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Highland Park HS Students Intern at D3 Lab

For the third year in a row, the D3 Lab is bringing high school students to Nightingale MS to mentor 6th-8th graders and to lead projects based on their own personal and career interests. Something magical happens when high school students are brought into the middle school environment to work with these younger students: For […]

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Hallway Hieroglyphics Project Transforms C:\DAGS Walls

Tired of the empty hallways at school? Teachers at C:\DAGS taken the Hallway Hieroglyphics to soaring heights by connecting the project with a range of subjects from Geography to Debate. The Hallway Hieroglyphics projects puts students at the center of transforming the once-empty walls on campus using a couple simple tools: imagination & masking tape. […]

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Nightingale Students Work with Local Organization to Convert Trash to Art

It started with a group of students who wanted to do something about the trash problem on campus. After teaming up with local organization, Ruckus Roots, students are collecting litter and creating a symbolic art installment at Nightingale. The Trashformation project is a great example of how a simple idea can turn into a collaborative […]

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Nightingale Students@Sycamore Convalescent Center

In a true demonstration of service + experiential learning, Nightingale students have been coordinating and leading activities for residents at the Sycamore Convalescent Center. Twice a month, middle school students walk to the local facility to work with elderly residents. Activities have included: creating photo frames, singing folk songs, and planting seeds. This effort was […]

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The Nightingale Bike Project Gets Local Press

The Nightingale Bike Project originated from a student’s interest in starting an afterschool bike club. Inspired by Scrapertown video, the student wanted to create a space for students to personalize and fix their bikes. This created created a whole learning journey that’s taken us on a wild ride so far. . . In order to […]

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