Nearly 170,000 grains of rice, a pair of shoes for a child in need, dog bones and treats for shelter dogs and money for relief efforts in Haiti.
Rancho Pico Junior High School hosted the Food Day to raise proceeds that would benefit the efforts of the American Red Cross in Haiti following the country's devastating earthquake Jan. 12. Students and supporters were able to raise more than $2,700. Vendors included Shave It!, Burger King, La Salsa, Taco Bell and Diane's Cookies.
J. C. Pohl, a movie producer by trade, is doing far more important things with students all over the country.
Pinetree Community School gave students the chance to view life in a whole new way during a recent art photography project known as "The World Through My Eyes."
Mitchell Community School students held a shoe drive the week of Jan. 25 for the victims of Haiti's devastating earthquake. Mitchell parent Raelene Rodi coordinated the event with Souls4Soles and Sport Chalet. That weekend, about 450 pairs of shoes were shipped to Haiti. The Student Council and PTA were amazed by the response from the community. Principal Roni Andrus said, "As you can see there was an extraordinary turnout of support for people in need, ...
Hundreds of children and families descended on Highlands Elementary for the school's first Cupid's Ball on Feb. 11.
Legacy Christian Academy hosted its 14th annual father-daughter dance on Feb. 6. The dance is a celebration focusing on the all important relationship between father and daughter. The purpose of the dance is to encourage all dads to spend a special evening with their daughters and illustrate the importance of them having strong, healthy relationships in the future. More than 130 couples take part in the dance every year.
The North Park Student Council has concerns for the terrible earthquake in Haiti. The members wanted to help.
Students at Meadows Elementary School combined fitness with fundraising during the school's inaugural triathlon to support school programs.
Students at Peachland Elementary School are making discoveries about the world of science in a whole new way with the addition of a state-of-the-art science laboratory on campus.
Skyblue Mesa Elementary School's fifth- and sixth-graders were invited to participate in the KHTS-AM 1220 "Stump the Politician" program on Jan. 15. The youngsters asked State Senator George Runner questions about what it's like to be an elected official.
Local kids at the Huckleberry Creative Learning Center in Newhall spent last Monday making robots as part of the robotics class taught by Eric Rettke.
A group of local friends from Valencia spent Jan. 16 raising $150 for the American Red Cross to help the victims of last Tuesday's 7.0 earthquake in Haiti.
A group of local youngsters organized a "lemon-aid" fundraiser on Saturday at The Paseo Club and raised $456.24 for relief efforts in Haiti.
Saugus Union School District students are learning how to be good buddies instead of bullies during a district-wide Bully Resistant Program, "Pedro's Heart."