| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Children whose parents talk with them regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than teenagers whose parents don’t bring up the topic. Despite this, only a quarter of teens indicate having these conversations.
In recognizing this, a...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Toll Middle School students hopped, skipped and jumped their way through a series of obstacles Thursday as part of the school-wide “Dash of the Titans” fundraiser.
During their physical education periods, students made their way through...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Valley View Elementary
The Valley View golf tournament will be held in two weeks. To register and pay for a round, visit vveagles.com and click on the link for the golf tournament.
Mountain View Elementary
A Halloween parade will be held at 8:30 a.m....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Scarecrows, jack-o’-lanterns, hay bales and witches have appeared again at elementary schools across the district. PTA members have been setting up game booths, enlisting volunteers and gathering prizes by the boxful.
The events go by various names...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Lost in the middle of the midterm election coverage this week was a major press conference on Monday by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing a $150-million infusion into the Big Apple’s 94 worst-performing schools, creating community...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:12 AM
The office for the Early Education and Extended Learning Programs has moved to 520 E. Wilson Ave., Suite 215, in Glendale. It will be open today in the new location. The department provides high-quality preschool and before- and after-school care to the...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:59 PM
With classes into their second week, PTAs are gearing up for activities.
Marc Perlman, president of the Wilson Middle School PTSA, has put a concerted effort on the importance of parents being a part of their children's education. Additionally,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Nearly 4,100 students returned to La Cañada Unified campuses Tuesday as the district started what officials hope will be a robust and promising 2014-15 school year.
Supt. Wendy Sinnette, speaking Monday evening at the last school board meeting of the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:24 AM
When Mary Boger adjourned the school board meeting Tuesday, she closed the chapter of her 12 years of service as a board member and many more years as a volunteer with the PTA.
On Tuesday, many parents, teachers and district staff honored Boger during...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Sandy Russell recently hung up her hat as Glendale Unified's PTA Council president, a role she's had the past two years overseeing 26 PTA units in Glendale.
In June, she announced that parents across Glendale this year had contributed more than 100,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:02 PM
On July 1, Monna Johnson officially stepped into a new volunteer position as president of the Glendale Council PTA. In that role, she'll represent Glendale Unified parents involved in 26 PTA groups across the city who work closely with educators to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:50 PM
I must have had a ghastly look on my face. Goulash! Like a deer in the headlights! Local school boosters Tanya Pereira and Analily Park were perplexed by my reaction. Since I was in the company of two prominent and eloquent La Cañada ladies, I had to...