Upper Elementary is humming with the kick off to preparations for our Ancient Egyptian Culminating Event, Writers Workshop, Literature Circle, Coordinate City, New York City preparations and the 6th years’ Zoo project. We have so many exciting projects and trips […]
Quest is a community rich with talent. From the art that adorns our walls to the literature that inspires our students, we have terrific access to inspiration.
This month, Quest will host celebrated author, Padma Venkatraman. Padma has published several award-winning
Another installment in our Parent Education Series: Montessori Mornings with Nancy Rose. Last week Nancy discussed The Language of Encouragement and how subtle differences in communicating with your child can build confidence organically. Want to catch up on previous chats? View […]
Upper Elementary entered the classroom this week invigorated by the Thanksgiving break, and ready to embark on new challenges! Our Sixth years are diving into the next big phase: the New York City Capstone Trip. Students have selected their area […]
In honor of Thanksgiving, we wanted to share a Quest tradition that carries the same spirit: Community Lunch. Four years ago, “Birthday Baking” was started in Lower Elementary. The teachers were looking for another way to align practical life skills […]
Routine is settling in and Upper Elementary has been very busy this month! The students have had a few weeks to get used to using their work journals to plan their days and we have been able to deliver […]
It must be October. Everywhere you turn, you see the word spirit. Local High Schools are celebrating Homecoming and hosting spirit days, Spirit Halloween has taken up residence in retailers everywhere and here at Quest, we devote an entire week to […]
As we prepare for our Fall Open House, we love looking back at this amazing video created by our friends at Blueflash Photography. We create a student experience that builds independence and offers hands-on learning experiences at every level.
What a great first week of school! After a quiet summer of planning it is exciting to have the children back in the building. There are new faces throughout and everyone seems to be settling in beautifully. The beginning of
Upper Elementary has been doing some printmaking over the past two weeks. We began by talking about the element of line and how expressive various lines can be. After looking at a few examples the students pulled some adjectives out