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Student meeting with class over Zoom

Our Virtual Classrooms

To say that our teachers are incredible just won’t be enough to describe them!  Since Michigan schools have closed, due to COVID-19, our teachers have been working hard to continually provide Ivywood students with learning opportunities.  Our teachers have taken…
March is Reading Month

March is Reading Month

This Ivywood parent was disappointed that she was not going to be able to be a Mystery Reader for her daughter’s class since schools are closed.  She decided if the students’ homes are their classrooms right now, then she could…
1st grader mapping 13 colonies

Learning Corner: 13 Colonies

Mrs. Adkins 1st graders are not letting something like a school closure stop them from learning the 13 Colonies.  Many of the students are taking this time to map out each of the 13 colonies and/or learn a song about…
Ivywood student working on a project at home

School Closure – Ivywood Parent Experience Testimonials

We asked Ivywood parents what their experience has been continuing the learning process at home and this is what they had to say!  Parent experience #1  Ivywood’s Virtues have become life lessons for us these past few days in our…
Student Art Work

Telling Stories Using Shapes & Lines

Ivywood’s 4th graders were recently learning about the French artist Henri Matisse.  The students were asked to use a variety of shapes in a story collage and then add 5-10 different kind of lines to support their story collage and…
Student in a cowboy hat working at a table on school work

Learning Opportunities

Ivywood students may not be in our classrooms right now and they may have chosen a different uniform to wear in their home classroom, but they are still learning.  Our dedicated teachers are providing students and families opportunities to continue…
Fifth grade students helped the second grade students color cytoplasm, nuclei, and cell membranes in animal cells and chloroplasts, cell walls, and vacuoles in eukaryotic plant cells with crayons.

Learning Corner: Cell Structures & Processes

This year both the 5th and 2nd graders at Ivywood are learning about cell structures and processes.  At the end of their unit, the students in the 5th grade class made a coloring book to share some facts that they…
Student working on hand model

Learning Corner: Bones and Ligaments

It was all about bones and ligaments in the 3rd grade class this week.   The students are learning about the human body and how our bones and ligaments work together.  The students made models of hands (strings being the ligaments)…
Delta Airlines pilot reading for 1st grade class

Mystery Reader

March is Reading Month and our 1st grade class had a special treat when their Mystery Reader for the day was a pilot for Delta Airlines! This parent came to class in his pilot uniform and read the class a…
Hillsdale Alum

Ivywood & Hillsdale Alumni

This past week, Ivywood Classical Academy & the Detroit Hillsdale Alumni Chapter teamed up for a great event at Ivywood, “Charging Charters.”  ICA was able to give Hillsdale alums an inside look into our charter school program and how they…