Posted Oct. 5, 2015, 10:27 am
When it comes to lunchtime trash, less is definitely more. That’s the lesson environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green taught students during the fifth annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge (TFLC) this year.
Posted Oct. 2, 2015, 6:00 am
But the biggest problem this state faces as it looks to the future may be the fate of the children belonging to its single largest ethnic group.
Posted Oct. 2, 2015, 6:00 am
Trying to stand out in a competitive job market today can be difficult. But students at the prestigious Art Institute of California – Los Angeles in Santa Monica got the chance to show off their creative skills to professionals during a unique and fascinating “Portfolio Show.”
Posted Sep. 21, 2015, 8:20 am
“Is Gender Equity Possible?” will be the topic of a debate at Santa Monica College between the English-Speaking Union’s 2015 British National Debate Team and the SMC Debate Team.
Posted Sep. 16, 2015, 9:14 am
Approximately 700 2nd to 5th grade students from under-served schools in Los Angeles County will visit the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium and the beach today for a day of ocean fun and interactive learning games at Heal the Bay’s Coastal Cleanup Education Day.
Posted Sep. 8, 2015, 9:29 am
An all-star cast of policy makers will band together with the Santa Monica Democratic Club for "Back to School with the Santa Monica Democratic Club," a conversation about education.
Posted Sep. 8, 2015, 9:12 am
Santa Monica College will present a distinguished panel discussion on new developments in understanding and addressing the anger, fear, and violence in today’s society.
Posted Sep. 6, 2015, 9:48 am
NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has selected Santa Monica College (SMC) as one of four community colleges nationwide to receive a MUREP Community College Curriculum Improvement (MC3I) grant.
Posted Sep. 5, 2015, 9:43 am
Back to school time for teens often means stress about college. The Library can help!
Posted Jul. 28, 2015, 9:37 am
Santa Monica College has awarded its third annual Chui L. Tsang Transfer Scholarship to SMC student Cinthia Magaña. The new Tsang Scholar – who has overcome extreme poverty, her undocumented status, and other adverse circumstances to pursue her education – will transfer this fall to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and will receive $15,000 for two years to complete her Bachelor’s Degree.
Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 8:04 am
With a vibrant offering of more than 190 classes, workshops and tours, SMC Community Education’s fall session is now open for registration.
Posted Jun. 28, 2015, 9:11 am
Willow Bay, director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, will receive the Los Angeles Press Club's highest honor, the Joseph M. Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement, today.
Posted Jun. 27, 2015, 8:28 am
Like many Cal State L.A. students, Gregory Hogrebe has complemented his classroom experience with work experience.
Posted Jun. 26, 2015, 9:31 am
Olympic High School celebrated the graduation of its 36 seniors at a ceremony June 3 at Casa del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica.
Posted Jun. 26, 2015, 9:17 am
A bill co-sponsored by a Santa Monica legislator that would require almost all school children in California to be vaccinated against diseases such as measles and whooping cough was approved Thursday by the Assembly, putting it a step closer to the governor's desk.
Posted Jun. 24, 2015, 9:48 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education is currently accepting applications for openings on its district advisory committees (DACs).
Posted Jun. 22, 2015, 9:47 am
The public portion of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, will begin at 6:30 pm, instead of 5:30 pm.
Posted Jun. 20, 2015, 9:12 am
Top University of California officials including President Janet Napolitano and several campus chancellors publicly deplore the way activists pushing UC to boycott Israel seemed to spawn outright anti-Semitic actions and outcries over the last few months.
Posted Jun. 15, 2015, 9:45 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has a new director of special education. The Board of Education appointed Pamela Kazee at its June 11 meeting.
Posted Jun. 13, 2015, 9:45 am
Dear Editor, As a long-time supporter of our local public schools, I have followed with great interest the recent successes of the Santa Monica Malibu Education Foundation.
Posted Jun. 7, 2015, 9:41 am
In order to encourage seventh-graders at Lincoln Middle School to reflect on important decisions in their academic and personal futures, 350 students participated in interviews with professionals and community members on the theme, “What is a Worthwhile Life?”
Posted Jun. 6, 2015, 9:41 am
LA MARATHON LLC, host of the Santa Monica Classic, has named the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) as the Official Charity Partner of the annual 5K/10K event, held on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015.
Posted May. 20, 2015, 9:56 am
Santa Monica College has received final approval from the California Community Colleges Board of Governors to be part of a landmark pilot program allowing it to offer a Bachelor’s Degree in Interaction Design.
Posted May. 10, 2015, 9:33 am
Dear Editor: Thanks to the district-wide fundraising by Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF), John Muir students and teachers have a breath of fresh air at our school: Classrooms are now staffed by Teacher and Aide; Teachers receive on-going professional training; and students receive specialized support in reading.
Posted May. 6, 2015, 10:16 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) has announced that Pier Party, its largest annual community fundraising event, raised $125,000 on Sunday.