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Applications for 2017 Bay Fed Scholarships

Applications for 2017 Bay Fed Scholarships

Bay Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for its 2017 Education Scholarship contest. Three winners will each receive $1,500 to pay for post-secondary education expenses at any accredited college, university, trade/technical school, or career education program in the fall of 2017. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The application must be […]



Santa Cruz County Students Win Big

Santa Cruz County Students Win Big

2016 International Science & Engineering Fair and CA State Science Fair PHOENIX, Az — With the generous support of Seagate Technology, the Santa Cruz County Science & Engineering Fair (SCCSEF) provides the opportunity for the top High School project in our County to compete at the annual International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). From May […]



Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre In Concert

Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre In Concert

Crocker Theater Saturday, April 2 at 2 & 6 p.m. One of the Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre’s crowning achievements is the annual spring repertory concert, In Concert. This performance gives the dancers a chance to expand their skills with a diversity of dance styles, and the audience benefits. This year’s offering includes a world premiere […]



LOSD Board Member Michael Pisenti Deceased

LOSD Board Member Michael Pisenti Deceased

The Live Oak School District announced that longtime board member Michael Pisenti died Oct. 11. Pisenti served four terms, totaling 11 years of service. Pisenti, 76, attended Live Oak Elementary School, Branciforte Junior High School, Santa Cruz High School, Monterey Peninsula College and Navy Avionics School in Memphis, Tennessee. He ran an aviation electronics business […]



Triple P Class Schedule: November 2015

Triple P Class Schedule: November 2015

All Triple P seminars and workshops are free and open to the public. Register in advance to receive free childcare. To register, call (831) 227-4145 or go online to www.first5scc.org/calendar/parent-trainings. ••• Wednesday, Nov. 4 • 6-7:30 p.m. Triple P Workshop: Promoting Positive Behaviors at School (Spanish) La Manzana Community Resources, 521 Main St., Room E, Watsonville […]



Santa Cruz County’s Largest School Fundraiser

Santa Cruz County’s Largest School Fundraiser

Drive for Schools, Santa Cruz County’s largest school fundraiser, kicked off its 11th year on Wednesday, Sept. 16 and continues through Oct. 18. Volunteers from more than 70 schools in Santa Cruz County will coordinate ticket sales, giving the community an opportunity to win a new car, cash or 100 other prizes. This year’s Grand […]



Schools Plus Foundation Awards

Schools Plus Foundation Awards

Grants Awarded To Local Elementary and Middle/Junior Teachers Schools Plus, a public schools foundation in Santa Cruz County, is pleased to announce that thirteen classroom grants have been awarded to recipients in the 2015-15 year. The grants, ranging from $250 up to $1500, will support the on-going innovative work of over thirty elementary and secondary […]



The UnFROGetable™ Solution

The UnFROGetable™ Solution

Conflict Resolution, Anti-Bullying for Elementary Schools By Noel Smith California College of the Arts alumnus, author and illustrator Marsha Strong-Smith of Santa Cruz, along with her daughter, teacher Tori Meredith, has developed a successful approach to teaching elementary school-age children simple and fun strategies to deal with conflicts and bullying. By connecting her children’s book […]



Conflict Resolution, Anti-Bullying for Elementary Schools

Conflict Resolution, Anti-Bullying for Elementary Schools

The UnFROGetable™ Solution Circle Program  California College of the Arts alumnus, author and illustrator Marsha Strong-Smith of Santa Cruz, along with her daughter, teacher Tori Meredith, has developed a successful approach to teaching elementary school-age children simple and fun strategies to deal with conflicts and bullying. By connecting her children’s book characters to ten simple […]



New Home for Pacific Collegiate School

New Home for Pacific Collegiate School

Facilities To Open In The Fall Pacific Collegiate School (PCS), founded in 1999 by parents and educators seeking an alternative in public school education, first rented space at a church on High Street in Santa Cruz. Currently, PCS serves 510 students at the Natural Bridges Elementary School campus, owned by the Santa Cruz City School […]



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