Kindergarten enjoying their first day in the pool!
We began the day with an all school flag ceremony and are so excited to welcome everyone back to school!
Today’s event was a celebration of the Mandarin language, food, customs, and regions. Fifth graders have been working very hard in Mandarin class learning to say what they like to eat using Mandarin and researching about the different provinces of China and its food. As part of their project, students have created imaginary restaurants with […]
One of our Grade 5 students was the lucky recipient of being Head of Lower School for the Day. Her family won this wonderful opportunity at Country Day’s annual carnival, HeyDay. It was one of many silent auction items. She spent the day with Ms. Tillson, Head of Lower School and was very busy throughout […]
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 […]
Ms. King, fourth grade teacher, believes that music is a great way to remember things and to show what one knows. She started having her students compose rock cycle songs five years ago to enhance their learning experience in science. After the students learn about all of the different types of rocks, minerals, and the […]
Second Grade students at RHCDS spent over a month this winter reading Caldecott award-winning books in our school library and at home. They enjoyed the varying styles of illustrations and made predictions about which book would win for 2017. Collectively, they read all of the winning books from 1938 to the present, including the most […]
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday is celebrated each year on March 2. In preparation for this day, there is a reading contest for the 3rd and 4th graders at RHCDS. Each class works to build a red and white striped hat (think The Cat in the Hat) by recording the number of pages they read each week for […]
Ms. King has been leading Grades 4 and 5 girls for their monthly “Girl Talk” at lunchtime for the past few years. This led some Fourth Grade boys to ask, “When do we get a dude lunch?” Ms. King recognized the importance of validating that boy’s feelings are equally as important as girls and the […]