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“Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility—these three forces are the very nerve of education.” -Rudolf Steiner

Class Announcements

  • Physics - Rube Goldberg Machine Project The physics Main Lesson block contains one of the most exciting projects of the 7th grade year in the Waldorf tradition: The Rube Goldberg Machine Project! If you are not familiar with Rube Goldberg and his machines, click on the title link for this announcement to see a slideshow.The class spent the first few weeks of this block studying physics in order to gain the background knowledge necessary to engineer their machine. They have learned learned about simple machines and compound machines, Newton's Laws of Motion, the three classes of levers and more! The Rube Goldberg Projects will be created in the classroom during Main Lesson. The parents and Mariposa students will be invited to see demonstrations of ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2019, 5:09 PM by Tiffanee Reynolds
  • The Renaissance We have been busy in 7th grade learning about the Italian and English Renaissance. The class took an in-depth look at Leonardo Da Vinci and demonstrated that they are talented at analyzing art. They also chose a figure from the Renaissance to research and have been working hard to learn to right a research paper using MLA format. For morning movement, the class has been practicing an authentic Renaissance dance and in art, they have been doing drapery studies in the style of Leonardo Da Vinci.
    Posted Oct 20, 2018, 5:34 PM by Tiffanee Reynolds
  • Back to School Night Presentation I truly enjoyed spending the evening with so many of you on Back to School Night. Thank you for your openness during our council circle. It was so nice to stand as a classroom community and think back to the successes of last year as well as look forward to your goals for your children in 7th grade. I am looking forward to another year of learning and making great memories.For those of you who were unable to attend, please look through the presentation slideshow and let me know if you have any questions about 7th grade.  
    Posted Sep 9, 2018, 12:50 PM by Tiffanee Reynolds
  • First Day of 7th Grade We had a great first day in 7th grade today! I was so pleased that everyone was present. I enjoyed hearing about all the special moments students experienced during the summer. I am looking forward to a fantastic year!
    Posted Aug 22, 2018, 3:48 PM by Tiffanee Reynolds
  • The Middle Ages We started our Middle Ages main lesson block! Part of this block includes the wonderful 6th grade Waldorf tradition: The Squire's Challenge. The challenge was kicked off by a visit from the queen in which she outline what it will take for the students to complete the necessary challenged in order to become a knight at our Knighting Ceremony on Wednesday, June 6th!
    Posted May 14, 2018, 2:18 PM by Tiffanee Reynolds
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