CHIME’s Annual Carnival to Offer Up a ‘California Adventure’

Chimecarnival-1The students at CHIME Institute’s Schwarzenegger Community School, which has extensive ties to California State University, Northridge, invite their friends and neighbors to join them on a “California Adventure” at the school’s annual carnival on Saturday, April 13.

The carnival will feature a ferris wheel, midway games, music and performances by the school’s children and parents. The carnival is scheduled to take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school located at 19722 Collier St. in Woodland Hills.

“The carnival provides us a wonderful opportunity to meet our neighbors, celebrate what we do and have some old-fashioned fun,” said Jennifer Lockwood, principal of the school.

Admission is $7. Most of the activity and food tickets will be available for 50 cents each. Proceeds from the carnival will support the school’s art, music and library programs.

For more information about the carnival, call the school at (818) 346-5100.

The CHIME Institute’s Schwarzenegger Community School is an independent school that provides free public education for children in kindergarten through eighth grade through affiliation with the Los Angeles Unified School District. The school serves as a demonstration and teacher-training site for CSUN’s Michael D. Eisner College of Education.

The school is part of the CHIME Institute, a national leader in developing and implementing model educational programs and dynamic research and training environments to disseminate best practices in inclusive education. The institute’s research and training center is housed in the Eisner College of Education. The CHIME Institute also offers an infant/toddler program and preschool/kindergarten program that is located at CSUN. CHIME has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national model for full inclusion of students with disabilities and for providing a blueprint for local schools across the country.