Please check out our new calendar on the home page under “Links”. We’ll try to add upcoming events as they come up.
This week we have a guest. Cora Rose Lewicki will be creating songs with the students. She is a singer/song writer from New York City. At the end of the week the students will be performing the songs that they’ve written. I’ll try to let you know when the concert will be so you can attend if you wish.
Cora is also performing in Duluth Friday evening. If you’d like more information on her performance please contact us at school.
Earlier this week we took the 3rd graders on a tour of the nature trail. NorthStar students explained the sign/topic that they researched. Our kids did a great job and the 3rd graders were a great audience.
Today (Wednesday 10/12/11) we spent the day in Duluth. We split the morning between the UMD Planetarium and the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory. At the planetarium the kids learned interesting facts about the planets as well as constolations that we see.
At Hawk Ridge we learned about the bird migration which passes through Duluth. The students identified birds flying overhead and tried to match the count of the official observers at Hawk Ridge.
We ended the day with a tour of the Glensheen Mansion. Our guides took us through many rooms of the home which is much as it was in the early 1900s.