Middle School Arts Programs Built To Enhance Learning Across DisciplinesToday's middle schoolers in California are encouraged to explore visual art concepts important to them, through elective and special interest classes.
High School Visual Arts Programs Help Students Earn ScholarshipsThe Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools provide a powerful tool for educators and students alike to engage in powerful, meaningful study.
California's High School Cheerleading Squads Build Skills In StudentsHigh school cheerleading presents a broad-based opportunity for students to compete, excel and challenge both their mental and physical capacities.
5 Ways To Add Peppermint To Your HolidaysPeppermint and holiday celebrations go together hand in hand. Beautifully decorative with the delicious, sweet taste of peppermint enhances everything from luscious desserts to warm and soul-satisfying beverages.
Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military LifeFemale vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
Supporting Our Military On CampusUnder the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.
Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez' Success Post Military LifeTechnically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.
Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your CommunitySmall Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.
Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The FamilySetting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.
How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones ReturnYour family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.
Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For VeteransIn an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).
Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin's Success Post Military LifeElite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.
The Science Behind Earthquakes: What Causes Them?Trying to predict an earthquake’s arrival may not yet be possible, but learning about what causes them and remaining ever vigilant for the next one is vital.
How To Run Earthquake Practice DrillsEarthquake practice drills save lives and should be standard protocol for families at home, businesses and schools.
How To Create An Emergency Evacuation PlanYou hope the walls you love will be strong enough to withstand even the worst quake nature can throw at you, but preparing and planning for evacuation are necessary steps.