7-8 Learning Center

Early Hominids take over 7/8 classroom, Caverns Sales Continue, Walk/Bike to School Oct 4th

Early Hominids take over 7/8 classroom, Caverns Sales Continue, Walk/Bike to School Oct 4th

. After learning about five different early hominids (homo habilis, erectus, neanderthalis & sapiens), students acted scenes to teach their peers about the special capabilities of each group. We have MORE CAVERNS TICKETS available for kids to take and sell over the weekend.  In addition to the CCS community and your friends & neighbors, please consider other groups & neighborhoods in which to sell.  It would be great to try the high schools, CRMS, professional…

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Caverns Fund Raiser Sun Sep 30th! Tickets on Sale NOW!

Dear CCS Families- We are very grateful to the Beckleys who have offered again this year to host a 7/8 family day fundraiser at the Glenwood Caverns Tram & Adventure Park again.  Today, each 7/8 student was given six FUNPASS tickets in an envelope to sell for ONLY $25 apiece, which is OVER 50% off the retail price ($54).  Students and families are encouraged to plan a fun day with friends up @ the Caverns on…

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8th Grade Debates Removal of Confederate Monuments

“There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence of it.” -Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans, who recently ordered the removal of four statues of Confederate Generals. After preparing all week, the 8th grade just completed a heated debate about whether or not monuments to Confederate leaders and soldiers should be removed.  Executive Director Michael Hayes attended and asked some great questions when they’d finished.  Students made some extremely interesting points, including whether…

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Pakistani Pen Pals Now, Glenwood Caverns Upcoming

Dear 7 & 8 Parents- 1.  This fall our students will be participating in a digital Pen Pal program called “Global Kid Connect” with students who attend reduced fee schools in Pakistan run by the Marshall Direct Fund. This will coincide with our study this year of Ancient & Medieval world cultures and religions, including the beginnings and spread of Islam. Students will exchange at least four letters between now and December break, allowing them…

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