largest summer school enrollments ever, according to Dr. Joann
Merrick, deputy superintendent for the Glendale High School cluster.
Glendale High has almost as many students taking summer school
courses as attend the school during the traditional school year. So
much for the lazy days of summer!
Here's what's happening at Glendale cluster schools.
Ten Cerritos students and Principal Janice Hanada met Sharon
Davis, the first lady of California, in ceremonies recently at Muir
Elementary School to honor all district schools that earned the
$5,000 Governor's Reading Award.
Meanwhile, 162 Cerritos students are attending the district's
Summer Academy program, designed to help improve in reading, writing
skills and proficiency in English.
Summer school is underway for students enrolled in the University
of La Verne's five-week enrichment program sponsored again this year
by Glenoaks Elementary. Classes continue through July 26. The school
office will be open for business throughout the session during the
morning only. The office will reopen again Aug. 22.
Horace Mann Elementary
Principal Kim Bishop invites all Track A, B and C parents to stop
by the cafeteria for coffee and treats after dropping off students
for their first day of school Monday. Arrival time for students in
John Marshall Elementary
Returning students starting the new year on Monday will see the
new marquee, purchased by the PTA and recently installed on the
school lawn. The addition complements the California Distinguished
School flag flying at the school.
John Muir Elementary
PTA leaders invite all Muir parents to celebrate the beginning of
the new school year at a coffee beginning at 8 a.m. Friday in the
school cafeteria. This will be the first in a series of PTA-
sponsored coffees throughout the year on the second Friday of each
month, said PTA President Susan Hain.
R.D. White Elementary
Steve Hodgson, the district's assistant superintendent for
business services, is scheduled to brief parents on existing