Earlier this Spring, BMS hosted a school-wide International Day festival.
Fifth graders have been studying body systems all year. As a “skeletal system kick-off,” the PTA generously funded a visit from the Bruce Museum “Bruce Mobile.”
Morning workshops included making rain sticks and Carnival masks and talking about the rainforest; the afternoon featured a lesson in Capoeira and Brazilian snacks.
"The exam rewards insightful and out-of-the box thinking, which these six students effectively demonstrate."
The goal of the unit is to explore the concept of empathy by understanding different narratives within the backdrop of war. The emphasis was on connecting to characters or people, and truly understanding the hardships endured.
Their last day of classes may have been last week, but senior internship posters - on display in the library - leave a lasting impression.