Puppet stage and puppets during The Firebird

“The Firebird” Takes Wing at MED

Our elementary students enjoyed “The Firebird” when The Puppet People made a visit to MED on December 17. Inspired by a Russian folktale and popular ballet, and using marionettes and other puppets, “The Firebird” told the story of a winged mythical creature that helps a peasant and a princess break an evil spell cast over […]

fifth graders particpate in social smarts group session

5th Graders Learn “Social Smarts”

This past week, speech teachers Jordan Mangold and Lisa Toomey visited 5th grade classes to lead social skills groups. They discussed different types of “smarts” in each student’s brain. Each student identified 5-10 things that he or she was good at and then the class had a whole group discussion about how each person is […]

students dressed as bees on stage

The Four Seasons

It was winter, spring, summer and fall on the MED stage when the third grade staged their ballet performance of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons for parents. Using music and movement, rather than words, to tell the story, the ballet started in Fall, where students played outside at recess. In Winter, hikers scaled snowy mountains in […]

girl recording video

2nd Grade Gratitude

The day before Thanksgiving break, 2nd graders in Mrs. Longobardi’s class recorded “gratitude” videos for their parents and uploaded them to their ClassDojo.

Pre-K students eating as a group in classroom

PreK Thanksgiving Feast

The day before the Thanksgiving break, the MED Pre-Kindergarten program enjoyed some pre-holiday celebrations with a Thanksgiving feast in their classroom.