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Staff Retreat at UCSB

Prior to heading back to campus for meetings, classroom prep, curriculum planning, and more, Hollywood Schoolhouse teachers, administrators, and staff packed their bags for Santa Barbara and spent an amazing couple of days together doing some big picture work preparing for the year to come. From diving into our “why” to scavenger hunts, and team […]

2018-04-16T17:24:40+00:00September, 2017|Events|

4th Grade Visits the Wells Fargo Museum

The 4th Grade recently visited the Wells Fargo Museum in Downtown Los Angeles.  The children were able to see California history come alive!  They explored an authentic stage coach and telegraph office.  It was easy to make connections between the curriculum we have focused on in class and the Gold Rush relics on display in […]

2017-10-23T22:03:42+00:00May, 2017|Upper Elementary|

Sea Turtles Visit the Garden

The Sea Turtles took their first trip to the garden last Monday. They were so excited about walking to the garden and meeting Master Gardener, Flo. While at the garden we were able to partner with Ms. Jessica’s 2nd grade. The children planted green onion seedlings together. The Sea Turtles enjoyed having the opportunity to […]

2017-08-31T00:48:54+00:00March, 2017|Early Childhood|

HSH 3rd Graders Visit Watts Towers

Just recently, HSH 3rd Graders had the opportunity to visit the Watts Towers! Students were in awe of the amazing structure of the towers and the colorful tiles that adorned them. Their tour guide, Mr. James taught the students that an Italian immigrant, Sam Rodia, created this massive landmark all alone, using the simplest of […]

2017-08-31T17:11:22+00:00February, 2017|Lower Elementary|

A Library Update from Ms. Sarah

Over the past few weeks, the Schoolhouse library has been like a nest for me and my passion for reading. This space has also proven to be a haven for students and their creative ideas about some of the most important themes in our lives: honesty, kindness, individuality and respect. I have so enjoyed crafting […]

2017-10-06T23:46:04+00:00February, 2017|Enrichment|

Compost and Earthworms in 2nd Grade

Wondering what 2nd Grade has been up to? Second graders have been busy learning about soil, composting, and earthworms. They used rocks to crush bark, and leaves, sand, and plant roots to make their own soil. Students learned about the benefits of composting by bringing in a variety of kitchen scraps. Then they created their […]

2017-08-31T17:11:49+00:00February, 2017|Lower Elementary|

The Dolphins Visit Ancient Greece

This month the Dolphins entered the magical world of Ancient Greece. The children have been exploring the architecture, mosaics, climate, geography, foods, and the Greek alphabet. They created the Parthenon, wrote their names using the Greek alphabet, and created beautiful mosaics using pebbles and stones. When learning about education during that time, the Dolphins were […]

2017-08-31T00:49:00+00:00January, 2017|Early Childhood|

The International Poetry Guild

In our continued effort to learn outside the four walls of the classroom, Mr. Todd and Ms. Abi’s 6th Grade Language Arts classes have teamed up for the second year to participate in the International Poetry Guild.

The students began this journey by submitting a brief introduction about themselves online to their mentors at the University […]

2017-08-31T17:34:30+00:00December, 2016|Upper Elementary|

3rd Grade’s Whirlwind Tour of LA Landmarks

HSH 3rd Graders stepped into the role of docents recently and took their parents and the school community on a mini tour of the many historical landmarks of Los Angeles! Each student presented facts, history, pictures, and general information on an LA landmark. In addition, they built mini replicas of their buildings by using recyclable […]

2017-08-31T17:19:19+00:00December, 2016|Lower Elementary|