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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The SAT exam adapts to modern times

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The SAT exam adapts to modern times
    The high school experience includes several rites of passage for students: getting a driver’s license, going out on a first date, and taking the SAT. Now the SAT journey has just gotten a little smoother. Last week, the College Board, the...
  • Dylan Kilgour leads way with hot start at Macalester

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Dylan Kilgour (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) sophomore guard, Macalester College men's basketball: Just four games into the season and Kilgour has already been a model of consistency for...
  • Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing

    Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing
    The stunned Navy pilot was gripped in pain, blood was pouring down his face and a good part of his warplane was destroyed. But worst of all, Ensign Kenneth Schechter couldn't see. An enemy shell had smashed into his Skyraider and fragments pierced his...
  • LCHS still looking good at 50

    LCHS still looking good at 50
    When students first set foot on the brand-new La Cañada High School campus back in September 1963, they had no idea they were creating a legacy. The city’s new unified school district had just formed two years prior, separating itself...
  • It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada

    It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada
    The crowd erupts in cheers as a Trojan warrior parades a white horse down Foothill Boulevard. “It's Traveler!” shouts a woman, who dashes into the street for a photo with the University of Southern California mascot. GRAPHIC: La Canada's...
  • Glendale is paying service to monitor students online

    Glendale is paying service to monitor students online
    Glendale school officials have hired a Hermosa Beach company to monitor and analyze public social media posts, saying the service will help them step in when students are in danger of harming themselves or others. After collecting information from...
  • Race to the top grant still has sticking points for Glendale education officials

    Glendale Teachers Assn. officials, in talks with the district regarding its support for federal Race to the Top funds, said they remain concerned regarding testing requirements and funding implications — issues that scuttled Glendale Unified’s...
  • Op-ed: Make LCUSD a charter district

    Finding sufficient funding to maintain the high-quality of the La Cañada Unified School District has been a continuing problem in La Cañada Flintridge for most of the 32 years I have lived here. Having enough money is the means to the end of maintaining...
  • Armenian study center to debut at UCLA

    An allotment of Armenian books and cultural artifacts linked to the country's history and diaspora following the 1915 genocide will debut at UCLA in the first permanent research program of its kind at any major American university dedicated to Armenian...
  • La Cañada High School graduates enter the next phase

    La Cañada High School graduates enter the next phase
    If anything can be said about La Cañada High School's graduating class of 2013, it's that they are utterly unafraid to let their light shine and, in doing so, make the world a brighter place. Graduates were a sight to behold Thursday evening as they...
  • Clark graduates prepare for next chapter

    Clark graduates prepare for next chapter
    For many graduates, Clark Magnet High School wasn't just an institution that challenged them, it was a place where everybody knew each other's name. Donning a green cap and gown, 18-year-old senior Sylvie Saad said she will always remember Clark as a...
  • 'Priceless' LCHS teacher recalls moments

    'Priceless' LCHS teacher recalls moments
    When La Cañada High School sophomore Kara Thompson got an assignment in history class to interview people about what defines humanity, one of the first people she sought out was Todd Kissel. She'd never had a class with the seventh-grade math teacher,...