Students at Charles Helmers Elementary School in Valencia were honored Tuesday for their participation in the Amgen Tour of California, which passed through the Santa Clarita Valley in February.
Students are Skyblue Mesa Elementary School put their new state-of-the-art multipurpose room to use Saturday when they presented their annual variety show to a packed house of more than 200 friends and family members.
How do you spell "competitiveness?"
The kids sat in rapt attention, hanging onto every word. Throughout the week, the students at Tesoro del Valle Elementary School gathered in groups of 100 onstage by grade level to listen to stories of bravery, courage and doing the right thing. The readers - each one a prominent member of the community - chose books appropriate to age level to teach lessons of courage, bravery and doing the right thing as part of the big "Read Across America" this week in elementary schools throughout the country.
Standing on risers placed on each side of the stage, about 200 4th graders gathered in the multipurpose room at Rio Vista Elementary School in Canyon Country on Friday night to perform a program about understanding, diversity and tolerance based on the six pillars of character: Trustworthiness, Fairness, Caring, Respect, Citizenship and Responsibility.
Partnerships between College of the Canyons and the Newhall and Sulphur Springs school districts have been forged to widen the reach of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs in Santa Clarita.
At most schools, horsing around gets kids into trouble - not at North Park Elementary School where more than 900 students created a single piece of art in the shape of a horse.
With students up on the stage performing and parents in the audience holding cameras and camcorders, Skyblue Mesa Elementary School inaugurated its new $5 million multipurpose room on Wednesday.
The Newhall School District governing board discussed ways to slash its budget Tuesday in reaction to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed state budget cuts in funding for education.
JO'Sei Ikeda is a Hollywood actor most of the year, but from January through March, he is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Green and yellow vines hung overhead. Colorful paper bugs crawled down the walls and furry forest animals peeked out from between the leaves. Sounds of rainfall and exotic birds filled the air, drowning out the sounds of the kids playing in the other room. Tables were completely filled with baskets of tasty, homemade treats and adorable pet rocks begging to be adopted.
On a cold and windy winter Saturday morning, more than 42 Girl Scout in the Joshua Tree Council and their parents joined the Sierra Pelona Rock Club at Gem Hill in Rosamond to learn about gathering rocks and identifying their finds.
Some people think that kids today watch too much television, but occasionally something a kid sees on TV can inspire him to get up off the couch and try to make a difference in the world.