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January 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  We’ve moved into our winter quarter where our main focus is on the rich Jewish and Christian heritage of Unitarian Universalism.  Additionally, we have a sprinkling of lessons on the monthly theme. Winter quarter is also a good time to hope for … read more.

Classes have been busy…

The PreK-1st Grade class had a lovely time on Sunday, with four regulars and one special visitor. We all enjoyed the book, “Stick and Stone,” talked about friendship and kindness and being a helper, colored some pictures, played a bit, and capped it off with … read more.

December 2019

DECEMBER IS WAFFLE MONTH!
Every Sunday in December we’ll be serving up hot waffles for breakfast from 9:30-10:15 a.m. in the Jupiter room. Come have breakfast with us!

SUNDAY SCHOOL SCHEDULE
Pre-K – 6th grade classes
December 1 – Holiday Crafting
December 8 – Holiday Crafting
December 15 – A … read more.

November 2019

OUR WHOLE LIVES – We’re in the beginning stages of planning the winter Our Whole Lives (OWL) classes for Kindergarten and 1st grade students (mid-January through mid-March).  If you have children in those age ranges and would like to enroll them in OWL, or if … read more.

October 2019

We have officially begun our school year programming. We started in early September with a “Safety Day” where students learned what to do in case of fire, tornado, etc. (It was fun to discharge an old fire extinguisher in the parking lot.) So you know…we … read more.

Tour Inside Our Body

Jen Thomsen shared a book about our bodies and then we got to listen to our hearts! Wow, our bodies are loud!

Then we exercised…

and listened to our hearts again…

They beat faster!

September 2019

THANKS

Thanks to everyone for providing a fun summer of “travel” for our students. Our “tours” included the Patagonia region of Chile (Susan Adamchak); China (Elke Lorenz); printmaking (Katie Kingery-Page and Lindsay Smith); Eukaryotic Cells (Taryn Cipra); Snack Chip ChampionChip (Sandy Nelson); our imagination (Cathy Hedge); … read more.

Tour up Mount Whitney

Clara and Mark Mayfield took us on a tour up Mount Whitney. We watched a video and looked at pictures while we snacked on homemade trail mix.  

Making trail mix.
Lots of pictures.
Taking a virtual hike.
Answering questions.

 

Tour of our own Creativity

Cathy taught us a wonderful mantra for creative thinking: “If I don’t make it, it might never exist!”

We did several creativity flexing exercises

and then… we created our own worlds! Here are some of our drawings…