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The Frostig School’s Last Day of Summer School

Politicians, civil rights leaders and famous musicians came to life at Frostig School on the last day of summer school. High school students researched their subject, then shared their story with visitors. Everyone learned something new! The Frostig Center is dedicated to improving the lives of children with learning differences through an integrated program of research, professional development and community outreach, and Frostig School. The…

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La Canada Unified School District Google Certification Bootcamp Update

La Canada Unified School District (LCUSD)’s Google Certification Bootcamps is halfway through and they’ve been fantastic. Great instructors, lots of learning, collaboration, snacks, and even…

Mayfield Junior School: Ready, Set, Go!

MJS 7-5-2016 1st pics01 The Summer Program at Mayfield Junior School offers students in Pre-K to grade 5 a wide variety of amazing courses. The Ready Set Go course for Pre-K students has helped many incoming kindergarteners feel prepared and confident when the regular school year begins. Mayfield teacher…

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Jackson STEM Dual Language Magnet Academy’s Fifth Grade Students Present their Capstone Projects

Jackson Magnet’s 5th graders used their STEM knowledge and skills to create and present their capstone projects to 4th graders. In a capstone project, the…

Waverly School’s Seventh Graders’ Introduction to Future Cities

TWS 6-8-2016 pics01 Spanish teacher Miguel introduced the 7th graders to Future Cities, which is a national engineering competition. Future Cities will be offered as a middle school after-school class this coming fall. Last week, students attempted to build structures out of paper and tape. The materials had…

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Printing in 3D: Coming to Paradise Canyon Near You

Frank and Camille Paton with Computer Lab Specialist Dennis Carreon and Director of Technology Jamie Lewsadder The PCY computer lab is home to a brand…

Clairbourn’s First Grade Aragonite Crystal Discovery

Isaac pics01 First grade student Isaac C. returned from a family vacation to Death Valley with a “popcorn rock” to share with his classmates. The rock was a Dolomite sample purchased from a gift store. The text on the package told of how crystal would form on…

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Summer Boot Camps for Teachers and Staff

La Canada Unified School District (LCUSD) is excited to present a series of Google Bootcamps that will further develop productivity skills, support instructional integration, and…

Blair Students Visit Univision Spanish Language TV Station

BHS 5-13-2016 PICS01 Blair High School’s Dual Language Immersion Program (DLIP) students visited the Univision Spanish Language TV station to learn about the importance of bilingualism/biliteracy. Their 6:00 p.m. newscast is the most watched in the nation! Blair High and Middle School, 1135 S. Euclid Avenue (temporary address),…

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Keep Learning This Summer

Summer can be a tricky time to keep your child’s learning abilities and skills in check – kids just want to play and are not really thinking about opening their math exercise books. But here are a couple of ideas how to make sure your children are learning and having fun at the same time during summer! If you’re not dedicating a certain amount of time to reading each day, books can easily fall by the wayside (along with your child’s reading skills). Make it a point to read every day, but let your kids read whatever they want to!…

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