Redding School of the Arts PTC presents the Fall Auction, “A Mayan Adventure”

Redding School of the Arts Parent Teacher Club presents the PTC Fall Auction, “A Mayan Adventure” Saturday, November 3rd 5:00pm -11:30pm at the Holiday Inn. Tickets are $40.00 per person or $250-$1,000 for sponsor tables. This year’s event will feature… Continue Reading

Another Award for Redding School of the Arts – A Worldwide Achievement: 1st New School Campus to Earn Environmental Award

Redding School of the Arts has been awarded LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED is an internationally recognized rating system designed to provide owners a path toward “greener” design,  building … Continue Reading


Ring, Ring Goes the Bell

It’s been many years (I won’t reveal exactly how many) since I had to worry about finding my classroom and meeting new teachers on the first day of school. Yet, that first-day-of-school apprehension returns to me every year about this… Continue Reading


Grown-Up Blues Kid Plays for Future Children’s Theater

Children in elementary school often proclaim what they want to be when they grow up. An examination of one’s adult friends, however, reveals the sobering truth: few children become firefighters or doctors. And if one of your buddies happens to be an astronaut,… Continue Reading


Redding School of Arts: So Green It’s Platinum – Part 1

Construction on the new Redding School of the Arts campus is underway. During a media event held this morning at the McConnell Foundation, Foundation president and CEO Lee Salter and principal architect at Trilogy Architecture James Theimer gave a presentation… Continue Reading


Do We Have The Courage To Build Sustainable Cities?

On Earth Day, I jumped into my 5,000-pound pickup truck and drove 14 miles into and across town to Shasta College, where I listened to people in a windowless, overly air-conditioned lecture hall talk about sustainability. Irony is alive and… Continue Reading