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|

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|

Who Doesn’t Like Games?

Every year, without fail, I always think I know exactly what to do now. I have learned from my mistakes, and now I must be ready for whatever the students throw at me. And of course, every year, each student seems to surprise me, always […]

2019-11-15T19:09:52+00:00November, 2019|Enrichment, News|

Ancient Civilizations

The 6th graders have learned about many civilizations that occupied Ancient Mesopotamia thousands of years ago. Located in the modern day Middle East, “the fertile crescent” was host to many kingdoms and empires that took turns ruling the coveted land. The Sumerians, Chaldeans, Babylonians, Assyrians, and Persians, were […]

2019-12-16T14:02:55+00:00November, 2019|News, Upper Elementary|

Hola Amigos!

As I begin my second year here at Hollywood Schoolhouse, I can’t help but feel so much gratitude. I have found a place where I feel very much at home and where my culture is embraced.

Español is much more than another language to learn. It is learning […]

2019-11-01T20:29:27+00:00November, 2019|Enrichment, News, Upper Elementary|

A Letter From Our Librarian!

Dear HSH Families,

 

My 3rd year as Librarian at Hollywood Schoolhouse has quickly proven to be exceptional! We’ve hit a stride in the library where programs, curriculum, volunteers, and classes flow seamlessly. My goal since day one, has been to instill a foundation of curiosity, creativity, wonder, and […]

2019-10-28T15:58:09+00:00October, 2019|Enrichment, News, Uncategorized|