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I may as well tell you at the outset that there will be no little red school houses being built these days.  In fact, the bigger-than-life school houses being built today are practically a rea(more..)


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For our younger Beacon readers, here is a real advantage of having children down the road. With children, you get INVITATIONS to attend “back to school night” twice a year at whatever s(more..)


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To encourage partnerships with parents, the Newhall School District is hosting its 2016 Parent Summit, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. at Wiley Canyon Elementary School. The Summit provides parents a concise way(more..)


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Valencia, CA – At its Aug. 30 special meeting, the Newhall School District Governing Board appointed Isaiah Talley as its newest board member, representing Trustee Area 4, which encompasses t(more..)


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The College of the Canyons Faculty Association (COCFA) announces its endorsement of Edel Alonso, Jerry Danielsen and Steven Zimmer for the Santa Clarita Community College District (SCCCD) Board of (more..)


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(By Chris Sharp) It doesn’t take much time in a high school classroom these days to see that there is something very new and therefore very odd going on.  In fact, for maybe up to half o(more..)


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Okay, let’s have everyone get out of their self-interested positions for the next several minutes and seek instead the experiences of American fourteen-year-olds on their first days of high s(more..)


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Some years ago, the great New York architect Philip Johnson as well as other modernist building designers such as Edward Larrabee Barnes and I. M. Pei set out to create a glass theme for the Americ(more..)


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(By Chris Sharp) Some years ago, the great New York architect Philip Johnson as well as other modernist building designers such as Edward Larrabee Barnes and I. M. Pei set out to create a glass the(more..)


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Over a week ago, a student at West Ranch High School was arrested and charged with assaulting a special needs student. Appalling I know, but not a surprise when you see some of the spoiled students(more..)