Published : Friday, January 26, 2018 | 12:39 PM
Mayfield Junior School believes that textual studies are only but a part of the full development of a child and therefore provides a spectrum of events through its various programs. The main thrust of activities at the school are visualized to promote the development of a balanced and harmonious personality of the students including physical, practical, aesthetic, moral and intellectual aspects.
Web & Tech Talks: Author, educator and ethics specialist, Lori Getz (Pictured above right), discusses internet safety and the opportunities and challenges of technology. The noted speaker presented to MJS parents in the morning, students during the day and faculty and staff in mid-afternoon. The morning talk was part of Mayfield Junior School’s Parent Education series.
Local Love: Fifth graders help clear trails at Pasadena’s Eaton Canyon Natural Area Park & Nature Center at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. Eaton Canyon is named after Judge Benjamin Eaton who built the first Fair Oaks Ranch House in 1965 near Eaton Creek. Today, Eaton Canyon is a 190-acre zoological, botanical and geological nature preserve featuring hiking and equestrian trails, picnic areas, natural habitats, native plants and wildlife.
Self Expression: Thirdgraders create character trait graphic organizers using Popplet.
Forty-Niners: Fourth graders enjoy a live California history lesson including panning for gold.
Kids Care: Mayfield Kindergartners lend a helping hand at the Children’s Hunger Fund in Sylmar. Students place bars of soap in packages to be given to those in need domestically and internationally.
The Good Shepherd: Called to follow in the footsteps of Jesus, Second graders prepare for First Reconciliation.
Creative, Connected & Coded: Eighth graders take a test run on brand new micro:bits. Students can learn to create nearly anything from robots to musical instruments.
Going Green: Mayfield hosts an e-waste collection event.
Mayfield Junior School, 405 South Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 796-2774 or visit mayfieldjs.org.