Posted Dec. 3, 2013, 8:58 am
When Santa Monica mom Valerie Hartford asked her son how he spent his 45-minute bus commute each way to school, he told her he listened to music because he’d get carsick from reading his notes. This prompted Hartford to record her son’s notes, establishing the basic concept of her now evolving text-conversion app called Outlines Outloud.
Posted Nov. 28, 2013, 9:06 am
Earlier this year, Crossroads School second-grader Lucinda Empson-Speiden, the daughter of Rachel Klauber-Speiden and Josh Empson, submitted a poem to a contest that was held for student writers through the United States and Canada.
Posted Nov. 19, 2013, 8:21 am
I am pleased to inform you that the Malibu Schools Environmental Task Force met this weekend to review the first preliminary results of PCB air sampling tests conducted at Malibu High School late last month. We were encouraged by the preliminary results, which show that PCB levels throughout the school are well below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) public health guidelines for schools.
Posted Oct. 30, 2013, 9:05 am
As youngsters, Professor Egghead Science Academy founders and brothers Gary and Shaun Tuch found science education lackluster and sought to redefine methods of teaching, one student at time.
Posted Oct. 28, 2013, 9:21 am
The Santa Monica Democratic Club will host a free talk this Wednesday, Oct. 30 called "The High Cost Of A Four-Year Degree."
Posted Oct. 27, 2013, 9:06 am
Westside Neighborhood School will host internationally recognized author of educational books JoAnn Deak Ph.D. on Nov. 7.
Posted Oct. 19, 2013, 6:20 am
Maybe it’s been just an ego thing or a matter of turf, but administrators and some alumni groups at the University of California and the California State University systems for years have adamantly opposed the notion of community colleges granting anything more than two-year associate of arts degrees.
Posted Oct. 16, 2013, 9:33 am
Held annually by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, the New Heroes Celebration is an opportunity for the business community to welcome Santa Monica’s newest public servants – including educators, police officers and firefighters – to the community.
Posted Oct. 12, 2013, 12:34 pm
Preliminary results for mold concerns at Malibu High School have been found within acceptable limits, according to Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District superintendent Sandra Lyon.
Posted Oct. 11, 2013, 9:00 am
A board member of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) drafted a resolution on gun control and assault weapons ban that gained favor with the Los Angeles County School Trustees Association (LACSTA).
Posted Oct. 8, 2013, 9:17 am
Crossroads Community Outreach Foundation’s P.S. Science program is partnering with McKinley Elementary School in Santa Monica to deliver weekly hands-on interactive science instruction to its students.
Posted Oct. 7, 2013, 9:33 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation has secured a $150,000 matching gift challenge grant from Malibu-based Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. -- a provider of credit building and credibility solutions for businesses.
Posted Sep. 30, 2013, 8:54 am
Arizona State University Online recognized Santa Monica-based online student Jamie Boggs Saturday as she received an honorary game ball from mascot Sparky the Sun Devil just before kickoff at the ASU versus USC game at Sun Devil Stadium.
Posted Sep. 1, 2013, 9:11 am
It is hard to believe that summer is over and that school has already started. As we begin the school year it is important that we as a community support our local public schools.
Posted Aug. 29, 2013, 8:39 am
The Scott Family Charitable Fund will give the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation a $500,000 gift – the second-largest donation in the organization’s 30-year history.
Posted Aug. 29, 2013, 8:24 am
The Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved Wednesday the appointment of Dr. Ellen Edeburn and Irene Gonzalez-Castillo as the new Directors of Curriculum and Instruction.
Posted Aug. 28, 2013, 9:20 am
Santa Monica resident and UC Riverside graduate student Elias Serna knew he had become a collector of books the day his mother told him, “Ya no compres tantos libros” (“Don’t buy any more books”).
Posted Aug. 18, 2013, 9:05 am
Best-selling author Neale Donald Walsch of the Conversations with God book series will be the special graduation speaker at the upcoming U...
Posted Aug. 13, 2013, 9:26 am
Registration is now open for a wide range of classes, workshops, special tours and professional development courses offered this fall through Santa Monica College Continuing Education.
Posted Jul. 25, 2013, 8:59 am
Saint Anne School in Santa Monica is set to be the first Catholic school in Los Angeles to fully implement blended learning.
Posted Jul. 21, 2013, 8:52 am
Echo Horizon School has long been on the forefront of integrating cutting-edge technology into the classroom learning environment, in order to nurture literacy, critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration.
Posted Jun. 8, 2013, 9:54 am
Four outstanding Santa Monica College students have been selected for the prestigious Dale Ride Internship program and will serve this summer in Congress and with various organizations in Washington, D.C. through the eight-week summer internship program, believed to be unique for a community college.
Posted Jun. 8, 2013, 9:35 am
Five students from Santa Monica, and more than 100 local students who completed the Ryman Arts program will be graduating high school and going on to local and national colleges. Ninety-six percent of Ryman Arts’ students graduating high school this year are now college bound.
Posted May. 22, 2013, 12:00 pm
Wondering what to do with your kids this summer? Longing to try something different yourself? Santa Monica College Community Education is offering a whole new way of looking at summer.
Posted May. 15, 2013, 9:48 am
Santa Monica’s Ayano DiPaolo has been named to the President’s List at Berkeley College for the winter 2013 quarter, Berkeley College President Dario A. Cortes announced earlier this week.