Kids Stuff

Kristen Smeal -- Fourth graders Victor Kemp and William Markus saving fava beans at St. Philip Neri Garden.

School Gardens Bridge the Gap Between School and Community

Nov 23,2022

During World War I, school gardens materialized as an effort to utilize idle land on urban and suburban school properties. Food was grown at schools for local community food security, to increase nutritional awareness, and to increase youth civic engagement.

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Nga Nguyen -- The bridge pictured above was able to hold 70lbs of weights.

Engineering Paper Bridge Project at Wood Middle School

Nov 17,2022

Students in Wood Middle School (WMS) Technology and Design (TAD) classes took part in the Paper Truss Bridge Challenge at the school Nov. 8 to 10. For the past 12 weeks, TAD students had been studying bridge design, leading up to the bridge challenge.

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