Calhoun's lunch program, Eat Right Now, launched in 2002 and changed the face of school lunches. Nineteen years later, the program's impact has reached far beyond the walls of 81st Street.
In an effort to stay connected to their peers Little Calhouners inspired a building-wide letter writing project. Harnessing student interest, teachers found opportunities for curricular connections while fostering community.
The Upper School elective Women in Science explored the scientific contributions women have made through the ages and shed light on the complex history of women in the field, as both scientists and subjects.
Calhoun celebrated Black History/Futures Month in the classroom and beyond. With special guests and community events, students across divisions engaged in work that explored this year's theme of The Future is Black: Radical Joy and Justice.
Calhouners have maintained a sense of community throughout hybrid learning. Through the use of new technology tools and intentional planning by educators, students are finding new ways to connect.
When Calhoun moved to a hybrid learning model, teachers incorporated new technology tools. From virtual meeting spaces to online educational platforms, these tools have enhanced the learning experience for students both in school and at home.
When Calhoun introduced a hybrid learning model, teachers rose to the challenge. With the use of new tools and creative approaches to classroom curriculum, students are getting the same enriching education whether at school or at home.
Maintaining its individualized approach, Calhoun has implemented a hybrid learning model that preserves the educational experience while providing flexible options for families and students amidst changing needs.
Affinity groups at Calhoun offer students the opportunity to explore their own racial identities in safe spaces. As they delve into complex and nuanced topics around race, they are supported by fellow students and facilitators who share a common identity.
Hybrid learning didn't stop Calhoun Athletics from growing stronger in 2020. Amidst a changing school landscape, the program quickly pivoted, creating new sports-focused classes and reimagining traditional training.
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