As this month is Black History Month, our 5th and 6th Grade classes have been and will continue learning about a variety of Black and African American people who made big changes in our society. Many are pioneers in their fields and are considered to be heroes, as they each […]
The 6th Grade brought in their Public Service Announcements, conceived and researched in Ms. Abi’s class, in order to create posters for display. The students used Google Drawings, searched images and reviewed text formatting in order to create compelling notices, intent on persuading you to become aware […]
4th Grade is exploring a Poetry Unit. Students have been listening to four of William Shakespeare’s tragedies/comedies being read aloud by different faculty members, then write different types of poems based on the themes inspired by these plays: Romeo and Juliet (Acrostic), Macbeth (Haiku), A Midsummer Night’s […]
The fifth-grade class has been learning about how good writers often tell their readers how a character looks and behaves. Their prompt: A simple neck tie! The class has been focusing on developing the following techniques to make their characters seems real, ultimately helping their readers visualize […]
“Inspired Learning, Fearless Curiosity.” This motto does not only apply to our academics here at Hollywood Schoolhouse. It is a belief system that is intertwined with our core values that we hope each student carries with them on their educational journey here and beyond!
Recently, our 5th & 6th Grade classes returned from their Outdoor Education […]
Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to education that focuses on the strong relationship between academic success and social-emotional learning. The Responsive Classroom approach empowers educators to create safe, joyful, and engaging learning communities where all students have a sense of belonging and feel significant. Classroom jobs are part of this approach.
Monday mornings are especially exciting […]
HSH 6th Graders are learning about the evolution of early humans throughout history. We have discussed how our brain, body, bones, and skull structure have developed over millions of years beginning with the Australopithecines and to the Homo Sapiens that we are today. The students […]
One of the most beautiful sounds in the world is “Aha”, or the very moment when a thought connects for a student. You can almost here the spark as the synapse in their brain[…]