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Interest Groups

Interest Groups provide the opportunity for enrichment through student choice of fun, engaging experiences. Teachers, students, and parents share interesting skills and activities in multi-age groups. Children continue to learn how to make effective choices about their own education and strengthen community bonds through these experiences.

Interest Groups take place four times a year. Our last round of Interest Groups in April and May included Outdoor Ball Games, Building Fun, Art Inspired by Nature, Namaste, Young Yogis and Yoginis!, Arts and Crafts, Bees and Flowers, The Art of Optical Illusions, Let's Make Some Noise, and the Website Wizards.

A big thank you goes to all of our parents and friends for giving so much of their time to make our Interest Groups so wonderful and varied! We really are a community working and learning together.

Riverfest

What a terrific Riverfest and Skyfest (formerly known as Overday) we had! (River and Sky usually schedule this event at the same time, so the children have an opportunity to have extended play time together.) We began straight after lunch when the children decided if they wanted to watch Wall-E in River or Sky. It was cool to have a choice! A few children from each class decided to switcheroo. The children enjoyed some yummy popcorn while they relaxed with their blankets or sleeping bags, pillows, and stuffed animals. After the fun movie, we enjoyed a snack of chips, salsa, and fruit al fresco, followed by some play time and talent show practice.

Dinner was served around 4:30. We enjoyed our usual Top Chi pizza al fresco again! After that, it was time to get ready for the talent show. Performances included a basketball demonstration, dancing, rollerblading, jokes, and animal tricks (with stuffed animals!).

Following a terrific talent show, we enjoyed a special Meeting for Worship in …