We started off the school year with a bang as always with our August JLS. This is a three-week session where our homeschooling families join the Greenhouse classrooms and our classroom teachers start off the year with special three-week units. This year we had many different and exciting things going on in each classroom andContinue reading “August JLS 2022”
Our afternoons during August JLS were filled with basketball and Egyptian art. So thankful for our many parent volunteers who worked hard to make these so fun! Basketball During our last day of JLS, we had a basketball shootout – a chance for our kids to show their parents what they learned –and also aContinue reading “August 2019 JLS Specials”
Our 2019 Summer reading challenge was to read a minimum of 900 minutes. Bronze level participants who read between 900-1,499 minutes during our school vacation (May 30-August 4) were rewarded a prize from the prize box. Silver level participants who read between 1,500-1,799 minutes earned a prize and a new book. Gold level participants readContinue reading “2019 Summer Reading Program Rewards”
Our first time getting lined up in our classroom lines. Going over recess expectations… Pining Ceremony – Every student has a pin with their initials on it. We moved the pin from where they spent their summer to Yaounde – since we are all here for JLS.
The August Joint Learning Session was a great start to our school year! Home school students and The Greenhouse students were together for three weeks of classroom learning and group events. Highlights included baseball and art class (see pictures below). We had 46 students from 24 families representing 7 nationalities in kindergarten through grade 6.
Excitement was high both outside and inside of school on the first day of the new school year. Students and parents were gathering outside waiting for the bell to ring. Teachers and staff were inside with last-minute preparations and peeking out the window to catch glimpses of their students. Home school students and The GreenhouseContinue reading “First day of the new school year, August 10, 2015”
We are blessed by the quality and commitment of the teachers and staff at The Greenhouse. We expect a lot of them in the course of a school year. The year starts with three weeks of classroom teaching for the August JLS (for home school and The Greenhouse students). Once over and minus the homeContinue reading “The staff at FES…”
We started the academic year on August 11th with the August Joint Learning Session (JLS). It was a wonderful time focusing on the historical theme of Age of Science and Exploration. Kindergarten through Grade 6 focused on advances in science, industrialization and much much more. We are blessed to have a full teaching staff, aContinue reading “Start of the Academic Year”