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Holy Family School Summer Program 2018 Registration Deadline Extended to May 31st

Registration is still open for Holy Family School Summer Program 2018. This year, HFS have expanded its offerings with over 50 courses and two sessions to make a most comprehensive summer program yet. A wide variety of academic and enrichment courses are offered for all students entering kindergarten through grade eight. Extended care is available for both sessions. Please see the school website for the…

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Clairbourn Third-graders are Studying the Oregon Trail!

Clairbourn third-graders are studying the Oregon Trail! Their learning unit activities include traveling in wagon trains around campus where they experience historical adventures and landmarks.…

Gooden Second-Graders Create a Habitat for a School Project

tgs-04-30-2018-pics01 Gooden second-graders working on their habitat projects. After researching four different habitats, ocean, desert, rainforest, and woodlands, the students constructed a poster on each of these distinct environments. These posters will be utilized when they teach the rest of the class about their assigned topic.…

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St. Francis High School Students Running Tests on Test Apparatus they Built for AP Physics

Saint Francis High School students running tests on test apparatus they built for AP Physics. They are measuring voltage, current, and rpm of the electric…

Chandler Seventh Graders Creates Interactive Exhibits to Teach Younger Students the Concept of Energy Transfer

chandler-school-04-26-2018-pics01 Chandler seventh graders created interactive exhibits to teach younger students the concept of energy transfer. STEAM projects like this show the amazing results possible when students are given open-ended challenges. Chandler School, 1005 Armada Drive, Pasadena, (626) 795-9314 or visit www.chandlerschool.org.          …

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Bosco Tech Offers Summer Programs for Sixth Through Twelfth Graders

Bosco Tech labwork Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will offer academic enrichment and review courses, as well as sports camps, to boys and girls…

Clairbourn Kindergarteners Love their Lava Lamp Science Lab Demonstration

cs-04-17-2018-pics01 Clairbourn Kindergarteners loved their special parent-provided lava lamp science lab demonstration. Water, oil, food coloring, and Alka-Seltzer make magic! Students also discovered the difference between acids and bases using special Ph paper, and watched a rapid oxidation experiment where heated Gummy Bears react with Potassium…

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Assumption School Eighth Graders Visits Washington DC

No trip to DC is complete without the famous Whitehouse pose! "Our Gators are already off and exploring on their final full day of adventures."…

Chandler School Butterfly Release

cs-04-12-2018-1st-pics01 Mrs. Orth’s second grade class released butterflies in the school garden this morning. Kids hoped the monarchs would stay in the garden, but their butterflies fluttered down Armada Drive instead. The metamorphosis of a butterfly is an awe-inspiring educational event for every child: From eggs,…

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Polytechnic School’s Kinder Creator Provides Outlet for Tinkering

To say that students in Jennifer Rogers’ class have taken to a new classroom activity called Kinder Creator would be an understatement. Armed with hammers and nails, a slew of two-by-fours, and seemingly endless bins of art supplies, these kindergartners insist on their weekly time to tinker, Rogers shares with delight. Students are greeted with a slide projected on the whiteboard asking, “What will you create today?” After donning colorful Kinder Creator aprons, they get to work with reckless abandon! Gathering leftover wood and other supplies from various sources, Rogers introduced the unit in the fall as a way to…

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