Pomona College sophomores Kristen Hoosen and Ella Kitterman greet each other on Tuesday which was the first day of instruction for the fall semester across the Claremont Colleges. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High School graduate Jeff Brown has been hired to replace Taylor Estep as the music director for El Roble Intermediate School. Mr. Brown has 10 years teaching experience and said he was thrilled to be returning to El Roble where he was a student in the 90s. “This is the job that I hope to retire from,” Mr. Brown said. “However long that’s going to be.” COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont Unified School District will open its doors for the 2019-2020 academic year Wednesday, August 28.
Elementary school kids have sometimes extensive lists of grade and teacher specific supplies they are expected to provide. To find your school, grade and supply list, go to cusd.claremont.edu/cusdschool and click on your school.
There are big things coming to Claremont High School—literally. Demolition of the old student center took place this week, making was for a new state-of-the-art facility.
The student center will be completed in time for the graduating class of 2021. It will take the place of the previous center, in addition to taking up some of the space currently occupied by the stairs from central quad down to the 400 and 500 quads. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Claremont Unified School District’s wide ranging Measure G funded improvement projects will continue throughout the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.
The district says the various projects, funded by the $58 million general obligation bonds approved by Claremont voters in November 2016, are proceeding on time and nearly at budget.
“We’re pretty close,” said CUSD’s Executive Director of Facilities and Project Management Rick Cota.
Well, he did it, as if there was any doubt in Al Harris’ mind.
On Thursday afternoon Al, with the assistance of two friends, Ian Horn and Isia Garcia, stood up from his wheelchair and walked across the stage to receive his diploma from Claremont High School. The crowd went wild.
The National Charity League held its annual senior high school scholarship awards luncheon May 19 at Red Hill Country Club in Rancho Cucamonga.
Four female high school students were each awarded a $1,500 check for use towards college expenses, including Stella Wong, who graduated from Claremont High School this week.
Senior Dorian Logue delivers a speech he called New Chapters, during an interfaith Baccalaureate for Claremont and San Antonio high schools on Sunday at Claremont United Church of Christ. The service featured music performed by the graduates, a speech from Reverend Donn Dirckx and a prayer for the graduates. The joint CHS, SAHS and Claremont Adult School commencement will be this Thursday at Claremont High. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
It’ll be a big moment for the roughly 580 kids who will receive their diplomas next week at Claremont High School’s graduation, but perhaps none will feel the emotional heft of the experience quite as profoundly as Alexander Harris.
The 18-year-old will step across the stage, take his hard-earned degree, smile for the obligatory photo, and acknowledge the cheers from his friends and family. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The council recognized Panther Troop 407, the first all-girl Cub Scout troop in the San Gabriel Valley.
Troop 407 was formed after the Boy Scouts of America vote allowed girls to participate last year. They joined as part of the early adapter program.
“We thank you for your service to the Claremont community and congratulate you..."
Anyone who ventured to the Village this weekend no doubt noticed that the Claremont Colleges were in the midst of their two-day graduation marathon.
The festivities across the Colleges were complete with parents bearing gifts, smiling graduates and the various commencement addresses.
Claremont definitely attracts well known and inspiring talent. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Robyn Echeverri, longtime math instructor at El Roble Intermediate School, is the 2019 Claremont Unified School District teacher of the year.
Ms. Echeverri, who is in her 25th year at El Roble, had an inkling something was up when she got to work and learned she was to attend the Thursday evening school board meeting, where the announcement took place.
“I kind of was told in the morning by mistake, and so I was kind of questioning it and piecing it together,” she said. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Next weekend Claremont will show why it’s the City of PhDs with no less than seven graduations—five Saturday—on May 18 and 19. As the Colleges wrap up midterm exams this week, schools are announcing speakers for these commencement exercises. The speaker lineup is as follows…
The Claremont Educational Foundation has its eye on increasing CEF’s fundraising capacity by finding large donors and applying for grants for CEF, its recently-hired Development Director Greg Glass told the COURIER.
CEF plans to establish specific fundraising initiatives for particular projects—rather than distributing all donations among Claremont schools—with the hope of attracting and recruiting wealthy large-scale donors.