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 in the Morning."
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.
Fifth-graders at Mitchell Community School spent March 30 in a celebration of Colonial Day.
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.
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.
Four Trinity Classical Academy juniors were recently invited to attend the Young America's Foundation Conference at the Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara.
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.
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.