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  • Glendale PTA: Red Ribbon Week 'Parent Night' meeting slated

    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...
  • Titans run through obstacles for Toll Middle School

    Titans run through obstacles for Toll Middle School
    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...
  • Crescenta Valley PTA: Valley View accepting golf event registration

    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....
  • Learning Matters: A Halloween carnival can be a thrilling opportunity

    Learning Matters: A Halloween carnival can be a thrilling opportunity
    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...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Parent involvement plays key role in schools' success

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Parent involvement plays key role in schools' success
    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...
  • Glendale PTA: It's time for the Hoover High PTA Tour of Homes

    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...
  • Glendale PTA: Schools seek members as PTAs get started

    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,...
  • More students, larger staff help roll in La Cañada school district's new year

    More students, larger staff help roll in La Cañada school district's new year
    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...
  • Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell

    Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell
    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...
  • 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...