Susie Rowan of Caring Transitions of the Inland Empire and Pameal Bergman-Swartz will be presenting the topic “Rightsizing to Happiness and Senior Living,” Tuesday, March 10 at Walter’s Restaurant in Claremont at 12:00 p.m. This event is hosted by the new Luxury Senior Living Community coming to the City of Rancho Cucamonga, “Cadence Senior Living.” Lunch is complimentary. If you happen to know of anyone who is looking to make a move to Senior Living, this presentation will outline the tools available to help make this transition as smooth as possible. Call (909) 918-5546, RSVP is required to attend. The address is 310 Yale Ave., Claremont
Ask any parent of multiple children: though the ingredients may be the same, kids always turn out different from one another.
Even twins can fight like caged animals over the smallest of things, and aptitudes and tolerances can and do vary wildly from child to child.
So why do we toss them all into the same box when it comes to school?
Mountain View Elementary School will open a dual immersion program for kindergartners this fall, with teachers integrating both English and Spanish curriculums.
Dual language immersion aims to build bilingualism and biliteracy, the district says, as native English and native Spanish speaking students “speaking, reading, writing, adding, subtracting, experimenting and singing” in both languages. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Friends of the Claremont Library selected The Library Book as its community read this year. There are three upcoming events related to the program. All are free and open to the public.
On Saturday, February 29 at 10 a.m., take a visit to the Scripps College Denison Library, which is home to the papers of former Scripps professor and iconographer of the LA Public Library Hartley Burr Alexander.
So why are all these El Roble students hopping around the school gym picking up pieces of paper off the floor? Each year about this time members from the Rotary Club of Claremont spend three days teaching students everything from first aid, to disaster preparedness, to CPR and more. It’s all part of Rotary’s Together We Prepare program that has been part of El Roble’s curriculum for 41 years. At the end of the program on Friday, groups of students picked up photos of the essentials needed after a major disaster.
Upper grade students at Condit Elementary School try out the school’s brand new playground following a ribbon cutting celebration on Monday. The new play equipment, which includes slides, swings, a climbing wall and a sunshade, was officially unveiled just before morning recess. During the five month construction, most of the campus was fenced off for the project. The students were not told the playground would open Monday, so it was a big surprise. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High School junior Alex Sotolongo high fives Condit sixth grader Alexa Mowbray during a California Association of Student Leaders leadership conference on Wednesday at Chaparral Elementary School. The CASL program, run by Claremont resident Mikaela Ayala, seeks to create future leaders by fostering confidence and relationship building in young people. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High School Theatre will present its student directed one act plays at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 30 and Friday, January 31 in the Don F. Fruechte Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
The one acts, presented by the school’s theater production class, feature two plays: Bang Bang, You’re Dead, directed by Grace Rhodes, and Saving the Greeks: One Tragedy at a Time, directed by Liam Geary.
The city of Claremont and the Claremont Unified School District are once again accepting entries to the 30th annual “Making Change” contest.
The contest presents an opportunity for Claremont students to honor and remember what advocates of social change have done to transform our world for the better.
El Roble students had 16 minutes to run as many laps as they could to raise money for the school’s PE department at Tuesday’s Turkey Trot. Last year they raised more than $10,000 to help maintain the fitness lab and buy supplies. The ASB also collected canned food for the Upland Food Bank. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
El Roble physical education teacher Debbie Foster dons her turkey hat as she marks student’s wrists for each lap completed on Tuesday during the annual Turkey Trot at the school. The student’s had 16 minutes to run as many laps as they could in an effort to raise money for the school’s PE department. Last year they raised over $10,000. The students also collected canned food for the ASB’s collection drive for Upland Food Bank. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
A book about the disastrous fire at the Los Angeles Public Library in 1986, and so much more, was chosen by the On the Same Page committee as the 2019-20 community read for Claremont.
The Library Book by Susan Orlean provides a book-lover’s observations about libraries, what they do, how we readers feel about them.
Carla, played by Grace Rhodes, admonishes some of her Newtown Connecticut neighbors for protesting in front of a longtime city business during rehearsal of the play 26 Pebbles on Wednesday at Claremont High School. The play is told through a series of recollections by the survivors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting along with the townspeople who were also gravely affected by the massacre. The play debuts at 7 p.m. tonight at the Don F. Fruechte Theater for Performing Arts, with a repeat performance at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Skylar Segura first met Brian Gaeta-Symonds during a routine open house at the City of Claremont’s Youth Activity Center in conjunction with the beginning of a new semester. Ms. Segura was doing her job as a human services supervisor, greeting visitors to the YAC and talking up the various programs, while Mr. Gaeta-Symonds was busy enrolling his son at Claremont High. She recalls how excited he was to find out about the center and had an idea for a workshop to help students deal with stress in their daily lives.