We are now well into the swing of the new school year and only five weeks away from our first major vacation – Thanksgiving Break. As many of our families will be aware, we have made some changes as to how vacations will work this year, and I want to use this opportunity to explain why we have made the changes and what action our families need to take.
The Club has been accepting enrollments into the summer program since March 1st and numbers have already reached the half way point, with some groups full or nearly full. “Our ‘baby blue’ group, the TK or pre-schoolers who are going into K in the fall, is already full and spaces for our 2nd and 3rd grade group are also filling fast” explained Kelly Giardina, Director of Operations.
November 8th may be the most important day for the Club in recent history. On that day, voters in California and South Lake Tahoe will decide our future. Proposition 51 on the State ballot seeks to raise funding for educational buildings and maintenance. If passed then the School District will be able to fund the renovation of the Al Tahoe School (our current main site) [...]
The not for profit landscape is not unlike the Sierra Nevada; lots of uphill climbing; some great viewpoints but also the constant threat of falling off a cliff. Since the economic crash of 2007 funding for charities has decreased dramatically and competition for what meager grants remain has increased. It is a sad equation that often need goes up as funding goes down. South Lake [...]