It's one of the most culturally-diverse schools in Los Angeles—one of the smallest public schools in one of the largest school districts in the country.
Now, you can be part of this community, and help out the school, which specializes in arts and technology (but isn't a charter school), and has 250 students, Kindergarten through sixth grade.
The Valley View Elementary School's annual Springtacular is Sunday, April 6 at North Weddington Park in Studio City. at 10844 Acama St. from noon to 5 p.m. The entertainment and entrance is all free.
There are magicians, bouncers, dunking teachers and a lot more fun and all the money goes to the school, which also gets funding from the California Institute of Contemporary Arts and other grants. The school will be 100 years old in 2017.
Check out the list!
See the students sing from their after-school songwriting program, dance in the ballroom dance competition and more.
Since 1917, Valley View Elementary School has been a hidden gem of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Located in the Hollywood Hills, Valley View Elementary (K-6) boasts a dedicated teaching staff, a culturally diverse population and API scores over 800 that place us well over the statewide average.
The awesome Carnival Games were created and built by the students and the parents.
There are prizes for each of them, too.
There's Lawn Bowling,
Angry Birds Knockdown,
Monster Bean Toss,
and much more.
All the regular snacks that you can find at a carnival will be here for purchase, and the money goes directly to the school.
- Cotton Candy
Some of the Delicious Food comes from families that own restaurants and businesses in the area. It's all a bargain.
Pulled Pork or Chicken,
Hot Dog or Veggie Dog,
Side of Coleslaw,
Corn on the cob,
Assorted small bags of chip,
Brownie or cookie
Dunk your teacher
The Water Balloon Pitch burst is not surprisingly, one of the most popular attractions.
For three tickets, you can have a go at bursting a water balloon over your teachers' heads.
Here's the full list of victims- er, volunteers:
12:15-12:45pm Miss DeeDee
12:45-1:15pm Mr. Danilo
1:15-1:45pm Ms. Kim
1:45-2:15pm Ms. Rita
2:15-2:45pm Ms. Hoeschen
2:45-3:15pm Ms. Cain
3:15-3:45pm Mr. Milton
Revenge has never been so sweet or so cheap!
Win a beautiful cake- perhaps a delicious homemade one, baked lovingly from scratch by a Valley View mom, or a culinary masterpiece from a specialty bakery like Sweet Lady Jane!
The blow-up bouncers will include an Obstacle Course, a Giant Slide and Basketball Shoot-out.
It just costs a few tickets.
Who needs Coachella? This will feature a family-friendly mini Music Festival right here at Springtacular!
OzoKidz will rock out with their Latin-hop-hop-reggae tunes......American Idol alum Amy Jean Davis Louis and her husband Gene Davis will bring their soulful folk music and they'll all groove to the indie rock sounds of Emmett Skyy Spooner.
Also performing are our very own Valley View dads- magician and entertainer Michael Rayner and Ron Dziubla will be jamming with his Daddy-Os!
Magician and Entertainer
Valley View Family Jam featuring Ron Dziubla
and the Daddy-Os
Great raffle items
The Silent Auction includes some amazing goodies including
Four passes to Disneyland and two tickets to Dancing with the Stars!
(BTW, the wait list to get in the audience for this show is INSANE)
Class field trip to see a Dodgers game...
...and much, much more!
This is a small school of only 250 students and there is a devoted community of administrators, faculty and PTA supports a rich curriculum that includes edible gardening, a computer lab, field trips, science enrichment, interactive assemblies and workshops, and arts education including visual art, dance and music.
Yes, there will be a Fortune Teller (another parent)
who will give you some insights, as well as other fun such as:
a Rainbow Loom Booth
My Gym Fun Zone
Ultimate Karate Booth
Original Art Sale
This is a community of dancers.
The fifth graders will show off their ballroom dancing skills that include cha-cha, tango, waltz, swing and many other forms of dance.
There are also Latino cultural dances with beautiful costumes.
There will be some professional face-painters by actual artists and make-up costumers. You'll have a fascinating face for the day.
All the people all volunteers, and all the proceeds go to the school.
Mother and child volunteer together, all for a good cause.
This is past PTA president Catherine Glandon and her daughter Caty who have been volunteers for years at the school and love every minute of it.