The news of print journalism's demise is greatly exaggerated and nine elementary school children drove home the point Saturday.
Junior high students from across the Santa Clarita Valley gathered Wednesday to participate in bridge-building activities designed to promote positive interpersonal and group relations between students.
Sierra Vista Junior High students won the 2008 VIA STAR product development contest with their project "SCV Sights to See!" detailing an innovative Santa Clarita touring service. Seventh-grader Logan Stern and eighth-graders Harsitha Sakhamuri, Sal Gonzalez, Connell Crocker, and Shayne Hartigan presented the project to an audience of business professionals on Nov. 18 at the Valley Industrial Association luncheon.
To a child, a birthday party is everything. It's their chance to eat their favorite desserts, unwrap mountains of presents and play games with their friends and family. But creating the perfect birthday party can be a big challenge for parents who want to make sure their child's day is extra special in every way. To begin with, Donna Collins, owner of the local party planning business Party Wishes, recommends parents cut down their child's ...
Students at Santa Clarita Christian School honored Jeffrey Phillipps during their tear-jerking "A Hero's Welcome Home" celebration Nov. 17.
Soccer moms and dads observed 50 minutes of silence at Arroyo Seco and Rio Norte junior high schools Nov. 16 during three rounds of the valley's first-ever silent soccer games.
It's "The Polar Express" meets Dr. Seuss on Dec. 6 as the SCV Education Foundation and the city of Santa Clarita team up for a holiday parade and literacy festival in Old Town Newhall.
Brushing, flossing and rinsing may seem like basic tasks, but those three actions could be the difference between cavities and a healthy set of teeth. Smart dental habits start at an early age and require the help of parents to encourage kids.
Students at Old Orchard Elementary stopped what they were doing and ducked under their desks at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. Principle Sandra Reveles's voice blared over the intercom, instructing students to prepare for a school-wide earthquake drill.
The school year started and that means parents and kids are back in the habit of packing lunches.
Peachland Elementary School strives to "spark" students' interest in sports and outdoor activities.
With the school year underway, parents are sure to start hearing their kids complain about the difficulties of their homework, projects and research papers.
While after-school sports and weekend games may seem like a good hobby for the youngsters of the Santa Clarita Valley, the benefits of being enrolled in team sports from a young age go beyond knowing how to pitch a baseball or aim a soccer ball.
For Rene Urbanovich, singing is more than performing a catchy tune. It's a chance for youngsters to explore their own abilities and build confidence in the process. "It gets them to express themselves as individuals at a young age," the vocal teacher said. Urbanovich, a Saugus resident who has been teaching singing lessons for 24 years, considers lessons especially important for youngsters because it allows them to conquer a challenge. Mindy Cabral, owner of Little ...
When Peyton Stinson won a new bike after a raffle contest last month, the first thought in the 8-year-old's mind was that he was the proud owner of two bikes, given the one at home he had.