Grade 5 students participated in “Walk Through the American Revolution” this week. In which they became experts in a specific subject of the Revolution to answer questions and earn points for their teams while dressed in time period costumes. They also enjoyed a special lunch hosted by the grade 5 parents!
Grade 6 students had a wonderful time at their Renaissance Fair. The students selected a famous person from the Renaissance era and conducted research about his/her life, such as where they were born, important facts and events that occurred during their lifetime, marriages, children, achievements and how and when they passed away. Their speech is […]
Grade 8 students started conducting research back in June on historical topics of interest, with the ultimate goal of producing a documentary, website, exhibit, or dramatic performance. Their topic of interest related to the theme “Taking a Stand in History.” When they started school in the fall, the students selected their topics, formulated a thesis, […]
Our “Fifty Nifty State Fair” is a chance for the 5th grade students to share their knowledge of the fifty states of our country. The students began their research in September when they selected their states. Throughout the process, they spend countless hours researching and writing. The project culminates with a performance and “State Fair”. […]
Recently, the Fourth Grade students performed in the musical and dance production, “Oh California!” The program takes its audience through the history of our state from the early exploration by the Europeans during the 1500’s, through the Spanish Mission period of the 1700’s, and the Gold Rush of the 1800’s. They perform sea shanties, folk […]
Steven Sato – @stevensato | +stevensato As part of the Middle School curriculum, Country Day students annually visit the Museum of Tolerance. Students in Seventh Grade see the Anne Frank exhibit while the Eighth Grade students experience the Holocaust exhibit. This year, RHCDS was privileged to host USC’s Shoah Foundation on our campus as they […]
Recently, the Sixth Grade students participated, for the first time, in Walk Through the Ancient World. They were divided into three groups: Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. The students actively participated in retelling the past through games, drama and creative expression. Each student portrayed a famous person during their time period which made history truly come […]