Category Archives: Lower School

News from the Lower School

Nour International and Collegiate: Global Education in the Lower School

A global education is becoming more valued in today’s schools. With technology advancing at such a rapid pace, international communication is growing…

Base Tag & Double Dutch: Chapman’s Lower School PE

On my way over to the Lower School gym, I had no idea what to expect out of Lower School Physical Education…

Jazz, Improvisation, and Romare Bearden: Blending Art with Music

Walking the Lower School hallways, memories of walking in single-file lines and sitting in rows on the floor instantly come rushing back…

A Collegiate Chinese New Year Celebration

On Thursday, January 19, Lower Schoolers and Middle Schoolers involved in the Chinese program took part in the fourth annual Chinese New…

A Different Perspective on Collegiate’s Lower School

As I walked through Nunnally Hall towards Ms. Katie Taylor’s 3rd grade class the period before Pep Rally on Friday, November 4,…

The IELC Cultural Fair

On Friday, October 7th, Collegiate 3rd and 4th graders attended the International Emerging Leaders Conference’s Cultural Fair, where they experienced the sights,…

A Legend Among Us

In 1983, the second Sudanese Civil War took place; many villages in the southern part of the country were attacked, houses were…

Katie Greer, Internet Safety Specialist

On September 19th and 20th, Katie Greer of KL Greer Consulting visited Collegiate School to talk about cyber safety and appropriate uses…

How Third Graders Pay Rent-An Inside Look At A Classroom Economy

As a teenager who wants and needs money, I got a summer job. It had never occurred to me that some of…

The Beginning and The End

Sitting on Grover Jones field for the final time, I pile what might be the last turf mound I will make at Collegiate….