Middle School


VISIT THE SPORTS MUSEUM & TOUR TD GARDEN 

Calling all sports fans! Steppingstone is inviting you to be a part of our team that will be visiting The Sports Museum at TD Garden. This is your chance to relive epic moments in Boston’s sports history. It also includes a tour of the garden itself.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 18, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


EXPLORE LOCAL CAMPUSES AND GET AN INSIDER’S VIEW

Join us for unique, personal tours of Boston area colleges. Steppingstone staff will be taking small groups (no more than eight Scholars) to their Alma Mater’s campus. On the tour, you will see amazing sites and learn interesting facts about the campus. In addition, you will find out what you can do now in middle school to make yourself the most competitive college applicant possible! Space is limited for this special event. Scholars must choose one or two colleges from the list below:

WHEN: Wednesday, April 19

MORNING

Harvard College – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Boston University – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

AFTERNOON

Boston College – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tufts University – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


CONNECT WITH THE ARTS

Revisit your VTS (Visual Thinking Strategies) skills and join Ms. Wu on a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts! Current exhibits include art of Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and so much more! Come see how music instruments evolved over time! Compare ancient jewelry to the current trend!

WHEN: Thursday, April 20, 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
(meet at Steppingstone office at 9:15 a.m.)


VISIT THE AQUARIUM

Visiting the New England Aquarium is the best way to end your April Vacation! Join Steppingstone Advisor Ms. Fonseca on a trip where you’ll get to explore amazing exhibits and meet beautiful sea creatures. The aquarium will spark your imagination, encourage an appreciation of nature, and help you to connect with other Scholars.

WHENFriday, April 21, 11:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHO: 6th, 7th and 8th grade Scholars (maximum of 8)


CELEBRATE AT YOUR 8TH GRADE REUNION

Calling all 8th grade Steppingstone Scholars! Do you want to reunite with your classmates from program? Do you want to commemorate all your middle school successes? We are holding an 8th Grade Reunion on Saturday, April 22nd at SMASH. The reunion starts at 12:00 p.m. and goes as late as 2:00 p.m. (but feel free to drop in at any point during that time)! You can chat with friends, play board games, and have some treats. While you are here, make sure to sit with your Advisor and give us an 8th grade update!

WHO: 8th Grade Scholars
WHEN: Saturday, April 22, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: SMASH at Boston Latin Academy


RECONNECT WITH YOUR CSA CLASSMATES!

Calling all CSA Scholars from Class 1, 2, 3, and 4: This event is for YOU! Come by the Steppingstone office for an afternoon of catching up (we’ll provide the snacks!). We want to hear how you’re doing, what you’ve got planned, and how we can continue to provide what you need now and in the next coming years. Support Services Advisors will be around—have you met yours yet? Also, there might even be a special guest or two… Join us!

WHO: CSA Scholars from Class 1, 2, 3, and 4
WHEN: Tuesday, April 18, at 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Steppingstone’s Office, One Appleton Street, 4th floor