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Modern World Cultures: Australia & the Arctic

As part of a school-wide Modern World Cultures Social Studies theme, students have studied Australia & the Arctic this year. We choose to highlight four primary subcategories within our Five Year Social Studies Cycle. Our students gain a deeper understanding of themselves, their beliefs, and their values. We enable students to gain a sense of their place in history...

Grade 8 student Ruby Lane stands smiling in a white shirt in front of a window in the courtyard at MPFS

What do you think you’ll miss the most about MPFS?
I think I’ll miss how it’s like one big family. Everyone knows everyone. It’s really nice to be in a really small place like this because you’re always saying, “hi” to someone. You know everyone. It’s really nice. For teachers, if you need something from them you can just ask. They are helpful one-on-one since it is more specific to your needs because they know you so well...

School photo of Jonathan Acevedo in a blue shirt, smiling in front of a window and brick background on MPFS' campus

What do you think you’ll miss the most about MPFS?
Definitely my friends. We’re probably still going to talk. But yeah, my friends and some of the teachers I’ve known for a pretty long time. It’s different…where I’m going to high school, it’s a public school. Teachers (here) have more time to focus on your needs and helping you with things that, at public school, probably won’t happen...

School photo of Gage Cunningham in a red, white, and blue striped shirt, smiling in front of a blooming tree & brick background on MPFS' campus

What interests have been sparked during your time at MPFS?
I started my own aquaponics system. T. Daryl, she got an aquaponics system and that inspired me to start my own...You’re basically having your own ecosystem in your house. It's really cool to wake up every morning to see the fish and plants growing...

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