Since 1884, the objective of the school remains “to promote sound scholarship and to give symmetrical development to mind, body, and character.”
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ARTIST of the quarter
Lower school artist of the quarter Sydney Georgie, grade 5, shows her work to Mr. Foster on December 13, 2018. Her wintery scene is inspired by Chris Van Allsburg's "Polar Express." Students in Mrs. Kukuk's class learned about perspective and vanishing points to create chalk pastel images of a train moving through the snow. (Photo by Todd Race)
Cleaning out your basement, garage, closet or playroom? Donate items to DAV by placing them in the green DAV bin in parking lot B.
With guidance from the creator of one of the world’s most popular online courses, a group of seventh and eighth grade students focused not just on what to learn, but how best to learn it during the Creative Minds elective this semester.
The toddler in the Power Wheels car pressed the big blue button on the dashboard and drove haltingly toward a man waiting just a few feet away. As Zoe came to a stop, the crowd celebrated—and Grandpa broke into a wide smile.
“You did it,” he said proudly.
Barstow Robotics Team 1939, along with Variety KC and nine other teams from around the metro, made that happy moment possible during a Go Baby Go building event on Saturday, December 2. Twenty-one children with special needs received customized cars that will provide them with safe, affordable mobility in place of expensive motorized wheelchairs.
Theatre dreams will come true for two Barstow students this holiday season as they perform in the Kansas City Rep’s “A Christmas Carol.” Both Ella Graham, junior, and Lauren Rothhaas, grade 5, are part of the cast of the Christmas classic presented at the Spencer Theatre through December 24.