Weekly Update: October 22nd-26th 2018

News 
Filming of Franny the Pumpkin, the play written and directed entirely by students, is underway at Four Winds School. The project is entirely student run from rehearsals to costumes to filming! Keep an eye out this week for a sneak peak of the trailer on our Facebook page!
Filming “Franny the Pumpkin”
In other news, we had a great time visiting the Pequot Museum yesterday! Check out our video and pictures on Instagram.
Halloweek 
  • Monday, 10/29: Outrageous outfits and/or wordplay costumes (for example, “pumpkin pi”)
  • Tuesday, 10/30Dress up as someone you admire or a character from a story (could be a story from Four Winds or another source).
  • Wednesday, 10/31: Halloween! Wear Halloween costumes to school.
  • Thursday, 11/1: Dress up as an animal or mythical beast.
  • Friday, 11/2: Pajama day!!
Afternoons this week
  • Monday: Health Class with Whole Children‘s wonderful teacher, Brian Melanson. Our main focus areas this year will be 1) consent and boundaries, 2) gender roles, sexism/misogyny, and gender identity, and 3) puberty.
  • TuesdayHumanities Class.
  • WednesdayPumpkin Carving and Painting for Halloween!
  • Thursday: Science Class: Students are doing a long term moon journal project. Please help your students remember to complete their journals at night! Thank you!
  • Friday: End of biweekly as usual.
Youtube Channel
Thanks to the help of some students, we now have a YouTube channel. Some of the kids were asking how to find it, so if you want to direct them to it (or subscribe yourself!) you can find us here.
Looking Ahead 
  • Friday, November 9th: In-house “field trip” with a parent about Latin!
  • Monday, November 12th: No School Veteren’s Day Observed
  • Tuesday, November 13th at 6-7:30pm: Open House. (Facebook event.)
  • Monday, November 19th-Friday, November 23rd: No School November Break
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Author: becca

Becca earned her bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2014 and taught in the public school system before coming to Four Winds in 2015. At Four Winds, Becca helps students with academic work during the morning work period, and leads humanities discussions in the afternoons. She manages the school’s Facebook as well as this website, and also runs the summer writing and art camp.

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