Our campus is lovely and there are professionals who come every day/week to make sure it’s spiffy and attractive – we’re grateful to them. But they can’t replace the sense of community that is created when parents, children and staff spend some time digging, painting, cleaning and re-furbishing our little corner of Van Nuys.
The admissions application deadline for most L.A. independent schools (including CCS) has passed. And now that you've chosen a few schools that you're interested in, how can you continue to get to know the School as you await decision day in March. Here are some ideas:
And right now - we need you to donate/solicit auction items. Here's a simple online form to complete:
Enjoy this touching article about our community in CalArts' alumni magazine, Pool.
The entire staff gathered for a day-long emergency training led by LA Fire Department Captain Stacy Gerlich.
It was a great pleasure to welcome guests of our student on Wednesday, November, 22nd for CCS' Annual Grandfriends' Day.
CCS will be open tomorrow – Friday 12/8.
Tomorrow CCS will be closed (Thursday, December 7).
It's an exciting time in the history of our small school. We are not compromising what we believe to be the best educational practice for our students, but we are still availing ourselves of the support of a wider network of educators for the betterment of CCS.
This year's theme was: "Amplify students’ voice, agency, conscience, and intellect to create a more equitable, just, and sustainable world."
We invite you to enjoy a day of service at CCS on Saturday, November 4 from 9 to noon.
The 2017-2018 CCS Annual Fund is now underway. Every institution raises money via an Annual Fund or Annual Solicitation – it’s simply the most effective and least expensive way to raise money.
CCS is proud to have a dedicated staff of teachers who are committed to a progressive model of education and take the work of self-study and improvement so seriously.
Since its inception, CCS has been thinking about human development and how children come to see themselves in the world. This image is a flyer from 1992 inviting parents to learn about gender identification issues and how to support their children.
CCS is happy to give our families a chance to get yummy vegetables and fruits delivered to school on Wednesdays via Good Life Organics. It's easy and GLO shares some of the profits with our school so it works on many levels!