At The Summit Preparatory School we encourage creativity in every moment. Our kindergarteners learn about 3D shapes and architecture, then implement their new knowledge into constructing their own marshmallow buildings. While the buildings may not necessarily be up to code and probably would not stand up to any natural disaster, our students do learn that they can be the architects of their own future!
Why Do Kindergarteners Think Community Gardens are Important?
“Do you think gardens are an important part of community? Why or why not?” This was a question posed to Friends School of Minnesota kindergarten students before a neighborhood hike to the community garden. I asked them to hold that question while we walked and sketched. We would discuss their ideas after their experience. The […]
Friends School of Minnesota
Manhattan Country School students ask ‘Vote for Me Until I Can’
In 2012, during a final push to encourage voter turnout, Manhattan Country School’s 5- and 6-year-olds asked everyone to “Vote for Me Until I Can.” “I would like to bring about a change, but I’m too young to play the voting game. Won’t somebody hear my plea and go to the polls and vote for […]
Manhattan Country School
Developing Responsible & Sustainable Citizens
At the Summit Preparatory School our students learn to be responsible and sustainable citizens. From learning how to make compost to growing our own vegetables in our roof-top gardens, our students are aware of their impact in our global and local communities.
The Summit Preparatory School of Southwest Missouri