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  • 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...
  • Outgoing Glendale Unified PTA Council president calls for more participation

    Outgoing Glendale Unified PTA Council president calls for more participation
    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,...
  • Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA

    Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA
    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...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Value Card can lead to big savings

    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...
  • Mary Boger prepares to sign off

    Mary Boger prepares to sign off
    When Mary Boger adjourns her last Glendale Unified board meeting on Aug. 12, she will leave behind a legacy more than 30 years in the making. The longtime school board member announced she’d leave with eight months short of her last term, saying an...
  • Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes

    Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes
    Nearly 27 years have passed since our daughter started kindergarten at John Muir Elementary and I first served on the board of a PTA. The last time I held a PTA office was when our youngest was still in middle school, 10 years ago — until now....
  • Learning Matters: Kudos to workers trying to close the gap

    Learning Matters: Kudos to workers trying to close the gap
    It seems wherever I go in the realms of education and career, I'm being urged to "mind the gap." As London signs alert passengers to step carefully over the gap from platform to train, I've been directed to pay attention to the skills gap, gaps in...
  • District's new operations head brings teaching, administrative experience to the table

    When it comes to school district business and finance, La Cañada Unified's new chief business and operations officer, Mark Evans, is sort of a triple threat. In addition to being a numbers guy, Evans has worked for years as a teacher in multiple...
  • Learning Matters: CliffsNotes for the school board candidates

    Learning Matters: CliffsNotes for the school board candidates
    This is the second part of a column on tips for school board candidates. A new member of the school board has a lot to learn. Fortunately for our district, board members have the benefit of governance classes offered by the California School Boards...
  • PTA Column: Back to school in the Crescenta Valley

    Freemont Elementary Dine out this Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Panda Express, 700 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada and help Fremont at the same time. A portion of the proceeds go to the school through this fundraiser. For more information, contact Jenny...
  • LCUSD seeks transfer talks on Sagebrush

    Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan is making the rounds to three elementary schools that could be affected by the potential transfer of the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge into La Cañada Unified School District. Meanwhile, La Cañada Unified...
  • Parents filled in on Sagebrush transfer

    Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan is making the rounds to three elementary schools that could be affected if the Sagebrush area of La Cañada is transferred to that city's school district. During a PTA meeting on Tuesday at Mountain Avenue Elementary,...