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Alessandro Baricco
Posted by on Friday, November 15, 2019
Alessandro Baricco, a world-famous Italian writer, director and performer visited our 7/8 music and 5/6 Italian classes during visit on Friday.   Alessandro enjoyed an impromptu performance by the class and shared his passion for music and instruments. Students also practiced their Italian with Alessandro by asking prepared questions. With both classes, Alessandro shared his experiences watching the world transition into the digital age, the topic of his new book: The Game. In 1993,... Read More
Parents gather for the open house.
Posted by on Friday, October 25, 2019
On Wednesday, La Scuola Preschool hosted the first open house of the year! Grazie to our faculty and parent volunteers for helping us welcome prospective parents to La Scuola! If you would like to join an upcoming preschool tour, please register for a date on our Admissions website.
Students drawing on poster board.
Posted by on Friday, October 25, 2019
For the Settimana della Lingua Madre, our Elementary Students gathered to discuss the 100 years of Rodari this morning! Gianni Rodari was an Italian writer and journalist, most famous for his children's books. His works are celebrated and loved by all, and today, our students had the opportunity to divide into groups and discuss some of his books! You can learn more about the 100 Gianni Rodari celebration here!
Educators discuss professional development
Posted by on Thursday, October 24, 2019
On Thursday, La Scuola hosted guest educators for "Ordinary Stories: the micro journeys to achieving childhood milestones". During this workshop, educators delved into the acknowledgment of their body and thoughts in everyday life actions to gain a better understanding of the different micro journeys a child faces in a school environment. Through hands-on activities and storytelling, this workshop offered an opportunity to reflect and value the multilayered observations of the achievement of... Read More
Posted by on Wednesday, October 23, 2019
On Wednesday, we had our first-ever Middle School - Mission Campus tour for prospective families! Our middle schoolers did such a wonderful job speaking with prospective parents and showing them first hand the joy and community of La Scuola. Bravissimo! If you are interested in joining our Middle School Open Houses, you can register for a date on our Admissions website.
Max's dad, Scott, shows the children how to use the apple press.
Posted by on Wednesday, October 23, 2019
This morning, our preschoolers had the opportunity to make apple juice with a homemade apple press! Max and his dad, Scott, were so kind to bring all of the materials and apples so that each child had a turn to rotate the press and drink some delicious apple juice! Grazie mille!  
Students gather outside for the earthquake drill.
Posted by on Thursday, October 17, 2019
On Thursday, October 17th, La Scuola joined with over 20 million people in Great ShakeOut Drill. All three of La Scuola's Campuses practiced the first earthquake drill of the year: students and staff dropped, covered and held on until it was safe to evacuate. Bravissimi!  
Posted by on Wednesday, October 16, 2019
This week, La Scuola Preschool joined in on the 19th Edition of "La Settimana della Lingua Madre" (Week of the Italian Language in the World). For this 19th Edition of the Italian Language Week in the World (October 21 - 27), the theme is Italian on Stage, and Embassies, Consulates and Institutes of Culture organize events to promote Italian throughout the world based on this theme. La Scuola too participated to this initiative, organizing a whole school assemblea. We decided to read Magaria... Read More
Parents gathered for the Town Hall presentation.
Posted by on Sunday, October 13, 2019
Thank you to all who attended the Annual Town Hall! If you were not able to attend or would like to review the presentation, you can find it below.
Posted by President of Regione Emilia Romagna visits La Scuola! on Thursday, September 13, 2018
On Thursday, September 13th we had the honor of receiving a visit from Stefano Bonaccini, President of Regione Emilia Romagna (the region of Reggio Emilia). Head of School Valentina, Preschool Director Federica and a group of teachers welcomed him at the Dogpatch Campus. After touring the classrooms and common spaces, the teachers and staff had the opportunity to present the magic of the learning experience at La Scuola!