Hello, As many of you have noticed, we are experiencing a problem with Accelerated Math. The Archdiocese has changed the school year from 7/1/15 to 6/30/16, and this affects our “summer session”. I am in contact with Renaissance Learning, and am sure we will find a satisfactory solution. In the meantime, enjoy the holiday weekend; […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]