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8 | January 25, 2018 | Malibu surfside news School Malibu Newsstand 24 years in Business. Still A thing. We carry - - Magazines: New and Vintage, Foreign and Domestic! - Drinks! Candy & Snacks! - Malibu Souvenirs and Ephemera! - Irreverent Diatribes! Books! - Digital Community Advertising! Items like tweets and blogs, but in print form! - Beach Equipment! Plus more! Malibu Newsstand 23717 ½ Malibu Rd. in the Colony Shopping Center | 310.456.1519 | School News Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Kindergarten Round-Ups to be held next month SMMUSD elementary schools are to hold tours and offer enrollment details for incoming kindergartners in February. Webster Elementary’s Kindergarten Round-Up is scheduled for 9-10 a.m. on Feb. 8. Point Dume Marine Science School’s Kindergarten Round-Up will be from 8:45-11:15 a.m. on Feb. 8. Juan Cabrillo Elementary School’s TK/Kindergarten Round-Up will be from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 8. The district acts that parents plan to attend the event at the school assigned for their residence. SMMUSD offers TK or Bridges TK at Webster and Cabrillo. Parents are asked to bring: their child’s birth certificate, health records, and verification of residence in Malibu. For details and examples of verification documents, visit the registration page online. To learn where a child will be placed, see the enrollment guidelines online. Areté Preparatory Academy Academy open house comes to Malibu Areté Preparatory Academy, a 60-student Los Angeles private collegepreparatory high school, will hold an open house at a Malibu home from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28. The academy’s inquiry-driven, seminar-style classes inspire students to analyze, question, debate, reimagine and synthesize – all in the context of a rigorous, comprehensive college preparatory program. In addition to offering a full suite of classes in traditional high school subjects, Areté features advanced-level opportunities for students interested in STEM fields, an extensive philosophy curriculum, and 90 percent of Areté seniors are admitted into their first choice colleges. The open house will allow prospective students and their parents to engage in sample lessons taught by Areté faculty. For more details, and to learn the location of the event, call (310) 478-9900 or email info@areteprep. org. School News is compiled by Editor Lauren Coughlin, lauren@malibusurfsidenews. com. STAND UP Families United for Recovery teaches parents and families how to quickly regain connection with their loved ones and become their best chance for addiction recovery. COMEDY At Malibu Playhouse WEEKLY MEETINGS Learn alternative approaches for families to use where connection rather than detachment is emphasized. Wednesday's from 6:30PM - 8PM MONTHLY WORKSHOPS These 1 day workshops focus on learning the most powerful tools and keys to Family Recovery. VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CALL! (424) 203-4569 MEETING SPACE PROVIDED BY 28955 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 200 Malibu, CA 90265 JIMMY DORE & more! Produced by Michael Schirtzer Saturday, January 27 7:30 Doors Open. Show at 8pm Tix at: Malibu Playhouse 29243 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu community Malibu surfside news | January 25, 2018 | 9 Photo Op A Better Kind of Smart Ann Yih Johnson, of Malibu, submitted this image of a tree on Trancas Canyon Road at sunset. Want your photo to appear in our newspaper? Email SMMEF receives corporate support for fundraising campaign A Taste of Areté Preparatory Academy Admissions Open Houses Sunday, January 28, 2018 -- Pt. Dume/Malibu 11 AM -- 2 PM Sunday, February 25, 2018 -- West Los Angeles 2 PM -- 5 PM For addresses please RSVP at or 310.478.9900 Grades 8 -12 | | WASC Accredited | West Los Angeles Submitted by Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows/MSD Capital and CIT’s OneWest Bank are offering $25,000 each as matching donations to the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation. Their combined $50,000 match will run from Jan. 16-31, coinciding with the final weeks of the foundation’s annual parent fundraising campaign. “Being a philanthropic partner in our local community is one of our core values,” said Ellis O’Connor, asset manager of MSD Capital, Fairmont Miramar’s parent company. “We are very proud to continue our partnership with the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation to help shape the lives of the future leaders of our community.” All campaign funds support staff and programs at the 16 Santa Monica-Malibu public schools. “We are committed to building stronger communities where we live and work,” said Steve Solk, president of consumer banking for CIT. “We are pleased to support the [foundation], which funds beneficial programs for local children and schools such as arts and STEM education, so students can develop the critical skills important to their development and future success.” Donations fund elementary arts programs, instructional assistants in classrooms, and stretch grants. Many schools use the grants for additional arts, STEM and student health and wellness programs. The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is the sponsor hotel and CIT’s OneWest Bank is a presenting sponsor of the foundation’s third annual Santa Monica-Malibu Wine Auction, which will be held at the hotel on May 6. Featuring wine, food, and silent and live auctions of wines and exceptional experiences, the event brings district community members and corporate supporters together to sip, savor and support local students. To donate or see a list of programs funded by foundation donations, visit