TerraNichol Academy of the Arts
Weekly Blog May 9th-13th, 2016
Exploring Reggio Emilia Learning Labs at TerraNichol Academy of the Arts
Students have been thrilled with the story Creepy Crawly Calypso. Set to the tune of catchy Calypso music the story takes you on a journey of Calypso instruments played by-- you guest it Spiders, Centipedes, and Butterflies to name a few. Students are intrigued by the steel drums, guitars, accordions, congas, trumpet, trombone, flutes, and marimba! In music appreciation we have been playing our own Calypso style music as well! This book made us add a new instrument to our wish list! A STEEL DRUM!!!
Under the Sea is the place for me. Reading I'm a Manatee has set the backdrop for learning about sea animals, and the ocean habitat with many explorations in water, and sensory play! Students have also become intrigued with scuba diving and the gear that would be needed to take such a deep plunge!
Freshly picked tomatoes from our school garden where a hit this week for a tasty tasting! Students couldn't get enough!
We are excited to see what next week has in store for us!
Check Your Calendar!
Save the Dates
May 26th, 2016 School Closed for Dress Rehearsal for A Night At the Art Museum
May 27th, 2016 School Closed for A Night At the Art Museum Showtime 5:30pm
June 17th Last Day of School for the 2016-2017 School Year
Help Us keep a clean healthy learning environment.
Please do not allow students to play in Nido Nest before learning lab time 9am. When the students come and materials are out of place it can be confusing at cleaning up time as to wear materials belong. Nido Nest friends are working towards clean up skills.
Please do not allow sick siblings to have contact with learning labs materials as it spreads germs.
Dismissal-The learning labs are closed for the day, cleaned, organized and sanitized by the teachers. Please respect their hard work, time and dismissal for the teachers to leave on time to get to their families in the evening.
Again, thank you!
A Night At the Art Museum! Get Your Tickets
A NIGHT AT THE ART MUSEUM
TICKETS TICKETS TICKETS
The box office is ready! Tickets for A Night At the Art Museum are officially on sale! The playhouse holds 90 guests so don't delay and purchase your tickets today! We are expecting a sell out crowd! To purchase tickets visit the link below:
All are welcome to come see the amazingly talented young group of artists from the TerraNichol Academy Theater in their unique and expressive interpretation of A Night At the Art Museum. We know many students who are not in this year's show are interested in attending. We hope to see everyone at the show!
Note: Please remember everyone must purchase a ticket for their seat in the theatre. Per Fire Code regulations. We must respect the safety of everyone as well as the theatre polices.
Children: 0-13yrs old $15
Calling all Cast Members of "The Night At The Art Museum."
PRE CAST PARTY
Our students have worked so hard and are very dedicated to our school play. We would like to throw them a Pizza/Sorbet Cast Party.
Details: All Pre-K students that are dismissal at 11:30am will stay until 12:30pm on Wednesday MAY 25th.
Please mark calendars!
Thank you Remmers Family for the Pizza Delivery.
Our Orchids are blooming out on the playscape!
What is an Invention?
Think, plan, build and share.
An invention solves a problem.
Our great Inventors: Thomas Edison- Morse Code
The Wright Brothers-The Seat Belt
Betty Nesmith Graham- Sewing Machine
All our students here at TerraNichol Academy Of Arts are great inventors!!!
Gardening with Preschoolers
The beauty of gardening in a preschool program is that you can involve children every step of the way. We have had quite the harvest this school year and many great tasting sessions.
The whole process of gardening, easily woven into the fabric of a preschool day, is an extended sensory and learning process which could start with researching the right plants to grow, preparing the soil, digging and planting, watering, weeding and observing the plants growing and flowering.
Reggio Emilia Loose Parts Provocation
Loose parts is so critical when introducing developmental skills such as math, fine motor, literacy, critical thinking, and developing visual discrimination. Engaging in hands on activities, open ended learning and investigation.
TerraNichol Academy of the Arts
Come and Explore our Reggio Emilia program at TerraNichol Academy acclaimed for the stunning environments, their educators who create, provoke and dazzle the students senses, invite curiosity and discovery, and most importantly, foster strong, respectful meaningful relationships.
Come learn about the values for children in the program:
Being a home away from home
connecting children to their families
helping children to be powerful and active
being a steward of the natural world
seeing oneself as a capable learner
recognizing and being curious about
We provide a school environment that is beautiful and taken care of with an attitude of care so that parents, children, and teachers want to come to school everyday.
It is with intelligent heart and courage that we continue our goals and vision to continue to proceed the work of a child.
RSVP today for our upcoming backstage tour on June 6th, 2016 @ 4:30pm
Submit a letter of intent and school application by visiting our website if you will be attending the Tour. www.terranichol.com