There is a Native American proverb that insists you can’t judge a person until you have walked a mile in their moccasins. With this in mind, a number of CUSD administrators, including superintendent Jim Elsasser above, and other board members took to Claremont campuses on Wednesday, ready to follow in the footsteps of the district’s classified staff. COURIER photo/Collette Weinberger
CEF is looking for volunteers and students for the SLICE summer program. The summer schedule is divided up into three terms: June 22 to July 3; July 6 to July 17; and July 20 to July 31. All classes take place at El Roble Intermediate School, 665 N. Mountain Ave. A registration night is scheduled for this Thursday, May 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at El Roble.
Enjoli Jackson styles Victoria Acevedo’s hair during a Locks of Love hair-cutting event at Mountain View Elementary School. Students donated their long hair to the organization so that it can be made into wigs for people who lose their hair during medical treatments. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Project ARTstART, a Claremont Museum of Art education program, trains high school students, working with college mentors, to provide exhibit-based art lessons for elementary school students.
The program brings high-quality art appreciation classes and activities to the Claremont school system to inspire, promote understanding of art and highlight Claremont’s rich artistic history.
Physical education teacher Debbie Foster demonstrates some of the upgraded features of the new RealCare dolls on Wednesday at El Roble Intermediate School. Computers inside the dolls record everything they go through, both negative and positive, so that the students can get feedback on how well they cared for the doll. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The OLA Fiesta at Our Lady of the Assumption Church returns to Claremont for a 68th year on Mother’s Day weekend, May 8, 9 and 10.
Among the most popular events in the city, the Fiesta attracts 15,000 visitors over the weekend to its renowned international food booths prepared by OLA’s own Hispanic Vietnamese and Filipino communities.
Student leaders from Claremont's San Antonio High School Associated Student Body (ASB) were challenged to create a business plan for using a Rotary district grant of $1000 to plan and stock the ASB store, designed and built last school year by the students with a Lefler grant from Rotary.
The project provided a framework for students to learn important planning concepts and skills, useful in business and in life.
By definition, a library is a place where books, magazines and other materials are available for people to use or borrow. While the Claremont Library continues to serve the city in a traditional capacity, the scope of its reach extends far beyond the bookshelves and into the community itself.
As a designated Family Place Library, the Claremont Library builds on the knowledge that early learning, parent involvement and supportive communities play a critical role in young children’s development
Registration has begun for the Claremont Educational Foundation’s SLICE of Summer enrichment program. An array of classes will be offered beginning on June 17, with courses ranging from academics to sports to activities like sculpture, cooking, coding, drumming, music video production and much more.
Senior Andrew Lopez works with fellow AP Environmental Sciences students on a water efficient garden on Tuesday at Claremont High School. The students, along with volunteers from BAM Landscape, worked for over a month removing grass from a 1500 square foot area adjacent to the School’s administration building and planting mostly native California plants. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Sycamore played host to some pretty famous people on Wednesday, March 11 during the local elementary school’s annual Biography Day.
From Egyptian royalty to Brazilian soccer legend Pelé, the students in Ann O’Connor’s second/third grade combination class channeled leaders who have made a mark on the world.
The kids (and several teachers) dressed as their chosen heroes, with each carrying a representative prop. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Citrus College administration raised some eyebrows and hackles recently when preliminary plans were made to add a dose of reality to an active shooter drill.
Citrus College Faculty Union President Paul Swatzel says he first heard of what he considered to be a dicey idea at a March 9 Steering Committee meeting.
Eighth grade students from El Roble ended three days of safety training with the help of members from the Rotary Club of Claremont. The training included CPR, first aid, disaster preparedness, and other aspects to help the students be ready for any emergency. The school's gymnasium was full of students as the entire eighth grade class participated. In this photo, Rotarian Mike Pearlman shows the proper techniques when doing CPR. The Claremont Rotary first began teaching the classes in 1979, and has since grown into a complete "Together we Prepare" training program. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
The Claremont Teen Committee wants to make mental health a casual conversation. On Thursday, March 19, the committee will present a screening of the PG-13 rated film It’s Kind of a Funny Story at Claremont’s Youth Activities Center (YAC). Stressed by adolescence, 16-year-old Craig Gilner (Keir Gilchrist) checks himself into a mental-health clinic. Unfortunately, the youth wing is closed, so he must spend his mandated five-day stay with adults.