Chinese New Year is one of the most important holidays in Chinese culture. Almost all Chinese celebrate this important event all around the world. It occurs on the first day of the new lunar year. Family members (immediate and often times, extended) get together on New Year’s Eve for a holiday feast. The feast includes […]
The 8th grade was dazzled by an incredible performance of Shakespearience at Glendale’s Alex Theatre. Room parents later treated students to delicious and witty Shakespeare-themed treats! Eighth graders have lots of experience with Shakespeare, as they read A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 7th grade, and Romeo and Juliet in 8th grade. They also study “Seven […]
Rolling Hills Country Day School is proud to share this press release from WordMasters Challenge. Congratulations to our Grade 8 students whose hard work and dedication earned them ninth place in the nation! Special congratulations to Macie C. in Grade 7 and Cailyn L. in Grade 8, who competed in the very difficult Gold Division! […]
Students of all ages are busy typing in the Computer Lab. We practice using proper typing techniques and good typing habits. Memorize those keyboards! The more you can look at the screen and not at the keyboard, the better! But we don’t spend all day typing… There are too many fun projects to work on!
Mrs. Primero, Mrs. Hardy, and Mr. Z’s Grade 2 classes went on an exciting field trip to the J. Paul Getty Museum recently. Upon arrival, students formed into smaller groups and were taken on a docent-lead tour to view some of the wonderful paintings and sculptures on exhibit. Students had a chance to sketch inside […]
Do you think Chinese characters are difficult? Our 5th graders don’t think so! Students in Grade 5 just finished their character grams, which help them easily identify the words by the pictorial shapes. For example, “山” means “mountain,” “木“ means “tree,” and “日”means “sun.” Can you find the characters of goat (羊), grass （草), fish […]
The Hour of Code is here! Every year, RHCDS students partake in The Hour of Code programming activities in the computer lab. This year, participants will be programming their way through a Star Wars world and solving challenging scenarios. We won’t stop there! We will do more programming throughout the year.
¿Qué pasa en la clase de español? (“What’s happening in Spanish class?) Our sixth grade students have embarked on a new journey and are learning the Spanish names for various family members or relatives, such as abuelo (grandfather) and abuela (grandmother). We recently had an entertaining activity about la familia (the family). Students were assigned […]
On Friday, December 4, the lighting crew for the upcoming musical, “Bye Bye Birdie,” began their work by sorting all of the colored gel, taking measurements of the onstage light boxes, and watching part of the rehearsal. These students work together to determine how we can best light this hilarious musical that tells the story […]
Recently, the Seventh Graders had the experience of a lifetime at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Air Force One Discovery Center. During their visit, the students experienced the responsibilities and challenges faced by the Executive Branch, military, and media of our nation while role playing a historical scenario in a realistic, interactive environment. The […]