05/29/15 - Boston Public Schools Get Salty

Boston Public Schools Get Salty

After the Memorial Day holiday from school, 4th graders from the Haley Pilot School and Harvard Kent School got back in the education mode, but this time outside of the classroom and on the water. Students from these two Boston Public Schools spent the week learning alongside the Roseway crew.

Science and math skills were put to the test as students completed navigation lessons, created their own boats during a buoyancy lesson and learned about the history of Boston Harbor. Students also learned about why sailors wrote poetry during long voyages at sea and created their own poem, using the inspiration of their surroundings.

In addition to academics, each day, students learned about the important community values of teamwork, communication, trust and self-worth and modeled the behaviors of these values each day. The Roseway crew is so proud of all that was accomplished this week and so happy to be back in Boston working with students.

The World Ocean School is grateful for our partnership with these two schools through Community Boat Building and funding to make it all possible from the Massachusetts Charitable Society.