Posts by Mary Kay

CPO Commerce Provides Backpacks to Students at our South Los Angeles Site

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

CPO Commerce Provides Backpacks to Students at our South Los Angeles Site

Having the right tools makes all the difference in setting up a student for a successful school year. Thanks to America’s leading online tool retailer, CPO Commerce, LLC, young consumers at our South Los Angeles site are now ready to excel in the classroom, decked out with new backpacks filled with essential school supplies. For the past five years, CPO has generously donated backpacks to youth receiving services at Hathaway-Sycamores. This summer, the Pasadena-based company purchased more...

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Back to School: Thinking about School Safety

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Back to School: Thinking about School Safety

It’s back to school time! For many students in Los Angeles, this week marks the start of the school year, while others will head back later this month. There is always much to do in order to prepare: children and teens finish up their summer reading and pick out school supplies with their parents, who also begin to prime their schedules for a new year of projects, extracurricular activities and school commutes. During all of this preparation, it is also important to address the issue of school...

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Youth Leadership Program Honored by Local Elected Officials

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in News | 1 comment

Youth Leadership Program Honored by Local Elected Officials

Hathaway-Sycamores Youth Leadership Program was honored this month by local elected officials during a special end of year celebration at our Highland Park Family Resource Center. Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo and Councilmember Jose Huizar recognized each youth for their accomplishments throughout the year by presenting individual certificates of recognition. The young leaders have provided volunteer support for 24 events and projects in the community, giving back a collective 2,000 service...

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El Nido Youth Play the Altadena Sheriff’s Station in Friendly Basketball Tournament

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in News | 2 comments

El Nido Youth Play the Altadena Sheriff’s Station in Friendly Basketball Tournament

Hathaway-Sycamores held the 3rd Annual Youth vs. Altadena Sheriffs Basketball Game at its El Nido Residential Campus in Altadena, thanks to the generous support of volunteer group, Las Candelas. Youth teams went head-to-head with the sheriffs for some friendly competition as they were cheered on by enthusiastic attendees. The tournament is intended to give the youth living on campus an opportunity to get to know law enforcement officials, and to view them as allies providing a support system,...

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Create a Fun, Educational School Break to Avoid Summer Slide

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Create a Fun, Educational School Break to Avoid Summer Slide

With summer well under way, as a family, it’s easy to get caught up in festive gatherings, vacations, and relaxation, with school fading to a distant memory. This is where summer slide can set in; also known as summer learning loss, the slide is the loss of academic skills and knowledge during summer break. So, keeping your kids motivated and their minds stimulated is critical to building on what they learned in the classroom, and preparing for another school year. The impact of summer slide...

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