Thursday, October 9, 2014

A Letter to Kids in Haiti, By Anshul

LE Alumni, Sarah, with Haitian students in Port-de-Paix.

October 2014: Currently, in the 6th grade Leading Edge Expression class, everyone is sending letters to 5th-7th grade students in Haiti. It is like having a pen pal. Sarah, a former Leading Edge student is helping everyone in the classes with how to make the letter, and is teaching how to draw the art in the letter so is Mrs. Meindl.
I think that this is a very interesting project for anyone to do. Many kids are excited here, and many of the kids in Haiti would be too. Everyone is very excited to receive a letter in response. Everyone wants to know: How’s life in Haiti? What do they eat? What is interesting in Haiti?

February Update: Leading Edge students have exchanged letters with their Haitian pen pals during Expressions class. They've enjoyed learning about each other. Sarah Allen (Leading Edge graduate currently in high school) has created a beautiful art installation of portraits of both student groups. It is on display February 2, 2015-February 13, 2015 in the NCS Multipurpose Room Gallery. Photos below are by Charles Allen.

1 comment:

  1. Making and sending the letters to Haiti was really fun. Good choice on this topic.