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Today we were notified that Colfax Charter is a 2018 California Distinguished School Award Recipient!  We are so proud of all the hard work accomplished by our fabulous teachers, staff, and parents who collaboratively make Colfax Charter a California Distinguished School.

We are very excited to accept this award from the State of California!

Congratulations Colfax Charter!

Colfax Comedy Club


For all kids interested in participating in The Colfax Comedy Club, don't forget auditions are being held on this Wednesday.  AUDITION TIME AND LOCATION:  2:35 in the Colfax Auditorium on Wednesday, April 4th.

If your child doesn't have a specific idea for an act, they are welcome to come to the audition meeting and we will try to find a place for them in the show. 

Rehearsals will be Wednesday afternoons in April (immediately following school - 2:40 - 4:00) and the show will be Wednesday evening, May 9th. 

Ideas for Acts:  

  • Stand-up Comedy (telling jokes)   
  • A Funny Story
  • A Funny Sketch (Who’s on First?)
  • A Funny Sketch that YOU Write
  • A humorous Magic Trick
  • A Vaudeville Act
  • A Humorous Song
  • Or something else that you come up with!!!
LSLC Meeting

Feel free to attend our monthly Local School Leadership Council Meeting (LSLC).  This Thursday, April 5 at 2:45 pm in Room 20. Check out this month's agenda.

PTA/PACE Meeting and Elections
Do you want to get involved but are not sure how? Please consider running for the PACE or PTA Board. We welcome new members and encourage everyone to get involved.

Join us on 4/12 in the Auditorium during the General PTA/PACE Meeting to run and vote for our Board members for the next school year 2018-2019. Responsibilities/skills required vary by position. Meetings are monthly. Find out more from Megan meganpennie12@gmail.com (PTA) or Parisa farf18@gmail.com (PACE). Ready to run? Fill out a Nomination form from the Colfax office (or download pdf here) and submit it in the box in the office by Wednesday, April 11th – 2:30pm.

Open Positions 


1) PACE Co-President with Lisa Adler

2) Secretary with Jackie Martinez

3) VP Ways and Means with Sonja Young

4) Communications with Shari Korn

5) VP Programs with Jen Goldyn

Current List of Nominations

Sonja Young
Stevie Cogan
Jacey Kunka
Andrea Sirota
Lisa Walco


1) PTA Co-President with Jenna Schwartz

2) PTA Treasurer: OPEN

3) VP Membership with Sarah HuYoung 

4) VP Communications: OPEN

5) Parliamentarian: OPEN

Current list of Nominations:
Samantha Dorf
Megan Pennie
Karen Eastman
Jane Epstein




Follow the COLFAX WORLD FAIR on Facebook + Instagram!  RSVP for the Colfax World Fair on Facebook + share with your friends . Also make sure you "like" the Colfax World Fair on Facebook and Instagram


How Can I Get a Banner on Colfax Avenue? Do you own or work for a business that would like to become an official year-round Colfax Sponsor?  For as low as $600, enjoy perks such as social media shout outs, your logo in the online parent directory, inclusion in the online coupon book, and the coveted fence banner!  20% off all levels for Colfax parent-affiliated businesses!  Contact Marshall Lewis or Michelle Voetberg  for more details or to sign up. 


Do you own, or have any contacts to a local bakery, wine shop, or restaurant?  If so, please contact Parisa for information on how to help. 

Please click here to see our WISH LIST of items needed for the fair, and sign up if you can help!

Contact Parisa StepanekPaula Lisbe or Sonja Young for more information about anything WORLD FAIR!!

Looking Ahead - Save The Date!

Please mark your calendars with the following dates

  • 4/18 Dog Haus Fundraiser
  • 4/24 Open House with In and Out Truck
  • 4/30 Coffee and Conversation
  • 4/30-5/4 Teacher Appreciation Week

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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