Washington, DC 8th graders Great kids from The Athenian School in Danville met with my staff today in DC to learn about the legislative process twitter.com/askgeorge/stat… — Rep.George Miller (@askgeorge) March 18, 2013 Puerto Rico 7th graders China 7th graders Ireland Bow-making Kitchen Chemistry Ooblek
Not only do Athenian teachers have a lot to share with their students, they also have a lot to offer the greater educational community. Athenian invests in and even requires professional development, encouraging employees to widen and/or deepen their craft. This year, the faculty decided to rearrange the schedule to allow the entire Upper and […]
Seventh grade students have an opportunity to practice their language skills in an immersive environment abroad. Students studying Mandarin are invited to travel to China. Two years ago in 2011, the 7th grade travellers joined a delegation of students from the Upper School on a trip through Beijing, Xian, Suzhou, Hagzhou, and Shanghai. Here is […]
A long-time participant in FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), the organization behind high school robotics competitions, Athenian now offers engineering opportunities to middle school students through FIRST’s Lego League (FLL). Middle schoolers have been meeting after school this semester to accomplish “missions” that challenge them to problem-solve, work collaboratively, and test […]
The 7th grade examined poetry and then performed a chosen poem. These two students memorized their poems and delivered an emotive performance to their classmates and teachers.
Andrew Reckers, ’12, receives the nomination for the first ever federal Green Ribbon Schools award on behalf of Athenian from California’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson.