UEHS students tour Newtown Battlefield
As part of their curriculum, nearly 100 U.S. History students spent the day at Newtown Battlefield, learning about Native American settlement and the American Revolution.
Environmental educators took students on a hike through the area, teaching them about the local flora, fauna, and past medicinal techniques. Two Iroquois tribesman brought traditional tools, pelts, and folklore to share with students. They told traditional stories and shared the Native American perspective on settlement and the American Revolution. It was an enjoyable experience that brought learning to life.