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Polytechnic School: You Do the Math

Sixth-grade students in Roberto Alvarez’s class are discovering the fundamentals of algebra. Students worked on a code-breaking exercise, where numbers were replaced with letters and symbols. Then students worked on water jug exercises – a la Die Hard – where the Class of 2025 imagined how to redistribute water between several jugs. Polytechnic School, 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 396-6300 or visit www.polytechnic.org.    …

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South Pasadena Educational Foundation (SPEF)’s After School Enrichment

Click to enlarge South Pasadena Educational Foundation (SPEF) is committed to After school Enrichment… As State budgets shrink, school districts must frequently make difficult decisions…

Science Olympiad Team Comes to Pasadena High School

pasadena-now-science-olympiad-team-comes-to-pasadena-high-school Pasadena High School is looking for students interested in science. If you are interested in astronomy, rocks, fossils, human anatomy, diseases, forensics, chemistry, physics, herpetology, mapping, water quality, building, Science Olympiad and engineering, join the PHS team! Information about the Pasadena High School Science Olympiad…

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Washington Stem’s Ms. West: Building a Love and Awe of Science

“How will we solve problems? What answers do we have for the current issues?”…  STEM Lessons are irresistible when you add the excitement of fun…

Young Scientists as Superheroes

stem-superhero-1-740 We all know the headlines: Global warming threatens Earth! Pollution is choking our planet! Habitats have been destroyed and resources depleted, and we are drowning in a sea of non-biodegradable waste. Sometimes it may seem that none of us has a future at all. Thankfully,…

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2018 JPL Academy Application Now Open

The JPL Academy is an after-school engineering program with a space exploration twist that offers high school students the opportunity learn from some of the…

Marshall’s AP Human Geography Students in Search of a Forthnight

mfs-08-21-2018-3rd-pics01 Marshall Fundamental, Class of 2022, AP Human Geography students in search of a Fortnight. In an assignment by their Teacher, Mr. David Lee… Marshall’s Freshman Class had to decipher a code and learn to read a map using the compass directions; north, east, south, and…

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Harambee Ministries School Curriculum

“Harambee Means… ‘Let’s get together and push’ in Swahili. We seek to nurture and equip leadership that will holistically minister to the community by sharing…

Weizmann Day School’s AfterSchool Adventures

wds-08-16-2018-740 Weizmann Day School’s popular Afterschool Adventures (ASA) program is available until 6:00 p.m. for a reasonable hourly or monthly rate. ASA provide nutritious snacks, a quiet place to complete homework and a fun environment to do arts and crafts or get out and play. Every…

Pasadena Now - Sixth Grade Curriculum at Stratford School Altadena
Sixth Grade Curriculum at Stratford School Altadena

Stratford Sixth grade students maintain a rigorous focus on the core curriculum of math, literature, and language arts with multiple teachers and multiple classrooms, but also enjoy after school clubs and competitive sports – where time with friends also offers opportunities to take on leadership roles. Stratford School sixth graders are celebrated by their classmates when they propose a unique idea or solution in the classroom. They also know if they try and fail, that failure is simply part of a valuable process, and they’re in a safe place where it’s okay to make mistakes. Sixth grade at Stratford School…

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