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It’s a Game! It’s a Class! It’s Code Combat!

July 1, 2023

Summer vacation means no school, but learning can be fun too! There’s plenty of computer games and video games out there, and some are designed to teach you things as you play. Code Combat is a swords-and-sorcery medieval fantasy game – that also teaches coding!

Introducing New York Times Cooking!

June 26, 2023

New York Times Cooking is an inspiring cooking guide, innovative, and interactive kitchen tool, and diverse recipe collection that helps home cooks of every level discover, save and organize the world’s best recipes, while also helping them become better, more competent cooks.  To activate your subscription, you’ll need to log in … Read more

Oceans of Fun for Summer!

June 2, 2023

Did you know June is National Oceans Month? Celebrate the sea this summer with National Geographic Kids! Read the magazine and books online, and look up articles, videos, and pictures about the ocean and sea life. The California coastline borders the Pacific Ocean, where a thriving marine ecosystem lives beneath the waves.

Read Graphic Medicine Comics this Mental Health Awareness Month

May 2, 2023

The term graphic medicine was coined by Dr. Ian Williams—comics artist, physician, and editor of—to “denote the role that comics can play in the study and delivery of healthcare.” Dr. Williams believes that comics can play a valuable role in reflecting or changing cultural perceptions of medicine, and helping other … Read more

National Grilled Cheese Month

April 4, 2023
SCCLD Student Portal

There are many ways to celebrate the month of April, from writing poetry to planting gardens. So how about making a delicious grilled cheese sandwich? Cooking is more than just satisfying your hunger. Following recipes is a great way to train your brain in the art of reading instruction manuals. … Read more

Unsinkable History: The Titanic Disaster

April 3, 2023
Illustration of the sinking of theTitanic and survivors in lifeboats.

The RMS Titanic began its inaugural voyage on April 10, 1912. This was to be its first, last, and only trip. On April 14 the Titanic hit an iceberg and began taking on water, and several hours later in the early morning of April 15 the “unsinkable” ship finally finished sinking.

Celebrate National Craft Month with CreativeBug!

March 7, 2023

March is National Craft Month and it’s time to get creative! Whether you are a fan of fiber arts, paper crafts or baking, you can find all of these and more on Creativebug. Enjoy unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes. Topics include art & design, sewing, … Read more

George Washington: First of Forty-Six

February 17, 2023
George Washington

George Washington was born February 22, 1732, and inaugurated as the first president of the United States of America in 1789 at the age of 57.