As part of the Read Across America celebration, students, teachers, and staff at Juliette Low dressed in wacky attire on Wednesday, March 5. A daily theme has been inspired by one of Dr. Seuss’ books.
On Friday, students will dress in their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal to school. While all students will enjoy read alouds from various staff members throughout the day, the fifth and sixth grade students will also be visited by students from California State University at Fullerton as part of the Titan Tales program.
Dr. Peter Marshall School was magically transported back in time to the 1950s for the PTA Dad and Daughter Sock Hop on Friday, February 21st. More than 100 young ladies were escorted by their fathers for a fun night of ice cream malts, 50’s music, dancing, and a variety of contests. Girls wore poodle skirts (or scottie skirts in honor of our school mascot) and their dates donned leather jackets and jeans. We appreciate our PTA’s efforts to provide “Happy Days” last Friday night…a truly special evening for ALL.
Over 80 parents joined us for Maxwell’s first parenting class of the year, presented by Assistant Principal, Cynthia Muñiz. This is the first of a series of four up-coming parenting classes being offered by Maxwell. This workshop provided parents with knowledge of child development concepts and the opportunity to work in collaborative groups Parents learned how to interpret, reframe responses and discuss problem solving strategies to better understand and improve their child’s behavior.
The advanced crochet club has been busily working on granny squares since they came back from winter break. Collaboratively, the group of 5th and 6th graders made this quilt which will be on display at Disney School until it goes to the OC Youth Expo in April.
A beginning crochet group of twenty-five 4th, 5th, and 6th graders have been learning the basics of crochet. Both clubs have been funded with a MEEF grant and a generous yarn donation from the community.
On Thursday, Walter School’s GRIP Mentees and Mentors celebrated Valentine’s Day with snacks and crafts. Not only did the 21 students in the GRIP mentorship program spend quality time with their mentor, but they also created unique Sand Art to give to their valentine. A blast was had by all. We can’t wait for our next GRIP Mentor Party!