this fall! We are so excited to have returned to in-person private lessons and group ensembles. We currently have over 100 students taking music lessons with six teachers, who offer lessons on flute, clarinet, saxophone,...
Independence and Collaboration

Independence and Collaboration

For the month of April, my advisory was tasked with writing an article about Independence and Collaboration. My advisees decided to independently write about the different assignments and activities of their Eighth-Grade year and how they used independence and...
Courage and Self-Advocacy: Take the Plunge, the Thrill is Worth it

Courage and Self-Advocacy: Take the Plunge, the Thrill is Worth it

It’s September, 2014. Student Government elections are just around the corner. Izzy Wang faces a tough decision. Does she take a leap and run for fifth grade representative, or play it safe and wait another year to run. She’s excited about the idea of...
Kindness and Empathy

Kindness and Empathy

Over several years of discussing November’s citizenship theme, “kindness and empathy,” with my seventh and eighth grade students, I have come to understand a thing: kids who grow up knowing, experiencing, and practicing kindness and empathy can sometimes have trouble...
Science Fair…Engineering solutions for real world problems

Science Fair…Engineering solutions for real world problems

It’s time to start thinking about Science Fair at Shaker Road School. Our science fairs do not resemble the sea of trifold boards, stoically tended by students, that you may recall from your childhood. Inquiry is the focus for our students, as they question,...