This year’s tri-annual all-school musical — with more than 200 Mills Lawn School students participating — was an adaptation of the popular Disney movie and later Tony-award winning musical “The Lion King.”
In honor of U.S. veterans’ “sacrifice, patriotism and service to our country,” Mills Lawn students welcomed nearly 70 military men and women to the school Monday, Nov. 12, for a special program and luncheon.
“Good morning, amazing MLS students!” announced Mills Lawn sixth-grader Tiger Collins on a Tuesday last month. Flanked by fellow students Gabriella Kibblewhite and Stella Platt, she began broadcasting the daily news at Mills Lawn.
The architect and inventor Buckminster Fuller often used a metaphor to illustrate how small targeted actions can move massive systems. Fuller noted that the “trim tab,” a tiny mechanism of a ship’s rudder, can change the ship’s course with a minute movement. At the Agraria Center for Regenerative Agriculture, soil is seen as that “trim tab.”
A burst of activity at the Antioch School early last week, including a succession of deliveries of snacks and other classroom essentials, signaled a new academic year was soon getting underway at the oldest democratic school in the country.