Architecture 101 - STEAM Project

All LS students will visit the National Building Museum for a two-hour guided tour and activities such as model-making and architectural drafting. This trip will tie in with a subsequent class project studying the new Discovery Center under construction at Bullis.

Creating a "Lead the Bullis Way" Mosaic for South Hall

Mosaic artist Arturo Ho will work with a student design team to develop a plan for a special mosaic. He will then gather all the necessary materials and work with all students to produce the mosaic for one week during art classes. The finished piece—4 feet by 8 feet in size—will be hung in South Hall, creating a true legacy piece of art.

Global Village: Geographic Bee and International Fair for Lower and Middle Schools

The annual Middle School Geography Bee will expand to include a Global Visit project that incorporates the 9 th grade Ambassadors Project, international food tasting, cultural and interactive performances, "visits" to countries with passports and crafts. The goal is to highlight the geographic diversity of Bullis by encouraging Lower and Middle School families to share representations of their countries.

Common Sense Media School Supporter Program Membership

The grant will provide for a student /parent workshop for 7th grade families, professional development, parent outreach materials, invitations to events and monthly tip sheets that will enhance the Advisory and Health curriculum. The partnership with Common Sense Media will help teach students appropriate and safe use of technology.

CPR Training

Students in all 8 th grade health classes will receive six CPR and AED training classes and certification.

Middle School Mathematics: Graphing on the Go!

This grant will fund the purchase of two portable grid boards, mobile, magnetic, dry-erase boards with grid lines. They will be used in math, science and other classes for graphing and enable students to better visualize math through pictorial representation.

The Franklin Institute Camp-In Program

All Middle Schoolers have the opportunity to join this overnight sleepover camp-in at the Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia. Students will participate in live science shows and hands-on workshops, stargaze from the observatory and explore all exhibits.

Visualizing Science: Rebecca Kamen Artist-in-Residence

Sculptor and lecturer Rebecca Kamen will work with 11 th grade biology classes to develop STEAM works that visualize and create greater understanding of biology concepts. The program will include a presentation at All-School Assembly, a one-day in-house field trip with mini-seminars and workshops, ongoing project work and installations and a display of artwork at a Science/Art show.

Presentation of the Play "Defamation"

On October 20th, Canamac Productions will present their nationally acclaimed play "Defamation" to all Upper School students. All parents and staff are invited. The drama is interactive: it centers on a defamation civil case in which the courtroom proceedings highlight potential diversity and equity issues including gender, religion, race and socioeconomics. The audience will serve as the jury and openly discuss and deliberate the case.

Lower School students worked with mosaic artist Arturo Ho to design and create a mosaic capturing the “Lead the Bullis Way” motto for South Hall. Read more.

Sculptor and lecturer Rebecca Kamen worked with 11th grade biology classes to develop art works that visualized and created greater understanding of biology concepts. Read more.

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