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June 9, 2016
By Ms. Tashiro

Grade 6 at the Getty Villa

June 9, 2016
By Ms. Klimp

During the last week before Spring Break the sixth graders took a field trip to the Getty Villa Museum. They had just finished their studies about ancient Greece (now they are studying ancient Rome). The students were led by museum docents to view pieces of art relating to Greek Mythology. Afterwards, they had time to tour the museum and gardens before heading back to school.  It was a great day!!

First Grade Experiences Brazilian Culture on Field Trip

May 9, 2016
By Mrs. Wilson

After spending the last few months learning about Brazil and the Amazon Rain Forest, the first grade was lucky enough to experience Brazilian culture first-hand.  We had lunch at Pampas Grill, where we sampled traditional Brazilian food.  Then we traveled to the Brasil Brasil Cultural Center to learn Capoeira.  Capoeira is a martial art form disguised as a dance.  We not only learned more about the Brazilian culture, we had a blast doing it!! 

Cooking Elective Creates Rainbow Bagels

May 6, 2016
By Mrs. Mishra

Students in the Middle School Cooking Elective cooked rainbow colored bagels with funfetti cream cheese. It was a fun experience for students to mix the dough and food coloring. Each student had an exciting opportunity to pick a color and blend it with another, if they wanted to. The procedure was easy: flatten each piece of dough to pancake size, stack them, slice them into long strips, roll them, egg wash, bake and the best part...? Enjoy the bagels smeared with cream cheese sprinkles. Sounds yummy...try it!

Bird Reports in Third Grade

May 3, 2016
By Mrs. Mangus

Third Graders recently finished writing their first research report on birds. As part of our Information Writing Unit, each student chose a bird to research. During their research, students learned about the bird's physical characteristics, habitat, caring for young, hunting and feeding habits, and many other interesting facts. Each student typed their report and presented them with title pages and a bibliography at the Bird Report Showcase. 


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RHCDS is a premier Kindergarten through Grade 8 school on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Our Lower School (Kindergarten to 5th Grade) and Middle School (6th through 8th grades) offer small class-sizes and specialized educators in multiple subjects. We are an independent, WASC accredited school serving families in Palos Verdes, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, San Pedro, and several other communities in the South Bay.