Kari Campbell

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Welcome to ’22-’23!

The new school year launched on Monday, August 22, 2022, and it was a great first week! From the littlest ones in our infant room to the oldest students in our MAP program, new friends were quickly made and old ones reacquainted with! But as seen in this picture, learning here at The New School [...]

2022-08-29T14:39:11-04:00By |

Cooking and Camping Week!

For Week #5 of Summer Camp, our Children's House kids created colorful, yummy recipes for "Cooking Week!" On "picnic day," homemade lemonade, fruit kabobs, and tortilla wraps with their choice of nutritious components were on the menu. Another day they learned how to roll and toss pizza dough, while others were chock full of "dirt [...]

2022-08-03T16:28:25-04:00By |

And We’re Off!

We kicked off summer @ TNS with camp weeks themed from art and games to instruments, wildlife, summer, and science! This week we're celebrating July 4th in Children' House with flag-making, independence art, and freedom stories along with water play! And chess lessons with our multi-award-winning international chess champion for our elementary campers is always a [...]

2022-07-06T12:36:17-04:00By |


Last Friday, June 3rd, was The New School's final day of the '21-22 school year. From an authentic British tea party for the Queen's Jubilee to sprinklers, bubbles, shaving cream and STEM projects, it was a full day of memory-making moments and tearful goodbyes between new friends and old... Graduation ceremonies were rotated through on [...]

2022-11-26T15:35:47-05:00By |

Festive Field Day Fun

What a fabulous Field Day yesterday!!! Starting with the Children's House, then staff challenges midway, and wrapping with high energy activities with the upper grades, it was one for the books! Mr. James, our music director, deejayed the whole event and kept up the mood with motivating music tracks. Different stations the teams rotated to [...]

2022-06-01T14:10:12-04:00By |

MAP’s Mountain Adventure

About five hours from Holly Springs is a unique adventure spot worth every minute of the drive, according to our MAP students and teachers who made the recent journey. Set at 3,000 feet in the Blue Ridge mountains, Earthshine Lodge was their Appalachian home from May 17-20th. Bonfire bonding and twilight chats near the horseshoe [...]

2022-05-24T15:19:26-04:00By |

Play-based Learning

"Play activities are essential to healthy development for children and adolescents. Research shows that 75% of brain development occurs after birth.  The environment must be rich in motives which lend interest to activity and invite the child to conduct his own experiences." ~ Maria Montessori in The Absorbent Mind, p. 92. [...]

2021-07-22T16:35:09-04:00By |
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