Julie Prager, Grace Miller Reflections Coordinator, and PTA President Juan Vasquez.
Each year, the PTA Reflections Program challenges students to create art inspired by a specific theme, and students submit entries to a local PTA or PTSA. Nationally, the program has six arts areas—dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts. This year’s theme was “Diversity means.” Julie Prager, served as the program […]
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The word is definitely out on the new Kiddie Academy in La Verne. Whether it’s the first-rate facility, the passionate teachers, the nutritious homemade food, the free field trips, the in-house karate instruction or the constant stream of community and holiday events, parents are knocking the doors down to get their kids signed up. Though […]
La Verne’s Kyle Champion, cello, and James Walker, piano, will perform Saturday, Oct. 15, at 5 p.m., at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Covina, Calif. in a benefit concert to raise funds to retrofit the church’s sanctuary. This concert will feature the music of Vivaldi, Mendelsshon, Debussy, and others. A $20 donation is suggested. Champion […]
Late Wednesday afternoon, Father Patrick Travers, who was dumped by Damien in late July after serving the school for 49 years, confirmed that he is serving as the interim administrator for Holy Innocents Catholic Church in Victorville, Calif. In a sense, he’s back among friends. For the past 16 years, in addition to his principalship […]
By Mickey Rehm, owner of Micky’s Jewelry Studio Bridal couples are rewriting the wedding traditions to reflect more individuality in their nuptials.  People feel free to express themselves in their weddings, and that extends to their bridal rings. Thirty years after it made a splash for color in the bridal market, the 18 carat blue […]
In a couple of years, La Verne’s Trevor Chenoweth could be with a Wall Street investment banking firm or clerking at the Supreme Court, so you better meet with him now while he’s in town and his rates are still affordable.     This summer, Chenoweth, a senior student majoring in economics and government at […]
Parents, some quick words of advice: The next time you need some computer help, ask your kids, especially if your child goes to La Verne’s Grace Miller Elementary School. But then you probably already knew that! On Thursday night in the school’s cafeteria, about 30 members of the La Verne Tech Club showcased their talents […]
A big summer Tech Showcase and Health Fair is coming to town on June 15. With your attendance, you’ll never have to worry again about how to keep your kids busy all summer long.
Some boys are fascinated playing with blocks or trucks, others like squashing bugs or pulling the wings off insects, but four-year-old Nicholas Kienker who lives in La Verne loves instruments – playing them, drawing them, reading about them and imitating their unique sounds. This mini Mozart or boyish Beethoven falls asleep to Ravel’s “Bolero” or […]
Walk into the superintendent’s office at the Bonita Unified School District, and count on getting an education. On Dr. Gary Rapkin’s desk are books, lots of them: “Lincoln on Leadership,” by Donald Phillips; “The Inner Game of Tennis,” by W. Timothy Gallwey; “The Leadership Challenge,” by James Kouzes and Barry Posner; “The Six Secrets of […]