The France and Spain trip took place during April vacation. 10 participating students and 2 teachers had a wonderful time learning about French and Spanish culture. They made the special connections with our sister school, Huerta Santa Ana in Seville. Next week 5 Spain students will be arriving at Snowden to continue the exchange program. They will be staying for one month with some of Snowden students.
Headmaster Mr. Roundtree and staff welcome upcoming freshmen and their parents at the Kuumba Library from 4:00 to 6:00 this afternoon. The formal freshmen orientation will be held on August 23 to 26.
Jessica Khoury, pictured left with her teacher Mr. O'Brien, researched a project at the Carroll School for the Blind in Newton, MA. and decided to join forces and collect old no longer used eye glasses. The eye glasses will be refurbished at a lab and then disbursed to children in need all around the world. We commend Jessica for her efforts and thank those who made contributions.
reported by Ms. Fonfield
At the Old South Church, student Chris Diggs reads from his personal essay that came in third place in the Calderwood Writing Center's annual writing contest during Snowden's third semester awards ceremony.
Reported by Mr. Tetenbaum
Over vacation, 9 Snowden students took part in the Harvard Model Congress simulation at the Sheraton Hotel in Boston. Our students participated in committee meetings, hearings and votes to simulate the workings of Congress. Special thank to Ms. Cuadra-Saez and Ms. Wen for supporting the team!
On Thursday, Snowden students met at the Teen Central in the Boston Public Library for an open mic event. Snowden community - staff and students - shared their immigration stories, their struggles, and dreams in the scope of Immigration Week in support of undocumented students. What a diverse community we are at Snowden!
reported by Mrs. Johnson
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Students from Snowden's Photo class visit the Boston Common Friday where 37,000 flags were planted in honor of the Massachusetts men and women in the armed services who have given their lives to secure our freedom from the Revolutionary War to today.
reported by Ms. Osol
Carter School Partnership Project
Snowden students Kimberly C., Tavion L, Kayla L, and Tyler J. traveled to Blue Hills Reservation to support students from the Carter School as part of our ongoing partnership. Waypoint Adventures trained our students to operate special equipment that empowered students from the Carter School to participate in the hike! Special thank you to Ms. Martinez, Ms. Sherman and Ms. Battersby for helping us organize connect with students to make this possible!
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