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Fifth Graders – Core Principles: Build from a Foundation

One of our Core Principles at Blue Oak School is building from a foundation. Building on their foundation of literacy and research skills this year, fifth graders participated in an Argument and Advocacy Reading Workshop Unit. This unit aims to support our fifth...

Mock Congress Project in 8th-Grade Humanities

At Blue Oak, aligned with one of our Core Principles, students learn to inquire. Recently, the 8th-grade humanities teacher at Blue Oak introduced students to the federal government: its formation, the three branches, and how they check and balance each other. Along...

7th-Grade Students Do Field Work in Napa Creek

Blue Oak students are regularly off campus engaging in one of our Core Principles of learning by doing. In 7th grade, our students learn about their vital role in preserving Napa Valley's ecosystem, particularly its salmon habitat in the Napa River and its...