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Sunday, April 7 1 – 3 pm Join us for another successful walk and guided activity for children and their families! We will explore signs of spring and revisit our favorite tress from the previous Winter Walk. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
On Thusday, February 28, our community gathered for a fabulous night of learning and fun around the BTU School! Scholars and their families explored math together all over the lower school. Upper school scholars and their families explored science, social studies, math, and ELA activities. All scholars joined together to explore printmaking, computer animation, … Continue reading
Congratulations to our BTU School basketball team on their season opener win over Mission Hill K-8, with a final score of 47-45!!
by Mrs. De Leon BTU 7th graders Anne Jean, Jasmine Perez, and Juaquin Cruz participated in last month’s Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP) at the Grub Street Creative Writing Center in Boston, a FREE program held one Saturday a month (12-4 PM). Anne, Jasmine, and Juaquin attended the fiction workshop and read their work in … Continue reading
Mrs. De Leon and Mr. Weinstein would like to invite all 8th grade parents and guardians for a High School Choice 101 meeting. They will try and answer all your questions and help you get better informed about your child’s high school choices and what their next step needs to be. There will be 2 … Continue reading
During our first assembly, we showed scholars a video presenting important information about our school community. Click on the title of this post to go to the post page. Then click on the link below to view: First Assembly Video
We want to thank the many Simmons volunteers who worked to organize and prepare our library for our scholars. THANK YOU! Click on the title of this post to see a slideshow of our volunteers hard at work.
Mr. Timberlake, third grade teacher, and Mrs. Allen, ,7th & 8th grade ELA teacher, decided to create unique ELA partnerships between upper and lower school scholars. Based upon personalities they have chosen shared reading comprehension strategies such as skimming and scanning that 8th grade scholars can scaffold for third grade scholars. For the past several … Continue reading
This month concludes the academic portion of our study of Haiti. Grade 6 students are publishing their position papers about Haiti. Their topics ranged from the relevance of Konbit in American communities to the factors leading to Haitian Independence. It is that time of year again, English Language Arts MCAS prep time. This is the part … Continue reading
Eighth Graders have reached the exciting part their curriculum — learning about and comparing different algebraic relationships, modeling different patterns of growth, and connecting them to real life situations. Beginning the year by reviewing Linear equations (straight lines), they have gathered the skills needed to move into examining Exponential Relationships (earning interest on a bank … Continue reading