MODEL HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE
Monday: PARK LUNCH: Bought our lunches and snacks for the week during our weekly visit to Trader Joe's, then read Boccaccio on the lawn.
Wednesday: Walked a block to the local church's parish hall and made meals for their AIDS Lunch Project, studied Practical Spanish.
Thursday: CITY DAY: Took the Expo line to Exposition Park and gathered data at the Space Shuttle Endeavour exhibit for use in a Calculus project at the park's big field calculating the arc lengths of the ball in a game of three flies up
Friday: Walked two blocks down the street to The Museum of Jurassic Technology to study its exhibit on Athanasius Kircher, then compared him to
Da Vinci and other thinkers from the Renaissance, The Islamic Golden Age, and The Enlightenment as part of our Social Studies unit on polymaths and society
There really are no "typical" days at Angeles Workshop School, but the schedules and descriptions here offer a look into some ways students at our school can structure their school day.
Monday: Used Geometry and the Distance Formula to design our own Japanese mon heraldic symbols for use in an Edo Period Samurai Role Playing Game
Tuesday: Designed and played a board game based on Practical Economics to reinforce our Math skills as they apply to real life.
Wednesday: After reading from SE Hinton's The Outsiders, continued the outreach portion of our unit on Itinerant Youth by writing emails soliciting clothing donations for homeless youth.
Thursday: CITY DAY: Took the Expo line downtown where we studied immigrant contributions to Early Los Angeles at the Museum of Social Justice on Olvera St., then translated live music lyrics from Spanish-language mariachi performers in the plaza
Friday: Worked with a JPL scientist in an astrophysics workshop during Physical Sciences class as part of our Experts and Enthusiasts series
MODEL MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE