Renewing the Terraces and Trails Cinque Terre – Emily Calkins

In January of 2018 after a brutal series of fires and subsequent rainfall, devastating mudslides occurred in the city of Montecito. Less than 20 minutes away lies Carpinteria, where Emily Calkins was in her junior year at Cate School. As her community struggled to rebuild after the natural disaster, she couldn’t help but be grateful … Continue reading Renewing the Terraces and Trails Cinque Terre – Emily Calkins

The Dos & Don’ts of Girl Scouts’ Highest Awards

By making a difference in their communities and the world beyond, Girl Scouts are able to gain valuable life experience, skills, and earn Girl Scout’s Highest Awards. These special recognitions are the result of taking initiative and creating lasting change, all while supporting issues girls care about. Juniors are eligible to earn the Bronze Award, … Continue reading The Dos & Don’ts of Girl Scouts’ Highest Awards

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! Each year from September 15th to October 15th, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon B. … Continue reading National Hispanic Heritage Month