First Bolles Lower School students utilize Anatomage table


Fifth-grade students from the Bolles Lower School Ponte Vedra Beach Campus became an exciting “first” for The Bolles School.

The students, who came to the Bolles Upper School San Jose Campus on Nov. 13 for a morning lesson, were the first Bolles Lower School students to have a science class around the new Anatomage virtual dissection table.

Bolles is one of only three independent high schools in the world to own an Anatomage table, which is more typically found in medical education settings. While upper school students have been the only Bolles students to use the table since its spring arrival, school administrators intend for students of all ages to experience the technology as part of their science curriculum, including guests from other independent schools and community organizations.

“This was an exciting occasion for us; we have been looking forward to expanding student use of the Anatomage table to younger Bolles peers,” said Piper Moyer-Shad, Bolles Upper School anatomy teacher and student activities director. “Their visit will be the first of many throughout each school year for students in lower and middle school, as well as students from our independent school organizations and partner groups.”

Fifth-grade students from the Bolles Lower School Whitehurst Campus were on campus Nov. 14 for a morning experience with the Anatomage table. Both classes are studying the digestive system and the multilayers of the human body.

Students rotated between science lessons in the physics lab and mindfulness training in the Whitehurst Treehouse Outdoor Learning Center and the reflection garden on the Upper School San Jose Campus.