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Lotus at Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary

Lotus students and staff visited Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary during the first week of school as a part of the initial orientation program. At the refuge, students learned to read a map in order to navigate the trail system. The beautiful day and lovely setting allowed students and staff to enjoy time together outside the classroom as they identified birds from behind the bird blind and hiked together to an overlook along the Delaware River.

Lotus Volunteers

The Lotus School is committed to service learning as part of our broader curriculum. In the following photos, Lotus students are helping to load and unload a large trailer for the St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Ottsville, PA. Twice a year we help the church community prepare for their Rummage and Bake Sale. It will be held October 12, 13, 14, opening at 9am.

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Small Schools Achieving Happiness and Community

A statewide poll mentioned during a recent Central Bucks School District board found that unhappiness was widespread and even corrosive throughout our high schools. Forty percent of students indicated that they were significantly unhappy most days at school. Adolescence is a time of transition and happiness is a pretty subjective term, but something significant is going on here. Teenagers have four fundamental worlds: family, self, peers, and school. Often, their families are under a great deal of pressure as work demands increase, parents are less likely to be involved in schools. Families…

Guitar Ensemble

Students learn to play in a guitar ensemble as part of a music workshop day with Vic Rawlings. Thanks!

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Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary

Lotus students visited the Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary during the first week of school to practice map reading, navigation, and to enjoy some bird watching and hiking.

Teenagers and Sleep

Water, Air, Sleep. These are the absolute basics for human life. How to make sleep work teens! Solutions: Make sleep a priority. Review Teen Time in this toolkit and keep a sleep diary. Decide what you need to change to get enough sleep to stay healthy, happy, and smart! Naps can help pick you up and make you work more efficiently, if you plan them right. Naps that are too long or too close to bedtime can interfere with your regular sleep. Make your room a sleep haven. Keep it cool, quiet…