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The Westridge School Summer Program 2015

The Westridge Summer Program girls are learning how to design for the 3D printer! Westridge School Summer Program 2015 offers an innovative summer program providing an opportunity for girls to hone scientific and technical skills, develop passions, and engage in their communities and beyond. For more information about Westridge School’s Summer Program, contact (626) 799-1053, ext. 177 or email summerprogram@westridge.org. Westridge School, 324 Madeline Drive,…

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Summer Program at Mayfield Junior School

Summer Program at Mayfield Junior School. Learning new skills and making new friends! Mayfield Junior School, 405 South Euclid Ave., Pasadena, (626) 796-2774 or visit www.mayfieldjs.org.…

Waverly MS Science: 2014-2015 Impressions

Waverly School 6-19-2015 pics01 Photo courtesy Waverly School Middle School science program After 80 Blog posts, and a whole school year of hands-on science, I asked the students who would be willing to share their thoughts on the blog, to write about their impressions of this year. I have…

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Weizmann Day School’s Last Multi-grade Field Trip

Weizmann Day School’s last multi-grade field trip for this school year was a real winner! K-5th grade visited Cabrillo Marine Museum, on the beach! Each…

Raise Multilingual Kids with Oasis Trilingual Community School

Oasis Trilingual School 6-8-2015 pics01 Speaking more than one language is an essential tool to get ahead in life. Studies show that multilingualism enhances cognitive skills and increases the ability to focus and multitask. Children can greatly benefit from a trilingual education, especially considering that in years to come, 80…

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Maranatha’s College Prep Boot Camp a Huge Success

Approximately 40 Maranatha High School students attended the 3-day workshop. Visited 3 colleges, learned from a USC English professor on college essays and much more!…

Clairbourn Eighth-Graders’ Cardboard Boat Race

Clairbourn School 6-4-2015 pics01 Clairbourn eighth-graders made cardboard boats in science class recently and raced them in the pool. There were a variety of clever designs, but some of them turned out to be un-seaworthy. However, the paddlers are to be commended for finishing the race anyway after tipping…

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STEAM:CODERS Arrives at La Salle High School

STEAM:CODERS announced that they are holding a “Mobile App Development” course, at La Salle High School (Pasadena, CA), Saturday mornings, from June 6th — August…

Waverly School MS Science: Infectious Disease PSAs

Waverly  School 5-29-2015 pics01 Cat Scratch Fever – by Emma Over the course of Waverly School MS Science’s Cell Biology and Disease Unit, each student chose to learn about an infectious disease and researched its causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment. Then, each student made a public service announcement either…

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Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Physics Students Test Seaworthiness of Cardboard Boat Creations

Using only cardboard, packing tape and lessons learned in physics class, FSHA students designed boats that were put to the test during Flintridge Sacred Heart School’s recent annual Physics Regatta. Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 440 Saint Katherine Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, (626) 685-8500 or visit www.fsha.org.  

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