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Ithaca, NY, 14850
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Grandparents' & Special Friends' Day 2019

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Grandparents' & Special Friends' Day 2019

Grandparents' & Special Friends' Day 2019

Guests will be treated to:

  • Brunch & refreshments

  • Class presentations

  • Maypole dances

  • Sample lessons

  • Farm tour

Schedule, May 10th, 2019 8:30 – 11:30 am

 8:30 – 8:50

  • Breakfast buffet for Grandparents & Special Friends - in the Lobby

  • Handwork – Self-guided tour of handwork through EC and the Grades – in the Handwork Meeting Room, Lobby display case

  • Farm/Land Stewardship – (Ann Piombino) hear about the daily activities IWS students experience with the Youth Farm Project - Lobby

  • World Languages at Waldorf – (Professora Marraccini)  experience how students absorb and embody world languages in their lessons - Lobby

8:50 - 9:15 Crankie-Box Presentation:  Grade 6/7

  • Stories via Scroll (Grade 6/7) witness storytelling through this lovely art form - Room of Requirement

9:25 - 10:10 Show of Work: Grades 1-7  - in the Great Room

    • Welcome – Emily Butler, Director of School Administration

    • Grades 3-5 String Ensemble Grades – Rosemary Mead to conduct?

    • Grades 6/7 String Ensemble Grades – sans conductor?

    • 2nd Grade presentation – Lori Freer

    • 1st Grade presentation – Kelly Meehan

    • 3rd-5th grade presentation – Claire Huyghe

    • 6th/7th Grade guitar ensemble – Sue Terwilliger

    • 6th /7th Grade presentation – Beth Myers

    • Thank you! – David Whitmore, President of the Board of Trustees 

10:40 - 11:00

  • Morris Dancing – Grades 6/7 (KM)

  • Grades Classes dance around the Maypole

    • Grades 2 – dancers – Jamie South

    • Grades 3-7 Music – Kelly Meehan 

11:00 – 11:10

  • Early Childhood dance around the Maypole – Apple Blossom class (courtyard) 

11:10 – 11:30 Optional Farm Tour –Ann Piombino,  Emily Butler

11:30  Departure - Thank You for Coming!

Earlier Event: May 9
Piano Benefit Concert
Later Event: May 31
IWS Student Recitals