Cyber Civics at Journey School: Making Great Passwords

In 7th grade Cyber Civics class, students recently completed a unit on “Privacy and Personal Information.” The very last lesson in this unit taught them the first line of defense when it comes to protecting your online information—passwords. In a lesson called “Making (and Remembering) Great Passwords’” students learned the seven rules for great passwords: […]

Progress Reports and Parent Teacher Conferences Change

A Message from our Education Directors: Dear Journey School Parents, Are you wondering what happened to our usual November parent-teacher conferences? Did you notice in our school calendar that progress reports will be sent and shared during your parent teacher conference in late January this year? Either way, we wanted to let you know that […]

The Winter Spiral Walk: A Journey School Tradition

In the winter months, when sunlight wanes and the nights are long, festivals of lights are celebrated around the world. Among these events are the Hindu festival of Divali, the Fillipino Fiesta, the Jewish celebration of Chanukah, and the Christian celebration of Advent. As we near the darkest days of the year, we feel the […]

All Hallow’s Eve at Journey School: Bringing Light to the Darkness

One of Journey School’s core values is to be ‘celebratory, soul-nourishing, and joyful.’ One way we practice this important principle is through the seasonal festivals. We believe that a reverence and sense of guardianship for the earth and all her inhabitants are nurtured through these celebrations. The autumn festivals at Journey School begin with the […]

CAASPP Individual Student Results to be Available Soon

Journey Families will soon receive results from the new assessments students took last spring in grades 3-8. These new assessments are part of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, also referred to as CAASPP. Students will receive an overall score as well as placement on one of four tiers: standard not met, standard […]