January 17 — Pam Erdman on Responsibility: Are you a helicopter parent, tiger parent or somewhere in between? Being the parent of a teen necessitates letting go, even if that means letting them fail. Come and hear how and when to let go in healthy ways.
January 24 — Pam Erdman on Privacy: As a parent of a teen, do you feel like you are walking a razor’s edge between privacy and safety? Find out about simple but important techniques you can do in a healthy and helpful way.
January 31 — Pam Erdman on Rules and Consequences: How do we get our teens to abide by our rules and decisions? Making unilateral decrees does not work. How do you apply effective consequences without seeming punitive? Come and hear strategies.
Valley View Elementary
The PTA meeting begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 12 in the school auditorium and will be followed by Foundation Dine In/Movie Night at 6:30. Popcorn, pizza, and drinks will available.
A special assembly sponsored by the PTA entitled “Fire and Ice” will be held during school on Friday, January 13 in the auditorium.
The annual PTA sponsored Daddy/Daughter Dinner Dance is from 6:30 to 9 P.M. Friday, January 27 in the auditorium. The theme is “A Winter Princess.”
Recycling day is at 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 31 on the lower playground. Students and families work together throughout the month to collect and save plastic bottles, coke cans, inkjet printers, cell phones and boxtops.
La Crescenta Elementary
The joint PTA and Foundation meeting begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, in the cafeteria. Free childcare is provided.
Sixth-grade students attend winter camp January 17 through 20.
The PTA is gearing up for board elections, Honorary Service Awards and the Founders Day event on February 15. If you know someone who would like to serve the PTA next year, or would like to nominate an individual or group for an award, visit the website at www.rosemontweb.org.
JO ANN STUPAKIS covers the Crescenta Valley cluster. She can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (818) 269-3295.