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SBAC Testing

This week our 4th graders will be taking the SBAC.  Please have your children AT SCHOOL and ON TIME, every day!

Congratulations to our Award Winners!

 Our Attendance Award Winners for the month are for TK-2, Ms. Hamburger's class and for 3-5, Mr. Sepkowitz's class!


And, congratulations to our Coding Club winners!

And, on being selected as a 2018 California Distinguished School!


We Need You at the World Fair

THANK YOU to everyone who has already signed up for their three time slots for the fair. Right now we are covered for about 30% of the fair day, so we still have plenty of great spots open! 

This year, each grade level is responsible for specific attractions for the duration of the fair. Sign-ups are through My School Anywhere, so if you haven't already, now is a great time to login and participate. www.myschoolanywhere.com 

Will will also be sending paper forms home today in case that method is still easiest for you. On the paper forms, you will only sign up for the three time slots that you wish to work and will be assigned to an attraction based on need. Please note, the 20% discounted fair tickets will only be sold to Colfax families who have signed up for their three hours from Monday, May 14 through Wednesday, May 16. Please contact Jenna or Samantha with any questions.

Please click here to see our WISH LIST of items needed for the fair!


We currently have 40% enrollment. Our goal is to have at least one parent signed up for the parent portal for each student by the end of the school year.  The Parent Portal contains useful information for parents about their children.  Next year, more information will be added to the Parent Portal as well!  You only need to sign up once in your child’s academic career with LAUSD, it will follow them to all LAUSD schools!

If you have questions or need assistance signing up, see the attached instructions or please contact the office.

Colfax Comedy Club - Free Show May 9th @ 6:00


Enjoy funny Skits, Acts, and Improv in a one hour FREE SHOW in the Colfax Auditorium!

Everyone Welcome

Carney's Fundraiser 5/11-13

Hop on the train car this weekend (May 11th-13th) for our Carney’s fundraiser. Carney’s is donating 25% of all proceeds to Colfax. Tell them you're from Colfax!

Carney’s- 12601 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604

P- 818-761-8300 | 11am to 10pm.

Construction Project Meeting

North Hollywood High School on Wednesday, May 16th at 6:00 p.m. Thank you for your continued interest and time associated with this major modernization project involving your neighborhood school. Please see attached flyer  for more information.

The meeting is scheduled to take place as follows:

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

North Hollywood HS – Auditorium

5231 Colfax Avenue, North Hollywood, CA 91601

School Beautification

Please help us beautify our school in time for the fair. We will be working Saturday, May 12th from 8:00-12:00 to prep our campus and we need your help! Kids can help too! The more the merrier!




World Fair t-shirts and wine raffle tickets are on sale this week only, before and after school, by the front entrance. Tees are $20, and wine raffle tickets are $5 each, 5 for $20.  

Cash, check, and credit card accepted.  Tees will sell out, so get yours early.  If you can’t be on campus this week, please email Parisa Stepanek  farf18@gmail.com to reserve a tee. 


Last year at the World Fair, we awarded more than 100 cakes to lucky winners at our Cake Walk and we hope to give away even more this year.  But we need those cakes!  Parents, we are asking for donations of one or more of those fabulous cakes, so sign up to bring one from your favorite bakery or store, or create one of your own if you happen to be a baker!  The sign up sheet is located in the front office, as is a donation box if you would like to give a gift card to your favorite grocery store or bakery which will be used to purchase cakes.  Thank you from your Cake Walk Team! 


The wine raffle is back by popular demand! We want this year’s prizes to be EPIC. Please donate a bottle (or more) valued of at least $10. We will be collecting wine in from of Mrs. Walker’s house on Wednesdays at pick up and drop off, and after assembly on Mondays. Feel free to contact Jane Epstein at seejanecook@gmail.com or Beth Moceri at bethmoceri@gmail.com to arrange pick ups or if you have questions.  


Got Donations?

We are getting close, but it’s not too late to donate! 

Please complete this form or contact Lisa Adler (lisa@teamadler.co.uk) or Vickey Brash (vickeybrash@gmail.com) directly and tell us how you can contribute! 


Party Book

Keep partying Colfax Parents!  Your tickets are supporting our children’s enrichment!

What could be easier?  Check out this link: https://501auctions.com/pace/category/category/40972 and buy a ticket to one of the fantastic parties today!


Bidding on Silent Auction items will require you to register your email and credit card!

Don't delay, register today! It is the ONLY way to bid on silent auction items - BUT YOU CAN BID FROM ANYWHERE AT ANY TIME. You will be alerted the second someone outbids you.

Register now by logging into our 2018 Silent Auction site, through 501 auctions:



Colfax Only items are available for bidding NOW!

COLFAX ONLY items are LIVE - like FRONT ROW TICKETS to school events, BIRTHDAY MARQUEE Messages AND the coveted PRINCIPAL OF THE DAY AND KIDCHELLA SPOT.  What are you waiting for? Do it TODAY. 

Preview Main Auction NOW!

Register, and start previewing the ENTIRE AUCTION of some 500+ items including trips, tickets, awesome class baskets as well as a host of other amazing items and unique experiences. There is something for everyone!

Main Auction bidding will start next week:  

Monday, May 14 at 9 am and will end at 6:00 pm on Saturday, May 19.


Do you like to take a class or two at the Pilates or fitness studio?  We have some great local businesses who have donated classes for you to try out!  Thank you to Wundabar Pilates, 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

Looking Ahead - Save The Date!


  • 5/12 School Beautification 8-12
  • 5/14 - 5/18 - 3rd and 5th Grade SBAC Testing 
  • 5/17-18 World Fair Build
  • 5/19 World Fair
  • 5/24 Spring Orchestra Concert 5:00pm
  • 5/24 Final PTA / PACE Meeting 6:30

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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