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 […]
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 […]
HSH 4th Graders have been studying electricity and electric circuits in the Science Lab. This week they are finishing their electric quizzes! This project is an electronic quiz game the students create from scratch. First, they come up with questions and answers about anything they like. Then, we make foil circuits on the back like […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]