Students at Richmond Street School (RSS) are discovering a new way of learning one seed at a time. Richmond Street School’s Learning Garden was established several years ago, and has recently gained momentum with the help of a dynamic duo who are passionate about helping students learn the importance of planting, sustainable food sources, and the benefits to humans and the environment. Click headline for more.
Eighty-two Japanese students from Hanasaki Tokuharu High School, a private school outside of Tokyo, recently visited El Segundo High School (ESHS) for a cultural and educational exchange. Each student was paired with an ESHS student and attended three classes, and then the Japanese students shared a traditional tea ceremony with their American counterparts. Click headline for more.
With an eye on students who will grace its halls in the not too distant future, El Segundo High School (ESHS) hosted an inaugural Middle School Families Open House on Nov. 6. More than 300 students, parents and community members attended the event designed to encourage middle school students to explore the many hands-on educational experiences and innovative curriculum available at El Segundo High School intended to marry academic coursework with real-world projects. Click headline for more.
The El Segundo High School (ESHS) Alumni Association recently welcomed three new honorees into the ESHS Hall of Fame: John Van Hamersveld (Class of 1959), Sandra (Garrard) Jacobs (Class of 1960), and Dawn (Keeney) Shaughnessy (Class of 1989). An induction ceremony was held for students, faculty, and invited guests on October 26, 2017 at the El Segundo Performing Arts Center. Click headline for more.
With the goal of promoting a genuine love of reading and inspiring discussions about books, Richmond Street Elementary School held it’s first Literacy O’Lantern Contest. Students were invited to use their imaginations to create a book character on a pumpkin or gourd. Submissions were collected in mid October and displayed in the school library with the corresponding book. Forty-seven students and four staff members turned in creative lanterns from popular books including Harry Potter, Pinkalicious, Captain Underpants, Where the Wild Things Are, Pete the Cat, and a lineup of other favorite characters. This made for a difficult decision during judging! Click headline for more.