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Jefferson Elementary School Students Visit Caltech

Jefferson Elementary School’s 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders were recently invited to Caltech, where students learned about glaciers and their impact on the world. Scientists are increasingly aware that mountain glaciers—like mountain snowpack—are growing more vulnerable to the influence of climate change. Recent study suggests that total glacier volume across all the investigated basins will decrease by about 43 percent by the year 2100, even…

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How to Make Writing Fun for Kids

Children are full of imagination, but that does not always mean that they have an easy time putting pen to paper. Many young kids struggle…

Judson International School: Teaching Students Life Skills

jis-01-14-2019 Judson International School’s Mrs. Pendleton’s class opened their market recently, where students practiced money skills in a real world setting. Students had to choose a product, design a poster, choose a price, and even pay rent. Life skills go hand-in-hand with development, and can help…

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School: Spotlight on 3rd Grade

Third graders working together to study science flash cards! Through a rigorous academic program, paired with service learning and faith-based education, Assumption of the Blessed…

The Gooden School: All About Slope

tgs-01-08-2019-740 Today is all about SLOPE! The Gooden School’s middle school Pre-Algebra students calculated the slope of all school ramps on campus to make sure each one is ADA  approved (Americans with Disabilities Act ). The Gooden School, 192 N. Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre, (626) 355-2410…

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Flintridge Sacred Heart Freshmen Visits Homeboy Industries Exhibits at LA’s Central Library

Students in Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s freshmen religion classes recently traveled downtown to visit the Homeboy Industries exhibit at the Central Library, have dinner at…

Flintridge Sacred Heart Freshman Religion Students Explore Class Themes During Downtown Excursions

large_news992491_10-740 Flintridge Sacred Heart Students in its freshmen religion classes travelled downtown to visit the Homeboy Industries exhibit at the Central Library, have dinner at Olvera Street and see the Virgen de Guadalupe play at the “Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.” During the trip,…

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John Muir High School Students Visits iFly to Explore Physics and Math Out in the Field

This month John Muir High School students in the Engineering & Environmental Science Academy learned out in the field. They visited iFly to explore physics…

How High Can a High Point Eagle Soar?

hpa-12-11-2018-740 Click on image to enlarge On Saturday, December 8th, the High Poing Academy (HPA)’s Stratosphere Club (after school enrichment class taught by HPA parents Kaveh Hosseini, Marc Angelino, and Joe Kaufman) launched an HPA Eagle with a latex balloon from Jackie Robinson Field in Pasadena.…

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Judson International School Students Visits USC Pacific Asia Museum

Judson International’s high school Ancient World History students enjoyed a field trip to USC Pacific Asia Museum recently as part of their study of Ancient India and China. The students enjoyed the current exhibits in textiles and found them fascinating. Visiting USC Pacific Asia Museums’s collection and exhibition promotes discussion and assists learning among the students and will build a strong awareness of other cultures and the external environment. Judson International School, 1610 Elizabeth St., Pasadena, (626) 398-2476 or visit www.judsonschool.org.                

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