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  Thursday, January 17, 2019

JV Boys Basketball Secure Win

By Diesa Seidel

On Tuesday afternoon, the SDFAS JV boys basketball team secured the win against Encinitas Country Day, 18-10.  The boys came out strong and focused, as they passed the ball well and played with defensive intensity. In the first half, Richardson Liou and Noe Pegulu controlled the tempo, making good decisions and scoring the first baskets of the game. Jack Buyse and Thomas Vidon played savage defense, forcing turnovers. Tome Labbe, Teva Uteau, and Adam Beckert dominated the boards, as they grabbed rebounds on both ends of the court. James Khoury, Gabril Rosen-Ahmed, Jorge Bas, and Stevie Abtmyr executed team plays to keep the team ahead going into the final minutes. Congratulations to the team for their exceptional performance!



8th grade: Oceanography Scientist visiting the classroom

By Bénédicte Brouder

The French program includes actions to make students aware of the professional world, and make them reflect on future career paths choices. Exposure to professionals who can share their passion and experience is extremely valuable. Mr. Le Boyer, who is a research scientist at the Scripps Institute, recently discussed with 8 the grade students regarding his occupation, with the hope of instilling passionate interest in the work of an oceanography scientist. Thank you to Mr. Le Boyer for taking the time to come on campus, and thank you to Mr. Giot for making this happen !



Digital Citizenship Program

By Bénédicte Brouder

The Digital Citizenship Program is a key component of the middle school advisory program. Each grade benefits from 4 to 5 Digital Citizenship classes throughout the school year. The latest theme that was explored was related to privacy online and how to best protect oneself with healthy choices in terms of ID and password choices for example. Students also learnt the email etiquette, especially with the use of reply, reply all, cc and bcc.

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  Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Science is fun!

By Bénédicte Brouder

7th graders have been working on chemical reactions in French Science: see how science is art!