Aimée Bonar

Aimée Bonar

Aimée Bonar is a senior at Francis Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley where she is the first female Editor-in-Chief for the school’s newspaper, The Poly Optimist. Always making sure that her voice and opinions aren’t overlooked, she is passionate about the art of writing and the expression of thought, which she explores not only through journalism but through creative writing and poetry. As she continues her journey as a journalist, she hopes to spread awareness of the most pressing issues facing her school, community, and city, ensuring that everyone has an opportunity to share his or her story and inspire others to do the same.
Future Filmmakers fosters young creatives

Future Filmmakers fosters young creatives

Young moviemakers jumpstart their careers at Future Filmmakers, a program hosted by arts nonprofit Film Independent in L.A. Selected student short films will premiere at the ArcLight Cinemas in Culver City on Aug. 9. The program also holds year-round opportunities...

Art inspires youth poetry at MOCA

Art inspires youth poetry at MOCA

Clusters of children sit gathered on the hardwood floor, peering up at the painted canvases before them with notebooks in hand. Abstract impressionist Mark Rothko’s work stood spread out on the white walls, bringing depth to the room with overwhelmingly saturated...