Beginnings at MFS Blog
Welcome to the Beginnings at MFS Blog. Stop back each week to see posts on exciting things we did in class, photos, group events, and more in our Preschool, Prekindergarten and Kindergarten.
Kindergarteners have been reading a book called Growing Vegetable Soup and are learning about the science behind growing vegetables in a garden. Partnered with fifth graders, the students turned over the soil in the beds before carefully planting kale. read more
Mrs. Barber was awarded the 2017 Zekavat Summer Sabbatical for Moorestown Friends faculty and studied education, gender equality, language, and dance in Morocco. read more
We value the time offered by parent-teacher conferences to meet with families to share children's school successes (socially/emotionally and academically) and to set goals for continued growth. read more
Jenny Torgerson's Prekindergarten class was invited to attend a special performance by a professional Beijing Opera singer. The students were able to learn more about Chinese culture and storytelling in theater. read more
To introduce the concept of coding, preschoolers met Cubetto, a small wooden robot that is programmed with puzzle pieces. Watch this video to see how the students figured out the basic steps of how to move Cubetto across the rug! read more
For National Poetry Month, kindergarten students in Kenya Barber’s class wrote “I Am” poems, where each kindergartener reflected on what made him or her an individual. read more
Before preschool cleanup, we assign jobs. Each person, including adults, has a job to do. The jobs must be specific, especially for young children. read more
Each spring, grandparents and special friends are invited to join their preschoolers and prekindergarteners for a morning visit in the classroom. The students excitedly give their grandparents a tour of their school, introduce them to what they have learned throughout the year, and engage their grandparents and special friends in their classroom activities. read more
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