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...]

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...]

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...]

Author Lisa See at Oakwood School Library Tribute

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BY CAROLE ROSNER The Oakwood School Parent Organization presented its 23rd Annual Library Tribute and Breakfast featuring best-selling author, Lisa See, on October 27 at the Beverly Garland Holiday Inn. What started as a luncheon in a backyard years … [Read more...]

Sisters at El Camino Real High School collect clothes for homeless peers

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Operation Dress Up, an organization founded by  sisters Megan and Phoebe Kertes, both students at El Camino High School in West Hills,  and their mom Julie Kertes, is holding its second clothing drive on Saturday, October 3 … [Read more...]

Nobel Middle School student on D.C. leadership conference

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Kayla Hamburg

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Kayla S. Hamburg, an 11-year old from Nobel Middle School in Northridge, is currently in Washington D.C. taking part in a six-day leadership conference called Voices of Leadership:  Reflecting on the Past to create the … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Youth Orchestra: Calling All Musical Kids

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BY SANDI STEINBERG Many of pop music’s biggest sensations got their start with Classical music. Take Grammy-award winning singer Annie Lennox. Before she sang with the world-class pop rock group Eurythmics, or struck out on her own as a solo … [Read more...]

Toluca Lake student produces play for breast cancer fundraiser

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Toluca Lake resident Riley Ceder, a senior theater student at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA),  is producing Woody Allen’s “The Floating Lightbulb,” on September 4-6  at  The Complex Theater in … [Read more...]