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.
Posted Apr. 27, 2013, 8:53 am
David Bryan, the Head of School at New Roads School in Santa Monica, has spent most of his life in the classroom.
Posted Apr. 24, 2013, 8:39 am
Santa Monica resident Amnon Kabatchnik has been named a finalist in the ForeWord Book of the Year Awards.
Posted Apr. 24, 2013, 8:35 am
Edison Language Academy has been selected by the California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) as one of 871 public schools in California to receive the title of 2012 Honor Roll Star School, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District announced earlier this week.
Posted Apr. 8, 2013, 9:17 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education is currently accepting applications for openings on its district advisory committees (DACs).
Posted Mar. 20, 2013, 10:11 am
Herb Alpert and Lani Hall will entertain invited friends and supporters of The Herb Alpert Educational Village this Sunday, March 24 at 2pm.
Posted Feb. 27, 2013, 10:23 am
A new Master Agreement between the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation was formally approved at last Thursday’s Board of Education meeting, putting into place a formalized set of procedures governing the relationship between the District and SMMEF, its non-profit auxiliary.
Posted Feb. 22, 2013, 8:20 am
When Santa Monica College announced in November it would reinstate its previously canceled winter program, there was a dedicated group of students who had been working behind the scenes, culminating in a $200,000 contribution from the student government towards the $1.2 million instructional cost to run the six-week program.
Posted Jan. 31, 2013, 8:31 am
Westside Neighborhood School 6th, 7th and 8th grade students had a conversation with young adult author, Annabel Monaghan, using the magic of technology earlier this month.
Posted Jan. 27, 2013, 9:04 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education is currently accepting applications for openings on its district advisory committees (DACs). Applications can be found at http://www.smmusd.org/DAC/pdf/DACappEngSP.pdf.
Posted Jan. 23, 2013, 10:00 am
Santa Monica College Community and Contract Education has announced it will offer a selection of about 280 spring semester courses -- with a 10 percent discount being offered through Jan. 31 (with some exceptions). Spring classes begin Feb. 11.
Posted Jan. 18, 2013, 8:36 am
Santa Monica College students and faculty members appeared before administrators at the College’s Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday to speak out about the cancellation of winter athletic and kinesiology classes and urge compensation be paid to part-time coaches for the extra hours required beyond their minimal 15-hour stipends.
Posted Jan. 15, 2013, 2:43 pm
The Santa Monica College Foundation announced Tuesday it had received $1,025,000 – the largest gift in support of Technology – from Santa Monica couple Conrad Lee Klein and Joan Dempsey Klein
Posted Jan. 15, 2013, 9:05 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District saved more than $2.8 million to District taxpayers through the refunding of the District’s Election of 2006 General Obligation Bonds, Series A (“2006 Bonds”), according to the District.
Posted Jan. 4, 2013, 9:03 am
For the past 22 years, John Muir Elementary School’s PTA’s fundraising efforts have centered around its monthly Flea Market, held the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The PTA and a group of volunteer parents are behind the monthly event where vendors sell a mixture of vintage clothing, coins, crystals, jewelry, and antique furniture.
Posted Dec. 29, 2012, 9:08 am
No one spent more money trying to influence California politics during this year’s election season than the billionaire Munger siblings, Molly and Charles Jr., the children of Charles Munger Sr., who has provided them piles of money he made as the business partner of famed investor Warren Buffett.
Posted Dec. 28, 2012, 6:00 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has a new Director of Child Development Services -- Dr. Alice Chung. The SMMUSD Board of Education approved Dr. Chung's appointment at its Dec. 13 meeting.
Posted Dec. 20, 2012, 12:43 am
Eva Mayoral, Principal of John Adams Middle School, has been selected as the 2013 Outstanding Administrator of the Year by the California Music Educators Association (CMEA).
Posted Dec. 18, 2012, 1:05 am
Santa Monica College continued in 2011-12 to be the number one transfer campus to the prestigious University of California system, UC-Cal State systems combined, and USC, SMC announced Monday.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012, 3:05 am
I first learned about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut when speaking with a friend in Texas on the morning of Friday, Dec. 14. Upon hearing the details I felt incredibly sad when I learned that 20 young children were victims.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012, 1:33 am
All my children were lucky to have escaped long ago from Santa Monica’s schools after grade 6. Why so? Well, stepping out of Von’s Pavilions supermarket this afternoon, I looked across the street only to behold a banner legend across the south-facing wall of our Roosevelt Elementary School. It reads: WE HAVE PRIDE IN OUR SCHOOL.
Posted Dec. 15, 2012, 1:07 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation has launched its annual appeal called the "Dollar A Day Campaign" where District families are asked to contribute a dollar a day ($365) for every student in their household to invest in educational excellence throughout the District.
Posted Dec. 11, 2012, 1:37 am
Santa Monica College’s 2012 Faculty of the Year winner is Eric Oifer -- an accomplished scholar and widely praised campus leader who is as well known for his intellectual acumen as much as his pioneering teaching methods.
Posted Nov. 29, 2012, 12:01 am
In its first meeting since the Nov. 6 election, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) Board of Education went to work on a key issue: fundraising. Board members were presented Nov. 15 with a potential Master Agreement between SMMUSD and the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) to streamline fundraising priorities of district-wide programs.