Evergreen 5th Graders Vie in Robot Rally

By Kelli Gile DIAMOND BAR—Top fifth grade teams took over the multipurpose room during Evergreen Elementary School’s 1st annual robotics competition on Wednesday. About 40 students were invited to show off their skills during four rounds of maneuvers, including sumo wrestling and a gate crashing bridge during the single elimination tournament. Students have been working all […]

Kindergartners Join Thanksgiving Feast

By Kelli Gile  DIAMOND BAR—About 120 Evergreen Elementary students wearing pilgrim and Native American paper hats sat side-by-side for a Thanksgiving feast on Friday morning. Kindergarten teacher Mona Warren, costumed in traditional dress and moccasins, opened the event with a Native American blessing. The children echoed each line using hand gestures. “And now may the […]

Evergreen STEAMS Ahead as Golden Bell Award Winner

By WVUSD   Walnut/Diamond Bar- Engagement and excitement are key ingredients in making Evergreen Elementary a great place to learn! The school’s innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Programs are developing globally competitive citizens with character, problem solving skills, and social skills. These programs have earned the […]

Game On!

Evergreen Odyssey of the mind team going to World Finals By Kelli Gile Diamond Bar—Seven Evergreen Elementary students combined creativity and STEM skills to solve challenges that have put them in a class of their own. The school’s Odyssey of the Mind team won a regional contest in February, then swept the state championship at […]

Evergreen Wins Top State Civic Learning Award

Photo Courtesy: Kelli Gile Evergreen Elementary is the recipient of the 2015 Civic Learning Award of Excellence.

By Kelli Gile Diamond Bar – Evergreen Elementary is the recipient of the 2015 Civic Learning Award of Excellence. A special presentation was held on Apr. 23 featuring Chief Justice and Chair of the Judicial Council, the Honorable Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.  Only three schools in California earned the top prize from the Judicial Branch. “This […]

Diamond Bar: Evergreen Puzzle Project Connects Students

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BY KELLI GILE   Diamond Bar – For April’s Autism Awareness month, Evergreen Elementary School hosted a special puzzle project to celebrate. Special Education teachers, Laura Saenz and Ashley Marshman, distributed puzzle pieces to all students on campus. The children were asked to write about what makes them unique.   One by one, the pieces […]