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Sequoyah School’s Learning Map

For more than 50 years, Sequoyah School has been dedicated to providing an education that challenges the mind, nurtures the heart and celebrates human dignity. Sequoyah’s Learning Map emphasizes deep understanding of concepts and mastery of important skills. This is accomplished through an integrated curriculum in which students investigate essential questions. Units of study culminate in exhibitions and performances that demonstrate student learning. In addition,…

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New Horizon School Debate Team Wins 4th Place at Qualifying Tournament

Congratulations to New Horizon School’s Debate team for winning the 4th place school award (for the total number of wins) at the qualifying tournament for…

Blair High Sophomore Wins California IB World Schools Lifelong Learner Award

Johanna Dickie pics01 Johanna Dickie Blair High and Middle School sophomore Johanna Dickie has been chosen to receive the 2016 IB Lifelong Learner Award given by the California Association of World Schools (CAWS). In a Facebook post, Blair Principal Trudell Skinner said Dickie was chosen the sole winner…

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New Horizon School’s Silk Road Food Festival

New Horizon School 7th grade students finished a project on Silk Road that aligned with their unit on Asian civilization. This project had two components…

AGBU Senior Vahe Yacoubian Awarded with the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search Initiative Award

2016-01-25-Guy-740x400-copy Vahe Yacoubian Vahe Yacoubian, a senior at AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian High School, was awarded with the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search Initiative Award as part of their national science talent search competition. The Intel STS is the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science competition.…

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Mayfield Junior School: More than Dates, Places and Events

Mayfield Junior School Sixth grade history students put the final touches on their “Every Earthquake Has a Story” project last week. With an emphasis on…

Southwestern Academy Science Fair Recap

Southwestern Academy 1-1-2016 1st pics01 Southwestern Academy held their Science Fair recently at their San Marino Campus. Students have the chance to participate in two categories; Experimental or a Rube Goldberg competition. Experimental projects challenge students to come up with their own projects and test their hypothesis using the Scientific…

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RoboLancers Show Their Smarts at Robot Competition

This past Saturday your RoboLancers had a record setting tournament day at San Ysidro High School which is about 30 minutes south of San Diego.…

Ramona Convent Secondary School – Engineering: Solar Energy

Ramona Convent Secondary School 12-17-2015 pics01 Engineering students show how the Ramona community utilizes the sun as an energy source for daily tasks. Ramona Convent Secondary School, 1701 W. Ramona Rd., Alhambra, (626) 282-4151 or visit www.ramonaconvent.org.

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Arroyo Pacific Knows the Importance of Cultural Understanding

America is a true melting pot. Every conceivable nationality, religion and race resides inside our borders. You may not fully understand some groups of people and the lack of understanding may lead to ignorance and hatred. We can bridge the divide between groups and foster a sense of community and compassion and all it takes is a little understanding. Bob Seger sang, in his song “Understanding,” that “I don’t know why, but I think I’m startin’ to learn. They call it understanding; a willingness to grow.” He’s got it right. Arroyo Pacific Academy takes this idea to heart and teaches…

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