This Week at LiHigh School

Monday

  • Pick Me Up: Students will catch up on what they did over the weekend
  • Seminar: Students will begin discussing ideas from Bill McKibben’s book, “Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
  • Independent Time: Students will have two hours of independent time to work on their exhibition for the Poultney Earth Fair
  • Lunch
  • Quiet Time: Students will have 30 minutes of reading time
  • Workshop: Students will continue work on the Earth Fair exhibition
  • Reflection: Students will have 25 minutes to reflect on their day
  • Close Out: Students will watch “First Follower,” and then attempt to convince 20 people to join them on a walk from one end of Main Street to the other, with the purpose being to show the challenge of convincing other people to take time out of their day to participate in a movement

Tuesday

  • Independent Work Day: Students will have the complete day to work on independent projects, including their Earth Fair exhibition, their senior capstones, and their college homework.
  • Field Trip: Students will visit the Stone Valley Community Market to explore how local food makes it to local customers

Wednesday

  • Pick Me Up: Students will watch Bill McKibben’s discuss the question, “Is More Better?”
  • Seminar: Students will continue discussing ideas from Bill McKibben’s book, “Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
  • Book Club: Students will report back on the latest from their science-related books
  • Lunch
  • Quiet Time: Students will have 30 minutes to recharge for the afternoon
  • Workshop: Students will continue working on the Earth Fair exhibition
  • Exhibition: 9th grader Hannah Garutti will exhibit several pieces of her artwork, all of which were developed as part of her independent projects last term.

Thursday

  • Pick Me Up: Students will watch Bill McKibben’s Thought Bubble, which explores the reasoning behind 350.org
  • Seminar: Students will finish discussing ideas from Bill McKibben’s book, “Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
  • Independent Time: Students will have two hours of independent time to work on their individual projects
  • Lunch
  • Quiet Time: Students will have 30 minutes of meditation
  • Workshop: Students will continue working on the Earth Fair exhibition
  • Reflection: Students will have 25 minutes to reflect on their day
  • Close Out: Depending upon their success for Monday’s and Wednesday’s close out, students will either try again or participate in the group activity, “The Rainmaker”

Friday

  • Independent Work Day: Students will have the complete day to work on independent projects, including their college homework, their senior capstones, and reading for book club.
  • Senior Capstone: At 6:00pm, Tom Becker and LiHigh School will host “Music to Make a Difference: A Benefit Concert to Help Haitians” on the third floor of the Poultney Small Business Center