Graduating seniors bow their heads for a moment of prayer on Sunday During Claremont High School’s 2016 baccalaureate service at the Claremont United Church of Christ. The multi denominational service featured music, words of faith from the students and the baccalaureate address from Reverend Karen Sapio. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The school board has weighed in. The Claremont Unified School District Board of Education is unanimously in favor of putting a school bond measure on the ballot in November. They have settled on an amount of $58 million, which will pay for projects touching each of the 11 Claremont school sites.
It was not an official vote by the board but a workshop, held early Thursday evening prior to the regular school board meeting. Superintendent Jim Elsasser led the gathering, which aimed to gauge if the board was in favor of putting forth a bond, and if so, what size.
When honors world history teacher Jennifer Gomez asked her students to create a 10-minute documentary on the topic of their choice, sophomores Morgan Lui and Keila Waddell teamed up to explore the role of yellow journalism in history. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
After 126 years, Claremont Unified School District will finally own Sycamore Elementary School free and clear. Perhaps we should back up a bit.
At the May 5 school board meeting, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Lisa Shoemaker brought up a legal anomaly that was recently discovered as the district prepares to go solar.
The kids at Sumner/Danbury took a trip around the globe on Wednesday and returned enriched by their exposure to the cultures of the world.
It was Multicultural Day for the two Claremont schools, who share adjoining campuses and resources. Teachers and their young charges studied up on their respective nations and transformed their classrooms in time for the yearly event.
Mandy Deal, as Peter Pan, tells Carly Sanden, as Wendy, about the place he lives, Never Never Land during rehearsal for the Claremont High School production of Peter Pan on Monday at Bridges Auditorium. The play be at Bridges Auditorium and will run Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
After years without a dedicated library, Sycamore Elementary School is finally enjoying its very own book-nook.
The unveiling of the new facility coincides with the celebration of the school’s 125th anniversary. The party begins today, May 20, at 5:30 p.m. at Memorial Park, where families are invited to picnic and take in a science fair, art show and historical display.
Statements by students and faculty at Scripps College, outraged that former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will serve as speaker during this weekend’s commencement ceremony, have prompted a national debate about when it’s appropriate for a college community to protest.
Some question the ethics of Ms. Albright’s decisions while Secretary of State and while stumping for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.
At the April 21 school board meeting, two Chaparral Elementary parents took a moment during public comment to express their dissatisfaction with the way the school and the Claremont Unified School District at large handled a recent kidnapping scare.
As reported in the April 22 edition of the COURIER, a man allegedly attempted to coerce two local children into his car on Tuesday, April 12.
Ross Gay, whose third book of poetry is called Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, has one more item to add to the list of things for which he is thankful. Earlier this month, he was awarded the coveted Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.
The honor is tendered each year by Claremont Graduate University to a poet who has done great work and is expected to do much more. “It just feels really lucky,” Mr. Gay, 41, said of the win. “It feels lucky to have people seeing and reading the work.”
It’s been a long journey, but Joel Harper’s brainchild has finally made it all the way to the screen.
His children’s book All the Way to the Ocean—which teaches kids and families about how careless littering can wreak havoc on sea life—has been turned into an animated feature, set to be debut tomorrow, Friday, April 22.
Registration for SLICE of Summer classes started on April 1. The program, a local educational mainstay, is presented through the auspices of the Claremont Educational Foundation. There are classes on transitioning to middle school or preparing for college and even courses where you can earn school credits, such as driver’s education. While there are exceptions, most classes cost $160 per session.
The grim reaper stands by as a student playing a critically injured victim is removed from a vehicle during the Every 15 Minutes assembly on Wednesday at Claremont High School. The event illustrates that a bad decision about drinking and driving could have serious consequences such as being injured, killed or arrested for vehicular manslaughter. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Claremont High School Theater Department invites you to go “under the sea” this weekend as they present a family-friendly musical in the Don F. Fruechte Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. story, just became available for schools to perform. It’s a lively 45-minute version of the popular Disney movie “The Little Mermaid” which, in turn, is loosely based on the Hans Christian Andersen story of the same name.