Page 1

Eye on Education Increase Camp & Class Enrollments This Summer

Available 4th-8th Grade Classes:

- Three weeks in Spain & France SIGN UP TODAY! - Basketball Camp - Beyond the Book Report in the Digital Age - Clown College - Football Camp - Intro to Acting AM Classes: 8:30-11:30 AM PM Classes: 12:00-3:00 PM - It’s Not Magic, It’s Science! FREE Before/After Care: 8-8:30 AM & 3-3:30 PM - Japanese Language & Culture Term 1 - Math for the Real World Term 2 June 24 - July 12 (3 wks) - Photography July 15 - August 2 (3 wks) Mon thru Fri - $300 Mon thru Fri - $300 - Spanish Immersion - Weird Art Lunch* 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Young Writer’s Workshop *Lunch is not provided - Please pack a sack lunch - Soccer Camp WWW.CCAS.CCUSD.ORG - Street Art, Surrealism & Sculpture




(310) 842-4300


Tuition Free, Non-Profit, Public School TK/K-6 Multi-Language Program Authorized International Baccalaureate PYP School Social Emotional Learning Culturally Diverse Student Body Inquiry Based Instruction GoetheCharterSchool.org (310) 306-3484 12500 Braddock Dr., LA, CA 90066

PAGE 14 Eye on Education – Special Advertising Section May 16, 2019


We are excited to offer a wide variety of programs and classes. There’s something for everyone this summer.






Join Us in 2019

Session 1: June 17-21 One-week camps and intensives

Session 5: August 5-9 One-week camps

Sessions 2 & 3: June 24-July 26 Two-, three- and five-week classes and programs. School is closed Thursday, July 4 & Friday, July 5.

Session 6: August 12-16 One-week camps

Session 4: July 29-August 2 One-week camps and intensives

Â?    Â Visit and Enroll: summer.xrds.org Contact us at summer@xrds.org or call 310-582-4506 Nuestros empleados hablan espaĂąol. CROSSROADS SCHOOL FOR ARTS & SCIENCES | Middle and Upper School: 21st Street Campus | 1714 21st St., Santa Monica, CA 90404 | Elementary School: Norton Campus | 1715 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404

May 16, 2019 Eye on Education – Special Advertising Section


WESTCHESTER WONDER KIDS PRESCHOOL Teaching your kids the wonders of the world NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER AND FALL 2019 Enrolling ages 2 – 6 years.

We offer an enriching and nurturing environment with a focus on STEAM. Our curriculum encourages creativity, imagination, critical thinking, social responsibility, self-assurance and empathy. Christine Saleebey (310) 642-1827 Located in Westchester near LMU (lic. 197409279)

Westside Neighborhood School

Westside Neighborhood School (WNS), a Preschool-8 independent school in Playa Vista, has a mission to create a community of lifelong learners that nurtures students from diverse backgrounds to reach their full potential and inspires them to contribute to the world with confidence, creativity, curiosity, conscience and compassion. WNS opened a brand-new state-ofthe-art play-based preschool, STEAM Academic Learning Center, and full-sized Gymnasium in August 2017. Students, teachers, parents, and our

neighboring businesses and friends are thrilled about the expansion as it not only allows more room for educational growth, but opportunities for community use as well. In addition to the brand new preschool, WNS offers a Parent-Toddler Program. Classes take place Tuesdays and Saturdays for children ages 18-32 months and parents. For more information about WNS, please visit wns-la.org or contact by phone: 310-574-8650 or email: admissions@wns-la.org.

PAGE 16 Eye on Education – Special Advertising Section May 16, 2019

EBS Children‘s Institute

We’ll focus on your child’s strengths and the goals that are important to you both. Our team uncovers what motivates your child to play and interact in a fun, trusting and safe environment that allows your child to learn and reach his or her potential. We make long-lasting connections, so your child feels at home. Our therapists understand that impactful change happens when everyone works together to create opportunities for children to confidently master the skills they need to meet the challenges of an evolving world.

EBS Children’s Institute of Los Angeles offers Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, ABA/ Behavior Therapy, Child Psychology, Feeding/Swallowing Therapy, Physical Therapy and Social Skills programs carefully designed for your child. Using a multidisciplinary approach, in-depth We welcome you to give us a call at evaluations and intervention, our team 424-331-9291 or visit us on the web inspires participation to improve the at www.ebscila.com. lives of those we serve. EBS Children’s Institute is a community of people committed to enriching the lives of children and families. Our work is guided by principles we believe form a life of meaning, accomplishment and joy: commitment to diversity and inclusion, communication, respect and collaboration.

Get 10% off with code SCIENTIST10



THE EXTRAORDINARY HAPPENS At Stratford, students accomplish extraordinary things. Our advanced yet balanced curriculum propels students to excel both inside and outside the classroom. Discover a school that inspires children to become creative problem-solvers, imaginative innovators, and confident leaders.

Preschool – Transitional Kindergarten 2000 Stoner Ave., Los Angeles (424) 293-2783

We deliver the extraordinary.


Transitional Kindergarten TE



Los Angeles | Mission Viejo | Altadena





Our other Southern California campuses

Accrediting Commission for Schools








Schedule a tour today!

Now Enrolling


West Los Angeles Campus



Preschool State License Numbers: 197493889. Copyright © 2019 Stratford Schools, Inc.

May 16, 2019 Eye on Education – Special Advertising Section


California is experiencing a teacher shortage. Join a rewarding profession with excellent starting salaries. CHANGE THE FUTURE. Located in Culver City.


Goethe International Charter School Begins Its Middle School Expansion Goethe International Charter School (GICS) is a non-profit, public school located in West Los Angeles. GICS educates the “whole child” with a focus on physical, intellectual, emotional and ethical development. As an authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) World School with a focus on global awareness, language acquisition and inquiry-driven learning, the school will be expanding through 6th grade in the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. The current curriculum is based on the California Common Core State Standards and is delivered through the IB PYP. The expanded 6th grade will continue this approach as the school establishes the IB Middle Years Programme. An IB education is based on academic rigor whereby students make connections between traditional subjects and the “real world,” while

also developing bilingualism. GICS currently offers a TK-5 50/50 model dual language immersion program with German as the target language. For those who need additional support in English, there is a German Language Acquisition option available beginning in 3rd grade where students receive core instruction in English. Spanish Language Acquisition is provided for all students in grades 3-5. At the middle school level, Language Acquisition is provided in either Spanish or German with core instruction delivered in English for all students. For more information about programs and space availability please call (310) 306-3484. GICS is located at 12500 Braddock Drive, Los Angeles CA 90066 www.goethecharterschool.org

PAGE 18 Eye on Education – Special Advertising Section May 16, 2019

Discover Engage Innovate Register for a tour at wns-la.org

Preschool Elementary Middle Playa Vista

Project Scientist Project Scientist has a fun-filled program for your daughter this summer! The Summer STEM Academy immerses girls ages 4-12 in STEM through fun-filled experiments, weekly field trips to top science and technology companies, hands-on curriculum with credentialed teachers, and daily meet-and-greets with thriving female STEM professionals right here in Playa Vista at the Brickyard! This summer, girls will learn many exciting topics and visit inspiring STEM companies during these fun themed weeks: June 24-28: All Aboard! Transportation: Past, Present and Future — Learn how transportation systems work together to keep us moving and tinker with tried and true vehicles to create new platforms for efficient mobility. Field trip expedition hosted by Virgin Hyperloop One. July 1-5: How It’s Made — Take apart and breakdown well-known and beloved items and gain appreciation for the processes and people

who make them. Field trip expedition hosted by Santa Monica Studio and Sony. July 8-12: Genetics, DNA & Dissection — Spend the week dissecting and analyzing what makes each of us unique. We will study Gregor Mendel and his peas, Punnett squares and DNA all week long. Field trip expedition hosted by Abbott. Get 10% off with code SCIENTIST10. Sign up now at www.ProjectScientist.org!

Rock out with Funky Divas & Dudes

Popstar Camp Joslyn Park Auditorium, Santa Monica June 17 - 21 & July 15 - August 9


Girls & Boys • Ages 4-12

Music Videos Hip-Hop Dance Fairytale Theatre TV Commercials Arts & Crafts Face Painting Beach Play Theme Days And More!

ties! r a P y a d h t ir B r Check out ou

Enroll Now! 310-838-8387 funkydivasanddudes.com


20 OFF for Argonaut readers. Discount code: ARG2019

What are your kids doing this summer?

Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is a leader in innovative academic, arts and enrichment curricula for rising K-12 students. Summer at Crossroads offers a wide variety of opportunities and experiences, including classes for academic credit, hands-on workshops and outdoor activities. Students are empowered to develop skills, enjoy learning and grow in areas of special interest under the guidance of expert teachers and excited program staff and coaches. From arts and aquatics to volleyball and world civilizations, students can sign up for a one-week specialty program or spend the summer doing a variety of engaging activities. There’s something for everyone this summer! • Session 1 (June 17-21): One-week camps and intensives • Sessions 2 and 3 (June 24-July 26): Two-, three- and five-week classes and programs. School is closed Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5.

• Session 4 (July 29-Aug. 2): One-week camps and intensives • Session 5 (Aug. 5-9): One-week camps • Session 6 (Aug. 12-16): One-week camps Summer at Crossroads programming is open to the public. No formal admissions process is required. Visit summer.xrds.org to learn more about current course offerings. Space is still available in many classes. Enroll today!

new roads


Grades 1-12 Lower School ENRICHMENT Middle School ENRICHMENT Upper School ENRICHMENT & ACADEMIC

June 17 to July 26 REGISTER AT www.newroads.org/ page/experience/ summer-at-new-roads NEW ROADS SCHOOL 3131 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404

Stratford Schools

At Stratford, we believe high expectations lead to extraordinary results. Our advanced, innovative, and intentionally balanced curriculum inspires, challenges, and nurtures the minds and hearts of every student. We infuse our liberal arts curriculum with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics — or STEAM — to help students develop the diverse set of problem-solving skills and talents they’ll need in today’s world.

Our passionate teachers cultivate a physically and emotionally secure classroom environment where children feel safe and eager to try new things and fail forward. This carefully designed approach prepares students to become tomorrow’s creative problem solvers, innovators, and confident, insightful leaders. Learn more at www.stratfordschools.com.

May 16, 2019 Eye on Education – Special Advertising Section


Los AngeLes Times sundAy Crossword PuzzLe “ELIMINATION” By ROSS TRUDEAU

Lutheran Preschools: Kind hearts, growing minds Our Savior Lutheran Church & COOS Preschool 6705 West 77th Street, Westchester 90045

PAGE 20 Eye on Education – Special Advertising Section May 16, 2019

Across 1 __ vu 5 Command from Kirk 13 Drink word for “strained” 19 [Sigh] 20 Unsuccessful competitors 21 One-footed creature 22 Cracked river barriers? 25 Spiced up 26 Sign of contempt 27 In a lab, it’s often white 28 “Yesterday!” 30 Cart count 31 Pop by 33 Org. with quarantine authority 35 Western alliances 37 How the satisfied stand 39 “Psych!” 40 What a generous mechanic might do after a wreck? 44 Indistinct mass 46 Deck-enclosing option 48 Brainchild 49 Mani-pedi locale 50 David or Saul? 53 “Sunday Morning” channel 55 __-de-sac 56 Felt 57 Greek X 58 Jolly syllables 60 Words of defeat 62 Chipotle alternative 64 Kind of artery 65 DNC chair Tom 66 Pittance 68 Request to the local marriage oath writer? 72 Some dishwashers 73 Gap rival

75 76 78 79 80 82 86 87 89 92 93

95 96 97 101 103 104 105 106 108 110 112 113 116 118 122 123 124 125 126 127

Memoir, for one Down 59 “Try it” Odist’s inspiration 1 Some diaper 61 Creations with Rib changers colorful blocks Best Female 2 Panache 63 Crunchy snack Athlete, e.g. 3 1607 settlement 64 Regret Eur. country in 4 Selling point 66 See 93-Across the Olympics 5 Abolish 67 Breakfast staple since 1992 6 Spooky 69 Hurting Dulles alternative 7 Like about 25% 70 __ Mawr College Place to stay of Russia’s 71 Gets ready to Business card no. population play Variety headline 8 Part of MVP 73 Scrabble for director Lee’s 9 “The A-Team” 8-pointer U.S. debut? muscle 74 Rainy Calf spot 10 Singer’s skill 77 Driving aid With 66-Down, 11 World Heritage 80 It covers the when Lady Site org. House Macbeth says, 12 Subtle “Over 81 Encircle “Leave all the rest here!” 83 Thin Mints seller to me” 13 Member of the 84 Trendy berry Nonprofit fam 85 Finger reporting app 14 Flexible lunch 88 Has Coal carrier hour 90 “Girls” Emmy Magician’s tote? 15 Directory name nominee Clancy’s “The __ 16 College Bd. result Hoffmann of All Fears” using a 1-to-5 91 “Oh, that’s More-thanscale adorable!” stretchy 17 Consider 94 Make a mess of, statement 18 Throws in as traffic “The Yodeling 23 Golfer’s wedge, 98 Swipe again? Cowgirl” in “Toy e.g. 99 Slingshot feature Story” films 24 Delicious 100 January Novelist Rand 29 Musical timbre birthstone Rodeo 32 Ph.D.’s next 102 Queens squad contestants, at hurdle 106 2014 Lizzie times 33 French sweetie Borden portrayer Quiet order 34 Crab Key villain Christina Run smoothly 36 Wild attempt 107 Flight safety It’s dropped for 37 Lunchbox equipment? emphasis staples, initially 108 Crunchy side Implied 38 Protected while 109 Port opener Pioneer 35mm sailing cameras 40 Silicon Valley field 111 See 119-Down 112 Advanced Talks about 41 Ryder of teaching deg. woks? “Stranger Things” 114 Machu Picchu Shmoo creator 42 Works denizen Tapered cigar 43 Chopin work 115 Peter the Great, __ Brasi, “The 45 Creamy soups e.g. Godfather” 47 Mends, as a 117 Mar. arrival, in enforcer rattan chair theory Frank 51 Stark in “Game of 119 Dr. who 111-Down Regular guys? Thrones” 120 “__ tree falls ... ” Headliner 52 Muffet fare 54 Nurse 121 USCG reception

Profile for Kate

The Argonaut's Eye on Education for 2019  

The Argonaut's Eye on Education for 2019