Renbrook’s Civil War Day is part of the eighth grade history curriculum. “Civil War Living History Day really encompasses our School’s mission which includes bringing learning to life. The day focuses on experiential learning activities which really brings the horrors of war to life and they realize that freedom is never free”says Jacqueline Nickeo, Renbrook School History Department Head.
Sixth graders show their support for Heifer International every year with their International Marketplace on campus. Heifer’s mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Renbrook is the only school in Connecticut that offers an entire curriculum around Heifer International. Students learn to write letters asking for donations and practice public speaking for the marketplace where students persuade visitors to donate.