April 20, 2015

TREES Takes Root at Topanga Elementary

 Building on a legacy of environmental care, the teachers and students at Topanga Elementary School have begun a new phase of formally engaging with the world outside the classroom doors with a new program, for the Topanga Resource Ecosystem Exploration for Students (TREES). Who knew that the eight acres purchased for $20,000 in 1951 that became Topanga Elementary School would become such a precious and unique educational opportuni… [Read More...]

April—A Celebration of Poetry & A Poetry Contest

 April is Poetry Month, a time for the Topanga Messenger to acknowledge some of our local poets, among them Judy Brow, Ann Buxie, Jean Colonomos, Philip Daughtry, Ellen Reich and Florence Weinberger, who herewith grace our pages. In addition, we are extending our appreciation and love of poetry beyond the official month and invite all poets to participate in a poetry contest that begins today. Once the Messenger suggested the idea of a c… [Read More...]