Local Troop Takes Part in Scouting for Food

Local Troop Takes Part in Scouting for Food

By Mary O’KEEFE
Boy Scout Troop 288 was busy Saturday sorting food for those in need during its annual Scouting for Food event.
The American Legion Post 288, sponsor of the Boy Scout troop, was the drop-off location for hundreds of canned goods and non-perishable items that will be distributed to residents in the local area.
The location […]

YOUTH NOTES

Free Friends & Family Show
The La Cañada High School marching band invites the community to the Friends & Family Show on Friday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. at the La Cañada High School Stadium. This is the final home performance of the Marching Spartans 2017 field show, “Rapunzel.” The show features music from Edvard Grieg’s […]

Lincoln Students Prove They’re ‘Within Reach’

The Lincoln PTA held its annual Reflections art ceremony on Oct. 26 in the Lincoln auditorium. The ceremony recognized the school’s student artists who participated in this year’s program. First grade teacher Nicolas James was the Reflections chair and master of ceremonies for the event. Student Council members Avalon Burzynski, Nicholas Dermovsesian and Jimmy Spears […]

Lincoln Elementary Students Celebrate Veterans Day

Students of Lincoln Elementary School gathered on its newly poured tarmac to celebrate veterans during a ceremony held on Nov. 8. The event began with a presentation of colors by Boy Scouts who attend Lincoln. Veteran Mike Baldwin (above center) hugged his grandson Matthew who was part of the celebration and veterans Jim Turner (above […]

Celebrating Ally Week at CVHS

Celebrating Ally Week at CVHS

By Julie BUTCHER
Crescenta Valley High School celebrated Ally Week last week, its third annual celebration, and, according to Roxy Raad, ASB secretary and CVHS senior, “[it was] the best ever. This year has been bigger than ever.”
Raad said at Friday’s concert by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, “In all aspects, we are delighted […]

GUSD Special Education Students to Compete at Special Olympics Fall School Games

Over 120 special education students from Glendale Unified School District elementary schools will compete at the 2017 GUSD Fall School Games on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at Roosevelt Middle School.
School Games provides training and competitive sports opportunities for special education and adapted physical education students. It encourages youth participation, inclusion and […]

Rosemont Students Get a Glimpse of Expeditions

By Julie BUTCHER
On Thursday, Nov. 2, students in Rosemont Middle School’s science classes pioneered Google’s new Augmented Reality (AR) Expeditions tool and explored the galactic universe from inside Classroom 1201.
“We try to be current,” explained Principal Dr. Scott Anderle. “Google reached out to us and the science teachers jumped on it. You saw the kids’ […]

YOUTH Notes

Dine Out Night
There is a dine out benefitting the Crescenta Valley Instrumental Music Dept. on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Gardenia Market Deli & Pizzeria. Menu options include pizza (as enjoyed at the school’s “pizza wars” fundraiser), deli sandwiches, salads and Lebanese specialties!
A percentage of all purchases will be donated […]

Troop 288 USS Midway Trek

Troop 288 USS Midway Trek

On Oct. 7-8, a group of 40 scouts and leaders from local Boy Scout Troop 288 ventured south to experience a piece of history aboard the longest-serving American aircraft carrier of the 20th century, the USS Midway.
In addition to earning merit badges in either aviation or radio, the Scouts were immersed in the USS Midway’s […]

A Dazzling Night Planned

It’s a night for the stars! On Saturday, Nov. 4 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Valley View Elementary School will hold its second annual Gratitude Gala at La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. Attendees will walk the red carpet, dance to music provided by SoCal DJ celebrity Brandi Garcia, and bid on items at the […]

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