Week in Review: Finals Edition

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If you haven’t noticed, it’s been a bit warm this week at SCDS. We’ve been enjoying the air-conditioned oasis here in the library, while temperatures have soared into triple digits outside (gross). After taking the day off to celebrate Memorial Day on Monday, students hit the ground running to prepare for finals at the end of the week. Ms. Melinson’s advisory had an impromptu “destress before finals” lunch from Cafe Bernardo on Wednesday to get in the study game!

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During their lunch, look what arrived! What’s in those boxes? Could it be the 2015-2016 Glass Knife, hot off the press? Perhaps…

Ms. Melinson visited the Middle School this week to catch a few of the 6th Grade Passion Project presentations, where students shared the fruits of their labor. Arikta iced cupcakes (remember when Chef Sean taught them how?), Rex talked about learning business practices through lemonade stands (turns out you rake in the $$$ if you mention why you’re selling lemonade!), and Charlie-Rose made DIY play-dough! We’re impressed with the final results of all the Passion Projects—good job 6th Grade!

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And to end the week, we were delighted to host an engagement celebration for our own Mr. Grunst and Ms. Burns! They’ll be tying the knot over summer break, and Ms. Melinson made a very appropriate centerpiece for the occasion:

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