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! 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 […]
There will be a 2-hour late start schedule tomorrow, Jan. 28th.
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 […]
There will be no school Monday, January 27th. This week’s JGB stories will be postponed until next Monday.
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!
There will be no school Thursday, January 23rd due to dangerously cold temperatures. The HSAP will be closed–no Art with Teresa!
Due to the two-hour delay there will be no Sewcial Threads 4-6 today. Keep practicing your sewing machine skills!
A Celebration of Children’s Literature in the City of Literature this weekend, January 17-19!
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 […]