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Trout Blog

Trout in the Classroom

October 31, 2017

We are excited to be a participant in this year’s Trout In the Classroom Program! This special opportunity is run by Trout Unlimited, an organization whose mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. …

Math Wall

Meet Michaelle!

October 4, 2017

Greetings families! Every year, we welcome new, highly-qualified teachers to our faculty. Today I’d like to introduce you to Michaelle Larracuente, our 5th Grade Head Teacher. As soon as I met Michaelle during our hiring process last spring, I knew …

Middle School Updates

Middle School Facilities

September 25, 2017

MetSchools has chosen the architectural firm of John Ciardullo, a well-regarded and very experienced school design team. Amongst the numerous schools in their portfolio are Beacon High School and the new Harlem Children’s Zone building. Their expertise has been invaluable …

Meet Anna Messing!

Meet Anna Messing!

April 25, 2017

Today I’m pleased to introduce you to Anna Messing, our 1st Grade Head Teacher. This year is Anna’s sixth year teaching first grade at Williamsburg Northside. Before joining WNS, she taught at a progressive Jewish day school in Boston and …

Science Fair

4th Annual Science Fair

March 23, 2017

On Tuesday, March 21st, we held our 4th Annual Science Fair At the Science Fair, students in grades PreK-5th showcased their collaborative and independent investigations. In PreK, classes displayed project work investigations related to Science: For Penguins, this meant sharing …

Wall Of Love

Wall of Love

January 10, 2017

At Wiliamsburg Northside Lower School, Social Studies is taught as collaborative project work focusing on the concept of community. Students begin by studying small, familiar communities, such as their family, and gradually branch out through the grades to encompass our …

critical literacy

Critical Literacy

December 5, 2016

As a part of our Project Work of examining societies around the globe, the 3rd Graders are exploring books about important people and events sometimes overlooked in society. Some of the texts we have read described the experiences of the …