Enrichment classes offered during summer

The Glendale Educational Foundation is offering summer school for middle and high school students. Classes for advancement/enrichment are offered at each of the secondary schools, except Clark Magnet, for a fee of $375 for 10 units and $190 for five units. Reduced rates for students on free and reduced meals are available. Summer school is four days a week from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. from June 20 to July 28. Information is available at each middle school and high school in the district.

Glendale Community College, in partnership with Glendale Unified School District, is offering its Summer Enrichment Program for elementary-aged students at Fremont Elementary School June 27 through July 22. Tuition is $395 per child and $350 for each additional sibling. Classes are offered for students entering grades kindergarten through sixth and include Cooking for Kids, Fun with Math, Weird & Wacky Science, Learn to Play Chess, Adventures in Clay, Reading and Creative Writing, Game-A-Rama, and much more.

Destination Science Camps will also be offered during the summer. There will be three one-week camps at Glendale College main campus and two one-week camps at the Montrose Program Center. Tuition is $299 for one week, full day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and $209 for half-day, 9 a.m. to noon. Extended care is also offered for an additional fee.

For more information on both of these programs, contact Kathy Seifert at (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5048.


PTA meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium, followed by the Science Fair.

Staff Appreciation week is April 25 to 29.

Students can bring used plastic bottles, aluminum cans, cell phones, and Box Tops for Education to Recycling Day at 8 a.m. April 26.


La Crescenta Elementary Foundation held its annual Jog-a-Thon on March 10 and raised $12,600. The funds will be used to purchase computers for the library. Special thanks to Gail Richardson and Carolyn Bretz for organizing this event.

The next PTA and Foundation meetings are at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria. Please come and see how you can help your child’s school.


The school’s annual carnival takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the playground. Enjoy great games and amazing food from Los Gringos Locos, the Korean Club and the Armenian Club.


The annual Family Fun Night is Friday. Community members can enjoy booth games, food, music, Karaoke, face painting, balloon animals and more. Tickets for games, balloon animals and all activities are 50 cents each. Contact the school office for more information.

The next PTA meeting is at 6:30 p.m. April 21 in the Rosemont Auditorium. Officers for next year’s board will be elected. Current officers include: President Usha Archer; vice presidents Wendy Hart, Yanira Wolcott, Christine Pehar and Dee Reik; secretaries Denise Pearson and Molly Hwang; Historian Tracey Black; Treasurer Monna Johnson and Auditor Anne Beachey–Kemp. In addition, guest speaker Pamela G. Erdman, licensed marriage, family and child therapist, will discuss bullying.

JO ANN STUPAKIS covers the Crescenta Valley cluster and her column appears every three weeks. She can be reached by e-mail at jostupakis@yahoo.com or by phone at (818) 248-8507.

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