Blog: What's Happening at Olive?

January 5, 2018

As part of our Winter Olympics STEM series, kids at winter camp made their rendition of the Olympic Torch (a.k.a. home-made candles) while learning about physical and chemical changes. First used in the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, the flame has come to be one of the most...

December 25, 2017

On behalf of the staff, instructors, and board of directors at Olive Children Foundation, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! #Peace #Hope #Joy #Love

December 25, 2017

On Friday, the students at Olive Children put on a Christmas party! Our kids also wrote excellent letter to Santa and expressed their thoughts and wished for gifts too. We are now waiting for Santa's awesome reply. :) What a fun way to close off 2017! #Christmas #Holid...

December 25, 2017

For the past month during the holiday season, our students have been working hard and selling Candy Canes to raise funds to sponsor needy families overseas. The funds from the donations, as well as a fund match from Olive Children Foundation, were used to purchase a go...

December 24, 2017

Olive Children Foundation and Berkeley Academy thank Mr. Andy Sass for being our guest speaker this month, sharing his experiences in mineral extraction and chemical engineering with our students. Mr. Sass received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from U.C. Davis and h...

December 16, 2017

Today in Hands-On Science, students learned the science of heat! Thermal energy flows from hot objects to cold objects, and is related to the kinetic energy of the molecules. A special compound with thermochromic properties was used to demonstrate the transfer of heat....

December 15, 2017

Today at Olive, volunteer students from Mission San Jose High School brought the engineering of robots to life at Olive's Warm Springs campus. After a brief presentation on the realm of robotics, the team of volunteers led students in a bridge-building project that ill...

December 9, 2017

Chemiluminesence, the light-emitting properties of many chemicals, has several applications in industrial, commercial, and aesthetic applications. Today in Hands-On Science, students learned the science of glowsticks, and how certain chemical reactions emit visible lig...

December 7, 2017

This week in Hands-On Science, students learned about the relationship between electricity and light with a unique demonstration. Passing a direct current of 120 Volts through a Dill Pickle soaked in saltwater brine caused the electrons in the sodium ions present to be...

December 2, 2017

Today in Hands-On Science, students explored the stunning science behind fireworks! As part of a month-long theme on light and plasma, STEM Director Mr. Edward performed several demonstrations, including burning magnesium to yield a bright white light (wearing glasses,...

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Olive Children Preschool | Afterschool @ SJ

we are located at St. James Apostle Catholic Church

34700 Fremont Blvd., Fremont CA 94555

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Olive Children Preschool | Afterschool @ WS

we are located at the South Bay Community Church

47385 Warm Springs Blvd.Fremont, CA 94539

510-770-4003; preschool.ws@olivechildren.com

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