Now Accepting Enrollment for the Fall 2019-2020  Season


The Gollatz ~ Essential Life Skills for Success 

at the exclusive and private

 Mulholland Tennis Club

2555 Crest View Drive, Los Angeles, 90046

Serving: Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Hollywood, Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Toluca Lake,

Trousdale Estates, Valley Village and surrounding communities.   

Presented by 

Mrs. Darcee S. Gollatz- Klapp & Mr. Wilbur P. Klapp III ~ Owners and Directors ~ Mrs. Emma Klapp - Roque ~ Director


*Seventh, Eighth, Ninth & Tenth Grade: *(Life Skills subjects see below 7:45pm to 8:45pm


**The Essential Life Skills for Success program is a NEW and unique concept that has been written by the


Gollatz Team for the more mature student. The young adults will lean and practice life skills not


taught anywhere in such a professional setting else but are vital for present and future success. (The Life Skill


program is not a continuation of the "Cotillion" program or " Supper Club". 

 *** 2019 -2020 Life Skill Dates and Events /  Life Skills Fee $265.00

(Note the Dress Code at the bottom of the page)

Monday, September 23, 2019 ~ Social Instruction: How to introduce yourself to others, begin a conversation and continue the conversation with small talk. different handshakes and their meanings, direct eye-contact with others, where do you place your name tag, how to correctly address an envelope to mail, responding to an invitation and gifting an appropriate gift, how to write a thank you note, the commanding of 911 emergency, how to shut off your utilities at home. *Please note dress code.  


Monday, October 28, 2019 ~ Social Instruction: How to sew on a button, how to read a measuring cup and spoon, different dress codes, how to write a resume, understanding and navigating a bank check and statement. *Please note dress code.

​Monday, November 18, 2019 ~ Social Instruction: The table setting, including where the different utensils are located, how to correctly use  a fork and knife, tipping, chop sticks, debit card, ATM cards and statements, surcharges, how to read and dissect an inch of measurement.


​​Monday, January 27, 2020 ~ Social Instruction: Basic self-defense for both girls and boys. instructed by Detective Floyd Blue of the Rialto Police Department. Detective Blue has 20+ years' experience on the Police force as a homicide detective and his specialty is teaching children escape techniques. Please note: If your child would not like to actively participate in the self-defense class they are welcome to observe.  *Please attend with lose fitting clothes, see dress code



Dress Code (only) Essential Life Skills for Success:

Girls: A simple, modest dress and low heels.

Boys: Dress shirt, necktie and nice pants, a blazer is not required.

Exception: The self-defense evening, please wear lose comfortable clothes. Tennis shoes, sweat pants and t-shirts are required. Please no shorts, sandals, or dress attire.

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A minimum of 15 students will be required to offer this specialty class.

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