List of 20 news stories.

  • Art Grows Here

    The yearly art show is an opportunity for our Carlthorp School community to honor and appreciate our students’ artistic expression. This year’s exhibit, Art Grows Here, opened on Monday, May 6, in the Multipurpose Room (MPR) with a morning reception and remained up until the end of the day on Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day, Thursday, May 9.
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  • El Mundo, Carlthorp's Spanish Magazine is here!

    We hope you enjoy El Mundo, Carlthorp School's Spanish Magazine.  The magazine is a compilation of of K-6th Grade student works published by the Spanish Writing Club. Special thanks to our three Spanish teachers Señorita Stephanie, Señora Mayra and Profesora Claudia who worked hard throughout the year to bring the publication to life on La Fiesta Latina.
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  • Mr. Springer’s Story Corner

    Carlthorp School has a longstanding tradition of loved ones dedicating library books to students, teachers, or in this case administrators.  Books are dedicated for many reasons, most often to honor a birthday or special occasion, or for Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Morning.

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  • The Lion King, Jr. Is a Roaring Success!

    The words “Hakuna Matata!” were heard throughout the Carlthorp School campus for weeks as 54 student thespians, all members of the after school Carlthorp Theater Ensemble program prepared for the big performance of The Lion King, Jr.  The weeks of voice, acting and dancing preparation paid off as hundreds of guests clapped along to the sounds of students in grades 1-6 gleefully delivering a spectacular rendition of The Lion King, Jr.
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  • CS students in front of the Washington Monument

    6th Grade Service Learning Trip to Washington, D.C.

    Our 6th Grade students traveled to Washington, D.C., in early March for a service learning trip with KidUnity. We are so proud of our students and the work they did preparing for the trip. It was incredible to see them in action, ably and proudly representing Carlthorp School as journalists, meeting with congressional representatives and other influential policy makers. This program is one of the many opportunities our 6th Graders have to demonstrate the skills they have developed over the past seven years: teamwork, research & analysis, critical thinking, and presentation & communication skills.
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  • Kindness is Cool! The Kindness Club is Spreading Joy at Carlthorp School.

    The Kindness & Community Club has been spreading joy and it is contagious!  One of the many after school clubs offered as an extension to the school day, the Kindness and Community Club provides students in K-3 with the opportunity to participate in acts of kindness and community building both on campus and throughout the immediate Santa Monica community.  Each session has a theme such as kindness to yourself, kindness to our families, and kindness to Carlthorp to name a few.
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  • Students Shine in Carlthorp's Got Talent!

    Carlthorp’s Got Talent!, the school talent show took place on Friday, January 25, to rave reviews. This all-school production was run by the Student Council with help from music teachers, Mr. McHugh and Ms. Lin.  The nearly two-hour long show included 44 acts with over 66 students showcasing their talents in dancing, singing, piano, gymnastics, magic, joke-telling, poetry, sword dancing and so much more.  
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  • 6th Grade Service Learning - Learn About Phase 1

    Late January/early February is an emotional and thrilling time for our 6th Grade students as they prepare for the next step in their educational journeys. Secondary school applications are now complete, and students have been interviewing, taking tours, and participating in “shadow days,” when they are welcomed to campus by an upper grade student, often also a Carlthorp School Alum.
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  • Hockey Mania has taken over Carlthorp School!

    It’s 75 degrees and sunny on 4th and San Vicente, and the buzz on campus revolves around playing hockey.  Unlike schools on the East Coast where the weather is conducive to a hockey tournament, Carlthorp students are happily competing in the annual Floor Hockey Tournament outdoors on the sport court.  Fourteen teams comprised of students in 3rd-6th Grades and at least one faculty or staff team captain compete for the coveted title of Hockey Champion over the course of two weeks during lunch recess.
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  • Carlthorp School's Literary Magazine is Here!

    We hope you enjoy The Clarion, Carlthorp School's Literary Magazine.  The magazine is a compilation of student works published by the Writing Club. Ms. Ho (3rd Grade Teacher) and Ava B. (6th Grade student and Editor-In-Chief) along with 15 other students worked hard throughout the first trimester to bring the publication to life.
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  • Maya Mulvihill, Ken Parr, and Ausra Venckus

    Three CS Staff Members Complete UCLA's EMT Course

    Three Carlthorp School faculty and staff members completed the UCLA Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course as a school-sponsored professional development opportunity.  
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  • Carlthorp Welcomes the Matsiko World Orphan Choir

    On Thursday, December 13, Carlthorp School hosted the Matsiko World Orphan Choir composed of 23 children.
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  • Theater Club Performance Is Wonderful

    Congratulations to the Carlthorp School Theater Club on the recent performance of Alice in Wonderland!
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  • NAIS People of Color Conference

    Tim Kusserow, Head of School, Stephanie Harris, Assistant Principal, and Maya Mulvihill, Front Office Manager attended the National Association of Independent Schools' People of Color Conference in late November where over 6,500 independent school educators met to discuss diversity and inclusion
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  • ArtSmart Day Inspires the Carlthorp Community

    On Friday, October 19, Carlthorp School celebrated ArtSmart and spent the entire day exploring and learning about various art forms.
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  • Two Carlthorp School Alumni Fellows Make an Impact with Save the Children

    From October 16-19, two alumni fellows Lily S. and Michael L. (Carlthorp class of 2014) volunteered alongside Tim Kusserow, Head of School, to assist with the Head Start Programs and School-Age Literacy Programs in St. Francis and Woodruff Counties, Arkansas and Bolivar County, Mississippi.
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  • 6th Grade Students Travel to Camp Ocean Pines

    Our 6th grade Carlthorp students recently went on their first overnight field trip of the year and enjoyed four days of outdoor education at Camp Ocean Pines. 
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  • 2018-19 Holidays, Pupil Free Days & Other Relevant Dates

    Below is the 2018-19 Holiday Schedule.  

    Please pay special attention to the last day of school and graduation dates. 
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  • Students and Teachers Travel to Costa Rica

    Over the summer, Loch Gallagher (Director of Innovation & Special Programs) and Claudia Zurek (Spanish Teacher) led twelve Carlthorp School students and two mentor students on an educational trip to Costa Rica.
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  • Stephanie Harris, Steve Springer, Tim Kusserow, Marcelline Cattani, Patricia Yahnke

    Welcome Steve Springer and Stephanie Harris!

    Tim Kusserow
    It is with great enthusiasm that I share with you the new 2018-19 Carlthorp School Administrative Team.
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