I spent my third day in Class Drange talking about making good decisions. At the beginning of the class the kids broke up into groups and played a decision-making game. There are 12 scenario cards (an example is pictured above); the kids take turns reading the cards and then they reveal their answers Rock, Paper,…… Continue reading LCE 5th – Time to Make A Good Decision
I made my second visit to the La Canada Elementary 5th on Wednesday. We spent the class talking about drugs in general and tobacco specifically. I started by explaining to the kids not think of drugs as good or bad. Drugs are just inanimate chemicals that affect our minds and bodies in a variety of ways.…… Continue reading LCE 5th – The Team Game
I have already visited LCE a couple times this year, but it was my pleasure to catch up with Ms Drange again and meet the 5th grade for the first time. First, I handed out the materials that the kids will need for the year: a STAR folder, a name card, a pencil and an eraser.…… Continue reading LCE 5th #1 – Meet Deputy Jake
I made my first visit to the LCE 6th graders just last week, and it was nice seeing them all again so soon. For this visit, I talked about decision making and the importance of thinking about what you do before you do it. We started with a quick decision making exercise where the kids stand…… Continue reading LCE 6th Grade – Decision Making
I visited La Canada Elementary for the first time last week, and it was great to spend time with the new 6th grade. It was also great to meet Ms Schwartz for the first time. There is a lot of logistical work to do with the kids during the first visit, and we had to be…… Continue reading LCE 6th Grade #1 – Survey and Time Capsule
Hello Parents, My name is Deputy Jake Merrifield, and I am in charge of the STAR Program in Malibu and La Canada/Flintridge. I will use this blog to post summaries of each lesson I teach throughout the year. If you ever want to get a hold of me you can contact me in the following…… Continue reading Welcome to Deputy Jake’s blog
The STAR Unit is proudly offering 40 oz Hydro Flask Basecamp Mega Tundra Water Bottles for sale this holiday season. The bottles are $30 each. The bottles have a wide mouth and are vacuum insulated. They keep contents COLD for 24 hours or HOT for 12 hours. The bottles have a powder coat finish with…… Continue reading LASD Hydro Flask Water Bottles Available Now!