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A Graduation Message from Kid President

Kid President has released a new video that addresses graduates everywhere.  Watch the video for some great advice – and to find out if he has a special “announcement” about the upcoming election ;) For more inspirational videos, check out this Pinterest Board.



Do you notice anything significantly different in the picture below?

My 1st graders are studying different countries.  After talking about Japan, we did an origami lesson.   501 more words


Grandparents and Special Friends Day

Last Friday, Synergy opened its doors to grandparents and special friends for a morning of music, art, and festivity. Over seventy-five grandparents and friends viewed paintings and ceramics on display for the art show, enjoyed parachute play  with Jana in the Hard Yard, played Bingo in Spanish with Uschi, and heard student poetry in the Rainbow Room.   66 more words


Earth Day

The Synergy community celebrated Earth Day with flare—including a recycle relay, leaf rubbing, insect drawing, seed planting, energy audits, and a poetry reading.

The Ecoteam, a dedicated group of students led by co-advisors Rhea and Annie, organized the celebration. 187 more words

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Synergy Spring Concert

Like spring itself, Synergy’s Spring Concert is eagerly anticipated each year—along with blossoms, stone fruit, longer days, and, of course, spring vacation. Tons of work, weeks of rehearsal, and a tremendous outpouring of staff energy make this evening possible each year. 182 more words

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Sphero Bridge Building

Every year, my 2nd grade GT students build bridges as part of a unit on Structures.  We have K’nex kits, and they enjoy learning about the different types of bridges as well as making their own versions. 438 more words