Beautification Day @ CCS

Beautification Day @ CCS

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.

Application Submitted!  Now What?

Application Submitted! Now What?

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:

Parent's Night Out (PNO) 2018

Parent's Night Out (PNO) 2018

And right now - we need you to donate/solicit auction items.  Here's a simple online form to complete:

Three Kidneys

Three Kidneys

Enjoy this touching article about our community in CalArts' alumni magazine, Pool.

3 Kidneys

Grandfriends' Day 2017

Grandfriends' Day 2017

It was a great pleasure to welcome guests of our student on Wednesday, November, 22nd for CCS' Annual Grandfriends' Day.

Accreditation by CAIS in the Works

Accreditation by CAIS in the Works

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. 

PEN Conference in Boston - Brandi's Take

PEN Conference in Boston - Brandi's Take

This year's theme was: "Amplify students’ voice, agency, conscience, and intellect to create a more equitable, just, and sustainable world."

Community Service @ CCS

Community Service @ CCS

We invite you to enjoy a day of service at CCS on Saturday, November 4 from 9 to noon.

Making the CCS Mission Real

Making the CCS Mission Real

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. 

Teachers as Learners...

Teachers as Learners...

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.