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THIS WEEK IN CULVER CITY SCHOOLS...
FRIDAY (12/7)
CCMS Fall Musical – High School Musical, Jr.
7pm @ Frost Auditorium
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CCUSD staff gets in for student price and gets a guest in FREE!!
Just show the people selling tickets your ID and you'll get the discount.
Don't forget, cash or check only at the door!


SATURDAY (12/8)
CCMS Fall Musical – High School Musical, Jr.
1pm @ Frost Auditorium
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CCMS Eighth-Grade Formal
5pm @ Panther Plaza

SUNDAY (12/9)
CCMS Fall Musical – High School Musical, Jr.
1pm @ Frost Auditorium
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MONDAY (12/10)
CCHS Boys Soccer vs North Torrance
6pm @ CCHS

TUESDAY (12/11)
CCMS Winter Sports Parent Meeting
5pm @ CCMS Front Gym

CCUSD Board of Education Meeting
7pm @ Mike Balkman Council Chambers, Culver City Hall
Agenda Can Be Found Here When Posted

MEETING WILL INCLUDE THE SWEARING IN
OF NEW BOARD MEMBER TASHON MCKEITHAN

WEDNESDAY (12/12)
Downtown Culver City Tree Lighting Ceremony
6pm @ Town Plaza, Downtown Culver City
POSTPONED TO THIS DATE FROM DEC. 6
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CCMS Winter Concert
7pm @ Robert Frost Auditorium

THURSDAY (12/13)
CCUSD Elementary Winter Instrumental Music Concert
7pm @ Robert Frost Auditorium

FRIDAY (12/14)
CCHS Boys Basketball vs Lawndale
7:30pm @ CCHS Gym

El Marino International Day
6pm @ El Marino

Linwood Howe Family Fun Night "Gingerbread Houses"
6pm @ Linwood Howe

CCHS Boys Soccer vs Lawndale
6pm @ CCHS

AVPA Winter Concert
7pm @ Veterans Memorial Building
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AVPA Winter Concert Set for Dec. 14
Don't miss the spectacularly talented AVPA student-musicians as they perform in this year's Winter Concert on Thursday, December 14, at 7pm at the Veterans Memorial Building.

Featured ensembles will include the CCHS Concert Band and String Orchestra, AVPA Orchestra, Chamber Singers, Jazz Ensemble, and Jazz Combos.

Musical selections will include:

Russian Christmas Music by Alfred Reed (Concert Band)
"You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch" (Chamber Singers)
"The Twelve Days After Christmas" (Chamber Singers)
"My Favorite Things" from The Sound of Music (Jazz Ensemble)
Finale from the Serenade No. 9 “Posthorn” by W. A. Mozart (Orchestra)
Movement III from the Christmas Concert by Arcangelo Corelli (String Orchestra) 

Come out and enjoy the holiday season with music by our talented students! Admission is always free, and donations are happily accepted!
              
PARKING INFORMATION:

When attending events at The Robert Frost Auditorium, please park only in the designated FREE parking lots that surround the facility.

  • Corner of Elenda and Farragut – South of the Robert Frost Auditorium. Between the Culver City Middle School and Farragut Elementary
  • Huron – From Elenda, head west on Braddock. Entrance is on the south of Braddock.
  • Harter – From Elenda, head west on Braddock. Pass Huron and go south on Harter. Parking is on your left.
  • Overflow parking is located at Culver Blvd. and Elenda St.

Please respect the residents and do not park in the neighborhood.
Join the Community for the Annual Culver City Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration
Celebrate peace, good will and the holiday season at this annual event. See Santa Claus as he makes a very special visit, all the way from the North Pole. Downtown Culver City businesses provide the hot cider, hot cocoa, cookies and other festive treats that are sure to make everyone feel merry. Enjoy performances by local choirs, as well as appearances by the Mayor and City Council members. Culver City makes this holiday celebration “green” and energy efficient, lighting a beautiful 22-foot Rocky Mountain pine tree with over 7,500 warm-white LED lights. Stay afterwards for dinner at one of Downtown Culver City’s many restaurants, or take a stroll down the boulevards. Culver City’s downtown area is Southern California’s best kept secret, featuring a wonderful mix of historic buildings, boutiques, theaters, galleries, and unique restaurants opening on to tree-lined streets.
WHEN: Wednersday, December 12 at 6pm
WHERE: Town Plaza - at the intersection of Culver Blvd. and Van Buren Pl. (next to the Culver Hotel and ArcLight Cinemas)
ADMISSION: Free for all!
PARKING: Free parking for up to one hour in any of Downtown's three municipal parking structures, or take advantage of Downtown's universal valet parking system - drop your car off at any one of four convenient locations then pick it up at another.
Entries Now Being Accepted for West Basin Municipal Water District's Art Contest
The “Water is Life” Student Art Contest helps teach young people the importance of water conservation and is open to third- through 12-grade students attending schools located in the West Basin service area, which includes Culver City.

Please click here to download
contest rules and student artwork submission form.

All artwork submissions must be
postmarked by March 15, 2019.

Winners will be selected in April and will be contacted by email. One grand prize will be awarded in each category (elementary, middle and high school category). The grand prize will be an iPad, $25 gift card for art apps and a stylus. Up to four honorable mentions will
be awarded in the same school categories. The honorable mention awardees will receive an iPad and a list of top 10 art apps to download.

Winning artwork may be reproduced on agency water conservation promotional materials during the year. Entries will be accepted in various media: crayons, markers, pencils, paint, pastels, cut paper, and fabric ... BE CREATIVE!! Students are encouraged to depict wise uses of water in their daily lives.

Last spring, West Basin forwarded Ana Wong’s local award-winning Water is Life artwork on to the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) regional art contest. Her artwork (pictured above with Ana) was selected to be reproduced in their 2019 Water is Life calendar!
Join CCUSD in A Celebration of Arts Education
Enjoy a presentation of K-12th grade arts, including live performances by the AVPA Brass Quintet, and CCMS’s performance of High School Musical, Jr., as we present the Strategic Arts Plan for adoption and pursue status as an Arts Equity District.
 
Tuesday, December 11 th
7 pm
CCUSD Board of Education Meeting
Culver City City Hall
(in the Mike Balkman Chambers)
 
For more information: HeatherMoses@ccusd.org
Get Ready for Walk to School Day
We all need to do our part to reduce traffic at our schools and create safer, healthier school zones. Be sure to pay attention for the next Walk to School Days at your school. This month's incentive for the students are these groovy mood pencils that change color as you hold them.

So, lace up your sneaks and join the fun! For details of each schools activities, visit: www.ccwalkandroll.com/overview
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