On Wednesday, December 2, the Garden Street Academy Jazz Band held a holiday performance at Garden Court on De la Vina. This was the first off-campus gig for the group since they formed last year. The concerts are part of the school’s effort to expand its project-based learning curriculum to include a community service component. […]
Our food drive to build a huge mosaic art piece out of canned food is in full swing. Collection bags are being distributed to the community today, and we’ve started a GoFundMe campaign to buy more cans before we build the mosaic. Here are full details and updates on the food drive. Let’s help feed […]
We’ve just installed a weather camera in our tower to go along with our weather station. View up-to-the-minute images and read more about it here.
Congratulations to our new GSA Robotics team! This past Saturday they traveled to south Pasadena and competed in the 2015 Greater Los Angeles Botball® Tournament. See photos and read more about it on our GSA Makerspace blog.
Earlier this month we unveiled a fourteen foot high sculpture designed and created by students in the High School Sculpture class. Entitled ‘Reverse Entropy’, the giant art piece is made from cardboard, Tyvek tape, liquid nails, polyurethane and exterior paint, measuring 14’ X 12’ X 9’. Eleven sculpture students at Garden Street Academy have been absorbed in the […]
A few weeks ago, Leane and her gardening elective students noticed a Monarch butterfly laying eggs on our garden’s newly potted milkweed plants. Then on the 18th, the students noticed that some of the eggs had already hatched. Check back here for daily updates and watch them grow and hopefully turn into butterflies. March 6 – Day 17 […]
Congratulations to our fourth and fifth graders for their wonderful performance of Disney’s Alladin last week. Family and friends packed the Black Box theater for both performances, and most of our staff and students got to see their dress rehearsal. Thanks to our talented and dedicated staff for helping our students bring this story to […]
Last Friday, our students packed the black box theater and listened to John Sant’ Ambrogio talk about his love of music and his life as a classical cellist. With his 300-year-old cello alongside, John discussed how the sounds of nature, for example birds, were largely inspirational to the development of sounds on the cello in the early days. He […]
Congratulations to our eighth graders who raised over $400 for charity at last week’s Holiday Boutique by selling products they designed in our makerspace. This project was part of their entrepreneur unit in language arts, and a wonderful example of the project based learning we offer our students. In just five weeks they learned how to […]
October 28th was the official opening of our recording studio, kicked off with a ribbon-cutting by senior Emily who has been involved in the music program for several years. The studio was buzzing with excitement as community members, professional musicians, parents, students and staff got to check out the amazing space, recording gear and musical instruments. The […]