During the first Unit of the Urban Planning course, Juniors investigated the elements necessary to build a strong bridge. After studying examples of bridges and understanding the importance of angles, the students applied their newfound knowledge by building their own bridges. Armed with glue and 50 popsicle sticks, they paired up to build the strongest bridge they could. The bridges were put to the test with a set of dumbbells. The process was suspenseful, to say the least.
Keeping in the tradition of Community Day, we started off Spring Term with a series of community-building activities. We decided to forego the usual competitive edge associated with Community Day and really cherished spending time with each other. We started the festivities by recognizing students that have demonstrated punctuality and perfect attendance, then moved on to a delicious ice-cream sundae party, and proceeded with several friendly rounds of a childhood classic, Bingo!