The Anneliese Journal

Anneliese Journal

French Intensive World Language Students Share French Breakfast Together

Students in our Willowbrook campus French Intensive World Language program gathered last week to share a French breakfast together – or petit-déjeuner – and use their French-speaking skills. The French Level 1 class of Madame Georgia and French Level 2/3 class of Madame Odile enjoyed spending the morning together while using their French language knowledge to communicate. Madame Odile shares, “The students asked politely for bread with butter and jam, and for a croissant: “Je voudrais une tartine et un

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Fourth Grade Students Visit Bowers Museum

Our Fourth Grade students recently visited the Bowers Museum to learn about life on the ranches back in the days of early California settlers. They looked at how the land was divided and jobs they could have had back then, and how to make clothing with paint designs using insect pigment. They also learned how the missions affected this land ownership, spreading religion across California.

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Fourth Grade Classes Visit Big Bear on Overnight Field Trip

The fourth grade classes of Mr. Mike and Mr. Martyn traveled to Big Bear, California last week for the school’s annual fourth grade overnight field trip. This excursion to YMCA’s Camp Whittle is a great experience for the fourth graders to develop some independence and strengthen friendships. Their action-packed two-day trip involved team-building exercises, archery, hockey, animal experiences, camp fires, nature walks, rock-wall climbing, an exciting night hike, and much more, all surrounded by nature.

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Fifth Grade Students Enjoy STEAM Activities at Astro Camp

Our fifth grade class visited Astro Camp in the spring for their big experiential learning trip of the school year. The students participated in a wide array of STEAM activities and team-building exercises for a memorable overnight getaway. Mr. Joshua shares, “Astro Camp was literally a blast for our fifth graders! From blasting off rockets that they had built themselves, to bursting hydrogen-filled balloons into giant fireballs, to flying through the pine forest on zip lines, there was no shortage

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Farm Fresh Education: Anneliese Alive!

For over four decades, Anneliese Schools have made it our mission to provide children the opportunity to realize their full potential. Our goal has always been to use alternative approaches to education and lifestyle in order to impress upon the next generation that the process of learning and maturing is so much more holistic than letter grades on a report card. With that ultimate goal in mind, we have some exciting news to share with you all as we continue

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Developing the Whole Child

Every child is wonderfully unique, filled with wants, needs, dreams, challenges, and talents. Daily life is overflowing with elements that can be detrimental to the developmental growth of a child. From shortening attention spans due to an overabundance of screen time, to social media and the potentially disastrous effects it can have on one’s self-image and mental health, today’s children face many hurdles. Children are growing up in a world that threatens to limit who they are and prevent them

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