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Category Archives: Lower School
After a unit on persuasive letter writing, students convinced their teachers to have a twin day!
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Check out our learning this week!
Students visited 826 Boston, a non-profit tutoring and writing center at the Greater Boston Bigfoot Research Institute. Scholars worked with volunteers at 826 to plan, write a publish a book with two hours! 826 volunteers supported students in idea generation, character development, and storytelling to create the beginning and middle of a shared writing story. … Continue reading
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Students enjoyed attending the performance “The Teacher from the Black Lagoon” put on by TheatreWorks at the Berklee Performance Center. The show consisted of musical renditions of several favorite children’s stories including Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse, The Teacher from the Black Lagoon, The Ant and the Grasshopper, and Grumpy Bird. Scholars loved watching the storybooks … Continue reading
On Saturday, March 15, 2014, the first ever BTU Odyssey of the Mind team traveled to Marblehead High School to compete in the 2014 Massachusetts Odyssey of the Mind Tournament and took home FIRST PLACE for the Division I “Driver’s Test” Problem. Odyssey of the Mind is an organization that presents children with the challenge … Continue reading
On February 19 our junior coaches attended the Junior Coach Leadership Convention at Northeastern University. The convention was an all day event for all Junior Coaches in Boston.
13 Junior Coaches went on a wonderful field trip to the Brown Brothers Harriman office in downtown Boston on February 11th. The Scholars were given a first class tour of the office. They met with the CEO, bankers, purchasers, and other associates. They talked about each person’s role and learned how jobs in the real … Continue reading
Please join us on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 6-7:30 pm in the BTU School Auditorium. We will listen to stories, make a craft, and have a book swap. Families, please bring a gently used book for the book swap. Light refreshments will be served. If you are interested in helping with snacks or the … Continue reading