Students in the US Community Action elective and the Montessori elementary classroom worked together on a service project designed to spread kindness. They made greeting cards and delivered them to the seniors at a nearby assisted living residence – promoting multigenerational friendship in the neighborhood.
Throughout the fall, students in Calhoun's Children's House classroom explored the world of apples. Teachers immersed the children in tactile experiences to learn about apples, build on their creativity, and explore the delicious and versatile fruit.
Middle School English teacher Larry Sandomir reflects on the feeling of returning to school.
The history of Metropolitan Montessori School, which merged with Calhoun in July 2023.
A longstanding Calhoun tradition that dates back nearly four decades, the Pocket People project is an integral part of the first-grade social studies curriculum that revolves around community and identity. Children design and sew their own cloth doll representing themselves, then collaborate to build a community space.
The Memory Collection is a project that assigns 3rd graders to bring in objects that stir up a fun memory. Through writing, editing, and publishing, they tell the story of that memory in their own words.
A "kindness wall" installation in the Lower School highlights literacy, STEAM and social-emotional classroom work, and showcases children's advice that we can all learn from.
Through play-based learning, STEAM lessons aim to nurture children’s natural curiosity while preparing them to navigate the in-person and digital world around them.
Calhoun alums share their experiences and takeaways from the Senior Work Program.
Equipped with a strong foundation in core math and science courses, Upper Schoolers have access to a broad range of electives that “allow [them] to go deep into topics they are excited about, and really individualize their STEAM journey,” says Danny Isquith, Upper School Director.
At Calhoun, students can learn leadership through clubs and school programs. These skills help them make an impact at Calhoun and prepare them for their lives after.