Posts by Mary Kay

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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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Addresses Disparities in the Care System

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

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Addresses Disparities in the Care System

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Learning Lab Keeps Students on Track for a New School Year

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

Learning Lab Keeps Students on Track for a New School Year

For the Learning Lab at our Highland Park Family Resource Center, school may be out for summer, but there’s no break from learning! Since early June, the lab’s been offering its Summer Learning Program – two 4-week sessions of daylong educational activities for elementary and middle school students. The program provides youth with a critical opportunity to bridge their academic skills from one school year to the next and avoid the detriments of summer slide. In the spirit of summer camp, the...

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