Gardening at Jubilee

Every group, from pre-school through sixth grade, has a raised bed garden in Jubilee’s backyard. Volunteer gardeners work with students to prepare the soil, plant seeds, water and weed their gardens and harvest the vegetables. Students learn about plants, cycles of growth, and ecosystems along with the joys of gardening.

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Jubilee Book Club

Mr. Mike is leading a monthly book club on W.E.B. DuBois’ Black Reconstruction in America.  He will moderate a discussion on suggested readings – relating DuBois’ ideas to today’s politics. Participants will be asked to read a portion prior to each meeting so that they can come prepared for discussion. However, please do not feel […]

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Declaration of Principles

Transforming Children’s Futures  Modeled on W.E.B. Du Bois’ Declaration of Principles   By Students in Fifth and Sixth Grades, Jubilee School 1. We, the children demand a great, well focused, equal education for children all around the world. We believe in children. We believe that children can change the future and transform people’s lives. We […]

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Our Trip to Maine

Every October, a group of fourth, fifth and sixth grade students take a five day trip to a leadership camp in Maine called Camp Kieve. The  growth that takes place over those five days is wonderful to observe. Students learn principles of communication, leadership skills and how to deal with peer pressure. Each day they […]

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Aziz Kane’s Wire Sculptures

Jubilee Alumni, Aziz Kane, has been creating sculptures with wire for over a year. Aziz began creating wire figures in 2016. As a way to keep his hands busy in class, Aziz began twisting colored wire into figures based on Anime cartoon characters. Since then, Aziz has built a collection of expressive figurines – fashioned […]

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Songs of The Children: A Historical Marker for MOVE

The Songs of The Children movement began in 2015. Formed by both current Jubilee students, as well as alumni, the group is a continuation of student activism in response to social injustices. They decided to call their campaign “Songs of the Children: An Album of Voices for Justice” because poetry, among other art-forms, will be […]

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World Week

We began the New Year with what we call World Week. We had parents speak from Haiti, he Dominican Republic, Canada and Senegal. We also had student speakers. On Monday, the fifth and sixth grade class presented the history of Haiti from 1492 through 1934 in the voices, and from the points of view of […]

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Block Building

Over thirty five years ago, Jubilee opened with some donated books, basic art materials and a set of homemade blocks. Throughout the years, building with blocks has been a vital part of early childhood education at Jubilee School. Block building contributes to developing a great variety of concepts in math and science. Its contribution to […]

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