Scholars in Action

Peer Mentoring Math in 4th Grade

Ms. Wagner recorded a wonderful instance of peer mentoring in her class this week. Together, Rayon and Franciel work to complete their math assignments! The video is a great example…

Middle Schoolers Craft Recycling PSAs

The 7th and 8th grade science class has been working on crafting public service announcements to raise awareness about recycling technology, such as watches, phones, and computer. The middle schoolers…

Spirit Wednesday: What I Want To Be When I Grow Up

This Wednesday was the first Wednesday of the month, which means it was Spirit Day at our school! This week, students dressed up as what they want to be when…

Update on Staffing from Ms. Bradeen, Our Principal

We have made it through January! Thank you for your patience and support as we plow through this winter!   I wanted to follow-up to the message I sent prior…

Snake Expert Wows 2nd Grade

Our 2nd graders are in the midst of their expedition, “Don’t Be Scared: The Truth About Snakes,” and are deeply engaged in learning about our favorite fascinating reptiles. For their…

Brown Book Exhibit Launches Independent Reading in Middle School

Last week, 7th and 8th graders conducted fieldwork at the Museum of African American History, where they toured a Black Book Exhibit. Today, students explored their own Brown Book Exhibit…

Fruit Party Fun in K2

As part of their ongoing What’s On Your Plate? Health/Social Studies unit, the K-2 students had a Fruit Party on Thursday where they tested out a variety of tastes – sweet,…

More Workshops to Transform Literacy at Conservatory Lab

On Thursday, the Transforming Literacy Project (TLP) at Conservatory Lab hosted four second grade teachers from the T. J. Kenny School in Dorchester for the latest in a series of…

A Lively BRA Meeting

This Tuesday, members of the Conservatory Lab community arrived in droves to the public BRA meeting at the Shelburne Community Center. Parents, family members, teachers, and faculty showed a tremendous…

Frida Kahlo Visits K1

On Monday  to launch our Portrait of an Artist expedition, Frida Kahlo (Resident Artist Leah Hennessey) came to visit the K1 classes.  We learned about where Frida is from (Coyoacan,…

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.…