Pine Crest Summer: Registration Open for Summer Fun and Learning

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 4, 2019 at 11:27 AM

The Pine Crest Summer team has assembled spectacular opportunities for students to enjoy during the summer months!

Camp favorites, including fine arts and band, general and specialty sports, and robotics and STEM, are being offered on the Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale campuses.

Panther Campers for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students is back on our Boca Raton campus, and our day camp, which takes place on the Fort Lauderdale campus and attracts students from around the world, returns for the 61st year!

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Topics: Lower School, Middle School, 2019, Pine Crest Summer

Building Teamwork and Imaginative Thinking through Competitive Robotics

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 4, 2019 at 11:02 AM

Pine Crest formed the School’s first-ever Lower and Middle School FIRSTⓇ LEGO LeagueⓇ (FLL) competitive teams four years ago, and since then, the Panthers have formed eight teams who have made their mark on the South Florida region.

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Topics: Lower School, Innovation, Student Life, Middle School, Innovation Institute, 2019, Academics, Robotics

Why Attend Pine Crest Summer Sports Camps

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 4, 2019 at 10:07 AM

By Grace Pettee ’20

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Topics: Athletics, Middle School, 2019, Pine Crest Summer

Successful Study Habits: How to Read for Memory

Posted by Pine Crest School on February 28, 2019 at 11:54 AM

By Emily Roy ’20

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Topics: Upper School, Admission, Middle School, 2019, Social and Emotional Learning

Pine Crest Middle School Students Use Biomechanics To Develop Earthquake Resistant Homes

Posted by Pine Crest School on February 15, 2019 at 1:53 PM

Project based learning (PBL) initiatives are some of the ways faculty are approaching hands-on learning with students. A PBL assignment engages students in solving a real-world problem or answering a complex question. Students then demonstrate their knowledge and skills by developing a public product or presentation for a real audience.

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Topics: 2018, Athletics, Faculty, Middle School, Design Thinking, Innovation Institute

Teaching Collaboration

Posted by Pine Crest School on February 15, 2019 at 11:12 AM

By Vicki Spitalnick, Innovation Specialist

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Topics: Innovation, Student Life, Admission, Middle School, Design Thinking, Innovation Institute, 2019

Defining the Middle School Experience at Pine Crest School

Posted by Pine Crest School on January 22, 2019 at 12:22 PM

At Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, Florida, Middle School is comprised of students in grades six, seven, and eight. Transitioning to Middle School from fifth grade is a significant step for students.

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Topics: Student Life, Admission, Middle School, 2019

Experiencing 14 Years of Dance at Pine Crest School

Posted by Pine Crest School on December 12, 2018 at 2:58 PM

By Emily Roy ’20

Dance is one of seven Fine Arts offerings at Pine Crest School. From pre-kindergarten through grade twelve, students are exposed to different forms of dance that increase in difficulty over time.

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Topics: 2018, Lower School, Upper School, Student Life, Pre-kindergarten, Fine Arts, Middle School, Dance, Pine Crest Summer

The Community at Pine Crest School

Posted by Pine Crest School on December 7, 2018 at 10:49 AM

By Julia Karten ’19

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Topics: 2018, Lower School, Upper School, Student Life, Admission, Pre-kindergarten, Middle School

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Ideas From Pine Crest School

Posted by Pine Crest School on November 30, 2018 at 5:03 PM

Holiday spirit is in the air at Pine Crest School’s campuses in Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale!

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Topics: 2018, Innovation, Upper School, Pre-kindergarten, Middle School, Design Thinking

Developing a Design Thinking Mindset in Middle School

Posted by Pine Crest School on November 7, 2018 at 4:31 PM

Design thinking is a methodology for creative, complex problem solving. A design thinker questions and explores possibilities with a clear goal in mind: creating a solution, service, or product that benefits the end user. This technique is often described as human-centered because it is rooted in empathy and aimed at understanding a person or group of people.

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Topics: 2018, Innovation, Panther Pulse, Middle School, Design Thinking