Discovery Days in February/March

In February we’ll be using the VAST kit: The Physics of Sound and do several investigations into the nature of sound. We’ll use sound chambers to identify sounds, investigate how sound is energy, examine pitch with simple home-made instruments (and some traditional instuments too like the piano and guitar), and investigate the speed of sound through […]

Art with Elinor!

Art with Elinor!  Fri., Jan. 31st 10-11:30 am, 4th-6th grade, $3.  Please meet in the HSAP center at 9:55 and we’ll walk to the art room together.  A note from Elinor:  “We’re going to make a functional or sculptural art piece from clay.  Students will want to attend two sessions in a row–we’ll mold the […]

Teen Book Club TOMORROW!

Teens:  Book Club is ON tomorrow!  Join Liza, Grayson and the rest of us to discuss The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey.  This book was recommended by Brian Visser, Young Adult Librarian at the Iowa City Library–he’ll lead the discussion.  We’ll meet at the ICPL’s Teen Center (2nd floor) from 2-3 pm.  If you’re looking […]

Teen Movie Night TONIGHT!

Teens:  Movie Night is ON tonight!  Join Anna, Liza, Violet and the rest of us to chuckle at the screwball comedy, “Bringing Up Baby” with Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant.  Denniston’s, 1033 Woodlawn Ave., 6:30-9ish.  See you there!  

Monopoly, UI Theatre Production

Sienna Schaffner, ICHSAP 7th grade student, will be performing in an upcoming play at the University of Iowa on January 30-February 2.  There will be four productions, but Sunday’s production is special:  the directors and playwright have offered to do a “talk back” with homeschoolers following the Sunday show at 2:00.  The Q&A would last about […]