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January 01, 2021
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Learning and Life Skills: 11 Ways to Support Students this School Year

Supporting students has taken on a new meaning throughout the pandemic. Although 2021 begins with optimism for a better year overall, the issue of academics being in-person, virtual or a combination of both looms large....more»
December 01, 2020
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Creating Skills For Life: Art, Confidence and the Power of Early Learning

Jennifer Gardiner, artist, illustrator, and author, has a way of making projects come to life....more»
December 01, 2020
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Bank of America Names Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County as Neighborhood Champion

Bank of America recently named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County as a Neighborhood Champion and will receive $50,000 in grant support for flexible funding and leadership skills development training to advance economic mobility in Kern County....more»
December 01, 2020
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How Parents can Foster Creativity in Children: Five Tips from Jennifer Gardiner, Artist, Illustrator, Author (Also Mother and Grandmother)

Fostering creativity may be less complicated than it seems, with nature and technology as unique options rather than being mutually exclusive....more»

September 01, 2020
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Why Music Education Matters

Music plays an important role in our lives. Whether we’re strumming along to our favorite song, singing in the car with the kiddos in the backseat, or playing the keyboard (or piano) during a family singalong, music lifts our spirits and provides us with the ability to express ourselves through song....more»

September 01, 2020
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Local Enrichment Ideas

Whether it's music lessons, dance, or just socialization, Kern County has lots of great enrichment options for kids....more»

September 01, 2020
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Hello Happy Mama: Does Your School House Rock?

Hello Mama!
Do you remember the educational show “Schoolhouse Rock” that aired on Saturday mornings on ABC? It was all about helping children learn in new ways, outside of the classroom, from programming on grammar, science, economics, history, mathematics and social studies....more»

September 01, 2020

Creating a Stable Back-to-School Routine for Children

(Family Features) If there’s one thing parents know, itchildren thrive on routines....more»

August 01, 2020

Bank of America Connects Bakersfield Youth to Workforce Success Through Paid Virtual Summer Internship Program

 

Bank of America recently selected a Bakersfield high school junior and a senior to participate as Student Leaders in a paid virtual summer internship experience of leadership, civic engagement, and workforce skills-building with local nonprofit Kern Community Foundation....more»

August 01, 2020
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Donate Back to School Supplies at Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County

 

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County wants your back to school supply donations to help their club members get ready for the new school year....more»

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