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Celebrating 5 Years and 5th Grade! Stratford Altadena Opens 5th Grade in 2021/2022 with Middle School to Follow in 2022

The year 2021 marks Stratford Altadena campus’ five year anniversary and we are celebrating this milestone by adding 5th grade this fall!  When we first expanded the Stratford School experience to southern California, we started out small with fewer than 20 students in our preschool, prekindergarten, and kindergarten programs. Interest…
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Stratford Middle Schools Take Home 21 Awards at the Synopsys Science and Technology Championship!

Congratulations to Orchita Chakraborty and Cody Shen Chen for Placing 1st in the Physical Science and Engineering Category and Advancing to the Broadcom MASTERS Championship in October Last week Stratford Middle School students presented their Science Fair projects at the annual Synopsys Sillicon Valley Science and Technology Competition. This year’s…
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What Families Need to Know About Child Care Benefits in the “American Rescue Plan Act”

Although many things continue to change and evolve as we navigate the coronavirus pandemic, one thing has become more clear – preschool is possible!  The most recent support and affirmation of this notion… the federal government just passed the American Rescue Plan Act to tackle the financial burden resulting from…
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Inside Out: Fostering Emotional Intelligence (EI) in your Child

Teaching children to recognize and express their emotions in healthy ways. As parents, we take on a number of roles including the most important role as our child’s first teacher — charged with the responsibility of supporting their healthy development – physically, emotionally, and intellectually. Developing a child’s intelligence is…
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Celebrating Women’s Contributions to History One Book at a Time

By Jeanne Huybrechts, Chief Academic Officer, and Keira Pride, Library Services Manager, Stratford School *Original artwork courtesy of a student at Stratford San Jose Middle School    The evolution of Women’s History Month spans nearly five decades, beginning with  local week long celebrations (often organized by schools) surrounding International Women’s…
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