Summer Camp Blog 3

Summer Camp Blog 3 We used cardboard boxes as the prime building material for our forts!   A fort made of boxes!   We have been playing a version of the game tag called infection. Here is a picture of us taking a much needed break after running around campus all morning.   Making a delicious cheery…

Summer Camp Blog 2

Summer Camp Blog 2 Did you know it’s faster to make s’mores in an old pizza box using aluminum foil? S’mores in the Sunshine   Water Wildness Week concluded with a trip to Folsom Lake!       Making explosions and lava lamps during Messy Science Week.  

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Summer Camp Blog 1

Summer Camp Blog 1 We have slid into Summer Fun…  Huge water slide = huge fun!​ … with water slides, theater camps & messy science projects. Outside Theater Camp strengthened our improvisation skills & made us laugh really hard.     Making Bread & Butter during Messy Science Camp.

PRIMARY GRADES: SCIENCE

PRIMARY GRADES:SCIENCE The first part of the second semester has been all about paleontology, the study of dinosaurs and fossils.  The children loved learning how fossils are formed by creating some themselves.   Together, in groups they discovered the challenge that paleontologists face when putting bones together. They did a great job in covering a dinosaur…

PRIMARY GRADES: LANGUAGE ARTS

Children love to learn; that is their essence.  Therefore, school should be engaging, supportive, and fun. The primary reading program consists of learning phonics sounds and rules through songs, working in workbooks, playing games, and reading. The students have been enjoying reading the Caldecott Books during the second semester:   “The Glorious Flight” (Amelia Earhart) (wrote…

Welcome to The First Semester of Mr. Long’s Class

Catch up below on what 4th-12th Graders are doing during the First Semester of the School Year Language Arts Writing  is the focus in our language  arts.  Our weekly outdoor writing consists of being outside and admiring the wonder of nature in our beautiful ranch style  campus.  Students describe what they’re viewing.  One example was…

This Week in Math

View this post on Instagram Build a city from a one or two point view. #math #cafe #handons #squares #graphpaper #highschool #middleschool #school #education #learning #experiental #california #sacramento A post shared by Almondale School TK-12th (@almondale_school) on Sep 21, 2018 at 10:23am PDT Learning  about and creating 1 & 2 point perspectives this week in…

Building Confidence in Students Through Songwriting

We were recently featured on  Fox40 tv! Here is an article by Fox40 & Olivia Degennaro Building Confidence in Students Through  Songwriting-  by Olivia Degennaro ORANGEVALE — To the unsuspecting ear, a camp in Orangevale may look like your average music class, but most of the students have only been playing music for a matter…

Yosemite or Bust!

View this post on Instagram Yosemite or bust!! First few hours and the kids are amazed already with the beauty! It is pure wonder in action😃 @naturebridgephoto @sackids @visitcalifornia @california #privateschool #nowenrolling 916-988-8611! A post shared by Almondale School TK-12th (@almondale_school) on May 8, 2018 at 10:18am PDT