Several fundraising opportunities are scheduled with a Domino's Restaurant Night taking center stage Thursday, and another on Dec. 22 at Panda Express, 249 N. Glendale Avenue.
But the season is not just about raising funds, which is why an R.D. White Adopt-A-Block Clean-Up Day is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday.
"Take pride in our neighborhood and community and meet for our monthly clean-up," PTA President Laurel Whitcomb Perlman said. Winter Holiday gives everyone a break from Dec. 23 through Jan. 7.
Janet Lazier, PTA president, reports that the upcoming weeks will be filled with holiday events.
Winter Choral concerts are scheduled for Tuesday, and artist Katsushika Hokusai will be introduced to all students during the Meet the Masters Art Appreciation Assemblies on Wednesday.
As part of the PTA Cultural Arts Program, "A Christmas Carol" is being presented by Will & Co. at the Dads' Club on Thursday.
The Verdugo Woodlands' Orchestra presents the Winter Holiday Concerts at the Dads' Club at 9:30 and 10:40 a.m. Friday. And finally, on Dec. 22, students will enjoy holiday parties in their classrooms.
Marshall Ayers and Katie Valdes announce that the Barnes & Noble Book Fair is Wednesday at the Americana. Ride the Trolley with Principal Janet Buhl at 4 p.m. in front of the store. There is story time with guest readers from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. A percentage of purchases benefit the school.
Lucy Petrosian, vice president of membership, thanks everyone for supporting the PTA Membership Campaign, which is more than halfway to its goal. If you have not yet returned your VWPTA Membership Form with check (only $6.50 per member and you receive one free admission to Legoland and Aquarium of the Pacific), please do so as soon as possible.
Publicity Liaison Madelaine Motallebi says to save the date for the second annual "got heart?" Blood Drive on Feb. 6. For those who regularly donate, you can give blood every 56 days (or eight weeks), so if you plan to participate on Feb. 6, you cannot have donated after Dec. 11.
EDNA KARINSKI covers the Glendale High cluster PTA. E-mail her at Ekarinski@aol.com.