Westbrook Third Graders explored the National Museum of American History Wednesday delighting in Eli Whitney’s cotton gin, Michelle Obama’s inaugural gown and lots in between. Here are some highlights:
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New mobiles created with the artist in residence.
Parents can still volunteer to assist students and artist-in-residence Kevin Reese with building an original mobile. Go to signupgenius.com before you miss the fun! Third graders with purple sandpaper and fast hands said they formed a “sanding chorus” yesterday. Fourth graders learned how to wire the shapes for the mobile. Fourth graders flame-proofed the elements. […]
Yesterday an especially large parade of students biked, scootered and walked to Westbrook to celebrate National Walk and Bike to School Day. At least one balloon escaped into the sky, much to the walkers’ delight. Students had the chance to walk a distance again just hours after lineup. Be sure to ask your child how […]
Please remind your students to be careful of Westbrook’s new baby trees. Also today EcoDefenders will be carrying sticks with leaves or berries to school. They will learn how trees are important and the secrets of their bark. Look around our campus and neighborhood, and don’t forget this Wednesday is National Walk and Bike to […]
Last Tuesday our school-wide Artist in Residence, Kevin Reese of School Sculptures, came to Westbrook’s newly lightened “dining room” to give students a taste of mobile-making they will do in October. He introduced the concepts of ‘abstract art’ and ‘kinetic sculpture.’ Kevin performed an assembly for all grades, presenting his play “Finding the Perfect Balance.” […]