Two new afternoon courses have been added to the M.E.A.D. course offerings. Ceramics and Construction are both hands-on classes. Students will be exploring 3D art through clay and building a tiny home for use by children at the Five Mile Prairie School.
MEAD students enjoyed camp during the last few days of October. Thirty-three students helped prep the UGM retreat site for winter and enjoyed team-building activities together there, including a ropes course, a square dance, and a craft activity.
As part of a unit on soft skills and personal growth, MEAD students enjoyed a morning with Collin Henderson of Project Rise. Henderson shared and demonstrated some of the the mental strategies cultivated and practiced by high-performing athletes and CEOs.
Mead students recently explored careers in the building trades, participating in Construction Day 2018 on October 11th. Under supervision, the students operated heavy equipment at the county fairgrounds, where they also talked with industry representatives about futures in construction. To view photos of the field trip, click on the headline.
Students worked alongside National Park Service employees on Mt. Rainier during the week of September 17th. MEAD students joined the NPS for the 25th straight year, replanting native vegetation in damaged areas of the park. Click twice on the headline to see additional photos.
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