Arts & Science

Girls Scout Troop 1606’s DIVA DROIDS qualify for Vex Robotics High School State Championships!

The ‘Diva Droids’ spent six months building and programming a robot that secured their position in the Vex Robotics State Championship competition, the first time ever for their team. This year team’s hard work earned them a Design Award, as well as a Judge’s Award, during their regular season. Building a robot to compete is no easy feat! The girls …

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Why Teach Kids to Code?

In today’s world, when it comes to preparing kids for the future, there are few better ways to do so then by teaching them how to code. Not just for use in the technological age, but to develop academic skills, patience, and critical thinking. All of which are key components for success in school, life, and careers. What is coding? …

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Regan Stays Busy with Sports and Acting on Stage at a Young Age

Reagan is in Junior Kindergarten at Christ Church School and has many hobbies and interests! She loves math and reading, and is currently involved in theater, gymnastics, dance, yoga, and just started lacrosse. Her sociable, friendly personality makes her an easy friend to all. Reagan is sure to show her big heart in her eagerness to always help others Q. What …

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Meet Arianne “Ari” Clark, A Talented Artist and a Businesswoman.

  Ari’s been an artist ever since she can remember. She enjoys anything from graphic design to cartoon doodles. Whatever she does create, she puts her heart and soul into it.   So, naturally, it didn’t take long before people started wanting her to draw and design professionally.   “I’ve always drawn as a hobby, but began taking it as …

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JMPS Senior, RJ Gray, Shines On and Off Stage

  RJ Gray has had a spectacular senior year with a leading role in the school’s musical production of “42nd Street.” At the same time he rehearsed on stage, he was also studying for the state Academic Decathlon competition. RJ was a key member of the JMPS Academic Decathlon team, and he won several medals at the regional competition, including …

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Stage Dreams Youth Theater performs Dear Edwina, Jr. in May

Dear Edwina JR. is a heartwarming musical about the joys of growing up, from the creators of Junie B. Jones, The Musical. Written in a “show-within-a-show” format, Dear Edwina JR. is the perfect “girl power” musical for a new generation. Thirteen-year-old problem solver, Edwina, dishes out advice with the help of her friends and a little song and danc Dear Edwina JR. follows the adventures …

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More than performing – Theater teaches life skills

  By Becky James, Artistic Producer, SDYT Wigs can be a perilous undertaking in the world of youth theater. They never seem to fit smaller heads correctly and you don’t want parents spending a ton of money on them so you end up with some challenges that you don’t see in the adult theater world. In Shrek Jr, there are …

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Fifth Grader, Mylie, Talks Her Lead Role in Oliver

  Fifth grade student, Mylie Nguyen landed, the lead role of Oliver in the Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School spring production of Oliver!  This was Mylie’s first audition, and first starring role! Q. What lead you to audition for the play? A. At first, I didn’t want to, but my sister Ceci told me I should try it. She …

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Emily Talks About Her Acceptance of Discover U’s Kindness Award

Emily won the kindness award for her class at the third quarter exceptional explorer assembly. She is always kind and patient with her classmates. She looks out for others and helps those in need. Other than being kind, Emily, helps out her kindergarten buddy once a week and helps out around the school. She works hard on her academics and …

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Stage Dreams Theater’s Adventures in Sacramento, CA

Stage Dreams Theater took our Dream Troupe to Sacramento, CA and it was a blast! This group of advanced performers went to the Junior Theater Festival (JTF), which is the largest celebration of children in musical theater. This annual festival is hosted by iTheatrics and sponsored by Music Theatre International, Playbill, and Disney Musicals. The Junior Theater Festival gives everyone who …

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