Category Archives: Schools

Westside Ballet’s Nutcracker Features Palisades Dancers

  The Westside Ballet of Santa Monica opened its 50th-anniversary of The Nutcracker, over Thanksgiving weekend to sellout performances. The show, which features special guest stars Tiler Peck, Lucia Connolly and Lyrica Woodruff as the Sugar Plum Fairy, has also … Continue reading

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PaliHi Band Will Head to Final Competition in Sacramento

BY CHAZ PLAGER As the end of the first semester fast approaches, the Palisades Charter High School Marching Band is gearing up for the end of their season as well. This Friday, over 60 students of the program will board … Continue reading

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Grand Re-opening of the Marquez Garden

  Former Palisades resident Marie Steckmest, who was a master gardener, devoted hours with students at Marquez Elementary. In a 2018 story, this Editor wrote “With the school year coming to a close, Marquez Elementary gardening students and garden coordinator … Continue reading

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Theatre Palisades Youth Auditions Held for “Les Miserables”

Youth are sought for auditions for Les Miserable (School Edition).  Auditions, which started this week, will continue Monday, November 13 through Wednesday, November 15, and  will be scheduled in two blocks of 10 actors each day. Block A is from … Continue reading

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It Is Easy to Have High School Soccer Referees

(Editor’s note: Rather than paying trained officials to referee soccer at CIF-Southern Section schools, athletic directors are told to find anyone they can to officiate high school soccer.)High school referees have finished classes, taken the tests and are certified to … Continue reading

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8th Annual Paul Revere Middle School Run/ Walk This Sunday

  Did you eat too much candy before, during and after Halloween? Even your stretchy pants are groaning? And Thanksgiving and all the trimmings are still to come in the next few weeks? Here’s an idea, get some exercise at … Continue reading

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“Best Day” Brings Refreshing Entries and Stories

Palisades authors were celebrated for original and heartfelt stories and poems at a culmination event at the Palisades Library on October 12. For many, in first through 12th grade, it was their first attempt at creative storytelling. The stories were … Continue reading

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Private and Rich Public High Schools Under Pay Soccer Referees

Some of the most expensive high schools in the United States, which charge up of $50,000 a year for tuition are now being told by the CIF – Southern Section Commissioner Chris West that they should start looking for soccer … Continue reading

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Hands-on Engineering Courses Taught in Palisades

Your teen is not into music, sports or books, and the question becomes how to engage them. Luckily, electrical engineer Jeran Bruce has an answer: Forge Makespace, an engineering workshop. “I work with young adults to show them real engineering, … Continue reading

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Corpus Holds Open House for Prospective Families October 10

  An open house for prospective families and students will be held at Corpus Christi School from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10. The school, a K-8, co-ed Catholic School, was founded in 1951, and is located at … Continue reading

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