Breakfast with Santa Now a Free Drive-Through Event

Breakfast with Santa Now a Free Drive-Through Event

By Mary O’KEEFE
For 29 years the La Crescenta Woman’s Club has held its holiday Breakfast with Santa. For the price of a ticket, the community could come to the Clubhouse to have lunch, kids got a chance to see and talk to Santa and everyone enjoyed music from the Crescenta Valley High School Charismatics. This […]

Food, Toy Drives Held Locally

By Mary O’KEEFE
Tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 11 a toy and food drive will be held by Crescenta Valley Instrumental Music and Prom Plus Club, along with the Fire House youth center. Toys collected will benefit the Glendale Police Dept. and Glendale Police Officers Association and the food will benefit the Bailey Center in Tujunga.
Each year, the […]

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Food Drive Benefits District
Mountain Avenue Elementary Student Council is hosting a food drive for the GUSD food bank. The food bank supports families within the GUSD schools who are struggling during these hard times. There is an easy, contactless and socially distanced drop off box for donated items in the drive-through lane in front of […]

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News from the CV Theatre Arts Foundation
CV Players are currently working on their winter showcase called “COVID Holidays.” They are writing short scenes about what the holidays are like in quarantine.
In a similar vein, Falcon Players are creating original one act plays with a COVID theme. Many of these plays are very personal and powerful. […]

Virtual Authors and Illustrators Event Held

Virtual Authors and Illustrators Event Held

Authors and Illustrators, an event hosted by the Assistance League of Glendale, was held virtually on Tuesday at Cerritos Elementary School in Glendale via Zoom.
Three authors presented their works: Caroline Arnold spoke with students in TK through second grade; Alexis O’Neill presented to the third and fourth graders, and Leslie Margolis talked with the fifth […]

YOUTH NOTES

News from the CV Theatre Arts Foundation
CV Players are currently working on their winter showcase called “COVID Holidays.” They are writing short scenes about what the holidays are like in quarantine.
In a similar vein, Falcon Players are creating original one act plays with a COVID theme. Many of these plays are very personal and powerful. […]

Winners Named in Reflections Contest

Winners Named in Reflections Contest

 
By Lori BODNAR, intern
“I Matter Because …” was the theme this year for the 2020-21 National PTA Reflections Art Program contest. Students were invited to submit art reflecting that theme that fell within various categories including visual arts, photography, music composition, dance choreography, film production and literature. Various age categories are established for the different […]

Lincoln Elementary Hosts Haunted Driveway

Lincoln Elementary Hosts Haunted Driveway

Lincoln Elementary School Sixth Grade Committee moms Shannon Enright, Ameri Ramirez and Melissa Walsh created a “spooktacular” event for the students of Lincoln Elementary to help them celebrate Halloween in a safe and socially distance way.
Instead of the school’s traditional Halloween Family Pumpkin Patch, the Sixth Grade Committee designed a Haunted Driveway & Pumpkin Patch […]

Mountain Avenue Knows How to Party – in Virtual Halloween Style

Mountain Avenue Knows How to Party – in Virtual Halloween Style

By Lori BODNAR, intern
Spooky stories, fun games, costume contests, Halloween cake-decorating contests and more – sounds like a Spooktacular Halloween Carnival! National Blue Ribbon 2020 awardee Mountain Avenue Elementary School held a virtual Halloween carnival on Monday that included all these fun traditional Halloween carnival events.
The Halloween spooky story time was led by Principal Jaclyn […]

Scouts Escape the Pandemic While Completing Their Reading Merit Badge

If there was ever a time for exciting fiction, for a good read, for a chance to travel to other times and places with your favorite author, it’s now. This is especially true in the world of scouting, where the challenge to keep kids engaged has never been greater. The pandemic has made meetings and […]