Our 7th graders are not just pioneers of our inaugural Junior High class, they are pioneering adolescent learning from home with the enthusiastic support of their teachers. They are embracing independence, collaboration, social activism, science projects, math learning, occupations work and all of the outcomes-based learning that they were doing when on-site at Sunny Hollow.
Here are our learning-from-home guidelines and expectations for students in 7th and 8th grade.
Students are expected to:
Parents are invited to:
Junior High teachers will:
Additional notes for parents:
Communication from Guides
Here are some sample communications (coming soon!).
The Arts: Music, Fine Arts, Drama
Here’s a general structure of the day for students and parents.
|8:00am – 8:45am||Get up and help with household chores, including making breakfast for family. Morning meeting with class at 8:45am.|
|9:00am – 12:00pm||
M & W: Humanities work (document reviews, lectures); Book Group; Writer’s Workshops
T & Th: Math lessons; Science lessons and/or labs; lesson follow-ups
|12:00 pm – 1:00pm||Lunch and break. Outside time!|
|1:00pm – 1:30pm||Spanish review: reading, vocab, conjugation practice.|
|1:30pm-3:00pm||Open work; Follow-ups from morning lessons; possible science labs; possible extension learning opportunities; creative expression; physical expression; Assessments.|
|3:00pm – 3:30pm||Additional cleaning and organizational tasks.|
Sunny Hollow Montessori will open in September for on-site learning, with an individualized distance learning option available. For more information on our distance learning program, please click here.
We are still accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year on a “space available” basis. Inquire today!