Powerful Peace Wheel

 Sixth grade students worked with Mr. West to explore conflict management and resolution during P.E. this spring as part of Project Peace, and the results included a powerful visual reminder of important strategies… Continue reading

Group Building Games in P.E.: Peace Wheel in Action

   In addition to the creation and introduction of the Powerful Peace Wheel by sixth grade students, Mr. West facilitated group building games during P.E. to strengthen communication and conflict management skills through… Continue reading

Mills Lawn Exhibition Night

   Mills Lawn Elementary Spring Exhibition Night at Mills Lawn, titled “A Beautiful Peace”, truly was an exhibition of exceptional elementary students’ learning! Around the school beautiful artwork from Mrs. Minehart’s art classes… Continue reading

Brave, Peacemaker, Diversity, Harmony, Teamwork…

The Grow Peace Mural continues to… grow with words of peace! Check out the sixth graders’ progress on the mural, facilitated by Visiting Artist Tricia Tallman, at an unveiling this Friday evening during… Continue reading

Sixth Grade Challenge Day at WSU

  Sixth grade students spent last Thursday at Wright State University participating in a Challenge Day that included group building and problem solving games as well as rock climbing and bouldering in the… Continue reading

D.R.U.M. Performance

  Third grade students did a fantastic job at the D.R.U.M. Performance last Friday! Congratulations!! Thank you to Megan Bachman for photographing and filming the performance!  

Unity Through Music

  Today was the last rehearsal for the third grade D.R.U.M. Code ensemble and students are eager for their performance on Friday. Guest Musician Darren Gilley led the students through a variety of… Continue reading

Grow Peace Mural a Legacy Gift

 Students are continuing to make excellent progress on the mural! With scaffolding in place, sixth graders are able to reach the top third of the mural to paint details such as the sunflowers… Continue reading

D.R.U.M. Code

Third grade students are Mills Lawn are participating in a special Project Peace grant funded project during Music with Mrs. Reichert titled, “D.R.U.M. Code” or “Discipline, Respect, and Unity through Music” with guest… Continue reading

5th Grade Students Paint Peace Cars

During Art with Mrs. Minehart and Ms. Stevens, fifth grade students have been painting a peace car and van. Inspired by the Kindness Bus that recently visited Yellow Springs, students are painting rainbow… Continue reading

A little rain helps the garden grow!

  Last week despite the rain, sixth grade students continued to work on the Grow Peace Kickball Wall Mural. With a canopy set up, they were able to make progress slowly adding in… Continue reading

One Million Acts of Kindness

The “Kindness Bus” came to Yellow Springs last week, and Mills Lawn students as well as students at the middle and high school had the opportunity to get a personal tour with Bob… Continue reading

Getting Started on the Grow Peace Mural

  This week students started working on priming and painting the background of the new kickball wall mural. Visiting Artist Tricia Tallman is leading the students through the process of painting the mural… Continue reading

Peace Carnival

Earlier this spring, Ms. Morgan’s and Ms. Watern’s class did an amazing job of hosting a Peace Carnival during which students from all grade levels were invited to take part in student designed… Continue reading

Art Brainstorming for the New Kickball Wall Mural

   Sixth grade students participated in a brainstorming session in Art today with guest artist Mrs. Tallman in order to start to develop ideas for a Peace Mural on the Kickball Wall. Students… Continue reading