Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Only School Yard

Elysian Valley Rec Center now taking Winter Camp sign ups


Submitted by Nicole Elysian Valley Recreation Center Winter Camp for ages 5-12 years Monday to Friday 7:30am-6pm December 30-January 3 Fee: $65 January 6-10 Fee: $80 Activities include seasonal activities, crafts, sports, games, and trips January 9-trip to Pickwick bowling and ice skating trips are additional ... Read More »

Echo Park school holds pancake breakfast fundraiser

Save your appetite for Saturday morning’s 4th Grade Pancake Breakfast fundraiser at Clifford Street School in Echo Park. The Feb, 23 fundraiser fundraiser will help pay for a  fourth-grade field trip to Mission San Juan Capistrano. A $10 donation is requested.  Click here for more details. Read More »

Sample sale to benefit Silver Lake school


Want to shop for designer fashions and support your neighborhood school at the same time?  Ivanhoe ELementary School in Silver Lake is hosting a Multi Designer Sample sale on Friday and Saturday.  School supporter Kelly Flannagan provides more details Some of the designers include Trina Turk, ... Read More »

El Sereno school raising funds for Yosemite field trip

For more than 20 years, the fifth graders at Multnomah Elementary the Hillisde Village section of El Sereno end the school year with a field trip to Yosemite that compliments the school curriculum. “Some current parents who went many years ago said they cherish the memory ... Read More »

Fall fundraiser to benefit Elysian Valley school music program

Dorris Place Elementary will hold a Fall Festival Fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 26 to help fund an instrumental music program at the Elysian Valley school.  The festival includes a haunted house, petting zoo, face painting food and other activities. The Partners of Dorris, a school support ... Read More »

Echo Park preschool holds art & music show fundraiser

Cottage Enrichment school in Echo Park will hold a July 14 art show and fundraiser on July 14 to “expand to reach elementary grades as well as sustain the many daily needs of such a special program,” according to one of the school’s supporters. Here are ... Read More »

Silver Lake school hosts “Screwball Spelling Bee”

Supporters of Micheltorena Elementary will host a Saturday night “Screwball Spelling Bee” as part of a campaign to raise $30,000 to support a new dual-language program, arts education, and school garden. How does a Screwball Spelling Bee work? Here are some details from the school website: ... Read More »

Elysian Heights Elementary needs help for school garden makeover

The Elysian Heights Elementary Garden Club is seeking volunteers to help on Saturday, June 16 to give the school’s garden an “extreme makeover” and  make it a better learning environment for students. Working with Enrich LA school garden program, Elysian Heights garden volunteers will clear away ... Read More »

Silver Lake school hosts “Salsa Under The Stars”

The students of St. Teresa of Avila School will show what they have learned during their dance classes during Saturday night’s 2nd Annual Salsa Under the Stars event at the Silver Lake Catholic school. Principal Christina Fernandez-Caso provides more details: The event will take place on ... Read More »

Elysian Valley school celebrates the arts

Dorris Place Elementary will host a one-day art event on Friday, June 8 as part of an effort to generate more interest and support for arts education at the Elysian Valley school.  Dorris Place Art Expo will allow kids and adults to participate in interactive art ... Read More »

Designer sample sale to benefit Silver Lake school

Supporters of Ivanhoe Elementary will turn a section of the Silver Lake school into a high-end fashion boutique to help raise funds for the school. The Fabulous Multi-Designer Sample Sale will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 1 & 2, with a portion of all ... Read More »

Glassell Park school seeks volunteer to build school garden

Volunteers are needed to help build a school garden at Glassell Park Elementary on Saturday, May 26,  said Olivia Martinez, an Intervention Coordinator at the school, which will be celebrating its centennial next month. Volunteers – who will build raised garden beds, install a sprinkler system ... Read More »

Echo Park school holds rummage sale

Betty Plasencia Magnet School will hold a rummage and bake sale on Thursday, May 24 at Old Fire Station No. 6 in Angeleno Heights. Proceeds from the  sale – which include toys, appliances clothing and books – will be used for field trips and classroom supplies. ... Read More »

Glassell Park school holds Comedy Lounge fundraiser

Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts will hold it Big Night Out Comedy Lounge fundraiser on Saturday, May 19 at its Glassell Park campus. Here are some details of what to expect: The event will take place this Saturday, May 19th, doors open at 6:00pm. ... Read More »

Parent makes a pitch for Echo Park elementary school

When it came time to enroll his five year old daughter in kindergarten, restaurant owner Tad Yenawine looked at a wide range of schools, from Elysian Heights Elementary to Los Feliz Arts Charter in Glassell Park. He even considered enrolling her in the Glendale Unified School ... Read More »

Highland Park school stocking up on used books

The Aldama Elementary PTA is planning to hold a Used Book Fair on May 24 to benefit the Highland Park school. But first the PTA needs used books to sell and is turning to residents for donations. PTA supporter Monica Alcaraz said a variety of books ... Read More »

Echo Park nursery school holds square dance fundraiser

Oak Glen Nursery school in Echo Park will hold a family square dance and fundraiser on Saturday, May 5. The Oak Glen Jamboree, which will be hosted by Nomad print studio in Elysian Valley, includes dancing, crafts and food. An Oak Glen parent provides more details: ... Read More »

Silver Lake school holds Cinco de Mayo fundraiser

Mayberry Street School invites residents to attend the 7th Annual Mayberry Fiesta, a celebration of Cinco de Mayo and an important fundraiser for the school that servers Echo Park as well as Silver Lake.  The Mayberry Parent Teacher Organization explains how the event, which includes Mariachis, games, ... Read More »