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Eurythmy

The students practice three-fold walking and contraction and expansion of the circle. Through forms and gestures, the students penetrate the inner being of sounds. Speech eurythmy includes: vowels and consonants, poems/poets studied in literature lessons, rhyme forms, meter, construction, thinking/feeling/willing forms, Apollonian and Dionysian forms. Particular emphasis is given to a survey and deepening of basic exercises and modern poetry. Tone eurythmy includes all of the elements found in music such as pitch, rhythm, beat, dissonance, and intervals.

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Physical Education

The Ninth Grade completes units in soccer, volleyball, team handball, basketball and softball. The students play recreational team games such as kickball and agility drills. During these units, students learn skills, terminology, and rules. They also apply their knowledge and skills to game situations. Fitness and cardiovascular activities are presented throughout the year. Safe playing techniques and sportsmanship are always emphasized.

SOCIAL DANCING

This movement class focuses on complimenting the academic program with experiential and body-based activities. Students will learn modern dances (world and folk dance) as well as partner dances (swing, waltz, polka, salsa).

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