On Friday the middle school students participated in a Lent Retreat up in the hall. The focus of the retreat was learning how to accept others and include everyone throughout the day. They listened to several readings and prayers, worked in groups to make posters, and participated in discussions. At the end everyone took a […]
The 6th grade class had the privilege today of visiting the Getty Villa. We had an amazing guided tour focusing on Greek mythology. After learning about many Greek gods we then explored the many treasures at the museum and enjoyed the gardens with the beautiful ocean view.
We have a new Accelerated Math website! Sacred Heart School is now on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’s website. The new site, part of Renaissance Learning, will be connected to our school testing for next year. Instead of participating in the ITBS format, a once a year assessment used for many years in grades 2-8, […]
The middle school is discussing the many ways they can walk with Jesus during this Lenten Season. They have wonderful ideas about caring for each other, helping out at home, praying more, and being nicer to siblings and parents. Please encourage them to keep this up at home over the next 4 weeks. In sixth […]
The 6th grade class is finishing up the study of Ancient Egypt. We really focused on the daily life and the class structure during our studies. To complete the unit the class worked in groups and created a diorama for each class structure. Each one successfully captured the geography and duties of each group, from […]
To celebrate Student Appreciation Day the middle school students went outside and drew pictures with sidewalk chalk. The drawings represented interesting events or places in history. We also played Frisbee, basketball, and blew bubbles for a fun afternoon.
The middle school is busy learning more about our Catholic faith as we get back to school. The 6th grade continues their study of the Old Testament. We are currently reading about Joseph and then Moses in our Bibles and religion book. 7th grade is reviewing the Sacraments and working on their social justice projects. […]
The middle school students participated in collaborative group projects last week. One group researched Christmas traditions in other countries. The countries represented this year include Australia, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Philippines, and China. Each group decorated a Christmas tree to represent the nation and a poster with their culture and holiday traditions. The trees are beautiful […]
The Class of 2015 planned a spiritual Advent retreat for the middle school students. The theme of the retreat was to prepare for the Lord’s coming through peaceful actions. The retreat consisted of fun “get to know you” activities, beautiful prayers, Gospel readings, making a peace promise on a Christmas tree, and reflection. Everyone left […]
8th graders are learning about motion and are practicing graphing data by playing with skateboards! This lab had us running trials, measuring, and recording data – all to graphed and analyzed next week. 7th grade is learning about the basic unit of life – the cell. We had a chance to examine our cheek cells […]