Karibyan Breathes New Life into CV’s Dance Program

Karibyan Breathes New Life into CV’s Dance Program

By Leonard COUTIN
Sparked by a contagious enthusiasm, the first Crescenta Valley High School Spring Showcase dance production, produced by Yana Karibyan, was a creative success presented by 100 young students who performed their free-style hip hop rhythmic moves at the school’s MacDonald Auditorium.
Karibyan, a 2003 graduate of Glendale High School, designed the show that centered […]

Students Get Hands On Experience at Monte Vista

Monte Vista fifth graders performed pig dissections to gain real world understanding of how the heart functions.
This opportunity was sponsored through the generosity of the Monte Vista PTA.
Submitted by Suzanne RISSE

Full Month of March at Dunsmore Elementary

Dunsmore Elementary School fourth grade classes of Osan Garabedian and Mike McGrath celebrated March with a performance during the school’s awards ceremony.
The fourth graders honored Dr. Suess’ birthday with a song while holding up their favorite Dr. Seuss book. Some students even donned his famous “Cat in the Hat” striped hat.
St. Patrick’s Day was also […]

YOUTH NOTES

Character Building Organizations for Kids
Trail Life and American Heritage Girls are hosting an ice cream social on Monday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. This Christ-centered group serves kids ages 5-18 years old. Meetings take place on Mondays from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., September thru May.
Trail Life USA is an outdoor adventure, leadership and character-building […]

La Crescenta Library Hosts Children’s Exhibit

The artwork of Imagine Preschool children (ages 2 to 5 years) is currently on display at the La Crescenta Library. The children had been working in the school Atelier (or art studio) on watercolor pieces, some for about four months. The exercise was an exploration of watercolors and mixing and creating new color hues.
A group […]

‘Muffin Muncher’ Comes to Life

First grade students in Rain Gibney’s class at Dunsmore Elementary gave a fabulous performance of the play “The Muffin Munchers” based on the book of the same title. The students dressed up as bakers, dragons, villagers, king’s men and even the king himself. The dragons’ plot to steal the delicious muffins baked by the king’s […]

Scouts Prepare for Swamp Trip

Scouts Prepare for Swamp Trip

On March 16, the Boy Scouts of America Troop 319 went on a two-night camping trip on the beach of the Colorado River where they canoed three miles the first day, and 17 miles the second. The Scouts were stationed at Pirate’s Cove Resort, on the border of California and Arizona. Eleven scouts and parents […]

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Collegewise Offers Insight into Essay Writing
Collegewise is hosting a free workshop on April 17 offering insider advice and insight into tackling college essay writing. The workshop is from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pasadena Public Library, Central Library – Children’s Story Room, 285 E. Walnut St.
 
Character Building Organizations for Kids
Trail Life and American […]

Raising Fish

Raising Fish

By Charly SHELTON
Parenthood is tough enough with one baby. But with 100, it will take an entire high school class worth of parents. The Crescenta Valley High School science classes of teacher Christina Engen are currently raising 100 baby rainbow trout to eventually be released back into the wild, and caring for them is more […]

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Boys & Girls Basketball Class
Basketball classes will begin today, April 5 at Pacific Community Center for students from 5 to 10 years old. In an energetic and fun environment, students will be coached through a series of agility drills. They will be taught the proper techniques of dribbling, passing and shooting. Students will be asked […]

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