Welcome to the Lower School!
An integrated approach to individual growth.
In the Lower School (grades 1-4), our focus is on the whole child. Each is treated as an individual and is a valued member of our close-knit community. Our faculty and administration get to know every student as both a person and a learner.
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The innovation Lab is buzzing with creative confidence as the students are exploring various hand-building techniques. Picture books such as Beautiful Oops by Barney Saltzberg spark conversation, serving as a launching pad for hands-on exploration. Currently, first graders are making bridges, first from Legos and then out of popsicle sticks and pipe cleaners!
Inspired by Big Al by Andrew Clements, second graders are learning to code in Scratch Jr. to make a “kindness aquarium”. Students explored the following question, “How might we empathize with others and create a community that is caring and inclusive for all?”
Grade 4 prepared cards for Rosh Hashanah and placed them in the Lower School lobby for other kids to write on. All are welcome to view and leave a message!
First graders are kicking off the new school year in many creative ways! In art class, they're creating sketchbook cover designs. They looked at artist sketchbooks and discussed why artists use them...
Students in Ariel and Eilat learned how to organize numbers on a number line by participating in a fun, interactive activity! First, the mathematicians discovered that number lines can be found inside and outside the classroom - from elevators and city blocks to...