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“Anyone who wants to help an area child get their school year off on the right foot (pun intended) can pick up a backpack from participating businesses and organizations in […]

Another sign of Claremont returning to a more normal, pre-pandemic state—the Claremont Interfaith Council announced this week that its baccalaureate will be conducted in-person this year. The annual interfaith service […]

Last Thursday one lucky central coast resident traveled to Claremont to take possession of her new car. Lompoc resident Terri Coleman is this year’s winner of the Claremont Educational Foundation’s […]

by Andrew Alonzo | aalonzo@claremont-courier.com Let’s be honest, 2020 was not the best year for a lot of people—not by a long shot. And for high school students, it was […]

Members of the class of 2021 throw their mortarboards in the air as they officially graduate during the 111th commencement at Claremont High School. The nearly two hour graduation ceremony […]

by Andrew Alonzo | aalonzo@claremont-courier.com After 37 years of teaching, during which she has overseen countless high school productions, earned a space in the National Educational Theater Association Hall of […]

by Mick Rhodes | mickrhodes@claremont-courier.com Now that Claremont students, teachers, administrators and that final, all-important shadow group—parents and caregivers—have tasted the sweet nectar of kids being back to in-person learning, […]

CHS welcomes back students…finally

by Mick Rhodes | mickrhodes@claremont-courier.com So far, so good. “It’s going very smoothly, no hiccups,” said Claremont Unified School District interim Superintendent of Schools Julie Olesniewicz, as Claremont secondary schools […]

by Mick Rhodes | mickrhodes@claremont-courier.com Math: it’s a dirty word to some, a source of endless fascination to others. Members of the former camp might well have been convinced otherwise […]

by Gabriel Fisher When college graduates reflect on their senior years, I imagine many recall memories like savoring friendships or dancing at Saturday evening parties.  When the Class of ‘21 […]

Pomona College sophomore Corinne Bobb-Semple has been selected as a 2021 Frederick Douglass Global Fellow.  The winners of the award were announced March 17 at a St. Patrick’s Day roundtable […]

Activist Ady Barkan, renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel and Pulitzer Prize-­winning journalist Bill Keller ’70 will deliver commencement addresses to the Pomona College class of 2021. The College’s 128th commencement exercises will […]

by Mick Rhodes | mickrhodes@claremont-courier.com Tucked away in the Claremont foothills north of Base Line Road, The Webb Schools, with its 400 students and 150-acre campus, is among the most […]

by Peter Weinberger | pweinberger@claremont-courier.com The day at Our Lady of the Assumption School started like any other. Parents waited in line to drop of their kids, all bundled up […]

by Mick Rhodes | mickrhodes@claremont-courier.com  As Covid-19 numbers continue to spike in Claremont, Los Angeles County and statewide, making plans of any kind right now is rife with complications. For students […]