Rio Vista Elementary, a Saugus Union School District school, held our first annual "Race to the Top" fundraiser. The goal for this year's fundraiser was to have students collect pledges in big hopes of receiving the daily "Top Banana" award. The Top Banana award became a fun competition between our classrooms. When the fundraiser started, my school hoped to earn $15,000. We passed our goal and then some. The final day of the fundraiser, we ...
Hart High School is celebrating the holidays early this year by mounting a production of Frank Capra's classic story "It's a Wonderful Life" at the school auditorium Nov. 9 through 12 at 7 p.m. The script has been adapted from the Capra screenplay by theater arts director Brent Christensen and tells the story of George Bailey. Christensen said he selected the play because it relates to present-day issues. "It's about people struggling against greed," he ...
On Oct. 12, Agua Dulce Elementary School students assembled on the blacktop to join first lady Michelle Obama's effort to set a new Guinness World Record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. The challenge was to have at least 20,000 people worldwide to do jumping jacks for one minute. Agua Dulce students were excited and proud that their little school could be part of a global effort. School leaders were ...
In honor of October's Breast Cancer Awareness month, Rancho Pico Junior High School students organized "Pink Day" on Oct. 20. Students were encouraged to wear pink shirts and during lunchtime, the kids created a human pink ribbon in the outdoor quad. Students dressed in pink to show their support for helping to find a cure for breast cancer.
More than 100 players joined the West Ranch High School dance team for its first golf tournament fundraiser in October at Robinson Ranch Golf Club in Sand Canyon. West Ranch administrators and boys from the West Ranch golf team also took part in the tournament. Proceeds from the event will go to the West Ranch dance team as it prepares for regional, state and national competitions this season and costumes, choreography and competition fees. The ...
Lindsey Estrada has been in situations in which friends and acquaintances have made remarks or joked about different ethnic groups. As the product of two distinct ethnicities herself, Cuban and Korean, such comments were particularly troublesome. So when the time came for Estrada, 16, a junior at Hart High School, to work on her Girl Scout Gold Award, a 65-hour community-service project, she thought of organizing an event that would promote understanding and appreciation of ...
Hart High School's award-winning marching band and color guard, Hart Regiment, received top awards at its first Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association marching band competition of the season earlier this month. On Oct. 1, the band participated in the West Ranch Wildcat Classic at Valencia High School and was tournament sweepstakes winner with 80.10 net score. The colorguard was also sweepstakes winner with a score of 76.5 points. "This is a great way ...
West Ranch High School junior Jamie Kwon won first place in the senior flute category at the Golden Jubilee Season of Southern California Junior Bach Festival on Oct. 2.
There seems to be a shroud of mystery surrounding the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences, a year-old charter school off Kelly Johnson Parkway. As a returning 10th-grade student, allow me to set the record straight. The school has a student body of about 270 seventh- through 10th-graders, and will continue to grow as the school expands to include 11th and 12th grade in the coming years. The academy was founded by Mark ...
Parents, teachers and students gathered Sept. 30 for a pep rally and kickoff assembly for Oak Hills Elementary School's fourth annual jog-a-thon.
More than 250 students and families attended Bowman High School's recent back-to-school night.
The Newhall Elementary Parent-Teacher Association held its inaugural Tri-A-Thon on Sept. 23, and students collected $10,000 worth of pledges for completing the three "R's" of reading, running and 'rithmetic.
Northlake Hills Elementary School broke the national record for the most pints of blood collected at an American Red Cross blood drive in September.
The Signal is again starting up its Zone for Kids essay page. The first essay question will be: "What costume will you be wearing for Halloween?" Send in your essays ASAP! Essay submissions should be between 50 and 200 words. Please include your full name, school and grade and drop essays off at The Signal's offices or send them by mail to: Kids Zone, 24000 Creekside Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355. You can also email ...
The SCV Schools page runs Tuesdays in The Signal and includes community submitted stories and photos highlighting programs, fundraisers, events and awards related to local schools and children's organizations. To submit a story and/or photos for publication, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (661) 287-5525.
Trinity's senior class was recently challenged with a college-level assignment. Their Senior Thesis is a culminating event for their Trinity education.
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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