Olympics!

We learned all about the history of the Olympics in our Family Groups. The fifth grade learned all about Germany, and followed Germany throughout the entire winter games. We were so happy when Germany earned the second most medals at the Olympics!

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The Book of Kells

One of our Academy parents is very interested in the Book of Kells. He gave a slide-show presentation to all of the classes explaining the history and artwork. He gave the students a copy of one page for them to re-create on a larger scale. We can’t wait to see how it turns out!

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Cabrillo Monument Field Trip 2018

Every year the fifth graders learn all about explorers, including Spanish explorer Juan Cabrillo. We enjoyed a wonderful field trip to Cabrillo National Monument in La Jolla. Our park ranger gave a very informative tour, and then we watched a movie before hiking up to the Point Loma Light House.  

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Classroom is Ready!

  The fifth grade classroom is filled with lots of learning in the form of centers, posters, and lots of books! The students work together in teams to explore the world around them. Check out these fun areas of learning!

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Exciting Eclipse!

Wow! What an amazing Solar Eclipse! Many students gathered on Monday, August 21 to participate in this exciting science event.  

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Science Space Learning!

The fifth graders visited the San Diego Air and Space Museum in Balboa Park to expand their learning about the Solar System. They took two workshops, one all about the planets, and the other about life on board the International Space Station.  

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“We are Mighty in Spirit!”

Although we may be a small class of 17 students, we are ‘mighty in spirit!’ We collected over 50 boxes of stuffing for Thanksgiving baskets and over 50 blankets to donate to ‘Project SAY San Diego’ for the holidays. We work together to create unique and beautiful Christmas gifts to give friends and families. 

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Fall Fun!

As part of our social studies unit about Explorers, we learned how to make butter by ‘shaking’ whipping cream. Mmmmmm! Sooooo good!

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