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List of 20 news stories.

  • Tools for Learning

    In the ChangeMaker Lab we believe in using real tools for problem solving and building. From the earliest visits in kindergarten, students have the opportunity to practice their skills as designers, then use tools to make those ideas into a reality.
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  • Changemaker Showcase for Earth Day

    Live Oak showed its environmental changemaker spirit at the Earth Day Celebration.
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  • Dynamic Relationships in Ecosystems

    Sixth grade science students just wrapped up their study of interdependence through the lenses of population ecology, community ecology, and ecosystem dynamics.
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  • Middle School Music Festival is Music to Our Ears

    The Middle School Music Festival showcased the talent and hard work of our Middle School musicians and teachers.
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  • Grandparents and Special Friends Week!

    We look forward to welcoming grandparents and special friends onto our campus in May!
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  • Los Castells de Tarragona

    Sixth graders are blending culture with their learning of Spanish language.
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  • Students Shine Bright at Spring Play

    Hats off to Live Oak’s Middle School students who delivered an outstanding series of performances in their spring musical, Out of This World!
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  • Live Oak Recognizes Young Alumni Changemakers

    Three members of the Class of 2019 are recognized as this year’s Young Alumni Changemaker honorees: Olivia Castillo, Bruno Kai Ong, and Zoe Sokatch.
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  • Reconstruction: Rethinking What is Possible

    Eighth grade humanities students recently started their study of Reconstruction, the twelve year period following the end of the American Civil War. This is a critically important—and often overlooked—period of American history, in which, according to Adam Sanchez in his When Black Lives Mattered essay, “the impossible suddenly became possible.”
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  • Service is a Family Affair

    Family Service Night brought Live Oak’s families together to serve as a community. The evening proved to be a resounding success, helping to support Live Oak’s community partners in numerous ways. 
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  • I Used to Hate Mold, But Now It’s Growing On Me

    Fourth grade scientists study the cyclical nature of our natural world. Our big question of the year for science is: How can we make sense of problems in order to design multiple solutions? During our life cycles unit, students build ecosystem models and study how energy makes it from the sun, to our food, to us, and then back into the soil to start life over again.
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  • Differentiated Reading Instruction in Third Grade

    Third grade teachers have been leading a pilot reading program intended to provide responsive instruction that elevates each learner's abilities. 
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  • The girls JV team capped off a successful season with a win over CAIS in the championship game.

    Live Oak Basketball Teams Leave it All on the Court

    The JV girls basketball team won the league championship, while all Live Oak's basketball student-athletes competed and showed their determination throughout the season. 
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  • Perspective Through a New Lens: Fifth Graders Dissect Cow Eyes

    Fifth graders visited the Exploratorium to dissect cow eyes, learning about the anatomy and mechanics that enable vision, while exploring their broader throughline: How does exploring multiple perspectives help me understand and shape my world? 
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  • Students show how math is art with their parabolic string art.

    Having a Choice and a Voice While Learning Math

    Eight graders applied their knowledge of functions and data sets to investigate subjects of interest to them.  
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  • Third graders did a neighborhood trash pickup in the blocks surrounding the Live Oak campus

    Live Oak Shows Up to Serve

    Live Oak students, faculty, and staff participated in the annual Week of Service, helping take action throughout the community in various ways. 
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  • Perspective-Taking in the Hot Seat

    Seventh graders engage in thoughtful discussion and learn about different viewpoints as they take the "hot seat" during WWII and Holocaust unit. 
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  • The New Look of Athletics: Live Oak Lightning

    Live Oak athletic teams will be retiring the Green Devil mascot this fall in exchange for a new look as the Live Oak Lightning.
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  • Growing Our Understanding of Indigenous Peoples

    Live Oak's fourth graders researched California's history and the various tribal groups that call the area home.
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  • Celebrating the Joy in Reading and Writing

    Live Oak students, families, and staff got cozy with a good book and their comfy clothes during our 20th Drop Everything And Read Day as part of our week-long literary celebration, Book Fest. 
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