A group of Highlands Elementary School students, some who had relatives affected by Superstorm Sandy, came together on Nov. 11 and held a bake sale to assist victims of the disaster.
Rosedell Elementary students participated in the Santa Clarita Marathon's Final Mile Program. Students logged 25 miles over a period of eight weeks. They were then invited to run the final mile of the Santa Clarita Marathon to complete their personal marathon.
"When in doubt, throw it out!" - with these words, the Nutrition Advisory Council, which is comprised of students from Newhall Elementary, summarized the food safety and sanitation lesson for the month of November.
The Trinity Classical Academy 12th grade United States government class, taught by Chris Leigh, assisted by Liz Caddow, had the opportunity to hear from both sides of our political spectrum in a spirited debate featuring leaders from both the Democratic and Republican viewpoint, less than a week before election day.
Halloween was over, but monsters still roamed the multipurpose room at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School in Canyon Country on Nov. 7. "Monster School" - an original comedy written by the founder of the Stagecraft after school enrichment program at Fair Oaks Ranch, Dennis Poore - was performed for parents, family and friends at a 7 p.m. performance held on the school's MPR stage.
Winners from the "Gotta Regatta!" creative essay writing and poster contest were announced at the 10th Annual Rubber Ducky Festival on Oct. 27. Students from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley participated in the contest, which was sponsored by the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc.
When my group of students from the Transitional Learning Charter School in Newhall was at Help The Children, one of my students asked about the "pink stuff." This was the perfect teachable moment. I shared the meaning of why the "pink stuff" related to breast cancer and the students came up with the idea of TLC having a "Pink Day."
The students at Oak Hills Elementary School in Valencia are helping to feed the hungry people in the Santa Clarita Valley, one can at a time.
Hart High School will host the 29th annual Rampage Field Show Tournament this Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
One of my favorite things about being a home-schooler is that it allows me time to really pursue the things that interest me. It also allows me to experience how different "school" subjects blend together in real-life situations.
Reading is a journey that every child takes. It may take them to magical lands or even modern-day New York. It seems to me that there is one group of kids who enjoy that journey more than any other - home-schoolers.
Students from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley are invited to submit their entries for the "Gotta Regatta!" creative essay writing and poster contest, which will be judged during the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc.'s (SDFHC) 10th annual Rubber Ducky Festival.
Time is running out for parents to sign up their college-bound children to take the PSAT, school officials said Monday.
It's Wednesday, and while most kids are in school, I am heading to the Aquarium of the Pacific.