Posted Dec. 2, 2013, 9:28 am
Grant Elementary School students who participated in this year’s Ballroom Madness will be highlighted in an episode of LA ArtZone, an arts and cultural show hosted by Los Angeles County public access Channel 36.
Posted Oct. 2, 2013, 9:22 am
Three Santa Monica schools — Franklin Elementary, Grant Elementary, and McKinley Elementary — will participate in the third annual Trash-Free Lunch Challenge, an L.A. County contest that rewards schools for reducing lunchtime trash.
Posted Sep. 13, 2013, 9:28 am
Get ready to see a few more animated signs across Santa Monica, as council members logged a series of close votes Tuesday night effectively lifting the prohibition against such signs.
Posted Sep. 9, 2013, 9:16 am
Take a look around Santa Monica and you would be hard pressed to find an animated sign along any of the City’s streets. Under City law, such signs are prohibited. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Santa Monica’s elected panel might create an exception to the law in order to allow use of animated signs for public safety purposes, schools, and traffic circulation.
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. 15, 2013, 8:25 am
One new principal and two new assistant principals have joined the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District following the Board of Education's nod of approval Wednesday night.
Posted Aug. 10, 2013, 9:24 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District earlier this week announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.
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. 15, 2013, 9:11 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved the appointment of three new administrators at its June 6 meeting.
Posted Jun. 15, 2013, 9:07 am
Vistamar School will welcome Commencement Speaker Rachel Moran, Dean and Michael J. Connell Distinguished Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law today, June 15.
Posted May. 4, 2013, 8:51 am
When it comes to setting education funding policies for California, preconceived notions have long held at least as much sway as actual reality.
Posted May. 2, 2013, 8:35 am
Nearly 300 volunteers from the Santa Monica Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, along with members of the surrounding community, came together to beautify Grand View Elementary School in the Westside neighborhood of Mar Vista on Saturday, April 27.
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. 21, 2013, 8:29 am
Los Angeles City Controller and Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel will speak to students, parents, and local residents at Windward School on Friday, April 26.
Posted Apr. 15, 2013, 11:31 am
For the third year in a row, Vistamar School will have a student–athlete sign a Letter of Intent to join a Division I university athletic program.
Posted Apr. 10, 2013, 9:10 am
The City of Santa Monica has announced the March Car Free Contest results. Four Santa Monica schools participated in this friendly competition geared to making walking and biking to school a habit: John Adams Middle School, Lincoln Middle School, Will Rogers Elementary School and Roosevelt Elementary School.
Posted Apr. 5, 2013, 9:06 am
After 23 years of success and partnership with the community, this Saturday will be the final John Muir Elementary School Flea Market.
Posted Apr. 4, 2013, 8:41 am
Westside Neighborhood School will partner with IVERBE camp from June 24-July 26, 2013 as a part of the WNS summer program.
Posted Apr. 4, 2013, 8:30 am
After 22 years, John Muir Elementary School’s PTA will host its final ever monthly Flea Market this Saturday, April 6 from 9 am to 3 pm. Flea Market coordinator Jaime Greger said the volunteers of the Flea Market appreciate the years of support and loyalty the Santa Monica community has provided to the John Muir Elementary School.
Posted Mar. 2, 2013, 8:50 am
Four Santa Monica schools will participated in the City of Santa Monica’s Car(e) Free Campaign in March and April to encourage students to walk and bike to school each day.
Posted Feb. 24, 2013, 7:22 am
Controversial anti-gay group Westboro Baptist is expected to picket Santa Monica High School between 7 am and 8 am Monday morning.
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 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.
Posted Nov. 9, 2012, 1:27 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) will receive $385 million in additional funds to complete its Facility Master Plan thanks to an overwhelming victory of Measure ES, which was approved Tuesday by 67.73 percent of Santa Monica voters. Measure ES, which earned 21,981 votes in favor and 10,472 against, will accordingly help the SMMUSD carry through its $1.2 billion plan to make improvements to all 16 of its campuses district-wide.