GLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL
PTSA President Sydney Swainston is grateful to all who gave generously to the Spring Food Drive.
Round Up II, a spring carnival, will be at 5:30 p.m. April 14 hosted by the ASB, clubs, and sports teams. There’s an Open House on the Quad at 6:30 p.m. April 21. Parents, students and future students are invited.
WILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Wilson’s PTSA is supporting Glendale Council PTA’s Family Food drive benefiting families in the Glendale Unified School District. Students may bring non-perishables through Friday. Sixth- and seventh-graders are urged to bring dried food items such as flour, sugar, rice and beans; while eighth-graders should bring canned items. PTSA President Hilda Hovsepian encourages Wilson families to donate as much as they can.
R.D. WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Thursday is Risse Round-up, when parents can have coffee with Principal Suzanne Risse from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Families can join up with a “Walking School Bus” to start the day off right on Friday and decrease traffic around the school.
Spring Break beckons from April 4 to 8. The R.D. White Foundation meets at 7 p.m. April 12 in the school library. A PTA board meeting takes place at 6 p.m. April 14. Bring sneakers and worn tennis and running shoes to the school April 18 to 22, where the foundation is collecting them for charity.
Taking root from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 16 is the third annual Verdugo Woodlands Campus Beautification Day organized by Karin O’Bryan and Jill Shively. Bring gardening tools and brooms to help plant flowers and vegetables. All students must be accompanied by parents.
Also, the Father-Daughter Dance is from 6 to 9 p.m. April 16 at the Dads’ Club.
The fourth annual Nike Reuse-a-Shoe Drive starts April 18 and runs for the week. Start saving old tennis shoes and drop them off in the school lobby, where the Green Team will collect them. They will be recycled to make athletic surfaces for schools and playgrounds around the country.
COLLEGE VIEW SCHOOL
College View’s PTA presented Honorary Service Awards to Paula Nakaya, Amy Keating Rogers and Alan Schack for their volunteer efforts at the school. A Very Special Person Award was given to Roee Paled and Karen Young for fundraising.
Edna Karinski covers the Glendale High cluster PTA. E-mail Ekarinski@aol.com.