Genius. And eighth grade students.

What do you know about genius?  Maybe you’ve heard the theory made popular by Malcolm Gladwell that 10,000 hours of solid practice leads to mastery—a sort of genius. But can anyone achieve genius?  Or is it a rare thing? Our eighth grade students are considering these questions, and others, as they begin their final year […]

New MSS video goes live on the website

Last spring we charged filmmaker Ed Holt with the task of capturing Mustard Seed in a three to four minute video.  No small task!  Ed was up to the challenge. After hours and hours of work, he created this: The filming took place over the course of a couple of months. Ed popped in and […]

A moment of nerves, then a science exhibition

Do you remember the first time that you stood in front of a group of people and gave a presentation? Did you feel excited? Prepared? Nervous? All of the above? Seventh and eighth grade students present eight academic exhibitions over the course of two years as a part of their graduation requirement. After weeks of […]