Welcome to Deputy Jake’s blog

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

Webster #5

4th Grade – Under Whose Influence My discussion with the 4th Grade revolved around peer pressure and alcohol. After warming them up with some words puzzles, I read the class a short “choose your own adventure” novel called Under Whose Influence. The book tells the story of a middle-school girl that goes to a classmates house…… Continue reading Webster #5