During the first days of kindergarten physical education (PE), you can find Coach Johnson outside, five and six-year olds walking around him as he chants: “Heel-toe, heel-toe.” It’s embodied learning that is foundational to not only the Regents PE program, but to the whole Regents academic curriculum.
“Obviously kids know how to walk...
As I type this, first grade is lining up in the hall to go outside as teacher Mrs. Bryant leads them through a call-out that reminds them how to conduct themselves in line. Across the hall, sixth grade sings through the countries of Asia – with a favorite chorus that rings out every few minutes. Downstairs, second grade sings all the first twenty-six presidents, third...Read More
Congratulations to first through fourth grades in their class plays this year! First grade performed The Little Red Hen, second grade performed Happy Birthday, Beatrix Potter and Stone Soup. Third grade performed Atalanta and the Great Race, and fourth grade performed Robin Hood. A job well done, students! A big thanks to Ms....Read More
Congratulations to Miss Kara Faraldi who received her certification in the Kodaly method of music instruction at the Chenaniah Summer Music Institute at New St Andrew’s College in Moscow Idaho in July! “CSMI is the only place that offers certification in this way of teaching music combined with a Christian worldview,” says Miss Faraldi.
Fourth grade entered into the middle ages in a new way recently through their stomachs at their medieval feast. "Living history days are embodied learning where students engage not only intellectually but with their whole person," says Academic Dean Amy Lindsey. "They are an opportunity for history to come to life, and especially teach the virtue of pathos -...Read More
“We’ve been studying the anatomy of the cell,” says fourth grade teacher Rebe McReynolds. “We took a nature walk to find different things in nature to build and create the parts of a cell, like organelles and the cell membrane and nucleus. It was a neat way to combine what we were doing and going out into God’s creation!”Read More
Fourth graders have been learning about perspective in art and are working hard at implementing their discoveries as they render a three dimensional hallway onto a two-dimensional sheet of paper. Leonardo da Vinci once said, "Perspective is the rein and rudder of painting. Perspective is to painting what the bridle is to the horse, the rudder to a ship."Read More
Fourth grade frecently read "The Trumpeter of Krakow," a true story set in Poland in 1461. The trumpeter has taken the ancient oath that, "I will faithfully and unto the death sound upon the trumpet the Heynal in honor of Our Lady each hour in the tower of the church which bears Her Name." His oath is brought to the test and he is killed by a Tartar...Read More
Regents would like to welcome Rebecca McReynolds as the new fourth grade teacher at Regents! Mrs. McReynolds was born in the state of Georgia, but has lived with her family in Africa for the past 16 years as a missionary with Mission to the World. After many years in South Africa, they moved to Madagascar and joined a team planting churches amongst the Sakalava, an...Read More
Over the course of the past month, I have enjoyed watching Grammar School students participate in class events such as Mammal Day, Monk Day, Famous Explorer Speeches, and Pioneer Day. It is such a joy to see the students’ effort displayed in the costumes they create and the presentations they prepare. More than this, however, I am grateful for the opportunity to see...Read More
Wearing brown hooded cloaks, Mrs. Bradway and her fourth graders took the vow of silence on October 10 and spent a school day living as Benedictine monks as part of their study of the creation of monasticism in the Benedictine order. Each student-monk was given a breviary, or liturgical book, with the order of prayers and Scriptures to be prayed and read throughout the day....Read More
At Regents School, one of our goals is to graduate students who communicate well both as eloquent speakers and skilled writers. Competent writing begins with a solid foundation in English grammar, and English grammar is one of the students’ favorite subjects in Grammar School! Students love to incorporate rhythm, rhyme, and movement by chanting grammar rules....Read More
"The fourth grade class traveled back in time when they visited Medieval Times in Maryland. This unique field trip allowed the fourth grade class to see the Middle Ages come to life in a new way. The live action play brought to life many aspects of Medieval life, including the feudal system, knighthood, and the Code of Chivalry. The fourth graders experienced a true...Read More