Using his knowledge from the US class The Science of Food, Mateo S. '22 created his own cooking video sharing the science behind how ceviche is cooked without using any heat.
Whether it be through writing, art or the use of technology, Calhoun students explore their coursework through various projects across a number of mediums. Below are just some of the ways Calhouners of all ages display their knowledge:
5th graders create circus-inspired wire sculptures depicting bodies in motion.
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.
In the lead-up to Black History/Futures Month, Calhoun's winds and brass players focused in the music of legendary composer and "King of Ragtime" Scott Joplin.
Sophomore Lucy W. expressed their creativity in an Upper School photography class.
The annual first grade Mammal Museum took on a new form during distance learning. The core of this multistep project is research and began with first graders gathering information about their mammal of choice. Later, they displayed their knowledge through a number of mediums such as drawings, books, 3D models and dioramas. Teachers gathered images of students' intricate work to create videos sharing projects from each cluster. Each video features a special song—a cover of Bob Marley's "Man Gave Names to all the Animals" with new lyrics written by students.
The Golden Puppies
The Rainbow Fire Cookies
The Lightning Ladybugs
The Cougar, Ed. 4
Upper School Magazine
Feature magazine showcasing art, photography and writing by students
Middle School Journal
Essays, stories and poems written by 7th graders in the 2019-20 school year