New School: Tree Academy for Grades 6-10

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Friends, there’s a new school opening for 2017-18 called Tree Academy. It’s co-founded by Paul Cummins, the founder of Crossroads and New Roads Schools. I haven’t see the school, but I’m thinking of going to the Open House in November to learn more about it. 

For more information, click on Tree Academy.

 

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Please join us! Navigating the Private Elementary School Admissions Process Event-Oct. 18

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Hi Everyone, Please join me for this FREE event!

Who: Christina Simon, co-author, Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools In Los Angeles

What: Navigating The L.A. Private Elementary School Admissions Process

  • Selecting Schools To Visit, Types of Schools and School Tours
  • Written Applications
  • Parent Interviews
  • Your Child’s Testing/Visiting Day
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • What To Do If Your Child is Wait-Listed
  • Helpful Hints and Insider Tips

Where: Brentwood Presbyterian Church Preschool

12000 San Vicente Blvd/Bundy. There is limited parking on the street.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. RSVP to Tessa at bpcp90049 at gmail dot com

Details: Shiva Khalifian of Brentwood Presbyterian Church Preschool, has graciously welcomed me back to this amazing preschool for the 5th year. She’s also invited any of our blog readers who would like to attend. The event is free, but If you plan to join us, you must RSVP to Tessa by email: bpcp90049 at gmail dot com  Space is limited. Everyone attending the event will get an event summary of my remarks. Copies of Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools In Los Angeles will be available for sale. I look forward to meeting you! –Christina

If you can’t make it, you can purchase a copy of the Third Edition of Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools in Los Angeles on Amazon.

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Now Available! Third Edition of “Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools In Los Angeles”

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We’re thrilled to announce that the Third Edition of Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools In Los Angeles (September, 2017) is now available!  You can now buy the book on Amazon!

The Third Edition of the book includes:

  • Updated! List of Los Angeles and Pasadena area private elementary schools
  • New! Five additional sample written applications
  • New! More information about tuition and non-tuition expenses
  • Updated! Current affairs and trends at LA private elementary schools
  • Updated! Beyond The Brochure’s most popular blog posts

Thank you so much to our longtime and new book and blog readers! We truly appreciate your support since 2010, when we first started Beyond The Brochure. We receive your heartfelt emails and we understand exactly what it’s like to navigate the competitive L.A. private school admissions process. We answer as many questions as possible, on our Facebook Page and by email. Your support, encouragement and feedback means the world to us. Cheers to a new edition and lots of acceptance letters for all of our readers!

All our best, Anne and Christina Simon

Please note: If you purchased the Second Edition of the book, you can exchange it for the Third Edition. Or, if you bought it at a local bookstore within the past 2 months, email Christina at csimon2007 @ gmail dot com and we will send you a free Third Edition.

 

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Los Angeles Area Elementary School Admission Directors Kindergarten Fair, Sept. 27, 2017

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The "It Shoe" at some of L.A.'s top private schools. Gucci's Princeton Loafer. $995.00
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Please note: We are working on the Third Edition of Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools In Los Angeles. Publication date anticipated to be mid-September! 

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