Fifteen elementary students from Saugus Union School District recently competed in the annual Speak-Off for the title of district toastmaster champion.
Bowman High School students recently learned about human rights offenses in Uganda as part of an assembly featuring Invisible Children, a relief organization.
Trinity Classical Academy recently hosted a visit from Louis Zamperini, an Olympian, a prisoner of war, an American hero and the subject of the best-selling book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand.
In February, Legacy Christian Academy's third- and fifth-graders designed a crew exploration vehicle for the virtual student symposium run by NASA's Langley Research Center in Virginia.
Northlake Hills Elementary School second-grader Kelsey Hart recently picked up multiple honors during the Parent-Teacher Association's Reflections art competition.
The Magic Tree House Book Club holds a monthly meeting for kids from ages 5-12 to discuss one of the books in the "Magic Tree House" series written by Mary Pope Osborne. The club meets at the Richard H. Rioux park in Stevenson Ranch. So far the group has discussed book one, "Dinosaurs Before Dark" and book two, "The Knight at Dawn." This month's book is book three, "Mummies ...
Dancers from the Santa Clarita Valley traveled to Anaheim at the end of March to participate in the 2012 USA Nationals Dance Competition. Teams from Canyon, Hart, West Ranch, Saugus and Valencia high schools competed in a variety of events and brought home some major awards, including USA Nationals Grand Champion. Canyon competed in the open division and brought home first place national titles in X Small and Small Dance categories. Stepping up to the ...
Fifth-graders at Mitchell Community School spent March 30 in a celebration of Colonial Day. The hands-on experience allowed the students to become immersed into the colonial times of American history by doing activities that were common then. The students spent their time learning about what life was like hundreds of years ago by doing activities like papermaking, writing in a horn book with feathers and ink, stitchery, making butter, creating clay pinch pots and paper ...
Trinity Classical Academy students, ranging from fourth-graders all the way to the high school seniors, entertained numerous Trinity families as they presented the "Talent of Knights" variety show. It was hosted by Trinity's "Rat Pack" of juniors, who included Donny MacAdam, Dakota Prochnow, Chris Buchanan, Dane Smith and Gus Castillo, who all got into character portraying the original kings of cool, adding style to the show. The talent show had a variety of acts, such ...
About 40 Pinecrest School Valencia students took part in the school's annual science fair on March 23. A total of 41 students in grades 3, 4 and 5 participated in the fair and about a dozen students took home medals. The winning projects focused on plants, engineering, physics, temperature, solar energy, dental hygiene and the five senses.
On the sunny day of March 23, Helping Hands Homeschool Co-op held its third annual "Entrepreneur Day" at Valencia Glen Park, organized by parent Robin Yule. Situated around the playground, one could hear the hustle and bustle of these excited kids shopping, giving sales pitches and making deals. Through this experience, the children practiced applying their mathematical skills, utilizing their creativity, and learning important life skills - along with offering the individual skills that their ...
Four Trinity Classical Academy juniors were recently invited to attend the Young America's Foundation Conference at the Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara. The purpose of this program is to "ensure that young Americans understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise and traditional values." The four students chosen to attend were juniors Dane Smith, Taylor Totten, Grant Wolf and Emma Lippincott. The students were given the opportunity ...
Early in the morning on March 12, the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force chapter at Hart High School was hard at work, setting up Camp Darfur on their campus. Located in the center quad of campus, Camp Darfur was an impressive sight to students passing by. The camp consisted of eight United Nations-issued tents, each one focusing on a different topic. The 20th Century Genocides and Rwanda tents helped educate students about past events ...
Placerita Junior High School placed third at the High Desert Dance Classic in the Dancing Feet Youth Ballroom program held at Antelope Valley College on March 10. The Dancing Feet Program is a youth ballroom program designed to teach seventh-grade students ballroom and Latin dances. This was Placerita's fourth year in the competition, and they joined the group of Antelope Valley schools participating in the program and competition. Teachers Tammi Sucheck and Kristin Burrill instructed ...
When Trinity was founded, it only had Kindergarten through second grade and planning a prom was many years down the road.
Augie Altes, a Valencia resident and first-grader at Helmers Elementary School, has won the national PTA Reflections competition in the category of photography for the primary grade level (K-2).
The Chumash Center is a very exciting and inspiring place. This article will be about the tour our home-school group took of the center.
David Held, in the chacter of a southern infantry sergeant, and others described life in the Confederate army to a group of 8th grade students during an historical presentation by Civil War re-enactors at Placerita Junior High School on Friday.
The spring musical at Golden Valley High School will be "Footloose" and run Wednesday through Friday.
"How does it feel to look at Earth from space?"
By Signal Staff
The Placerita Ballroom Dance Team from Placerita Junior High School in Newhall recently competed at the High Desert Dance Classic in the Dancing Feet Youth Ballroom program held at Antelope Valley College.
Third grade students at Oak Hills Elementary School in Valencia recently celebrated Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 around the world.
am a homeschooler. That means that I do my schoolwork at home, but I also take classes.
I love language arts: books, plays, poetry; you name it, I love it. I've always liked it but what really hit it off was when I took a theater class, I was hypnotized. I was determined to write my own play, and I am succeeding! I love writing. It's like making my own world! Here is a sample of my play. I now present to you the opening scene of my play, "Trust Me."
As an American, no matter Republican or Democrat, a trip to the Presidential Inauguration is the thrill of a lifetime.
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