Lower School News

Kindergartners learn coding basics

Recently, prominent tech leaders have talked about the importance of teaching coding in the curriculum. At KCD, students as young as JK and kindergarten are now learning the fundamentals of coding through an iPad app called Kodable.

Lower school science: inquiring minds want to know

Science starts with asking questions. How do plants and animals depend on each other? What stages do plants go through as they grow?

Students love the library reading nook!

At the end of last year, students were welcomed by a colorful and comfortable new reading nook in the Robertson Library.

Mr. Lyman helps out with reading program

The Daily 5 is a literacy and reading comprehension program that emphasizes several different aspects of literacy, including reading to others. This week, Mr.

Choral Theatre Players present Little Red Riding Hood

Congratulations to director Jeannine Ary and the Choral Theatre Players on a great production of Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf.

Exploremore takes to the stage

The theme of this year’s Exploremore was Broadway Bearcats, and annual field day had dozens of great activities taking the stage.

Bearcat Singers present The Cuckoo

Congratulations to the Bearcat Singers and Ms. Jeannine Ary on a terrific performance of The Cuckoo. The musical is based on an Mexican folktale.

Fourth grade welcomes Speed Art Detectives

Last week, fourth grade students in Becky Gallion’s art class worked with the Art Detectives program from the Speed Art Museum.

Abacuses and algebra

Eighth graders in Sarah Shartzer and Ann Ponniah’s pre-algebra class took some time out to help students in Fran Dick’s class with math problems.

Guest speaker shares Indian culture

Recently, Ms. Kettring’s third grade class welcomed Ms. Mini Tedeschi, who spoke to students about the history and culture of India.

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