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The continued safety, well-being, and success of our students, teachers, staff, and community has always been our top priority as we navigate the complex and evolving coronavirus crisis. To this end, we are updating our reopening plan to begin the school year in a fully online-learning model for all students which will continue through the last week of September. All students in grades 1-12 will begin on August 18, kindergarten students will begin on August 20.
La seguridad continúa, el bienestar, y el éxito de nuestros estudiantes, maestros, empleados, y la comunidad siempre ha sido nuestra prioridad más importante a manera que enfrentamos la compleja y evolucionante crisis del coronavirus. Con este fin, estamos actualizando nuestro plan de reapertura para comenzar este año escolar en un modelo de instrucción completamente en línea para estudiantes hasta finales de septiembre. Hemos actualizado el calendario para que todos los estudiantes en los grados 1-12 comiencen el 18 de agosto, los estudiantes de jardin de infantes comenzarán el 20 de agosto.
6th graders in Ms. McGlasson's class brought their Language Arts curricular theme of "Fears and Phobias" to life through a design challenge in October. Rather than simply reading about people's fears and phobias, students used the design thinking process to address staff phobias. Partners developed empathy questions and interviewed a teacher to find out about their personal stories relating to a particular fear. Students discovered teachers with arachnophobia, acrophobia, glossophobia, trypanophobia, astraphobia, and more. Then, research about the phobia and human psychology led to the ideate phase of the project. Student teams developed a prototype to alleviate some of the fear their user experiences. While in the development stages, partners tested their prototype and gathered feedback in order to reiterate and come up with a final plan or product for their teacher. "I am afraid of spiders and the students came up with a three step plan for me, which was presented in a Google slide show. First, I have a book of spider pictures. The beginning of the book has non-poisonous, small spiders and by the end the pictures include my greatest fear--a black widow. Once I get used to the pictures, they suggest holding a toy spider in my hand. Finally, they would like me to visit the Butterfly Pavilion to hold the tarantula," explained a Timberline teacher, "I offered feedback that steps one and two seemed like something I could easily do but I may need an additional step between holding the toy and holding the real thing." Hopefully, all staff at Timberline feel some relief from their phobias, thanks to their students.
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Rigorous K-12 Programming that includes STEM at all levels. This initiative aligns and transforms Skyline feeder schools with a STEM focus.
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