Members of the 5th New York Civil War Volunteer Infantry pose in their costumes during Placerita Junior High School's Civil War Day. Actors demonstrated techniques in marching, firing their weapons and hand-to-hand combat with bayonet and rifle hilts. Some were dressed in the uniform of the Zouaves infantry unit. Two women introduced students to the role of women in the Civil War, showing how the American Red Cross distributed care packages to soldiers and how women sent many important items that the army did not supply. Women even disguised themselves as men and fought in the war.
I am a student at Rio Norte Junior High School, and that's a very lucky thing for a drummer like me because Rio Norte is one of the very few junior high schools that has a drum line program.
Legacy Christian Academy students won first place in the elementary and middle school divisions during the first Santa Clarita Valley Private School League Golf Tournament held at Vista Valencia Golf Course on May 18.
Kids are affected by cancer too, and the students at Newhall Elementary School responded generously to the American Cancer Society's SCV Relay For Life by creating their own mini-relay the week before the community event.
Pinecrest School's student council officers have been awarded the Certificate of Excellence by the Honor Student Council School of Excellence for their devotion to improving their school and the community.
For the young members of Cub Scouts Den 4, Pack 66, a hawk named Kia is more than just a natural wonder.
At the Music in The Parks Disneyland Festival on April 16-17, thousands of junior high and high school musicians and vocalists came together to perform and compete against each other. Some traveled from states as far as Missouri, Utah and Washington.
The Santa Clarita STARS Showteam received the highest honor of top scoring overall routine for "Heads Will Roll" as part of the STARS National Dance Program's West Regional Dance Competition on April 16 and 17 in Fountain Valley, Calif.
Planet Earth is our home, and therefore also our responsibility. For as long as I can remember, people have discussed and debated ways to make it a healthier, cleaner and greener place for us all. To help spread the message throughout the community, Arroyo Seco's eighth -grade Team Viper organized a "Going Green" symposium.
Youngsters from the Saugus Union School District recently took the podium to address topics like pop culture, politics and social issues as part of the district's Toastmasters Speech Contest on April 22.
Strumming his way to a path of dreams, Plum Canyon Elementary School student Steven Gudino, 11, knows a thing or two about playing music with soul.
It started with a visit by board members to Sulphur Springs Community School's science lab where trustees were inspired to install labs at each of the district's elementary schools.
A junior high student's body contains about 60,000 miles of blood vessels.