Second Grade Sale

Do you like raising money to help others? Second graders do! Every year around this time, we focus our attention on helping others, writing persuasive paragraphs, and learning about what it means to produce and consume goods. When you mesh these ideas together, you have the ever […]

2020-02-27T17:50:55+00:00February, 2020|Lower Elementary, News|

Third Grade Explores Los Angeles

Every year, as a part of our Social Studies curriculum, third grade studies the history of the Los Angeles region. We began with learning about landforms such as mountains, rivers, basins, hills, and valleys, which eventually led to our study of Los Angeles specific landforms such as […]

2020-01-24T20:53:10+00:00January, 2020|Lower Elementary, News|

Second Grade Writers

The second grade classes are working on strengthening our skills as writers! Our main focus has been on creating a cohesive paragraph. We have discussed starting off with a topic or main idea sentence, providing three key details, and then wrapping up our writing with a […]

2019-11-22T14:05:53+00:00November, 2019|Lower Elementary, News|

Spreading Peace the Kindergarten Way!

By the time the Peace Day Challenge occurred on September 21st, our Kindergarten class was already well on their way to becoming peaceful problem solvers. Since the first day of school, the children have been introduced to peaceful conflict resolution, which is a process that involves students […]

2019-10-04T15:34:50+00:00October, 2019|Lower Elementary, News|

There is Power in this Moment

 by Nicole Costales

Have you ever found yourself asking, “Can I just have a moment?” What moment are you really searching for? How does it look? More importantly, how does it make you feel? My first thoughts go to moments of quiet. Peacesolitude, and calm are just a few words […]

2019-09-11T21:46:36+00:00September, 2019|Lower Elementary, News|

2nd Grade Mock Museum

One of our big projects in 2nd Grade is the Mock Museum. To begin, the each student picks a person of interest, and then reada biography about that person to find facts. Along the way, the students answer guided questions, which help […]

2019-08-31T14:42:49+00:00May, 2019|Lower Elementary|

1st Grade Animal Research Project

1st Grade has just embarked upon our big Animal Research Project of the year; a cross-curricular study of animals and the habitats they live in! Each student will become an expert on one particular animal, including where it lives, features of this place, and what it needs to […]

2019-05-19T19:56:49+00:00April, 2019|Lower Elementary, News|