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Alley-oop to the Hoop!

Alley-oop to the Hoop!

                              He dribbles down the court, teammates cheer, he shoots… and misses? Ah, looks like we all need to practice our basketball skills! Our students had a wonderful opportunity to learn and practice their skills when Mason and Kaysa Simonson came…

The Flight of the Courageous Egg

The Flight of the Courageous Egg

The high school of the World Community Education Center did an Egg Drop for their Conceptual Physics class on Thursday the 5th, at 11:30am. The goal of it was to drop an egg from their class windows, 2 stories from the ground, in a contraption, so it wouldn’t break. The physics concept they were trying…

Girl Power!

Girl Power!

For our Girl Scout Silver Award Take Action Project, we decided to re-make a Nature Trail behind our school. The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award for service a Girl Scout our age can earn. To us, the Silver Award means “a service project that best uses our talents to benefit the community.”…

Teddy and Friends: An Adventure in Service

Field trip to Saunders Volunteeer Fire Dept, Bedford, VA

In honor of Martin Luther King Day of Service, on Monday, January 19th 2015, the children attending WCEC had the opportunity to serve the Saunders Volunteer Fire Company in Huddleston by participating in a project called “Teddy and Friends.” The children collected and donated “like new” stuffed animals for children in our community who are…

Would You Like to Take a Walk?

Would You Like to Take a Walk?

The WCEC ANNUAL WALKATHON IS COMING! Mark your calendar now for:  Sunday, October 26th at 2:00pm.  Help us put the fun in fundraising by walking laps with students, teachers and friends. All that walking will build up your appetite for our famous Dinner at the Deli, (opens at 4:00 p.m) WHAT’S ON THE MENU THIS YEAR? Delicious Gourmet…

High School Students Respond to North Korea Human Rights Question

This year in our Composition class we are studying and writing about Current Events around the world.  In February the United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights released a highly critical report on North Korea, comparing the human rights abuses taking place in that country to those of Nazi Germany.I asked the students…

All Weather is Good Weather for High School Physics Students

All Weather is Good Weather for High School Physics Students

Reported by Samah Rash On Wednesday, February 26th, the forecast predicted 38˚F, rainy, and gloomy…that it was, but there was no need to be glum and melancholy because my Physics class went on a high school field trip to our local news station to ask the meteorologist some questions that had come up in class….

Spring Carnival for School Fundraiser

Two hats from Kazakhstan

Come One! Come All! Join us for the WCEC Fundraiser “Sprouting Spring” Carnival! Sunday, March 15th from 2:00-5:00p.m. Join us to celebrate the coming of spring and a chance to have fun together! Entrance $5.00 (ages 4 and under, free)  Games with Prizes, Build-a-Cookie, Chair Massages, International Food Court, Photo Booth (with Costumes!), Face Painting, Puppet Making, Bake…

Baking Muffins takes Reading and Math Skills

Baking Muffins takes Reading and Math Skills

Students in the lower and upper elementary class at the World Community Education Center enjoyed a winter afternoon of baking delicious Gluten Free Banana Muffins. (See recipe below)   Maria Montessori’s emphasis on “Practical Life” activities such as baking helps the elementary school child develop confidence in their ability to create out of many ingredients…

Best Fundraiser Ever: Walk-a-Thon

Best Fundraiser Ever: Walk-a-Thon

By Hanan Davis and Diyaa Kaufman- Junior High Students This year’s WCEC Walk- a- Thon and “Dinner at the Deli”  fundraiser  was very successful. We  walked a combined total of 111 miles (179 kilometers) and we made $4,087.99! It was a very sunny and warm day, perfect for walking. Everyone joined in and walked through…

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