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Coeur d’Alene Elementary “Spring Fling”: June 2nd

Coeur d’Alene Elementary School will be holding its annual Spring Fling fundraiser from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 2nd.

Spring Fling

This year’s event celebrates the world cultures that together make up Coeur d’Alene’s diverse student body. `Passports’ will be provided to encourage children to visit game booths that represent various countries. There will be entertainment for students, an eclectic selection of foods from different countries, a chili cook-off, DJ, local vendors selling their products, an information booth (highlighting local events, camps, etc.), and a STAR Education booth.

In addition to providing much needed funding, Spring Fling is a way for the school to build partnerships and a shared sense of pride with the local community.

Coeur d’Alene, as part of the Los Angeles School District (LAUSD), educates children from pre-K through 5th grade and has been recognized as a School for Advanced Studies (SAS) and a California Distinguished School Award in 2008 and 2012. Additionally, the school has won an LAEP Excellence Award and the Music Center’s Bravo Award. The school prides itself on meeting the needs of students who come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds.

Approximately 50% of students are European American, 20% are Latin American, 15% are African American and 15% are of other ethnic backgrounds. Over ten languages are represented in the English Learner population. Additionally, the school educates a wide range of learners to master grade level standards and beyond and to become lifelong learners. While the faculty uses a team, problem-solving approach to make sure every child is performing at or above grade level through in-class and after school interventions, they strive to make sure children who are working beyond grade level are challenged as well with the school’s SAS programs; gifted and talented programs; numerous extended learning field trips; and partnerships with STAR Education, Mad Science™, and the Geffen Theater’s Story Pirates.

The Spring Fling will be raising funds for programs not funded by LAUSD and to help offset the $100,000 worth of cuts to Coeur d’Alene’s budget for the 2012-2013 school year. Monies raised support, among others needs, teacher’s assistants, a library aide, an extensive arts program, physical education, computer technology integration, and instructional supplies.

Through fundraising and grants, the school has expanded its technology integration with SMARTboards in every classroom, an iPad lab, and laptops which students can use in project-based learning activities. Through professional development, teachers are able to showcase student work on laptops and iPads on their SMARTboards and teach from a teacher-held iPad. Grants and fundraising also help the school to continue its greening efforts. Over the past four years the campus has undergone significant beautification with much help from an actively engaged corps of parent volunteers. After removing several thousand square feet of asphalt, numerous trees, shrubs and vines were planted; a rain garden was constructed to catch water that would have run off to the ocean; and vegetable and rock gardens were installed. All of these components create the kind of world-class education that continues to draw families to our neighborhood.

Coeur d’Alene is located at 810 Coeur d’Alene Avenue between the intersection of Oakwood Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard.

Thanks to parent volunteer Christine Lee for the heads up and information!

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