Our Kindergarten teacher Miss Rosie applied for and received a grant that has sent her to the Peruvian wilderness where she is studying frogs. She recently checked in with us after her “Cusco to Cloud Forest” experience!
Our middle school students traveled to Sonoma Broadway Farms to learn what farm-to-table really means.
At +Impact School, we have empirical evidence and anecdotal data from the past five years that Constructive Adversity, our version of experiential learning, helps foster resilience, perseverance and problem-solving skills.
Our students are currently in Greece, working shoulder-to-shoulder with aid organizations for the refugees, learning about the problems this community faces, and identifying solutions to these problems.
+Impact students will spend ten days designing and building a Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV), collaborating with industry professionals at NASA / JPL and SpaceX, and field testing their work in the waters off the Santa Cruz Islands.
PreK students harvest apples from a local tree in Kings Beach and make homemade applesauce. Yummy!
During the visit to the Grow Dome students began to look at sustainability with an emphasis on the human ecological footprint of the Lake Tahoe Basin.
On our recent field study to Steward Head Start, our students began to learn how the Washoe culture is still prevalent in our area and what cultural practices are still practiced today.
Enjoy these photos from our recent apple harvesting and applesauce making!
“I can explore the forces in motion: push, pull, gravity, and magnetism.”
Value, Line, Color, Shape, Texture and Space….we are investigating these terms in all the grades as an introduction to a language of art that will be used to comment and respond to the works we produce and see throughout the year.