Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 2013

Middleburg Humane Benefits from 5th Graders

March 8th, 2013|

For over thirteen years the 5th grade students at Hill School have raised money for the Middleburg Humane Foundation. Students participate by decorating a can with pictures of animals and a description of how proceeds will be utilized. Then students work with local businesses to place their donation cans for a specified amount of time. [...]

6th Grade Balloon Launch

March 6th, 2013|

The 6th grade science curriculum includes the study of the atmosphere and thermodynamics. As part of this unit, students build and launch large paper hot air balloons. Led by science teacher Susan McCaskey, teams of students design, measure, and create their balloons from architectural paper. The construction requires students to measure eight gore panels and [...]