Scholars in Action

Current Events in Middle School Science

In Mr. Nieminski’s science class, middle school students present current events each Friday. They must choose a topic, which they are truly passionate about, that deepens the class’s understanding of…

Our New Home!

We have officially moved into our new home in Dorchester!   Conservatory Lab’s new address: 2120 Dorchester Ave. Dorchester, MA 02124   Also of note: As we finish renovations on…

Two Performances of The Wild and Wonderful Monkey King

Twice this week our 6th graders (along with a few of their 7th grade friends) had the opportunity to thrill and amaze audiences with their production of the Wild and…

5th Grade Travels to Fort Ticonderoga

The 5th graders recently began an expedition on the American Revolution. The expedition began with an investigation on Henry Knox. Who was he? What did he do? Why was he…

1st Graders Meet Mayor Walsh!

On Wednesday our 1st graders welcomed Mayor Marty Walsh to Joyce Playground with songs and smiles. The Mayor came to the playground as part of his series of coffee hours…

Student Post: 6th Graders learn about Convection!

by Alphie Devita, 6th grade reporter   This week in our 6th grade science class we tested a type of heat transfer: convection! We started by filling two jars with…

1st Grade Science Poetry Contest Winners!

Three 1st graders, Ailani Flores, Joseph Greene, and Owen James have received medals from the Massachusetts Science Poetry Contest, an annual program for grades K-8 run by Boston College science…

Experts Work With 6th Grade to Prepare for Monkey King

This past week, 6th graders worked with artist Li Min Mo on creating Peking opera masks depicting characters from Journey to the West, the Chinese classic that has been adapted…

Mass Secretary of Education Visits Lower School

Matt Malone, the MA Secretary of Education made a special visit to the Lower School on Tuesday and was so impressed he plans to come back to visit the Upper…

K2 Expedition Launch!

All expeditions at Expeditionary Learning schools begin with a launch, a jump into what the students will be studying for the next several weeks or months.¬† This experience looks different…

Download the Updated Second Grade E-Book

The 2nd-grade audio eBook,¬†Slithering Snake Stories, is now available for both computer and iPad!¬†Conservatory Lab 2nd graders published an audio eBook at the end of the learning expedition on snakes.…