Every winter, the city of Claremont hosts the annual Making Change Contest to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other champions of human rights and social justice. The city hosted an awards ceremony for the winners on Tuesday.
This contest presents an opportunity for Claremont students to honor advocates of social change and their efforts to transform our world for the better.
Students at the Claremont Colleges got the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their favorite presidential candidate at a Pomona College forum on Wednesday.
The event was a special live episode of KPCC’s AirTalk with Larry Mantle, the first live broadcast on the road for the well-known radio show in several years, according to Mr. Mantle. Five students took to the stage at the Rose Hills Theater to make the case for their candidates to audience members.
Claremont Lincoln University (CLU) has announced the appointment of Victor Manalo as director of the Claremont Core.
The Claremont Core is an integrated sequence of advanced courses—mindfulness, dialogue, collaboration and change—in which students develop awareness of self and others.
Property sales and capital projects were among the biggest stories of the year for the Claremont Unified School District in 2015.
This October, escrow closed on the Claremont Unified School District’s old service center, located at 700 W. Baseline Road. The site, purchased at a May 2013 auction by homebuilder D.R. Horton, yielded the district $7 million.
In June of 2013, escrow closed on the sale of CUSD’s former district office, located at 2080 N. Mountain Ave. That property was purchased for $6.2 million in February 2012, also by D.R. Horton.
The December 17 meeting of the Claremont Unified School District Board of Education began with a changing of the guards.
Newly-elected board member Beth Bingham was administered the oath of office before taking to the dais, as was re-elected board member Hilary LaConte.
Claremont McKenna College named its acting dean of students Monday, November 16 following the resignation of former Dean Mary Spellman.
Jeff Huang, who prior to Monday was the vice president of student affairs, admission and financial Aid, will step into the role for the rest of the academic year. In a letter to students circulated Monday, Mr. Huang vowed that he will “always try to keep [students’] best interests close to my heart.”
For a dozen years, the Claremont Educational Foundation has helped fund art, music and technology in our local schools. This year is no different.
Last month, CEF representatives showed up at a school board meeting with an oversized check, representative of the nonprofit’s annual donation to the district. The $199,600 gift brings the nonprofit’s lifetime contribution to Claremont schools to $2 million.
On Tuesday morning, Claremont High School’s Don F. Freuchte Theatre for the Performing arts was abuzz with activity.
Students in the musical theater class—clad in jeans, Oxford shirts and high-top sneakers—took to the stage to rehearse selections from the musical Footloose. Under the guidance of theater director Krista Elhai and music director Joel Wilson, the teens ran through crowd-pleasing numbers like “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” and “I’m Holding Out for a Hero.” COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Under the leadership of principal Sean Delgado, San Antonio High has been spurred to action. The most recent evidence of the transformation is a new outdoor multi-purpose sports court, featuring a sturdy plastic surface emblazoned with the school’s Lion mascot.
The school celebrated a new era of athletic opportunity earlier this month, inaugurating the Lion Sports Court with a ribbon-cutting followed by San Antonio’s first volleyball game.
The Claremont campus of the Western Christian Schools is growing by leap and bounds. In March 2015, construction began for a new gym, performing arts center, library, technology center and athletic field. This means that 14 school sports teams will have use of the new 7,557 square foot gym, that will also be used for other numerous school events and activities.
With escrow closed on the Claremont Unified School District’s old service center—the second piece of surplus property the district has sold in recent years—CUSD is in a position to begin addressing some longstanding facilities needs.
The former service center and CUSD’s previous district office were both purchased by D.R. Horton, in May of 2013 and February of 2012, respectively. The two parcels have yielded the district $10,993,974.
Math is many things to many people: a chore, a nightmare, a useful tool, a satisfying challenge.
For Harvey Mudd professor Arthur Benjamin, however, it’s something far more enchanting. He sees math as an endlessly surprising and elegant pursuit, and he wants you to see it the same way.
He will go to any length to spread the gospel of numbers, performing lighting-fast mental calculations. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Students at The Claremont Colleges are participating in Know Tomorrow, a nationwide effort taking place on more than 50 university campuses that will unite and amplify thousands of students, activists, politicians and celebrities across the country demanding climate action.
The Friends of the Claremont Library selected Wonder by R.J. Palacio as its annual On the Same Page community read. The nonprofit will host a series of events in October to discuss and explore the novel.
Wonder features young Auggie whose first day of school, ever, is in the fifth grade