Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Holocaust Memorials 2012

8TH GRADE HOLOCAUST MEMORIALS 2012 Sarah Taylor Matt Skairus Raj Warman Jordan Doromal Savannah Young Emily Goodman Daniil Shcherbinin Kathryn Tarbet Hand Sebastian Zacarias

Greek Myth Day 2011!

msnadow's Greek Myth Day 2011 album on Photobucket

2010 Winter Formal: Class of 2015

msnadow's 2010 Winter Semi-Formal album on Photobucket

Monday, January 28, 2013

Baby Pictures: Class of 2017!

Joy in the Journey!

Poetry Slam with Makenzie.

Acting Romeo + Juliet: Class of 2014.

Taming of the Shrew

Grammar & Skills: Conjunction Junction!

Awesome Short Films: One Man Band.

Awesome Short Films: Geri's Game.

Awesome Short Films: Partly Cloudy.

Awesome Short Films: The Chubbchubbs!

Awesome Short Films: Presto!

Awesome Short Films: Lifted.

Awesome Short Films: For the Birds.

Awesome Short Films: The Cathedral. (Fantasy)

Short films tell an entire story in a limited time frame. This film was nominated for the 2002 Academy Award for this category.

World Issues: Shift Happens.



World Issues: 200 years of history animated in 4 minutes: amazing!

A Midsummer Night's Dream the Ballet: Dancing Puck!

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 5, Puck's final speech.

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Levi's Commercial (2007)

Greek Mythology: Pottery.

Greek Mythology Constellations

Introduction to Greek Gods: Ms. Nadow's Powerpoint.


Romeo & Juliet: The Characters.

Romeo & Juliet: Halo X-Box Fight Scene.

Romeo & Juliet: Balcony Scene (1996 version.)

Romeo & Juliet: Reduced Shakespeare Company.

Motivational Video #5: Uncle Hub's Speech.

"Sometimes the things that may or may not be true are the things a man needs to believe in the most. That people are basically good; that honor, courage, and virtue mean everything; that power and money, money and power mean nothing; that good always triumphs over evil; and I want you to remember this, that love... true love never dies. You remember that, boy. You remember that. Doesn't matter if it's true or not. You see, a man should believe in those things, because those are the things worth believing in." -Uncle Hub in Secondhand Lions.

Motivational Video #4: You are not special.

"You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We're all part of the same compost heap." -David McCullough Jr

Some real-life, down-to-earth statistics to make us reflect on how we can really make a difference. Delivered as a Wellesley High School (Massachusetts) Graduation Speech in 2012.

Motivational Video #3: Attitude is Altitude

The amazing Nick Vujicic.

Motivational Video #2: Inspirational Legless Football Player

Motivational Video #1: The "Pep Talk."

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Highlights from 7th Period (Fall 2012)

Featuring the Class of 2017.

Alice Music Video

Ms. Nadow's students recorded and performed in an "Alice in Wonderland" music video. An iMovie by Ms. Nadow.

Alice in Wonderland: The Lobster Quadrille by AJ

AJ performs "The Lobster Quadrille," from Alice in Wonderland. 

Acting: A Midsummer Night's Dream: "Bottom's Song."

Featuring Jacob, Alex & Colleen of the Class of 2015.

Overnight Retreat Fun

Featuring the Class of 2015.

Acting: A Midsummer Night's Dream 3:2.

AMND: Act 3: sn. 2. Featuring Chloe, Mikayla and Shayne.

The Greek Gods of Rap

Featuring Shubh and Steven. (Class of 2015)

Create Your Own Greek Myth

Featuring Scott. (Class of 2015)

2010 Montage: Ms. Nadow's favorite lessons.

Acting: Romeo & Juliet

Steven and David act out a scene from Romeo & Juliet. (Class of 2015)

Extended Trip 2008

The Class of 2013 visits New Castle, VA for an outdoor adventure! An iMovie by Ms. Nadow.

Ybor City Trip: 2010.

Academy 8th Graders travel to Ybor City, Florida for a historical learning day. An iMovie by Ms. Nadow.

Extended Trip 2011

The Class of 2016 travels to New Castle, VA for an extended trip. An iMovie by Ms. Nadow.

Extended Trip 2010

The Class of 2015 travels to New Castle, VA for an extended trip. An iMovie by Ms. Nadow.

"The 2012 Lower Division Variety Show."

Academy at the Lakes Lower Division students perform in an end-of-school-year variety show. The Variety Show is a fun way for students to showcase their special talents in front of family, friends, and peers. The show included instrumental, vocal, dance, hula hoop and jump rope performances - and even a pet performance! An iMovie created by Ms. Nadow.

"A Look Back," 20 years at Academy at the Lakes.

Academy at the Lakes celebrated its first 20 years September 28, 2012 with a special Founders' Day Assembly. This video honors the founders, Rich and Connie Wendlek, and celebrates all the students, parents, grandparents, teachers, Board members and special friends that have worked together to build an incredible community. It is the inspiration and passion of these "Dreamers and Doers" that will lead us into our next 20 years - and for generations to come. An iMovie by Ms. Nadow featured at the 20th Founder's Day Assembly.

"A World of Possibilities."

I had the eighth graders write motivational speeches, cut some of the best lines in their own words, and stitched them together in this inspiring and motivational YouTube video with iMovie. Check it out!