Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Proud Easy Veggie Mom!

My son, Nathan graduated from Madison Elementary School in Redondo Beach today. My husband and I went to his 5th Grade Promotion this morning. It was the most memorable event in my life. They served fantastic continental breakfast before the ceremony, I was too overjoyed to think about photographing any food (Sorry no food pics this time!!! :).

I can't believe it, my baby is going to middle school this fall!

He received the President's award for Educational Excellence at the awards ceremony. This award is given to exiting elementary school students who have earned an A- average on report cards in grades four and five and a score of advanced on the reading and mathematics section of the CST (California Standards Test). It represents the highest academic honor a student can receive. He received a certificate signed by the President Barack Obama and a pin.

He also received Good Attendance Award and Physical Fitness Award from the school. We just couldn't stop smiling! Please don't blame us to be too proud!!!


Madison 2009 Chess Tournament
Last Saturday, Nathan won Grand Second Prize of Madison 2009 Chess Tournament. Nobody would be more proud than Easy Veggie Dad, I'm sure!!!

"Water is Life" Art Contest
On April 27, Nathan received an Honorable Mention Award for the annual "Water is Life" Art Contest sponsored by the West Basin Municipal Water District. This Art Contest encouraged students to create and illustrate water-smart conservation messages. Over 400 students entered artwork into 3 categories: elementary, middle, and high school. He received a $100- gift card to Michael's Arts & Crafts Store. I loved it!

Congratulations, Nathan!



  1. You must me one proud mum :)
    Ive seen some of those chess compertitions on TV before and they get oh so intense.
    Your break from blogging was thankfully shorter than expected :) I always like reading your posts and seeing your veggies grow.

  2. I am soooo proud of Nathan! I knew he would excel in anything he does! :)

  3. Congratulations to you and Nathan! It sounds like your family has been very busy. Time to celebrate with some veggies!

  4. WOW,wa-ah-wa-aw, WOW!!!!!
    Congratulations to all of you, a genius,most talented son & very proud parents! We're so happy for you, what's a wonderful news!! :) V-family

  5. I am very happy for Easy Veggie Mom & Dad.
    Congratulations, Nathan for your success. I will hope to see more success in the future.

    Uncle Kam

  6. Congratulation Nathan,
    I am so proud of you with what you accomplished in your young and growing life. Feeling GOOD HA!.
    Matter of fact I am not that surprise, you know why, I have seen thing in you that convince me you will be standing out in school one of these days. This had proven it. And I know much more good things will come in the future. Keep on smiling mom and dad, I will do the same.

    Pa Pat

  7. Congratulations Nathan, way to go!!!
    Keep it up buddy!


  8. Congrats Nate's! Awesome job! I'm very proud of you. =) I knew you would be super in everything you do!! Keep up the awesome work. And don't overwork yourself too much, k. <333


  9. You have a every right to be so very proud of your son! You are obviously an awesome mom.

  10. Congratulations... Nathan
    I'm very proud of you.

    Auntie Nuch

  11. A job well done, Nathan! I'm so proud of you. Looking forward to sharing more proud moments with your mom and your dad.

    Auntie Nim

  12. To the Proud Easy Veggie Family,

    Hope it's never too late to say "Congratulations!". I'm so happy for you too. It's proven that we somehow can get the best of both worlds.
    Can' wait to see what's next .


  13. Congrats to you and your son!

    How did you get the awards to be posted in your sidebar? I can't seem to figure that out? Thanks! :)