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Rights of Passage: 8th Grade Farm School

On Monday, September 19th, at eight thirty, the 8th grade class started a week of celebrating their rights of passage from middle school to highschool at Ocean Song, Occidental, a … Continue reading

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Mosaic Mural Honors Endowment Campaign Donors

A couple years ago (before I started teaching at Synergy) the school had a large capital fund endowment campaign. The biggest donors were to be honored on a student made … Continue reading

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Our visit to the Mission Cultural Center

Here are some pictures of our visit to the Mission Cultural Center for you to enjoy. You can find many more on smugmug. https://synergyphotos.smugmug.com/2016-17-school-year/Dia-de-Los-Muertos Students got to observe many alters … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cantilever Group Project

Originally posted on Synergy School's 4/5 Class:
On Thursday, students took on the challenge of building a structure out of 30 straws and 3 feet of tape that cantilevered out…

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Welcome Back!

It’s been all smiles (and a few tears) back at Synergy this week! The first day of school included the annual welcome-back song and dance performance by Synergy staff and the … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

The History Game Project

In previous years, both teachers and students have noticed a social unfamiliarity between kids in the younger and older grades. Dominic Altieri, the middle school history teacher, discovered a way … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Swap

“This must be my lucky day!” exclaimed Zaiden, a sunroom student, as he fished out Frog and Toad are Friends from under a pile of books. Synergy’s annual book swap is one … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment