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This Week in Photos - Apr. 4, 2019

As part of their study on human biology, sixth graders work together to construct an anatomically correct model of the human heart.

Service learning is a key component of Foote's program. Fifth graders collected trash around campus this week as part of Campus Cleanup.

Third graders discuss architectural blueprints and renderings they drafted of parking garage concepts for downtown New Haven as part of a STEM lesson on architecture and engineering.

Teacher Kim Yap talks with second grade students about the structure of fractions and what each number represents.

While studying Senegal ninth grade students had a chance to play various versions of Mancala a popular game with origins in Africa.

International performer and Foote parent Thabisa Rich, accompanied by Mychael Ross, sings in the Robert D. Sandine Theater for families. The event was sponsored by MOSAIC (Multicultural, Open-Minded, Supportive, Accepting, Inclusive Community) a parent and faculty group whose goal is to bring diverse perspectives to the Foote community.

Second graders enjoyed practicing handstands and cartwheels on the Lower School recess field.

As a capstone to their maple sugaring unit, Kindergartners enjoyed a pancake breakfast with Foote maple syrup in their pajamas. Kindergartners spent weeks learning about how sap is collected from trees and boiled into syrup. This batch was boiled over Spring Vacation and many students took part in the excitement.

Since 1916, The Foote School has provided child-centered education that nurtures creativity, excellence and joy in learning.

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