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Seasons of the Sun

3rd Grade, 6th Grade By February 11, 2016 No Comments

The third and sixth grade were lucky to have a special guest teach a lesson on world geography and the seasons. Using globes and flashlights the students study the layout of the globe with longitude and latitude. Next they turned the globes for the 4 seasons using the flashlights as the sun. Each group then […]


Halloween Science

6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade By October 31, 2015 No Comments

Middle School students enjoyed combining science and Halloween during Thursday labs this week.  Students learned about  carbon dioxide and just how important this substance is in their  daily lives – through our use of fossil fuels.  Students got to “play” with frozen carbon dioxide…better known as dry ice. It is not “ice” at all because […]


The Wonders of Archaeology

6th Grade By October 13, 2015 No Comments

The 6th grade is continuing the study of the first civilizations in the world. We enjoyed a wonderful field trip to the Skirball Center to dig and analyze artifacts. Next we had an Agricultural Revolution feast eating foods from the ancient world that we still eat today. We also had a special guest who explained […]


Final Week Fun in 6th Grade

6th Grade By June 10, 2015 No Comments

The 6th grade is reviewing and wrapping up a wonderful school year. On Tuesday we enjoyed a field trip tot he California Science Center to view the Dead Sea Scroll exhibit. Today the students worked in small groups and  finished designing theme parks. Each park was unique and well thought out. We are looking forward […]


This is History Class?

6th Grade By April 22, 2015 No Comments

The 6th grade is concluding their study of Ancient Greece. The last part we learn about is all the contributions from the Greeks. This includes great mathematicians such as Euclid and Pythagoras. Today one of the math teachers came into class for a special lesson on Pythagorean Theorem. She explained right angles, hypotenuse, and variables. […]