Creator Spotlight! Check out Marcus's Band-aid package redesign. Marcus took a class on graphic design last year and started using his skills when he got Adobe Illustrator through EOC. This is his first attempt at package redesign- inspired by a video he watched. He chose to do a retro upgrade of the plain old boring Band-aid box using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
Sixteen and Seventeen year old female students with a love for adventure should consider Inspiring Girls Expeditions. Inspiring Girls Expeditions combines science, art, inquiry, and wilderness travel. Applications for 2020 season open mid-December!
No school next Thursday and Friday (November 28-29) for holiday break!
NEW! Advisor Spotlight! Larry! Larry loves working at a place where students can be in charge of their own learning. Watching students make discoveries, traveling with students, and seeing the art, writing, music, and intellectual creations his students produce brings him joy at work. Outside of work, Larry enjoys gardening, cycling, playing guitar, coding, reading and history. #lifegoalslarry
Bump, Set, Spike! ...or something like that. Students and staff participated in a volleyball game at Fall Celebration. True to EOC style, modifications were made to the game. Firstly, the ball was a large tennis ball. Secondly, it was decided that the ball could bounce in between touches by players. Made for a fun game for all skill levels!
As part of her senior project, Ahna led breakout session "Take a Likin' to Lichen" at Fall Celebration. Participants learned that lichen is an indicator species- one which identifies the conditions of an area. Our camp had lots of lichen- which means the air and enviromental quality is good there. One might see less lichen in urban areas due to pollution. Thank you Ahna!
Although the weather wasn't ideal, the eyes got quite a show at this year's Fall Celebration. We are always blown away by the wonderful, supportive community our students create at our all-school get togethers. Thank you for an incredible event! Keep your eyes peeled for snapshots of this year's Fall Celebration happenings.
Thank you for an incredible Fall Celebration! Just a reminder- there is no school next week, October 14-18, for conference break! Lucky you- because we do project based learning, you can still do school work during your week off!
No school next week, October 14-18, for conference break. But, if we know our students well enough, you'll continue to explore and learn- even without a morning advisory check-in.
Feel like you're unsure what the next step is in your life? Have you been thinking that a free road trip in a green RV might be just the thing you need to figure it out? Then applying for Roadtrip Nation might be right for you. Hurry! Deadline is October 6th! More information here: https://tinyurl.com/yyn5kjs5
Creators! This Sunday, October 6th is National Portfolio Day at MCAD. Bring your portfolio and have it reviewed by more than 30 colleges and universities! More info here: https://mcad.edu/admissions/event/national-portfolio-day-mcad
Yesterday we had our first All School Meeting of the year. Students learned about upcoming seminars, clubs, and school events. We look forward to advisories running these monthly meetings this year- a great opportunity to bring your ideas and creative side to the table!
Check out our students featured on "The Current" https://www.thecurrent.org/feature/2019/09/16/lokis-folly-session
The first day of school is here! Share your first day of school picture in the comments!