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New Zen Zone Space in Gilbert’s Elementary and Intermediate School

When students are feeling anxious in the classroom, they now have a place to go thanks to Natalie Reich. She created Zen Zones, which are located inside classrooms and consist of salt lamps, weighted blankets, instrumental music, and more. Located at Gilbert’s Elementary and intermediate school, the Zen Zones encourage K-5th grade students to relax and take a break within the classroom.

Read more HERE!


Free-playing Piano in Gilbert Intermediate School

Ames Tribune wrote an article on the piano used in Gilbert Intermediate School. The article shares how the piano has been a success! It has has allowed students to learn about each other’s talents, provided a fun outlet, and create connections with each other.

Check out the article HERE!

Author Skype!

4th and 5th graders got to Skype in with the author Gordon Korman to hear about his books, have him answer their questions, and hear his advice to further their reading!

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