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Morgan Hill Life, 11/27/2013, "Mount Madonna students learn about California history on two-day field trip." Read more: http://morganhilllife.com/pioneers-the-gold-rush-and-cullumah-students-learn-ca-history/
Butterflies and Exploring Migration Second Graders Visit Wilder Ranch and Natural Bridges State Parks
On December 2, the second grade class visited two local state park ‘treasures,’ Wilder Ranch and Natural Bridges. Students were able to see the monarch butterflies clustered in Eucalyptus branches; and explored the grounds of a 19th century dairy ranch. Second grade teacher Jenni Leach shares some highlights of this day of learning:
Feb 07, 2014
Dec 02, 2013
The Gilroy Dispatch, 11/6/2013, "Pionners, the Gold Rush and "Cullumah": Students Learn California History," Read more: http://www.gilroydispatch.com/blogs/school_bulletins/pioneers-the-gold-rush-and-cullumah-students-learn-california-history/article_0455012e-4741-11e3-81f6-101f742c6b16.html
Along the banks of the American River’s South Fork, in a valley native Nisenan people called “Cullumah“ or “beautiful valley,” craftsman James Marshall discovered gold in 1848. Marshall’s discovery began the great California Gold Rush and fueled the West’s dramatic growth for decades.
Nov 08, 2013
Jan 24, 2014
“Archers to the line!”
As she focused on a brightly-colored bull’s-eye several yards in front of her, the girl tucked her long brown hair behind her ear, raised the bow she was holding to chest level, and pulled back firmly on the string until it almost touched her nose. The instructor beside her adjusted the angle of the girl’s chin and shoulders, and told her to concentrate only on where she was aiming. Then, with a slight shift of three fingers, she released the arrow, sending it ‘whooshing’ through the air to strike the target.
Oct 31, 2013