May 19, 2017

“We made reflections in Art.”


“We had Art and we made a town and the water reflections.”


“We are building fairy houses and forts.”


“I made a boat and I’m gonna put a sail on it.”


“There was a rainbow during Newsletter.”


“We had Town Meeting and it was so fun to me.”

Town Meeting      Wednesday, May 24, 2017      9:30am      In or near the Blacksmith Shop

Please join us for a morning of poetry recitations delivered to you by each member of the Downtown School student body! To make it an extra special experience, we are encouraging the students to wear “Poetry Clothes” (aka. performance attire). However they interpret this is fine by us!

May 5, 2017

…  “I shared my Dutch candy with the school.” . “I am playing with Phinneas and we are having a fun time.” . “My dad is going to bring a drill for woodworking.” . “I drawed about the seating and drawing place for outside.” . “We made a design for out the door.” . “We… Continue Reading

April 28, 2017

… “We went to the cemetery for lunch.” . “The 5/6s went to the hardware store. We are thinking about stuff for our outdoor classroom.” . “The 8/9s are visiting with us because Mario is sick.” . “I wrote about the cemetery. We went to the cemetery for lunch.” . “We went to the cemetery… Continue Reading

April 14, 2017

… “I made a shield out of wood and nails.” . “We went to Thome’s bear den.” . “We went to Thome’s bear den.” . “This is needle felting. Say cheese.” . “We are walking around our property.” ……… WHITTLING AWAY… We have recently introduced whittling as a choice during Outside Time. 5/6s who are… Continue Reading

April 7, 2017

… “I builded a ladder and I painted it.” . “We went to a concert at the library.” . “Me and Emma came up with a great idea.” . “This is the first time we hammered.” .“I builded a outdoor bathroom for our outdoor classroom.” . “Stacy is still in Florida and she has one… Continue Reading

March 17, 2017

……… … “We ate lots of food at Pi Day Friday.” … “Today is Pie Day Friday so my dad was later for work.” … “We had Pi Day and we had food and we had people.” … “This is Pi Day. This is lots of crackers and pancakes.” … “On Pi Day we had… Continue Reading

March 10, 2017

……… “Today is Sami’s last day of teaching so that she can get ready to be a mom.” … “We are building marble runs.” … “At town meeting we made marble runs.” … “I went to the bookstore and I bought a dictionary book.” ……… WORKBENCH!  WOOOOOOHOOOOOOO!!!!!! If there is any one thing that stands… Continue Reading

March 3, 2017

ROARING IN LIKE A LION… With a week consumed by finishing our Weaving Study for the Southern Vermont Arts Center “Art From The Schools” Exhibition, the 5/6s did not have time to complete the typical Newsletter routine. So here is what you need to know: ……… SVAC – “ART FROM THE SCHOOLS” EXHIBITION! The art… Continue Reading

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