Middle School

April 22, 2016

Earth Day

In order to celebrate Earth Day we partnered with Keep Florida Beautiful, an organization that engages and educates citizens, visitors and communities to improve Florida through […]
March 31, 2015

Move Over, Rosie, 2nd Grade is on the Go

  This post was written by Jennifer Edgar, CLC’s Lead 2nd Grade Teacher.  Inspired by a Tallahassee Democrat news story, 2nd grade self-initiated a service project […]
February 2, 2015

Transformations — Preschoolers and the Alzheimer’s Project

The following post was written by Jessica Spurlock (preschool Lead Teacher) and Patty Callender (Music Teacher).  Service learning is an integral part of CLC’s philosophy, and […]
December 18, 2014

Kindergarten Day at the Farm (Video)

This video speaks for itself, so we’ll let it. Special thanks to board member and parent, Laura Ciociola, for filming and producing the film. We love […]
December 18, 2014

Wired for Success

We think about brains a lot around here. A lot. What’s good for them. What’s bad for them. What do they need more of and what […]
December 16, 2013

Developmentally Speaking . . .

Imagine if cars’ seats didn’t move, mirrors weren’t adjustable, and seatbelts all came in one size. We’d all be masters at physical contortion or miserable. Or […]
September 20, 2013

Global Community at CLC

This post is by Karen Metcalf, CLC’s IB Coordinator and lead middle school science teacher and was first published in the Friday news.  This fall, our […]
June 27, 2013

Bugscope Project Shares Electron Microscope with CLC

In the last week of school, middle school life scientists used an electron microscope to examine several species of bees. You might be wondering how a […]
April 23, 2012

Talking Points: Your Brain on Learning

There’s an often spoke truism at the intersection of neuroscience and education: Practice makes permanent. It refers to the process by which the brain makes connections […]
April 4, 2012

Sights and Sounds of the Middle School Science Week

By Karen Metcalf, Middle School Lead Science Teacher Middle school this week has been an interesting place. Were you to have placed a few hidden cameras […]
March 2, 2012

BREAKING NEWS! IT’S AUCTION TIME!

From the Auction Committee: LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: WE HAVE ONE CORNERSTONE MOM’S STORY OF HOW SHE SPENDS HER TIME BETWEEN AUCTIONS… Once upon a […]