FOCUS ON LEARNING
Polytechnic School 2-24-2015 1st again pics01
Polytechnic School: Science of Solubility

In today’s lab Polytechnic School’s seventh grade students conducted a solubility test to determine an unknown substance. Looking at salt, MSG, epsom salt, sugar, and the unknown, students mixed each substance with water to observe how much of each substance would be dissolved. From this exercise the students were able to rule out two possibilities for the unknown substance. Confirmation on the two remaining possibilities…

PCR 2-20-2015 pics01
Palm Crest Elementary School Takes First, Second, in La Canada Spelling Bee

Seventeen students, all of whom had proven themselves as superior spellers at their respective schools, gathered Thursday, January 22nd, for the La Cañada Spelling Bee.…

Clairbourn School: Skeletal Discoveries – Fourth Grade Owl Pellet Lab

Clairbourn School 2-6-2015 pics01 Clairbourn’s fourth graders are studying carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores, as well as food chains and food webs. The owl is a carnivore. In fact it eats only live prey. What’s especially interesting about the owl is that not all of what it eats is broken…

Clairbourn School 2-2-2015 1st pics01
Clairbourn Middle School: Building A Stream – Earth Science Erosion Studies

“It worked! It worked!” was heard from several students in the Clairbourn Jungle this week as they carried out an assignment to build a “river”…

A SoCal University Champions the Best of East and West Cultures

2015-01-23-Dr-Morgan-740x400-copy Dr. Stephen Morgan Located in the city of Rosemead is a global university with strong Buddhist roots. The University of the West, a private non-profit WASC accredited university, was founded by Grand Master Hsing Yun, the founding master of Fo Guang Shan, one of the…

St. Andrew School 1-7-2015 pics01
Dairy Council of California Visits St. Andrew School

The Dairy Council of California ( Healthy Eating.Org ) gave St. Andrew School’s TK-4th grade an assembly today about cows and dairy using their Mobile…

Assumption School ACRE Testing for Grades 5 and 8

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School Assumption School Students in grades 5 and 8 will take the ACRE (Assessment of Catholic Religious Education) test during the week of January 12, 2015. The purpose of ACRE is to evaluate the effectiveness of a religion program. A religion program in its totality includes…

SONY DSC
Maranatha to Present Series on Preparing for Private High School

Dan Bodwell, Teby Wammack, and Tammy Huang-Anacleto. Photo courtesy Maranatha High School Maranatha High School staff are giving back to the community by presenting three…

St. Elizabeth Parish School: Tamales and Tradition

IMG_2633-2 pics01 Saint Elizabeth Parish School believes in and advocates for teaching to the whole child; that is, teaching core subjects as well as giving each child a well-rounded arts education. Part of teaching this way includes bringing representations of different cultures into the classroom and allowing…

Coding4 pics01
Crestview Preparatory School Joins the “Hour of Code”

Crestview Preparatory School joins the mission to introduce students to computer programming by hosting an Hour of Code. This grassroots campaign’s goal is for tens of millions of students to try an Hour of Code during December 8-14, 2014, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week. Students from Kindergarten and up can choose from a variety of one-hour activities, using self-guided tutorials. These tutorials work on any modern browser, tablet, smartphone, or even with no computer at all. Students can work individually, in pairs, with a shared a projected screen, or with no computer at all. Crestview Prep believes that…

More Stories