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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 craft activity.

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 craft activity.

Students set up a tent that will be used in the Mt. Rainier trip.
Dressed in life jackets,students at MEAD gather in front of their kayaks.
For a holiday-time competition, Cores decorated their core spaces (and themselves) to reflect a seasonal theme. Mike's Core appears here dressed as the characters in A Christmas Carol.

Mike's Core decorated their core area (and themselves) to create a scene from A Christmas Carol.

Students work on the floor for the tiny home they are building. The home will serve as a playhouse for elementary-age children in the district.
Waiting for the play
Future Song donated six additional jimbays to our drumming class!

Future Song donated six additional jimbays to our drumming class! 

Mt. Rainier Team 2018

Mt. Rainier Team 2018!

Jeff's Core turned their core area into a functioning holiday bakery during the Core Decorating Contest.

Jeff's Core turned their core area into a functioning holiday bakery during the Core Decoration Contest!

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Through "Growing Neighbors," Mead students help out in the gardens of those who live nearby!

Ceramics Class fun!

Ceramics Class fun!

News & Announcements

Ceramics and Construction Added to Curriculum

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. For an additional photo, click twice on the headline. To see another photo, click twice on the headline above.

Fall Camp Fosters Teamwork and Service

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.

Students study skills of society's top performers

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.

Career building at Construction Day 2018

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.
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