Summer Term @Ross students taking Yoga and Movement are engaging their minds and bodies during the physical practice.
Each day, three groups of mostly ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students—many with no yoga experience—end their instructional day with a one-hour yoga class with ESOL teacher Kristine Hart. A part-time yoga instructor as well as an academic-year ESOL teacher, Kristine is combining the two fields to maximize the value her students get from their time on the mat. Continue reading
Summer Term @Ross students craving the comforts of home are finding them in Chef Julie Jacob’s Culinary Arts elective course. The teens, who hail from all over the world, are learning to create a variety of international delicacies in class. Continue reading
Students in Michelle Guo’s Level II Language and Culture course are enjoying their immersive education in Mandarin Chinese. The course’s four students—two boarding and two day students—have all taken Mandarin previously and are hoping to advance their skills as they prepare to enter 8th and 10th grade. Continue reading
With class over for the week, Summer Term @Ross students got ready for an exhilarating weekend. Continue reading
Today’s guest bloggers are the students in the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) class from the first session of Summer Term @Ross. Read on for a report from their recent field trip to South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center.
On July 14, the Summer Term @Ross ESOL students and teachers visited the local natural history museum to learn about the animals, plants, and environment of the East End of Long Island. Continue reading
Students taking part in the first session of Summer Term @Ross capped off their first week of classes with a fun-filled weekend. On Friday afternoon, the group visited the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead to learn about and observe a variety of aquatic creatures, then embarked on an exciting boat tour of the bay. Afterward, the students tried various flavors of buffalo wings at a local restaurant. Although all had a fun time, many students fell victim to a craving for hot sauce, and are still recovering! On Saturday, students got a glimpse of New York City’s famed Times Square. They spent the afternoon browsing through retail stores, restaurants, and landmarks in the area. On Sunday, they followed up their adventures by kicking back and relaxing with a trip to the beach. Continue reading
On Saturday, June 25, Ross School commemorated the end of its 24th school year with the Summer Party @Ross. Two hundred guests attended to support the Ross School Annual Fund, which provides funding for scholarships, program enhancements, faculty professional development, and facility improvements. Continue reading
Students participating in the “Design and Invention” course of Summer Term @Ross are spending their first week working on 3D printing and 3D design projects. This three-week, intensive session of Innovation Lab @Ross is designed to give students the opportunity to learn new technology skills in a hands-on, project-based setting. Continue reading
Over the weekend, Ross School faculty and staff were thrilled to welcome Summer Term @Ross students to our community. Newcomers arrived throughout the weekend, hailing from Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United States.
On this last day of school, we wish everyone a happy and relaxing summer! But if you want to reminisce about all the wonderful moving up and graduation ceremonies held over the past week here at Ross School, we invite you to view the Flickr galleries below. Continue reading