Middle School Happenings
Mr. Will’s and Ms. Erika’s class

Beautiful Cozzi Candles for You!

The Adolescents are making the perfect item for that special gift, to give or to keep for yourself, for your home or office. Hand poured Cozzi Candles! These beautiful candles come in various shapes, styles, colors and scents. All of the candles are hand poured soy wax and burn cleanly and slowly.

The glass containers are cut on site and come in a wide range of styles and colors, most donated by MANJ families and staff. You may choose the perfect candle for your home or office from the varied selection available or bring in your own clean, empty glass bottle or jar for a custom made candle in your favorite scent and colors!

See the display at Café le MANJ! Prices: 12 oz bottle $8.00; 750 ml bottle $15; 1 liter bottle $20.

Budding Middle School Artists Visit SOTA, Phila. – Wed., Oct. 29th

On Wednesday, October 29th, the Middle School students visited SOTA–Spirit of the Artist, the gallery gift shop owned and operated by Frank Burkhauser who only sells gifts that are 100% American Made by artisans he knows. Frank is the father of Juel & Augie in our Elementary class. SOTA is located at 1022 Pine Street, on Historic Antique Row, in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia.

Over the next few weeks, the students will be crafting homemade candles and hope to exhibit–and sell!–their handiwork at SOTA. Look for more details on the candle sale in future Weekly Bulletins and please visit SOTA in the meantime because the spirit of the artist is in every gift they sell!

Middle School Students Visit Franklin Institute – Wed., Oct. 22nd

The Middle School students are currently studying the Science of the Brain, prompting the trip to Philadelphia to visit the Franklin Institute’s “Brain Exhibition”.

The exhibit offers the “Neural Climb”–the new neural network climbing structure, visualizations of the brain, different varieties of brain imaging technologies as well as firing neurons.

2014-2015 Bi-Weekly Updates

Click the links below for each posted update:
Bi-Weekly Update 11
Bi-Weekly Update 10
Bi-Weekly Update 9
Bi-Weekly Update 8
Bi-Weekly Update 7
Bi-Weekly Update 7
Bi-Weekly Update 6
Bi-Weekly Update 5
Bi-Weekly Update 4
Bi-Weekly Update 3
Bi-Weekly Update 2
Bi-Weekly Update 1

2013-2014 Bi-Weekly Updates

Click the links below for each posted update:
Final Bi-Weekly Update Final Update 2014-06-23
Final Bi-Weekly Update XV 2014-05-21
Final Bi-Weekly Update XIV 2014-05-02
Bi-Weekly Update XIII 2014-03-31
Bi-Weekly Update XII 2014-03-17
Bi-Weekly Update XI 2014-03-07
Bi-Weekly Update X 2014-02-12
Bi-Weekly Update IX 2014-01-31
Bi-Weekly Update VIII 2014-01-17
Bi-Weekly Update VII 2013-12-06
Bi-Weekly Update VI 2013-11-22
Bi-Weekly Update V 2013-11-08
Bi-Weekly Update IV 2013-10-25
Bi-Weekly Update III 2013-10-11
Bi-Weekly Update II 2013-09-27
Bi-Weekly Update I 2013-09-13

Classroom Photos:

The photos below show some of the work the students are doing each day.  Click on a photo to begin the slideshow.