During the school year, I wake myself mentally in two ways: reading the newspaper and playing music in my high school jazz and concert bands. The latter lets me artistically express myself, which gives me joy. The former keeps me informed, which - in recent months - has been giving me headaches.
The award-winning Saugus High School Dance Team hosted its first U.S.A. Regional Dance Competition Saturday.
When I found out that I had been selected to be the North American delegate presenting the Red Hand Campaign to the Secretary General of the United Nations, I was overwhelmed with excitement. It didn't all really sink in until I was about to board a Continental flight to New York.
Some of the most talented student musicians in the William S. Hart Union High School District will be in the spotlight during the annual Hart District Honor Band Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Hart Auditorium.
On Monday, Feb. 23, Saugus High was fortunate to receive 180 gift bags from CVS Pharmacy to recognize everything the teaching staff has done for Saugus' students.
Recently, I received an opportunity to job shadow an employee of Boston Scientific.
Valencia Vikings competed for the first time as a team at Claremont High School's Festival of Dance Feb. 7.
The academic decathlon teams of Saugus, Golden Valley and West Ranch high schools finished in the top 20 overall against 66 other schools in the annual Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon.
Saugus High Dance Team will host a United Spirit Association Regional Dance Competition Saturday.
The Hart High dance team is a tightly knit, dedicated group of dancers whose rhythmic movements act as a force to be reckoned with in the competitive dance arena.
After 15-year-old Rachel Cyprus of Santa Clarita belted out her rendition of Aretha Franklin's "Chain of Fools" she was named a finalist during the first set of junior qualifying rounds on Saturday, Feb. 14, for Karaoke Scene Magazine's SongBurst 2009.
As I approached the Hart District Office Feb. 4, my chest tightened with the kind of anxious excitement that comes with entering an unfamiliar place and not knowing what to expect.
To me, art is life. My mom was an art teacher when she was in South Korea and I always watched her teaching her students. She also taught me how to draw and paint, from the time I was 8 years old.
High school students skipped school and went to work Wednesday to experience what it takes to work in the professional workplace.
Julia Price, a Canyon High School senior, was recently named to the International Youth Delegation for the International Red Hand Day campaign to stop the use of child soldiers.