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June 20th and June 24th 2013

The last day of the 2012-2013 school year and the first day of the summer program!

Beginnings recently unveiled an exciting new addition to the school's facilities: the STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) Room!

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June 5th 2013

Dr. Housman gave a webinar on Bullying Prevention  with Early Childhood Investigations

The end of the year picnic was held

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May 1st 2013

Dr. Housman spoke in a Symposium entitled "The Intersect of Social and Emotional Learning with Academic Achievement: Perspectives from Research and Practice" at the American Educational Research Association(AERA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco.  She spoke about the importance of teaching emotional intelligence to young children.

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April 6th 2013

Jr. K Moon Room Parents James & Kristine Hammond organized a fun Parents' Night Out Event at the Galerie d'Orsay.  Beginnings children worked hard creating 7 masterpieces that were displayed at the gallery, nestled between works by (other) great masters such as Picasso, Matisse, and Renoir.

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April 1st 2013

Beginnings Parent Association organized a used book, cd, & dvd drive with items to going to More Than Words.

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March 10th 2013

Beginnings held a special weekend Open House.

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March 2nd 2013

Beginnings' teachersBeginnings hosted their 2nd Annual Winter Festival with close to 100 families attending.  There were exotic animal presentations, ice sculpting, drumming, and fun science activities led by Beginnings' teachers.

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February 27th 2013

Dr. Housman gave a parenting talk entitled "When Our Heads Say 'No' But Our Hearts Say 'Yes': Setting Limits with Our Children" at the school to an audience of interested parents.  Click here to view the video.

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January 31th, 2013

The Boston Globe published a letter to the editor written by Beginnings Founder Dr. Donna Housman: "Recess Is not a Luxury".  In the letter, Dr. Housman applauded the attention the article "The Power of Play" gave to the social and emotional benefits of play and recess for children.

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January 16th, 2013

ChineseThe new Mandarin Chinese classes kicked off at Beginnings.  Children from the Star preschool, Moon Pre-K, and SPARK Kindergarten classes learned their first words in Mandarin.

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