A Peek into Our Elementary Distance Learning Program

Community, by Hilary Lord, September 11, 2020,

When the pandemic led us to close our campus back in March, right at the start of Spring Break, our incredible and dedicated guides worked at lightening speed to create distance-learning plans for each of our levels. I am not exaggerating when I write that the guides worked straight through Spring Break—around the clock—to convert … Continue reading “A Peek into Our Elementary Distance Learning Program”

VdM Class of 2020: Kemp

Community, by Hilary Lord, June 8, 2020,

At the end of a typical school year, we honor and celebrate our sixth-year graduates and their families on campus with a graduation ceremony and after party—lovely speeches, delicious food, laughter, tears and lots and lots of Fitz’s root beer. This year the pandemic forced us to change our plans and get creative. Graduating families … Continue reading “VdM Class of 2020: Kemp”

The UE Book Club (Distance Learning Edition) – Fantasy and Folklore

Reading, by Hilary Lord, March 31, 2020,

This month the Upper Elementary Book Club is alive and well in our distance learning program. Upper Elementary students will meet today to discuss one of four books from the fantasy genre. Each novel draws from characters and tales found in folklore and mythology from around the world. Each book is also the beginning of … Continue reading “The UE Book Club (Distance Learning Edition) – Fantasy and Folklore”