Children are the ones who shape their school experience rather than being shaped for them. The school and the curriculum must respond to the child.

Life at SMSOC

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November 17th, 2017

Giving Thanks

Our Pre K through Kindergarten classes celebrated friendship and gratitude with a Thanksgiving feast.

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November 7th, 2017

Dragon Giving Days

This time of year, we kick off our Annual Giving drive with a week of celebration we call DRAGON GIVING DAYS. If you’d like to make a donation, just visit this link: DONATE and follow the prompts.

October 30th, 2017

Pressure Prints in Studio

Students have been collecting found objects and experimenting with a vintage printing press on loan to our school for the semester.

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September 25th, 2017

OPEN HOUSE every Tuesday in October 10 to Noon

No need for reservations! Just pop in and let us show you what makes our school such a unique educational option for your family.

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September 23rd, 2017

Portraying the Self

Self portraits can be challenging. Some artists say your own face is the hardest to portray. In the JK/Kindergarten classes, we learned about depicting our faces by identifying shapes and patterns. First, we set out mirrors and explored how our expressions change. We took note of the shapes in our faces: ovals, triangles, curves and Read More

September 10th, 2017

9/10/17 Ms K’s PE: Lots of Biking

9/10/17 Ms K’s PE: Lots of Biking Congratulations to our 4 new bikers this week!  We will continue to bike as weather allows.  We also played a little kickball one day and some tennis with 3/4th. Ms K

September 9th, 2017

Alumni News

We frequently get asked about our alums. Below are some snippets from emails we’ve recently received:   “Izzy is a first-year student at Carleton College in Northfield, MN, major undeclared. While she was at Burroughs, she participated in printmaking, photography, and sculpture all six years (thank you, Michael Holohan). She tested out of Carleton’s language Read More

September 7th, 2017

Las Emociones

Not many escuelas teach daily Spanish classes. It’s just one of the many aspects of our school that sets us apart. Here we see our fifth graders demonstrating emotions (emociones). From left to right: emfermo (sick), feliz (happy), triste (sad), sorpredido (surprised), enojado (angry), cansado (tired), and aburrido (bored).

August 24th, 2017

Bike season begins!

Helmets have all been adjusted properly, bikes have been sized, and we’re ready to roll! http://www.stmichaelschool.org/wp-content/uploads/Biking-Week-1.mp4