Embrace Your Inner Renaissance Self With Classes for the New Year

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BY KAREN YOUNG It's the beginning of the new year and the perfect time to learn something new.  Of course there's yoga, pilates and fitness studios galore at every corner, but here's a handful of alternate ideas for classes located in the 818 … [Read more...]

Little Acorns Grow Introduces a New Concept for the Toddler and Pre-School Set

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BY DANROCHELLE YUMUL Melanie Martin has been a teacher for a private school in Los Angeles for 16 years. Over the years, she’s taught many grade levels. She currently teaches the third grade and below. Her daughter, Miranda, who also exhibited … [Read more...]

Magic Johnson vs. Jrue Holiday at Campbell Hall

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Campbell Hall Dad “Coach” Magic Johnson (Lakers) and Campbell Hall Alumnus “Coach” Jrue Holiday (76ers) pit their teams of junior and high school students in a competition to support the education program at Campbell Hall in North Hollywood … [Read more...]

Laurence School Student Jury Finds Frank N. Stein Innocent of Murder In Kids Court Trial

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Sixth Grader Sydney Lane, questions classmate Molly Lumsden during Laurencne School's Kid's Court Trial of Dr. Frank N. Stein.  (photo by Cliff Kramer, Nathanson's Photography)

Valley Glen, CA — Dr. Frank N. Stein was found innocent of the premeditated murder of his wife and brother by student jurors at The Laurence School's Kid's Court at The Laurence School in Valley Glen. The verdict was handed down at in the … [Read more...]

El Camino Real wins U.S. Academic Decathlon

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El Camino Real decathlon students, seen here after winning the stte championship March, won the National Academic Decathlon on April 24.  Photo: Courtesy ECR High School

LOS ANGELES— Nine decathletes from El Camino Real High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)were crowned champions of the 2010 U.S. Academic Decathlon competition, giving the school its sixth national victory and LAUSD, the … [Read more...]

Happening at CHAMPS Charter School: The Pajama Game, Student-run Radio and An Evening with John Tesh

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Pajama Game  Photo: Daniel Schaefer

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF REVIVAL: The Pajama Game— April 22, 23, 24 The performing arts students at CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts will present The Pajama Game, the 1954 Tony Award-winning musical comedy with a book by George Abbott and … [Read more...]

Walter Reed Music Department garners top prize at Heritage Music Festival

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BY SUZY LI This past weekend, students and teachers from North Hollywood's Walter Reed Middle School music program traveled to San Francisco,  competing in the Heritage Music Festival,  bringing home top honors and winning the Festival's grand … [Read more...]

Reading Challenge nets books for 152 children in the West Valley

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Valley business leaders participating in the Third Annual Cooper Reading Challenge, which benefits the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley, underwrote the cost of books for 152 children from seven Club sites, making it … [Read more...]

College Prep: Acing the College Interview

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BY MARILYN MORRISON “Tell me about yourself.”  Tough questions like these await nervous high school seniors in a college admissions interview—one of the last hurdles in the application process.  The interviews are conducted by admission … [Read more...]

Adults transformed to kids for a day at Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley

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  BY ANGELA FENTIMAN Twenty San Fernando Valley adults were transported back to childhood Saturday, November 7 courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley. The Club's Kid for a Day event paired board members, volunteers and donors with … [Read more...]