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Film students at Culver City High School were recently invited to screen their short documentary film in the highly competitive Los Angeles Film Festival. Their film “Bod Mod” explores the taboo world of underage body modification, including piercings and tattoos.
In the short film, high school students…Continue
Encore, the new Culver City Middle School Show Choir will give its first performances at 7 p.m. on Saturday, January, 26 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 27 at the Willows Community School Theater, 8520 Warner Drive, in Culver City. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door. Twenty-seven vibrant Culver…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on January 12, 2013 at 3:42pm — No Comments
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those touched by Friday morning’s devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and while this senseless act has left many of us distraught, there are ways for all of us to help.
Talking to Your Children:
The biggest question children are likely to have is whether something similar can happen to them. Parents should reassure them and help them feel safe while also…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on December 17, 2012 at 4:06pm — No Comments
State Superintendent Tom Torlakson has released the 2012 Academic Performance Index (API) scores for schools across the state, and every school in the Culver City Unified School District has seen an increase.
The API is a numeric index that ranges from a low of 200 to a high of 1,000. School and student group targets are set at 5 percent of the difference between the school or student group's Base API score and the statewide target of 800, with a minimum target of 5 points. All…Continue
Nestled between Farragut Elementary School and Culver City Middle, the new Culver Park High School campus is beginning to take shape into a robust environment for its students. Principal Veronica Montes is excited about the prospects of the new campus and its close proximity to the high school for teacher…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on August 27, 2012 at 12:12pm — No Comments
The Westchester Babe Ruth (14-year old and under) baseball team defeated La Crescenta 7-5 earlier this week to win the Southern California State Baseball championship. Westchester beat Torrance, El Segundo (twice), Heartwell and La Crescenta (twice) on their way to the state crown. Behind stellar pitching and an…Continue
LaRose has served for the past four years as the superintendent of the South Kitsap School District in Washington State. He was recently named…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on June 29, 2012 at 12:16pm — No Comments
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a nationwide arts competition open to high school students, has recognized Culver City High School art students from the CCHS Academy of Visual and Performing Arts for their exceptional talent in the visual arts.
Edna Vogel Amezcua, Michelle Bac, Camille…
Added by Geoff Maleman on March 4, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
The Culver City High School Academy of Visual and Performing Arts is presenting one of its most ambitious productions with Stephen Sondheim’s masterpiece, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Directed by The Actors’ Gang member Jon Kellam, AVPA is bringing together a professional team of…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on February 27, 2012 at 8:01pm — No Comments
The Academy of Visual and Performing Arts Visual Art students along with art students in Kristine Hatanaka’s drawing and painting classes have received a CCUSD Education Foundation Grant to help create artwork for orphans in Honduras through a program called, “The Memory Project”. Established in 2004, The Memory Project is a unique initiative in which art students create portraits in any medium for children and teens around the…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on February 17, 2012 at 3:17pm — No Comments
The Culver City High School Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) hosted the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles on Friday, February 10. As part of their “Alive Music Project,” the GMCLA performed for over 500 students, including a dozen classes and nearly 200 AVPA students. The chorus performed several songs, including “Imagine” and “True Colors.” The presentation included personal stories from several members of the chorus,…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on February 15, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments