Monthly Archives: April 2012
At Green Oaks, the students do all of their own cooking, dishes, cleaning, and household chores. Three groups, of four students each, rotate weekly through a cycle of cooking, cleaning, and dishes. I thought it would be nice to be … Continue reading
Today, we took a day trip to Fulton County, where visited the Dickson Mounds Museum, Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge, and Oak Hill Cemetery. At the Dickson Mounds Museum, resident anthropologist Alan Harn, who has been researching the history of Native … Continue reading
Knox College alumnus Chip Williams ’85, a professional photographer and assistant professor of photography at Appalachian State University, visited Green Oaks in 2011. Take a look at some of the images he captured.
Another stop on our field trip was Laumeier State Sculpture Park, a beautiful sculpture park with a site-specific art trail leading through its back woods. The “Oakies” (students in Green Oaks Term) are responsible for creating site-specific art at a … Continue reading
At the end of the first day of our field trip to St. Louis, we camped at Pere Marquette State Park in Grafton, Illinois. We were a stone’s throw from the confluence of the Mississippi River and Illinois River. (OK, … Continue reading