Life at Valley

The Terrific Colorific Experiment

Our science lab is bustling with the excitement of a new year! Students are exploring the lab and making it their own by adding to our list of field notes (animals and plants that Valley students observe in the wild) and putting questions on our “I wonder…” wall.
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Curriculum Corner: BRAIN LAB

Valley School 4th Graders Dissect Sheep Brains
Stinky. Awesome. Scientist. Wow. Fun. Maybe. Smelly. Slimy. Smooth. Weird. Surprising.
These are some of the words our fourth graders used to describe their hands-on science lab this week after they dissected sheep brains in the lab with Katie-Rose and Erica.
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THE BENEFITS OF A SMALL SCHOOL

By early October, I know each of the children at my school. As Head of The Valley School in Madison Valley, I get to greet our students by name each morning at the gate and ask questions that let them know I care about them.
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A SPACE FOR MUSIC!

“Happy soul; begin and end your day with music.” 
― Lailah Gifty Akita

Music Matters. It ignites all areas of child development.
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PLAYGROUND MAGIC

Have you witnessed the smiles on the faces of Valley students as they wander, play, and imagine on the lower school playground? Money raised through the November 2016 Fund-A-Need at our FUNdraiser allowed us to make some exciting improvements to the playground, and we are not done yet!
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