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  • Former LCUSD member to receive honor

    Former LCUSD member to receive honor
    Susan Boyd, a former member and past president of the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board, has been selected by the district's administrative team to receive the 2013-14 Golden Apple Award. Sponsored by the Assn. of California School...
  • Burroughs High PTA homework survey leads to push for quality over quantity

    After a local PTA conducted a survey of parents, the results sparked district officials to move forward with guidelines that emphasize quality over quantity when it comes to students’ homework — and state PTA officials are taking notice....
  • Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year

    Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year
    The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3. Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
  • PTA: GUSD conducting survey relating to foreign languages

    The Glendale Unified School District is conducting a survey to assess interest in foreign languages. Parents are encouraged to participate in this online survey as to what foreign language their son or daughter will most likely study when they enter...
  • Glendale High cluster PTA: Ceremony surprises former school leader

    A flag ceremony at R.D. White Elementary was anything but ordinary as former principal Suzanne Risse was surprised by an unveiling of a statue in her name. The piece depicts a girl lying on her stomach reading a book. Resting on a cement block that also...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Recognize teachers every day of the year

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Recognize teachers every day of the year
    May is “thank your local teacher” month: Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5 through 9), National Teacher Day (May 6) and California’s Day of the Teacher (May 14). While it is nice to have one’s vocation be singled out, it would be...
  • Young La Cañada artists advance to state level of PTA Council's Reflections competition

    Young La Cañada artists advance to state level of PTA Council's Reflections competition
    The creative talents of a junior high poet, a high school photographer and an elementary school composer are taking the students to the state level of the annual PTA Reflections competition. The three are Noah Trong, a La Cañada Elementary School fourth-...
  • Founders Day event canceled at La Cañada High

    In response to the death of a student at La Cañada High School Friday afternoon, the school district canceled all events over the weekend. Also canceled was the PTA Founders Day Awards ceremony, which had been scheduled for Wednesday night in the high...
  • Glendale police attend autism workshop

    After several challenging encounters with people with autism, Glendale police officers are learning to identify symptoms of the disorder and diffuse tense situations involving autistic people. About 18 months ago, officers responding to a robbery call...
  • La Cañada History: Church of the Lighted Window dedicated a two-story building

    La Cañada History: Church of the Lighted Window dedicated a two-story building
    10 Years Ago Verdugo Hills Hospital (now USC Verdugo Hills), held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly expanded emergency department, which boosted the number of private treatment rooms from seven to 12. 20 Years Ago A La Cañada resident whose...
  • Date set for LCUSD school board election forum

    The eight candidates vying for three open seats on the La Cañada  Unified School District board are expected to discuss their positions at an election forum next month. The La Cañada PTA Council and the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area are hosting...
  • Glendale resident posts his objection to student social media monitoring

     Glendale resident posts his objection to student social media monitoring
    A grandfather of five stood up to castigate Glendale school officials for their decision to pay a company to monitor students' public posts on social networks, calling it an unconstitutional overreach. Tony Passarella, whose two daughters graduated from...