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Middle School at Mack: Hands-on, Nurturing, and Fun

Middle School at Mack: Hands-on, Nurturing, and Fun

When you think of your middle school memories, what comes to mind? Awkwardness and braces? Pushing your way through crowded hallways? Hours spent memorizing math equations and highlighting dry history textbooks? Mackintosh Academy’s Middle Years students look...

“X Peeps” Become “Xperts”: The PYP Exhibition from the Students’ Perspective

By Student Guest Bloggers Grace M. and Henry P. Contributors: David R. and Mrs. Muhich Students enrolled in International Baccalaureate programs across the world end their Primary Years Program, or PYP, with the Exhibition.  Exhibition looks different around the...

Littleton Campus Spotlight: Kindergartners Get a Taste of Big Concepts Through Familiar Stories

Did you know that the Gingerbread Man can spark an opportunity for scientific inquiry? Or that Jack and his beanstalk can inspire a hands-on engineering challenge? Our kindergarten learners, through the exciting world of fairy tales, have embarked on a journey that...

Why Mackintosh Academy’s K-8 Model is Ideal for Middle School Students

Spoiler alert: parenting adolescents isn’t any easier than walking the floor at midnight with a newborn. The belief that parents can worry less as their children age washes away as parents witness their child go through adolescence—a period of change rivaling that of...

Bienvenidos al Mercado! Mack Littleton 5th and 6th Grade Spanish Students Create Latin American Market

¿Cuánto cuesta? ¡Es demasiado! Mack Littleton 5th and 6th graders created a Latin American mercado (market) in alignment with the International Relations Unit of Inquiry. Inspired by a conversation with a student who suggested that it would be fun to have a market,...