Community Service: Through the Years (Spring 2019)
Humanitas students complete 10 hours of volunteer service each semester. The Academy assists students by planning a variety of events that students can participate in. This video features students engaged in a Chidren’s Hospital toy drive, tree plantings at ECR, Coastal Cleanup Day, AIDS Walk, student benefit album projects, and an ECR Chalk It Up event.
Canned Food drive Kick-Off Assembly (Spring 2019)
Humanitas welcomed the West Valley Food Pantry at our spring community service assembly to kick-off the 2019 Humanitas Canned Food Drive Challenge!
Humanitas Awards (2017-2018)
Humanitas Academy highlights from the 2017-2018 school year include trips to Underwood Family Farm, the Los Angeles Zoo, the Huntington Library, the J. Paul Getty Center, and a variety of project-based design challenges.
One World Assembly (2017-2018)
The 2017-2018 One World Assembly featured photos from the Norton Simon Museum of Art, a cultural tour of Downtown Los Angeles (Chinatown, Olvera Street, and Little Tokyo), and Power to the Artist art projects.
Humanitas Awards Assembly (Spring 2018)
The Humanitas Academy celebrated academic achievement and student contributions to Humanitas at our annual awards ceremony. This video features highlights from the Natural History Museum, Underwood Family Farms, the Huntington Botanical Gardens, and a variety of Humanitas projects.
The 2016-2017 highlights video include photos from the ECR Economic Summit, Senior Service Learning projects, Underwood Farms, Olvera Street, molecular model building, Top Chef: Biology Edition, and our annual Ted Talk Salon event.
Curricular Unit (10th Grade)
Pushing the Envelope: Technological Change and Its Consequences (Trailer)
This “movie trailer” serves as a visual representation of an interdisciplinary 10th grade curricular unit that connects the English, Biology, and World History classes. Each class focuses on the impacts of new technologies and the ways in which technology can transform societies. Students make connections between the Industrial Revolution, the modern biological revolution of genetically modified organisms, and readings such as Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, and George Orwell’s 1984.
Curricular Unit (10th Grade)
The Courage of Our Convictions: Challenging the Status Quo (Trailer)
This “movie trailer” serves as a visual representation of an interdisciplinary 10th grade curricular unit that connects the English, Biology, and World History classes. Each class focuses on individuals who have challenged a particular social, environmental, or political status quo, and the risk and self-sacrifice associated with their efforts. Students make connections between literary characters and the inspirational efforts of historical figures.