21st Century Classroom Opens at Twin Lakes

The first 21st Century Classroom in Santa Cruz County has opened at Twin Lakes Church in Aptos. The building, constructed at a cost of $12.1 million is an impressive 40,500 square feet built in three levels and features 12 classrooms, a computer lab, science lab, several rooms for church programs, and an amphitheater. The new school building […]

Mar Vista School Needs Your Support!

Mar Vista School Needs Your Support with their 2015 Read-a-thon! This is the second year that Mar Vista Elementary School in Aptos is running a read-a-thon fundraiser. With only a few days left to go, the school is well short of it’s $35,000 fundraising goal. Mar Vista is a California Distinguished School and is renown […]

Mar Vista Elementary School 2015 Auction

The Mar Vista Elementary School 2015 Auction needs your support! This is their biggest fundraiser of the year. This fundraiser directly benefits our kids by enhancing technology, dance, and art funds – things that the school district simply does not pay for but which greatly enhance a child’s education, and therefore our community. This year’s […]

Mar Vista Read-a-Thon 2014 Kickoff

My son Aiden is a kindergartner at Mar Vista Elementary School, and we’re doing a read-a-thon fundraiser, and it’s now time for the Mar Vista Read-a-Thon 2014 Kickoff. The Mar Vista library is in sad shape, and half the funds we raise will go to buy new books for the library. The other half of […]

Mar Vista Elementary Harvest Festival October 25th

The Mar Vista Elementary Harvest Festival is scheduled for October 25th, from 11 AM until 4 PM. This is a annual event is public and all are welcome to come and celebrate the harvest season and help feed those less fortunate in our community. The organizers have lined up some amazing food, entertainment and events, including: Law […]

Aptos Sports Foundation Poker Tournament October 10

The Aptos Sports Foundation is having a Poker Tournament Fundraiser on Friday, October 10 at 6:30 PM at the Seascape Resort. 100% of the tournament proceeds are to be donated to Aptos schools for sports programs, and improvements in equipment and facilities. A $150 buy-in includes a sandwich and snack buffet provided by the Seascape […]

Aptos Kids Fight Bullying with Kindness

The children at Rio del Mar Elementary School in Aptos have made it into the news, and for a good reason! The kids are fighting bullying by being kind, according to a new report by KION TV. Students and faculty are participating in a 21 day challenge which is being supported by the Random Acts […]

Aptos High teacher wins Educator of the Year

Aptos High School teacher Deb Tracy has won Educator of the Year! Deb was one of 11 local area teachers who were nominated for this award, granted by the California League of High Schools. Congratulations are in order to Deb – keep up the good work, and thanks for being a part of our community! […]