Educational Opportunities

Free Drumming and Music Video Production Classes

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CITYstage at ArtShare offers free classes for students ages 11-18 (Grades 6-12) and are taught by top teaching artists who have built successful careers in the performing arts. Deadline to enroll is January 16, 2016. The spring semester starts January 23 and students can register for: World Drumming & Dance Explore the world through drumming, dance,…

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Get Free SAT Test Prep and Mentors through UCLA’s Riordan Scholars

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This sounds like a great opportunity for business-minded high school students. Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students are eligible to apply for the Riordan Scholars Program. They should be college-bound and interested in developing the necessary leadership skills to succeed in college and business. The program runs from September 2016 through May 2017 and includes: Eight…

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Free Animation Retreat for LA Middle & HS Students

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If you have a middle or high school student in Los Angeles interested in animation, sign them up for a three-day animation retreat sponsored by youTHink. Students will create a stop motion animation PSA about a social issue over the course of three days. The program runs from 10 – 4, November 21 – 23, 2015 at the…

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HS Student Make a Difference, Join Los Angeles Youth Council

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If your student wants to be a part of making a difference in Los Angeles, then a being a part of the Mayor’s Youth Council may be the way to go for them. This opportunity will give them a chance to learn and see public advocacy in action. Founded in 2014, the Mayor’s Youth Council is a…

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Long Beach Hosts Black College Fair

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Do you have a student who may be interested in attending an HBCU (Historically Black College and University)? If so, save the date, November 14, 2015 for the 7th Annual Stepping in the Right Direction Black College Fair in Long Beach, CA. Sponsored by Long Beach Councilman AL Austin II & Friends, students will have the opportunity…

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Apply Now to be a USA Today Collegiate Correspondent

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Hone Your Skills as a  USA Today Collegiate Correspondent Know a student interested in journalism? Here’s a great opportunity to get real world experience! USA TODAY College is looking for undergraduate student journalists to join their multimedia reporting program. Your student should have a strong understanding of what the USA TODAY College audience wants — and…

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West Angeles Church Summer Enrichment Program Offers Help in Physics and Algebra II

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Get Help in Algebra II and Physics Classes with West Angeles Church Summer Enrichment Program Does your student need to prep for physics or algebra II this summer? West Angeles offers a low cost option with their Summer Enrichment program. We did it two summer ago for Algebra prep and my daughter feels like it helped…

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FREE ACT & SAT Practice Tests at LA Public Libraries

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If you haven’t had a chance to take advantage of the Los Angeles Public Library’s Student Smart Series, there are still a few more sessions left! Student Smart is an initiative offering citywide seminars and New SAT Practice sessions conducted by The Princeton Review instructors in LAPL branches/Central Library, enabling middle school and high school…

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Community College Information Session

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Check out Community College Information Session at West Angeles Church! Do you know someone currently in community college or looking to transition to a four year college or university? If so, this exciting new college information session may be perfect for them! West Angeles Church will be holding a Community College Information Session aimed at young…

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USA TODAY’s Collegiate Correspondent Program Accepting Applications

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Future journalists, here’s a great way to get clips for your portfolio in a national outlet. USA TODAY’s Collegiate Correspondent Program is accepting applications until March 30. Open to all all majors, the student must be enrolled in either a four year or two year institution. A stipend is provided. Content produced by all correspondents will appear across all…

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