Thirteen seventh- and eighth-grade students from Trinity Classical Academy in Newhall earned recognition for their interests in science at the Regional Association of Christian Schools International Science Fair at Biola University.
Madeline Kehl, 12, of Valencia, received an honorable mention award in the February 2009 Cricket League poetry competition. For the contest, students submitted song lyrics relating to a story titled "The Star Shard," which appeared in Cricket magazine.
Sean Ward, a sixth-grade student at Newhall Elementary School, knows how to look at the field of forensic science in his own way.
The Canyon Theatre Guild recently finished its 8th annual Junior Cabaret with this year's theme as "Fairy Tales Can Come True."
Members of the Santa Clarita Valley Parent-Teacher Association from three local elementary schools were awarded for their involvements with school and community outreach at the California State PTA Convention.
Rio Vista Elementary School students celebrated Earth Day last month with an Environmental Awareness Day that featured workshops, demonstrations from professionals and nature hikes.
"Who Killed Elvis?" That's the question that everyone will be asking during the hilarious mystery-comedy performed by the Placerita Junior High School Drama Department.
Wiley Canyon Elementary School organized a mock trial on April 21 as a way for the students to become acquainted with the judicial system using familiar stories as a basis for their trial. The fifth- and sixth-grade Wiley GATE (Gifted and Talented) students based their case on the trial of "Jack and the Beanstalk." Jack Jones, or in the case this year, Jackie, is on trial for breaking, entering, theft and murder.
Monticello Prep presented its Spring Musical on April 24. The show included condensed versions of both "Peter Pan" and "Annie Get Your Gun." Harriet Dickens played Peter Pan and Olivia Sowers played Tiger Lily. Christian Cranert was seen as Captain Hook and Griffin Krumrine played Mr. Smee.
Rachel Scott's plan was to start a chain reaction of kindness. Unfortunately she was not able to fulfill her life plan, because she was the first person to be killed in the Columbine shooting.
The Santa Clarita Stars Showteam received the highest honor of Top Scoring Overall Routine during the STARS West Regional Dance competition April 17 and 18 at Valencia High School.
Students in the second through fourth grades at Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School visited the Science Center in Los Angeles to celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday. During the field trip, the students had the opportunity to meet Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Students at the Pinecrest Private School in Canyon Country are beaming with pride after receiving the prestigious National Student Council Award for the 2008-2009 school year.
I have been fortunate to participate in drum line at Rio Norte Junior High School since it began last year.
When 1932 Olympic medalist Babe Didrikson Zaharias "visited" Rosedell Elementary School in Saugus last month, she left behind a cadre of students wowed by her performance, her history, and this person-to-person method of teaching.