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CEF Student Interview with Talia Cain

Talia Cain is a talented actress, performer, and writer who found success on the stage and in academics. From weekly CEF music lessons, to the lead in the Spring Musical, to the Big Apple—we caught up with Talia to find out more about her CEF journey, and how she developed

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CEF Student Interview with John Potz

Name: John Potz School: Carlsbad High School Tell us about yourself: My name is John Potz and this year I am a high school senior at Carlsbad High School and captain of the CHS First Tech Challenge (FTC) Team 6226 Bambusa. How did you first get involved in robotics, and

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CEF Student Interview with Erika Anderson

“I found my passion for science, thanks to the Carlsbad Educational Foundation”. Erika Anderson is a Carlsbad High School graduate and freshman at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Learn more about how she found her passion for science and her CEF journey to MIT in our Q&A below! Tell us about yourself: I

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Interview with CEF Student Sophia Marks

“I found my passion in music, thanks to the Carlsbad Educational Foundation.” Sophia Marks is a talented CEF student and vocalist that found her passion for music through the Carlsbad Educational Foundation. We caught up with Sophia to talk about her road to musical success: CEF Student Profile Name: Sophia Marks Age: 16 School: Carlsbad

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CEF and Thermo Fisher Scientific Celebrate National Manufacturing Day

On October 2, 2015, forty one FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics students from six Carlsbad Unified schools participated in the second educational enrichment workshop in a multi-part workshop series sponsored and provided by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., in partnership with the Carlsbad Educational Foundation. In this second workshop, which focused

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Singing for Peace

“May all children everywhere…hear my prayer…May all people everywhere live in peace…peaceful minds…peaceful hearts…peaceful earth.” This past Monday, the Carlsbad Educational Foundation and Joyful Jumping Music Together joined students and families from all across the globe via a Livestream Music Together Event in celebration of United Nations’ International Day of

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The Science Action Club is Coming to SOAR

Carlsbad, CA – The Science Action Club is coming to SOAR—a new CEF after-school program designed for middle school students. SOAR (Students Obtaining Academics & Recreation), specifically targets and supports the needs of middle school youth by providing a wide variety of stimulating academic, social, and recreational activities. The addition

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5 Tips for a Successful School Year

Starting a fresh school year is an exciting, yet stressful time for many. Whether your child is in kindergarten or high school, here are 5 tips for a successful school-year for students of all ages: 1. Get Organized Have your child lay the clothes out they are going to wear

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Back-to-School Briefs

For the month of September and our back-to-school time, I’d like to share our brief update to the community for this month’s entry… Did You Know? The Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) exists solely to provide programs that make a meaningful impact for 11,000 students in the Carlsbad Unified School District. By

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