Local Students Advance in Scholarship Program

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit
Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered […]

Parade Pickup Includes Meet and Greet

Parade Pickup Includes Meet and Greet

Monte Vista Elementary School held a “parade pickup party” on Aug. 20 when parents and students drove through the school’s Monty Lane to receive scholarship materials and supplies. It was a great event with teachers meeting their new students and greeting former students, albeit masked and distanced! 
Music played as parents drove up and saw the […]

‘Water Is Life’ Student Art Contest Winners Selected

Foothill Municipal Water District (Foothill) recently concluded its ninth annual “Water Is Life” student art competition.
The contest was open to all students in grades K-12 who attend a school located within the service area of a member water agency that Foothill serves. This includes schools primarily located within La Crescenta-Montrose, La Cañada Flintridge and […]

Milken Scholars 2020: Jiyoun Roh

Milken Scholars 2020: Jiyoun Roh

By Lori BODNAR, intern
Crescenta Valley High School 2020 graduate Jiyoun Roh was one of 11 Milken Scholars award recipients. Milken Scholars was founded in 1989 by Mike and Lori Milken to honor and give financial assistance to exceptional students based on academics, community service, leadership and the ability to overcome obstacles. (See the Aug. 20 […]

Work of Local Graduate Recognized with Milken Scholars Award

Work of Local Graduate Recognized with Milken Scholars Award

By Lori BODNAR, intern
Crescenta Valley High School 2020 graduate Rohin Manvi was recently named a recipient of a Milken Scholars award. Manvi was one of 11 students in the greater Los Angeles area to receive the prestigious award.
The Milken Scholars program was founded in 1989 by Mike and Lori Milken to honor and give […]

‘S’more’ Fun Hosted by GSGLA

‘S’more’ Fun Hosted by GSGLA

By Lori BODNAR, intern
Over 250 girls and their families gathered, albeit virtually, to celebrate summer and community by attending a “Songs and S’mores” campfire sing-a-long, hosted by the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles via Zoom. The event was held on July 18 and was organized by Haley Tilson, the Community Outreach Specialist for GSGLA. […]

YOUTH NOTES

Students in Crescenta Valley High School’s marching band and guard are participating in a virtual band camp from Aug. 3 to Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Senior Coordinates Life-Saving Drive

Senior Coordinates Life-Saving Drive

By Lori BODNAR, intern
The Crescenta Valley High School Red Cross Club is holding a blood drive on Tuesday, July 21 at the Christian Life Church. Justin Yi, an incoming senior at Crescenta Valley High School and an officer of the Red Cross Club, is coordinating the blood drive.
“The blood drive is from 1 p.m. to […]

Girl Scout Shares the Wild Side of the Foothills

Girl Scout Shares the Wild Side of the Foothills

By Lori BODNAR, intern
Many people have witnessed the wildlife that prowls our local neighborhoods. Rachel-Ann Arias from Girl Scout Troop 1711 knew she was not alone in her interest in those animals that make their way through the foothills. So, for her Girl Scout Gold Award project, she decided to hold several workshops via Zoom […]

Crescenta Valley Lions Club Awards Scholarships to Four CVHS Seniors

Crescenta Valley Lions Club Awards Scholarships to Four CVHS Seniors

In a virtual scholarship presentation, the Crescenta Valley Lions Club awarded scholarships to four outstanding, community service-minded seniors from Crescenta Valley High School. A fifth award was presented jointly with Prom Plus to another deserving CVHS senior.
2020 marks the 25th year the local Lions Club has been awarding scholarships to deserving Crescenta Valley area high […]