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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

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Ocean Song 2016

Anticipation. Excitement. Exploration. Acclimation. Immersion. Illumination. Bonding. Exhaustion. Adrenaline. Revelry. Reflection. And throughout the week—open space and fresh air, 24/7. There are so, so many benefits to our kids’ Farm … Continue reading

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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

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Sports Jamboree

Pizza and cookies, anyone? How about Escape from New York pizza, Anthony’s Cookies, sports games, and old friends? These are the promises Synergy makes to alumni and parents to lure … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thank you, Russ!

This year is an important one for Russ Curtis, our Director of Technology.  2016 marks his 10th year at Synergy! Yesterday afternoon we had an all school “surprise” assembly to commemorate … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Makers in the Mission

In Kristi’s elective tinkering class, students are makers: they take random materials and make light-up bracelets, wire sculptures, and puppets, among other creations. One afternoon last spring, they got a … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

Synergy Science with Kristi

Making and tinkering come naturally to middle school science teacher Kristi Coale. Her grandmother was a seamstress and a pattern maker, and her mother taught Kristi to sew. Her father, … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · 1 Comment
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