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National Merit Scholars Cite Arts Education as the Key

National Merit Scholars Cite Arts Education as the Key

Culver City High School’s Simon Johnson and Rebecca Mirvish may have recently been named among the country’s 16,000 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, but they both credit the one-of-a-kind education they have received in the arts for helping them achieve what else than one percent of high school seniors have. “CCHS has a great arts program, which is extremely special,” said [...]

Lin Howe Reigns Victorious at Chess Tournament – Second Grader Scores Highest Number of Checkmates

Lin Howe Reigns Victorious at Chess Tournament – Second Grader Scores Highest Number of Checkmates

Nine years after winning its first Grand Match Gala chess tournament, Linwood Howe Elementary reclaimed its title this year with a first place finish in the 2016 Grand Match Gala, held on June 25, 2016, at USC. The team will be receiving college scholarships for their efforts and the much heralded title of GMG Chess Tutor Champions. Chess Tutors’ Grand Match Gala pits the best of the best [...]

“American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers” @ The Willows Sept. 27

“American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers” @ The Willows Sept. 27

Nancy Jo Sales, an award-winning Vanity Fair journalist and author will present a talk on the use of social media by young people and the challenges they are facing. Her talk entitled “American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers,” the title of her newest book, is on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at The Willows Community School, 8509 Higuera Street, [...]

College Fair Matches Students and Schools

College Fair Matches Students and Schools

Most college fairs look to unite high school seniors with the colleges and universities they plan to attend the following fall, but in Culver City, the focus is one reminding students of all ages that they should be thinking about college. “We want to reinforce the idea that even as kindergartners, our students are thinking about college,” said Superintendent Josh Arnold. “It’s never [...]

CCUSD School Bond Survey – Click Here

CCUSD School Bond Survey – Click Here

Two years after the passage of Bond Measure CC in 2014, the Culver City Unified School District continues to thank our residents for investing in our schools, students, community, and culture. Totaling $106 million, Bond Measure CC is issued in 4 disbursements of $26.5 million every 3 years. The first disbursement was issued in October 2014 and has funded new Playgrounds, a current [...]

‘Kids at Hope’ Symposium Adds Space for … Kids!

‘Kids at Hope’ Symposium Adds Space for … Kids!

Tonight's 'Kids at Hope' Symposium has just added free childcare onsite from 6:15 to 8:30 pm. Parents who are wishing to attend can skip the phone calls to baby sitters and just bring the family. CCUSD and CCEF are thrilled to be partnering for tonight's symposium at the Robert Frost Auditorium from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday September 7, 2016. This FREE evening event will feature both [...]

Kids at Hope Symposium with Antwone Fisher Sept. 7

Kids at Hope Symposium with Antwone Fisher Sept. 7

Antwone Fisher, award-winning writer, poet and filmmaker, and Rick Miller, founder of Kids at Hope, will visit CCUSD, Robert Frost Auditorium on September 7th to share how HOPE is used as a strategy to achieve success for all children and youth. Kids at Hope is an international organization that studies family, school and community cultures to better understand how children succeed or [...]

Culver Studios Gets Thanks from a Grateful Lin Howe

Culver Studios Gets Thanks from a Grateful Lin Howe

Linwood Howe Elementary would like to thank The Culver Studios, one of our new community partners from this past school year. Located in the school’s backyard, the Culver Studios sponsored a 3-year movie license so we can freely show movies to our students during Family Fun Night, Field Day, and rain days. In addition, the Studios hosted our 3rd graders for a tour as part of their Culver City [...]

Thanking Teachers Through CCEF

Thanking Teachers Through CCEF

Now that the school year is over, it's a moment to look back at how our children have been shaped, and changed by our schools, and the people who teach them. You can honor a special teacher in your student's life with a simple donation to CCEF.  A card of appreciation announcing your gift to your honoree will be sent. Or give that special teacher a lasting public tribute with CCEF's "Building [...]

Save the Date for ‘Kids at Hope’ Founder Antwone Fisher – Sept. 7

Save the Date for ‘Kids at Hope’ Founder Antwone Fisher – Sept. 7

Antwone Fisher, whose life was the inspiration for a major motion picture starring Denzel Washington, and Rick Miller, Founder of Kids at Hope, an international organization that studies family, school and community cultures to better understand how children succeed or struggle, will visit CCUSD at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7 to share how HOPE is used as a strategy to achieve success for [...]

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