Archive | April, 2012

Love For the D3 Lab’s New DJ for a Day Project

Wednesday, April 11th marked the D3 Lab’s first DJ for a Day event. It was nothing short of a success as it transformed Nightingale’s blacktop into an energetic, student-centered dance area. Students and staff came together to enjoy music selected and remixed by Chris E, aka DJ Trilogy. Inspired by Chris’s passion for dubstep music, […]

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Students Harvest Their First Crop in the Hawk’s Nest

Mr. Cugley’s 6th grade students have been testing out the community garden beds in the Hawk’s Nest. Last week, students got to taste the first fruit of their labor when we harvested some chard that they planted several weeks ago. Due to the timing of the original planting and the recent rains we’ve gotten, we […]

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Check out the D3 Lab Video!

D3 Lab programs lead to transformative learning experiences, and relevant and more meaningful participation in school and in the community. Check out the video and see the D3 Lab in action.

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Student Action Project Team Teams Up With Enrich LA

The “Superheroes” are the self-named Student Action Project team that is focusing on turning a large plot of land on the school’s blacktop, aptly named the Forbidden Garden, into an edible garden and outdoor kitchen. To get this large task done, they’re relying on the support and expertise of Enrich LA, a local organization dedicated […]

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Nightingale Students@Sycamore Convalescent Center

In a true demonstration of service + experiential learning, Nightingale students have been coordinating and leading activities for residents at the Sycamore Convalescent Center. Twice a month, middle school students walk to the local facility to work with elderly residents. Activities have included: creating photo frames, singing folk songs, and planting seeds. This effort was […]

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The Nightingale Bike Project Gets Local Press

The Nightingale Bike Project originated from a student’s interest in starting an afterschool bike club. Inspired by Scrapertown video, the student wanted to create a space for students to personalize and fix their bikes. This created created a whole learning journey that’s taken us on a wild ride so far. . . In order to […]

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The D3 Lab Space

Designed and constructed as a collaboration between social designers from COMMONstudio and Nightingale students, the D3 Lab space is the epitome of an alternative learning space. The D3 Lab space was designed to engage and inspire students to explore their interests in a collaborative, nurturing, flexible environment.

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