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|

The Power of Words

As I share my words, I will borrow from others.

“Your word is the power that you have to create. It is a gift.” -Don Miguel Ruiz

From the first words we speak to those who made us, to the words spoken about us when we pass from this world…words […]

2020-02-10T20:19:39+00:00February, 2020|News, Upper Elementary|

ECE Helping Hands

The Dolphins happily participated in our annual ECE Helping Hands Sale! On Helping Hands Day, the ECE programs team up to raise money to shine light on the siblings and families of critically ill children in Los Angeles through a wonderful organization called the Elizabeth A. MacDonald Foundation […]

2020-02-05T16:18:58+00:00February, 2020|Early Childhood, 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|

Passion Projects

Passion Projects have started in the preschool classrooms! They are wonderful and one of my favorite aspects of our ECE curriculum! For the remainder of the school year, each child will get to share their interest for a week while their teacher incorporates it into the daily […]

2020-01-17T20:33:29+00:00January, 2020|Early Childhood, News|

A Winter Show Reflection

For many years, I have been thrilled to conceive and create our Winter Shows for Hollywood Schoolhouse. This includes; deciding on a show idea, creating vocal medley’s, dance numbers, show scripts, set pieces, lighting design and preparing all this, and more, all with a live four piece […]

2020-01-13T20:17:40+00:00January, 2020|Enrichment, News|

Do You Love to Read?

Do you love to read? Do you love to read with your children? In October and the first part of November, 4th graders were assigned the novel PIE by acclaimed author Sarah Weeks. Along with a pacing calendar, some rich discussion questions to guide their reading journey, […]

2019-12-05T22:00:46+00:00December, 2019|News, Upper Elementary|