School Foundation Raises Thousands with $1 Dollar a Day Campaign

Monte Vista Elementary School Foundation announced in mid-October that it raised $44,080 through its $1 Dollar a Day Campaign. The Foundation asked Monte Vista families to contribute $1 per school day for a total donation of $180 per student. The goal is 100% participation. Monte Vista Foundation’s campaign goal is to raise $100,000 to provide […]

They’re Back!

And so it begins…kindergartners holding onto mom or dad’s hand really tight, ready to take that first big step into their first year of school. Little kids walking to their elementary schools, their backpack almost bigger then them. Sixth graders excited about the last year at elementary school, seventh graders nervous about locker combinations and […]

Monte Vista Elementary School Hosts Carnival

By Jason KUROSU It was a carnival-like atmosphere that greeted Monte Vista Elementary supporters on Saturday, April 16 when the campus was transformed into a fairground for the annual PTA carnival. In the midst of a sweltering afternoon, the PTA, students and other volunteers set up food and game booths throughout the playground area. Carnival […]

Brownies visit shop to earn badge

Second grade Brownie Troop #14991 from Monte Vista Elementary School toured  Petco in La Cañada to earn their “Animals” badge. Shown here are (in back from left) Troop leaders Denise Spinoglio and Shauna Lehmann with Petco tour guide. In the middle are Kimberly Blood, Lauren Johnson, Chloe Lehmann, Katie Ward and Elizabeth Doubrovsky. In front […]