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Important Safety Message

Dogs are not allowed on campus at any time. This includes the areas in front of and to the side of school.  If you walk with your dog to pick up or drop off your children, please note that they should be on leash and that they cannot go past the sidewalk into the school.  Your dog must not be left unattended at any time. This is for everyone’s safety. If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the office.

Kids Lottery
Today at assembly, Mrs. Friedman chose our kids' lottery winners.  Congrats to everyone who get to enough some special time with our oh-so-special staff!  Special shouts out to Emily Berkowitz who will be our World Fair Mayor and Axel Sobel who will be our Principal for the Day!
LSLC Meeting

The LSLC team members are meeting Thursday February 1st at 2:45 in room 20. Meetings are open to the public. Click HERE for the agenda.

Valentine Grams                                                                                                                                                                    

It's that time again!  Can't you feel the love??? Valentine Grams will be available for purchase this Thursday, Friday, and Monday, February 1, 2, and 5.  Come out and buy grams for your friends!  They will be on sale at 7:40 a.m. at the kinder gate and at the 5th grade lunch tables during lunch time.  They are $1.00 each.  

Campus Beautification this Saturday!

Please join us this Saturday, February 3rd from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. to help make our school shine! Bring the kids and show your school spirit to help make sure our wonderful school is ready for the Prospective Parent tour on the 9th.

Box Tops

Calling all Box Tops!

Please turn in your Box Tops to your child’s classroom or the office. They will be collected on Friday, February 9th. Don’t forget to note the teacher name and room # when turned in. The class that turns in the most Box Tops wins a popsicle party!

Gearheads Fundraiser 2/5-2/11

Looking for an honest, family owned Auto shop? Our very own Colfax family, owners of GEARHEADS Auto Repair, has offered to donate 20% to Colfax on all services provided during the week of 02/5 - 02/11. Mention this posting when making your appointment by calling (818) 946-8252

Visit https://www.facebook.com/Gearheads-Transmission-and-Complete-Auto-Repair-878609132306888/ 

Two Milk Minimum at Flappers! Space is limited!

Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank is giving back to Colfax!  Please join us on Saturday, February 10th from 4:30pm - 6pm for the "2 Milk Minimum" family friendly comedy show! The show will have comedians, magicians, jugglers and and more!!! Flappers will split the cost of tickets sales with Colfax. All tickets are $10 and there are only 200 seats. Be sure to book your seats today online at: http://flapperscomedy.com/site/indexT.php?pg=showdetail_pageT&showid=0159725568bb756&meetid=0148f0561872715&id=49074

Flappers Comedy Club: 102 East Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91502 | P-818.845.9721

 Lovelines and Yearbooks

Want to create a special dedication for your child in the yearbook?  Is your child culminating this year?  Maybe your child is just starting Colfax?  Does your class want to thank your amazing teacher?  Purchasing a LOVE LINE is a great way to celebrate your child in the yearbook!

The deadline is February 16 to purchase your love line dedication.  This is a DROP DEAD date given to us by our yearbook company. After the 16th, we are not able to accept any more love lines. You can use this link for the dedication and to purchase the yearbook as well.

If you want to purchase a Loveline dedication click on "Yearbook recognition ad" to create your own. It's really as simple as dragging and dropping pictures into a template. Or you can create your own in a program like Photoshop and upload them to the site as well.


Full Page: $100; Half Page: $50; Quarter Page: $25

Yearbook: $30

If you have any questions, please contact our yearbook chair, Nickie at nickiemouse333@yahoo.com

Theme Parties

Our "Colfax Families Only" theme parties are a fun way to build community while raising money for the school.  Hosts donate EVERYTHING that goes into the party.  Tickets can only be purchased through our Party Book and all the proceeds goes straight back to the classrooms. Themes are endless - fitness/sports related (Think Amazing Race); ladies spa night, activities for kids, food experiences or even lessons - the sky's the limit!  So if you have a skill or passion or just love to throw a great party, perhaps you will consider hosting one!  Email ericalong@mac.com with your ideas. 

There are still some tickets available for a few of our FABULOUS parties like the Lunar New Year Cooking Party.

Click here to check them out!

Priority Sibling Enrollment 

Incoming students that are siblings of currently enrolled students living within Colfax Charter boundaries are given priority enrollment during this period.  You will need to complete the pre-enrollment online forms starting January 22, which will be on our website starting that morning.  After we have confirmed your address, using Lexis Nexis, we will contact you to come in and pick up an enrollment package.  At that time, you can schedule an appointment to bring in the COMPLETED (including all immunizations) enrollment paperwork back.  

Paperwork turned in after February 19th will be based on first come first served basis with non-siblings.

Looking Ahead - Save The Date!

Please mark your calendars with the following dates

  • 2/7-2/9 5th Grade Pali Camp
  • 2/9 Prospective Parents Tour
  • 2/19 Presidents' Day - School Closed
  • 2/22 PTA / PACE General Meeting
  • 2/26 Read-a-thon begins

Please make sure that you refer to the calendar on our school website (http://www.colfaxcharter-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com) for updates and new items! And friend us on Facebook (Colfax Charter) to receive up-to-the minute news and photos.



The teachers, families, and staff of Colfax Charter Elementary are dedicated to the academic and personal success of all students. Together we encourage each child to aspire to his highest potential in a safe environment. We provide opportunities so that they may face and triumph over the challenges of the 21st century.

Colfax Charter Elementary School, 11724 Addison Street, Valley Village, CA 91607

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