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List of 20 news stories.

  • Celebrating Native American Heritage At EB

    Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

    Carla Maia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Coordinator
    Native American Heritage Month, observed in the United States during the month of November, is a time to celebrate and honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, histories, and contributions of Native American and Indigenous peoples. This commemorative month serves as an opportunity for education, reflection, and raising awareness about the significant role Indigenous communities have played and continue to play in American society. Read more about Native American Heritage in California, and our Diverse Reads author spotlights on Native American authors, Christine Day and Monique Gray Smith.
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  • EB would like to wish our Hindu, Jain and community a very joyful Diwali!

    Diwali, "Festival of Lights"

    Carla Maia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Coordinator
    Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is one of the most important and widely celebrated festivals in India and other South Asian countries and by Hindu, Jain and Sikh communities around the world. It is a festival that typically lasts five days and is known as the "Festival of Lights." EB would like to wish our Hindu, Jain and community a very joyful Diwali!
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  • FRENCH LEARNING SPECIALIST and SST COORDINATOR: Bénédicte Cambon

    Meet The 2023 EB Student Support Team!

    Led by veteran educator, Bénédicte Cambon, The Student Support Team (SST) plays a unique and important role in nurturing students' academic and emotional growth during their time here at EB. With individual expertise in special education, counseling, language development, and personalized support, the availability of this team ensures that every student receives the guidance and assistance they need to excel, thrive and truly belong in the world.

    Learn more about each of their individual backgrounds and roles they have on the SST.
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  • November 2 is the Day of the Dead

    Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead

    Carla Maia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Coordinator
    "Día de los Muertos," also known as the "Day of the Dead," is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 1st and 2nd each year. It is a vibrant and colorful celebration that honors deceased loved ones and is a fusion of indigenous Aztec beliefs and Catholicism. The holiday is most closely associated with Mexico but is also observed in other Latin American countries and by Mexican communities around the world.
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  • A Parent's Guide to Google Classroom

    Chrissy Greer, Middle School Dean and Social Studies Teacher
    Google Classroom is a resource that allows teachers to streamline communication with parents and students (G5 & up) in a paperless way. Teachers are able to easily assign work and share resources, and students can just as simply complete and return assigned work. Google Classroom is your one-stop-shop for all homework, classwork, and due dates! Middle School Dean and Social Studies Teacher, Christine Greer, offers this primer.
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  • Celebrate LGBTQIA+ history!

    October is LGBTQIA+ History Month!

    Carla Maia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Coordinator
    All through October we are celebrating the many LGBTQIA+ heroes who have positively impacted our world! Read more about these notable figures, and find out about this month's Diverse Reads recommendations, available in English and French, at our campus libraries.
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  • French Physicists: A Tradition of Innovation

    From the contributions of innovators like Marie Curie to the cutting-edge discoveries of contemporary scientists like Anne L’Huillier and Pierre Agostini who just won the Nobel Prize for their work with short pulses of light called “attoseconds”,  France's impact on the realm of modern physics is significant. One of the specific benefits of EB’s unique French-American immersion program, is a deeper understanding of the culture and pedagogical tradition which produced those innovations.  Read more about these contributions, as well as the “Année de la Physique” or “Year of Physics.”
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  • Happy Indigenous People's Day!

    Carla Maia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Coordinator
    Today, we celebrate and honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, histories, contributions, and resilience of Indigenous peoples in North America and around the world. It is a day of recognition and understanding of the challenges they have faced and continue to face, as well as a time to reflect on the importance of acknowledging their past and present contributions to society. Find out more about the Bay Area's Ohlone people and check out a special Diverse Reads recommendation called PowWow Day, found in the Lower School library.
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  • Fall Finds In The Garden

    Florence Joliff, EB Garden Specialist
    Students made the most of their Garden time during September, even as bouts of bad weather and air quality kept them inside. Indoors, the children were introduced to the fascinating science of seeds and what incredible diversity exists among them. Later, when fresh air and sun returned, the kids were back outside, treated to a first pick of their very own school-grown tomatoes, served up as a delicious treat with basil, honey and olive oil.
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  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    Carla Maia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Coordinator
    National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th to October 15th and celebrates the achievements and influences of Hispanic and Latino individuals and communities in various fields such as art, literature, music, science, politics, and more. Find out more about this commemoration's history, as well as related book selections which can be found in the EB Library.
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  • Petits muffins à la courgette / Zucchini Muffins

    Tips d’Anneso

    Anne-Sophie Giordani-Annibali, STEM Specialist
    Enjoy this recipe for healthy Zucchini Muffins from STEM specialist Anne-Sophie Giordani-Annibali. She cooks them at home with her almost 3-year old assistant and you can too!
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  • Diverse Reads: Celebrating Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

    Carla Maia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Coordinator
    Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are two important holidays in the Jewish calendar. As Fall approaches and the days become shorter, both focus on themes of introspection, repentance, renewal and self-reflection. Read more about the foods, symbols and cultural customs associated with these holidays, as well as two related Diverse Reads recommendations by author, Linda Elovitz Marshall.
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  • September Diverse Reads Author, Yamile Saied Méndez

    Celebrating Literacy & Diversity At EB

    Carla Maia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Coordinator
    At EB, literacy is not just a skill; it's a gateway to empathy, understanding, and empowerment. In observance of International Literacy Day, we reflect on how EB nurtures the love of literacy by creating an environment where reading and writing, as well as diversity and difference, are both celebrated and supported. Together, we build the foundation for sustainable and peaceful societies, one book, one reader, and one story at a time.
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  • What Should Parents Ask At The End of The Day?

    EB Student Support Team
    A note from the EB SST (Student Support Team) with some tips on how parents can best engage with their kids at the end of the school day.
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  • 2023 Alumna Spotlight Award Winner: Michelle Breslauer

    Antonette Goroch, Communications, Marketing & Digital Media Manager
    An interview with 2023 Alumna Spotlight Award Winner and Class of 1994 EB Graduate, Michelle Breslauer. Ms. Breslauer currently serves a leadership role in the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative.
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  • EB Class of 2023

    Graduate Voices 2023

    Antonette Goroch, Communications, Marketing & Digital Media Manager
    Seven graduates from the Class of 2023 discuss their time at EB and how it has prepared them for what lies ahead.
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  • Goodbye Spring, Hello Summer: Showcases and Celebrations

    It was a busy spring-to-summer at EB! From captivating performances to experiential learning trips, our community came together this season to highlight talent, promote inclusivity, and celebrate our diverse identities.
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  • Second Annual Spring Showcase at EB

    Enjoy these videos from our Spring Showcase musical performances, a joyful tribute to the students’ hard work all semester.
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  • June Francophone Spotlight: Haiti

    June Francophone Spotlight: Haiti

    Carla Maia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Coordinator
    As we gear up for the summer, let's head to the enchanting Caribbean island of Haiti, where it is summer all year long! 
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  • Fête de la Musique at the Louvre

    A Short History of the Fête de la Musique

    Antonette Goroch, Communications, Marketing & Digital Media Manager
    Established in 1982 in France, La Fête de la Musique takes place on the summer solstice, where everyone enjoys a day of music! Read more about this beloved modern tradition.
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