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Student Engagement

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Craig S. Murray, Executive Director of Student Engagement
Contact Number: (916) 566-1600 ext. 50838
 
Malayvanh "Monie" Bouaphavong, Administrative Secretary, Senior
Contact Number: (916) 566-1600 ext. 50838
 
Teresa Rowan, Director of Co-Curricular Activities & New Teacher Support
Contact Number: (916) 566-1600 ext.61011
 
Sandy Westerberg, Administrative Secretary 
Contact Number: (916) 566-1600 ext. 50821

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 Anchor Field Trips - 3rd thru 6th Grade Aztec Dance
Day of Code Folkloric o
History Day Jump Rope for Heart
Lego/Robotics Link Crew
Mars Day MESA
Public Speaking Contest Restorative Practices
Safe School Ambassadors SEEK
Special Olympics Sports Camps & Leagues
STEM Fair Student Leadership
Summer Programs  
 

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Third Grade Anchor Field Trip - Powerhouse Science Center
  • This provides the opportunity for students to explore, experience, and engage in STEM education.  Students will have a planetarium experience, a self guided tour of the Science Center, and a classroom workshop working with electrical circuits and completing a series of challenges while learning about the Law of Conservation of Energy.
 
Fourth Grade Anchor Field Trip - California Museum
  • This field trip provides students a tour of the museum and a classroom learning experience about California's journey to statehood, beginning with the Spanish discovery of California, and continuing through the Bear Flag Revolt and the state's admittance to the union as the thirty-first star on the U.S. flag.
 
Fourth Grade Anchor Field Trip - Marshall Gold Discovery Historic State Park
  • Students will visit the historic Coloma Valley and explore the location of James Marshall's epic discovery, and pan for gold in the American River.
 
Fifth Grade Anchor Field Trip - Aerospace Museum of California
  • Students will participate in the engineering design process as they build planes and rockets, and explore hover ports, and wind tunnels, all while uncovering the fundamental principles of flight.
 
Sixth Grade Anchor Field Trip -  Overnight Outdoor Learning Science Camp
  • Students will be taught by experiential educators with lessons that build critical thinking and collaboration skills.
 

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Students learning circuit boards
Working together on circuit boards
Ready to give a circuit board a try
More circuit board creations
Students Exploring
Ready to give it a test run
Connecting the wires
Students excited about their trip
Bus ride to Powerhouse Science Center

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Westside students tour the CA Museum
Westside students tour the CA Museum
Westside students tour the CA Museum
Westside students tour the CA Museum
Westside students tour the CA Museum
Westside students tour the CA Museum
Westside students tour the CA Museum
Westside students tour the CA Museum
Westside students tour the CA Museum
Westside students end the tour of the CA Museum with lunch at the State Capital park

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Westside students at Marshall Gold Discovery State Park
Westside students reading about how the Gold Rush began
Deer grazing through the park
Westside students in front of Sutter Mill
Westside students reading about the Mill
Westside students pose in front of the Mill
Westside students in the museum
Westside students pose in front of a teepee
Westside students pan for gold
Hagginwood students panning for gold
Hagginwood - more panning for gold
Hagginwood student panning for gold
Hagginwood students at the Blacksmith shop
Hagginwood students in front of the mill
Hagginwood student reading about the Mill
Hagginwood group picture

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Students pose in front of a plane
Students pose in front of a plane

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Deer Resting by Cabins
Heading to cabins to unpack
Orientation
Ready to start the day
Lining up
Quick pose for picture
The rope challenge
Ready to face the tower
Waiting to climb the tower
Waiting to climb the tower

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17-18 District Public Speaking Winners
17-18 District Public Speaking Finalist

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Greetings and rules of the event
Friendly Robotics Competition
The robotics board
The competitors
Waiting for their turn in the competition

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Kohler 6th Graders at Grizzly Creek with their snowman they built
Kohler Safe School Ambassadors
Kohler Safe School Ambassadors
Kohler Safe School Ambassadors having lunch
Kohler Safe School Ambassadors holding their certificates
Kohler Safe School Ambassadors holding their certificates
Kohler Safe School Ambassadors holding their certificates
Kohler Safe School Ambassadors holding their certificates

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Instructions and rules of the challenge
Student showing her creation
Waiting their turn
Ready for the competition
Excitement builds
Time to float!
Very proud
It floats!
Its working!