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Lower School Students Become Filmmakers

2018-04-21T11:59:41+00:00

In a recent field trip to Full Sail University, our 3rd/4th grade students explored filmmaking! During an interactive workshop, students focused on the production and post-production stages of the filming process. With prewritten scripts, pre-set filming locations and professional cameras, students were able to act, direct, and operate cameras to record short videos. Once filming [...]

Lower School Students Become Filmmakers2018-04-21T11:59:41+00:00

Hands-On Science with Biodomes

2018-04-19T21:28:31+00:00

Our 3rd/4th grade students had a blast making biodomes! Using plastic bottles, the students made a small ecosystem for living creatures.  The aquatic chamber at the bottom held water and rocks for aquatic plants and seeds to grow. The soil chamber above held soil and compost, such as banana peels and egg shells. The habitat [...]

Hands-On Science with Biodomes2018-04-19T21:28:31+00:00

2nd Grade Explores History with 2-Liter Bottles

2018-04-17T21:03:25+00:00

In March, our 2nd grade students did research on historical figures and created "bottle people" out of 2-liter bottles. During this process, the students collected information about their historical figure, organized this information into paragraphs, and used the editing process to complete their essays and a trifold board. At the end of the project, the [...]

2nd Grade Explores History with 2-Liter Bottles2018-04-17T21:03:25+00:00

Music Studio – Talent Extravaganza – April 24

2018-03-13T10:59:56+00:00

We are excited to announce the Music Studio's Talent Extravaganza on April 24th from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We encourage your student to showcase their talent either live or on-screen. In order to participate, please submit an application to the Music Studio for review by April 6th. The Music Studio team will review the videos and [...]

Music Studio – Talent Extravaganza – April 242018-03-13T10:59:56+00:00

School Garden Farmer’s Market at the Whole Foods Market in Winter Park!

2018-03-08T17:08:09+00:00

Our school has the great opportunity to join the first ever School Garden Farmer’s Market at the Whole Foods Market in Winter Park! The event will run from 12:30pm to 3:00pm on Saturday, March 10th. If you are able to or if you happen to be around the area, please stop by the booth and [...]

School Garden Farmer’s Market at the Whole Foods Market in Winter Park!2018-03-08T17:08:09+00:00

Update – He Got Up Shoe Drive – 126 Pairs of Shoes Donated!

2018-03-08T16:31:58+00:00

We wanted to send out an update that to date, CKV families have donated 126 pairs of shoes for the He Got Up Shoe Drive! This is great cause helping the homeless community in Central Florida. Spring cleaning time is coming - check your closets and bring in gently used or new shoes (men, women [...]

Update – He Got Up Shoe Drive – 126 Pairs of Shoes Donated!2018-03-08T16:31:58+00:00

Peter Raymundo Visits the Lower School & PreK

2018-03-07T18:10:14+00:00

Author Peter Raymundo visited our Lower School spending one hour working the students on how to tell a story through illustration. He also spent time with our PreKindergarten classes illustrating his stories. Peter Raymundo was 21 years old when he went to work for Walt Disney Studios as part of their Feature Animation Division. There [...]

Peter Raymundo Visits the Lower School & PreK2018-03-07T18:10:14+00:00

Read Across America Celebration

2018-03-05T12:06:49+00:00

On Friday, March 2, our Lower School celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday as part of our reading celebration. Students from the Lower School as joined our PreK rooms to share the joy of reading together. Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. [...]

Read Across America Celebration2018-03-05T12:06:49+00:00

Lower School Science Fair

2018-03-02T12:59:16+00:00

On February 28 our Lower School students displayed their science projects during our science fair. From Kindergarten to 4th grade our students did an incredible job testing their predictions and exploring our world through science. Families went toured the projects as the students explained their question, prediction and conclusion. The 3rd and 4th grade [...]

Lower School Science Fair2018-03-02T12:59:16+00:00