Tag archive for ‘Back to School’

It’s Time to Give Back to Los Angeles Valley College

It’s Time to Give Back to Los Angeles Valley College

By Raul Castillo, Class of 1988 I find it surprising that many folks don’t think about Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) the way they do about CSUN, UCLA, or USC with annual donations or membership to the alumni association. After all, LAVC is where many of us began our college education. The quality of the […]

Alverno High School: ‘Be You. Be Alverno.’

Alverno High School: ‘Be You. Be Alverno.’

At Alverno High School, our mission is to empower each young woman to be exactly the person she wants to be. Through college-prep academics, athletics, arts, and activities and a simple mantra of “Be You. Be Alverno,” we foster our student’s natural talents and abilities so they become women of character. Enlivened by the spirit […]

St. Genevieve High School: Spirit in Abundance

St. Genevieve High School: Spirit in Abundance

“WE’VE GOT SPIRIT, YES WE DO … WE’VE GOT SPIRIT, HOW ‘BOUT YOU?!” At St. Genevieve High School in Panorama City, spirit isn’t just a word that gets thrown around to describe an athletic atmosphere; the Valiant Spirit is a feeling you get when you walk on campus. Students greet you, faculty members ask if […]

Axia Learning Maximizes a Student’s Potential

Axia Learning offers complete educational services through expert and professional instruction and test preparation, parent coaching, consultations, and academic and learning behavior assessments. We identify and meet each student and family’s unique educational needs and goals. Our parent coaching services promise happier school nights through reducing the familial stress and conflict nightly schoolwork can cause […]

BCLHS Salutatorian Delivers Trilingual Address

BCLHS Salutatorian Delivers Trilingual Address

As is customary for a high school Salutatorian, Bishop Conaty-Loretto senior Rosemary Kim welcomed the graduates and their guests to the commencement ceremony on May 31, 2013. As soon as she began speaking, she made history by delivering the first trilingual address in the school’s 89-year history. Kim began her address in her first language, […]

Local Captioning Company Opens Communication Barriers

Local Captioning Company Opens Communication Barriers

Does this sound familiar: >> Can you repeat that, please? >> What did they just say? Have you ever wished that you could take closed captioning technology wherever you go? Well, just by logging onto the internet, now you can! Realtime captioners/CART providers also can bring their portable captioning equipment to your classroom, business meeting, […]

Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Education

Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Education

As a former educator, I know that a good education is vital for young people to become productive citizens and achieve their dreams — especially for the more than 30,000 children in county foster care. These are children who, for one reason or another, have no parents, no homes, and many cannot attend school regularly […]

On Education

By Sandra Rustam I don’t have anything novel to say about education. A Forbes contributor wrote: “Education is really a way of looking at and interacting with the world. It involves having sufficient knowledge to ask good questions, having a willingness to consider different points of view, having the ability to analyze and make up […]

Host an International Student Through Green Planet Homestay and Concordia Jr./Sr. High School of Los Angeles

Host an International Student Through Green Planet Homestay and Concordia Jr./Sr. High School of Los Angeles

Through partnership with Concordia Jr./Sr. High School of Los Angeles, we are offering an incredible opportunity to nurturing, qualified families in Sylmar and the surrounding areas. If you are interested in making a positive impact on the life of an international student, own a spare bedroom, and live within 30 minutes of Sylmar, Calif., you […]

Help Give Kids the Tools They Need to Succeed in School

Help Give Kids the Tools They Need to Succeed in School

(BPT) – Take a moment to consider this alarming fact: Each year more than 1 million American teens fail to graduate from high school, according to the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center. The consequences of this staggering statistic are felt not just throughout their lives, but also across our nation. A host of research […]