Tourists in Southern California who check out the sites around the City of Norwalk sometimes come face to face with a student from Norwalk High School, California. Such face to face contact has been known to occur when tourists appear at a spot where members of the High School Key Club have stepped forward to provide their services. The Key club members perform volunteer work at numerous government and civic activities. Many of the students learning experiences evolve out of their willingness to take an active part in one or more activities in Norwalk, CA.
On occasion the tourists in Norwalk, CA pay a visit to a site that is also receiving a visit from some local High School students. Students of the Spanish Club make a point of taking field trips to sites that would help them to become more familiar with the Spanish culture. These students also carry-out projects that allow them to learn more about the Spanish culture.
Any tourist who chose to spend a Sunday morning at one of the churches in Norwalk, CA might happen to hear the beautiful voice of a student from Norwalk High School. The students in the Norwalk High School Gospel choir occasionally perform at the local churches. Among its 850 students the High School has many beautiful voices.
The single location in Norwalk, CA where a tourist stands the greatest chances of seeing, and perhaps meeting, a student from Norwalk High School, California, is the Ernthausen Performing Arts Center. This Center, which opened in January of 2002, is found on the west side of the High School. The Center provides the residents and tourists in the City of Norwalk with many opportunities to enjoy uplifting music and great theater.
For example, during February of 2006 both tourists and residents were invited to a free concert given by the High School Band. That concert was scheduled to take place on Thursday, February 23rd, starting at 7 pm. That night residents and visitors to Norwalk who could afford to spend more for entertainment were expected to make note of posted signs about an upcoming event, one also taking place at the Center.
On Saturday, February 25th the Toledo Symphony Orchestra would be performing in Norwalk, CA. That concert would serve as a fundraiser, bringing in money for more programs that could take place at the Ernthausen Performing Arts Center. Some of this money had previously helped to fund arts-related efforts, such as the one that would be responsible for a March program.
On March 10th, 11th and 12th students from the High School would be on stage performing in the updated version of a biblical story. They would treat each of the three audiences to a performance of "Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat."
Future programs at the Ernthausen Center were sure to insure the continuance of good music and theater within the City of Norwalk, California. In addition, such programs could undoubtedly serve as one further guarantee that tourists visiting Norwalk would have a chance to rub elbows with the students from the local High School.