El Camino Real student wins online video contest

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A video submitted by Loren Simons, a sophomore at El Camino Real High School, received the grand prize in a contest sponsored by Los Angeles Unified Board of Education Member Tamar Galatzan. Galatzan presented Simons with a $5000 check for El … [Read more...]

Sixth graders stage Titanic trial at Laurence School

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For the eighteenth year running, sixth-graders at The Laurence School in Valley Glen  made some popular classic characters stand trial in the school's Kids'  Court.  In years past, classics from Jack Sprat to Frank N Stein and Snow White have all … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know Before Hiring A Tutor

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BY MELANIE ROME Let’s face it — these are tough times.  Los Angeles has been especially hard hit by cutbacks in funding for public education. This translates to  larger class size and reduced student services. The reality is your child may not … [Read more...]

Walter Reed Middle School wins top musical honors

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BY CAROLE ROSNER Ninety-nine musicians and singers from North Hollywood’s Walter Reed Middle School won top honors at The Heritage Music Festival in Santa Clara, California, competing against 25 high schools and middle schools. According to Stephen … [Read more...]