On October 25th, the students at PCA had the opportunity to do some hands-on (and ears-on) learning. Kindergarten, first, and second grade students bundled up and ventured to Pinnacle Mountain State Park where they examined different aspects of the world …
Thursday I had the absolute pleasure of joining the K-3rd grade classes on a field trip to Mr. and Mrs. Bush’s farm in Paron, Arkansas. Mrs. Bush teaches the upper grade students at PCA, but Thursday she stepped into the roll of field trip guide for our lower elementary students. It may have been the most enjoyable field trip I have ever been on as an adult, and it was chock-full of age-appropriate educational nuggets for the students.
The upper grades of Pinnacle Classical Academy recently went on a field trip to Pinnacle Mountain. With all the colored leaves out, it was a great time of year to further their study of rocks, plants and trees first hand. The field trip started at the Pinnacle Mountain Visitor Center. A park ranger led us on a trail while pointing out some of the interesting features of the forest. Some features the students found on their own, like this naturally bent tree.
Tuesday was the long-awaited day that the Kindergarten-3rd grades took a field trip to BoBrook Farms Pumpkin Patch. It was a really fun day! The morning started off with a class hayride, followed by many jaunts through the hay maze, or as many called it, Minotaur’s Maze, as well as some good old digging and piling and burying in a huge pit of dried corn kernels.