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Curriculum Corner with Miss Leithart

Each Monday, our "Curriculum Corner" highlights a unique aspect of the classical, Christian curriculum at ILS from one of our faculty. This update also provides greater insight into what is happening in our classrooms. In this week's "Curriculum Corner," 4th grade teacher, Miss Leithart, shares the joy of reading, explaining how the literature curriculum in fourth grade introduces students to the narrative before their eyes and uncovers literary elements so that they might learn to cherish written words....Read More

Curriculum Corner with Mrs. Krumwiede

Our weekly "Curriculum Corner" offers ILS faculty an opportunity to highlight unique aspects of our classical, Christian curriculum and provide greater insight to what is happening in our classrooms. In this week's "Curriculum Corner," ILS 3rd grader teacher Mrs. Krumwiede discusses how she uses literature to introduce a science topic and spark student interest, engagement, and problem solving, as students figure out how we can tell the world is round....Read More

Conversation on Virtue

This morning, the ILS PTL welcomed parents for an excellent conversation on virtue, and what that looks like at Immanuel. Mrs. Hull and Mrs. Winterstein, our Upper and Lower School lead teachers, guided the discussion, starting with an overview of what virtue means for Christian families, and how this may differ from current cultural perspectives. As Mrs. Hull outlined, virtue is reflected in patience, honesty, humility and integrity. Historically, parents and schools have worked together to teach students to teach children virtue. This starts with teaching students to be humble, and thus opening themselves up to learning. Students must also be taught to be honest, and to embrace intellectual integrity. They must also be taught perseverance, even in the face of challenges and when things are difficult in their schooling....Read More

President Harrison's Lenten Message

President Harrison's video message for Lent....Read More