WHAT DO YOU SAY TO A CHILD?   This morning a young man shot his mother and went to the school where she taught and shot numerous children.  In our media-saturated world, even the youngest children are aware that children are being killed.  Parents find themselves...

11-12-2021

SHOW AND TELL Bring a pinecone to make turkeys. Topic: Pilgrims Thanksgiving for our great abundance   The value we’ll be studying is wisdom, which is the ability to judge rightly and follow the best course of action.  For manners, we’ll learn to make introductions...

10-29-2021

*   *   Show and Tell   *   * Bring picture of a North American landmark. (Think Devil’s Tower, the Lincoln Memorial, etc.) Topic:  Citizenship   On becoming a good citizen   The value is collaboration, which means to work together for the common good. For...

10-22-2021

SHOW AND TELLBring picture of a US land-scape feature, either natural or man-made. Topic: US Geography   Our land from sea to shining sea   The value we’ll be studying is self-reliance, and what we can do when we find ourselves in dangerous or just uncomfortable...

10-15-2021

SHOW AND TELL Bring a picture of a wild animal that lives in North America. Topic:  North America   Let’s explore North America   The value is frugality, which is wasting nothing. We’re frugal because our earth needs us to be careful with everything we have. For...

10-08-2021

SHOW AND TELL Bring a thing that makes light. (We’ll be learning about Diwali, an Indian celebration of the triumph of light over dark.) Topic:  Middle East   Appreciate these ancient cultures.   The value is frugality, which is wasting nothing and only use what...