On Tuesday, July 16th, Primary SQ students will go to Terhune Orchards in support of our "In the Garden" theme. Students will participate in the Read-and-Pick program, where they will learn about blueberries and then pick their own 1/2 pint to take home. Students will also have time to feed the animals and enjoy apple cider and an apple from the farm!
On this day, the students will depart from school at 9:10 a.m. and travel to Terhune Orchards in Princeton, NJ. They will enjoy their activities and snack and return to school at 11:00 am. After they return, they will eat regular lunch at school.
What to bring/wear: - Wear weather-appropriate clothing - Apply and bring sunscreen - Lunch upon return to school. Bring regular lunch (or order SmartLunch as usual).
On Friday, July 19th, Elementary SummerQuest students will visit the Princeton University Art Museum to complement their summer theme of Cultures of the World. They will explore African and French art, and participate in related activities. Each child will receive a passport sticker depicting the visit.
On this day, the students will depart from school at 10:00 a.m. and travel to the Art Museum on the Princeton campus. After their visit, they will return to school at 12:00 p.m., and will eat lunch at school.
What to bring/wear: - Wear weather-appropriate clothing - Lunch upon return to school. Bring regular lunch (or order SmartLunch as usual).
Recently we had some questions as to the school practice related to lowering the U.S. flag when there is a national day of mourning, as in the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh. Our school follows federal guidelines related to when to fly the U.S. flag at half-mast. They are as follows:
On national days of mourning the children may have questions about why the flag is flying at half-mast. The teachers will respond to any student questions with care for the age of the child and sensitivities of parents to how much knowledge their children should have on particulars related to each incident.