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LCFEF Announces Summer School Registration
The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation announced that registration will open for 2012 summer school on Thursday, Feb. 9. This program is open to all students entering ninth through 12th grades in the fall of 2012. Course offerings include English 1-4, Spanish 1-3, algebra IB, geometry, algebra II, U.S. history, world history, government/econ, biology, chemistry, physics and P.E.

Summer school is a great way for students to free up their upcoming academic year schedule or improve upon a previously received grade.        Registration information is now available at Questions?  Leave a message on the LCFEF Summer School hotline at (818) 952-8070 or email

Track and Field Registration Opens
The Los Angeles Falcons track and field team has officially launched its 2012 season. Children between the ages of 5 and 15 will compete in events such as sprints, distance running, long jump, high jump, shot put, relays and hurdles.

There are five divisions (based on age as of (Dec. 31, 2011): Gremlins (ages 5-7), Bantams (8-9), Midgets (10-11), Youth (12-13)
and Intermediates (14-15). Competition will take place throughout San Fernando Valley and locally.

Falcon head coach Pablo Carlos founded the team in 1994.

Registration and orientation will be on Feb. 4 at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at Verdugo Park in Glendale (corner of Colina Drive and Canada Boulevard).

Registration fee is $135 that includes a team uniform, ribbons, awards, invitational fees, team photo, training and lots of fun. Practices will be held at Crescenta High on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The season begins on Feb. 18 and concludes in May. Registration will remain open until March 17. Further updates are available on the website

For further information, call Coach Pablo Carlos (818) 541-0355 or email at or

Assistance League Glendale Offers SAT Seminars
Assistance League Glendale is offering SAT Seminars again this spring for $45. There will be eight two-hour sessions during the month of March. The sessions are held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 314 E. Harvard, Glendale.     Registration forms are available by going online at Registration forms are also available at the Assistance League thrift shop, Thrift Alley, at 314-A Harvard, Glendale.

For details, call (818) 247-4296 or email

Scholarship Apps Sought
The La Cañada Thursday Club, celebrating its centennial year, announced that applications are now available for its annual scholarship awards. One of the main philanthropic projects of the Club is to encourage the youth of the community in their academic endeavors. Each year members of the La Cañada Thursday Club celebrate the academic achievements of our youth at its May Tea by hosting and honoring the recipients of these annual scholarship awards.

All applicants must live within the boundaries of the La Cañada Flintridge postal district (91011).

Scholarships are based on academic achievement, promise and financial need. Applications will be available at local high schools or by contacting the Scholarship Committee at (818) 952-1856. The application is also available on the club’s website, The deadline for submitting applications is March 11.


Kiwanis Club of Montrose-La Crescenta President Lynn McGinnis invites seniors from Crescenta Valley and Clark Magnet high schools to apply for one of the eight $500 scholarships from the Montrose-La Cresenta Kiwanis Club and one Alvena & Leslie W. Dobbing Memorial Scholarship.

Applications can be obtained from Sungsook Kim or Cheryl Mulvoy at Crescenta Valley and from Valencia Watson at Clark. The completed applications are due at the high schools on March 23.