Teachers team up to seek greatness – victory (for kids) is the only option!
It is Teacher Appreciation Week. Let’s press pause on the kinetic bustle of their daily work with 520 energetic adolescents to enumerate all the things that teachers do – and all the ways they make our school, community and society a greater place for ALL.
Teachers are thinkers, dreamers, artists, creators, innovators. (Image courtesy Amy Burvall)
Teachers get into the spirit of whatever the occasion – and they go all out in doing so! Continue reading
Each year we like to share some of our favorite moments spent looking upwards to the ever-changing, fascinating and powerful phenomena of the sky. Our classroom is the world – terrestrial and airborne!
We were incredibly honored to have presenter Brodie Kaster join us on Monday, February 6 to lead 90-minute grade level gatherings. The themes he addressed including cultivating grit and perseverance to both accomplish our goals and to overcome adversity, while also developing deeper empathy for ourselves and others. The day was made even more special by Redwood High School’s Peer Resource students joining us as co-facilitators for the day.
What is kindness? Kindness is a word on our Cougar Code poster – but, more importantly, kindness is an action, an attitude, a state of mind, a way of being. Kindness is something you can see, feel, hear, touch – and when someone shares with you something delicious to eat, it is something you can taste as well!
The theme of our first quarter of school is Kindness. Our amazing Leadership students accepted a challenge posed by administration and created this video in three days, which we debuted at Back To School Night last week:
Leadership students also decided to celebrate staff by going around with a coffee cart last week.
Greetings Hall community,
Please view our message about how Hall Middle is responding to the racist graffiti found at neighboring Redwood High School yesterday morning.
All Advisory classes set aside normal activities today to discuss this matter. Please review and reflect on our Advisory discussion with your child at home. Continue reading
New Cougar energy radiates between Mt. Tamalpais (in the fog) and our very own “milpa” (cornfield)!
For our new teachers’ first day on campus we decided to take a walkabout and take pictures of things that inspired/interested us and things that prompted questions for further investigation.