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  • Reading over summer keeps skills sharp

    It really is not too soon to begin planning for the start of the upcoming school year by marking Monday, Aug. 29 on calendars as the first day of classes. Glendale Unified School District has a three-year calendar available for viewing at its website,...
  • Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s

    Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s
    Bill Russell has fond memories of his years at Hoover High School. As a member of the school band, Russell and his fellow players marched down Main Street at the just-opened Disneyland, performed for the audience at the annual Hoover vs. Glendale game...
  • Volunteer receives national honor

    For his volunteer service, James Lui, an IT administrator for ARAMARK Uniform Services in Burbank, recently received a Gold Jefferson Award for Public Service — one of the nation’s top honors for community service and volunteerism. As a board...
  • School raises funds for anniversary windows

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Crescenta Valley High School, a 15-panel series of stained glass windows has been designed to commemorate the school’s history. The panels were commissioned at $500 each. Tax deductible donations can be sent...
  • PTA membership drive sets goal at full participation

    Hoover High School Summer school at Hoover is in full swing. The first semester is complete and second semester is underway. After a brief August break, the 2011-2012 school year begins Monday, Aug. 29. Program Distribution for all students will be...
  • Tdap shots required in schools

    For parents who may have still missed it, take note: For the 2011-12 school year, all students entering the seventh through 12th grades will need proof of a Tdap booster shot, which immunizes against whooping cough. If a child has received one dose of...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Support your local school, don't join PTA

    The Crosby Chronicles: Support your local school, don't join PTA
    In my last post I discussed all the forms that parents need to fill out at the start of the school year.  One of them is the PTA membership. All my life I have supported the PTA.  It’s still a bargain at $5 a membership.  However, I didn’t...
  • Glendale school board sizes up competing ballot measures

    As the November ballot initiatives approach, Glendale Unified school board members this week said they are torn over Proposition 38 — one of two competing tax measures supporting education funding — because it would leave out cash-strapped...
  • Ron Kaye: Eyeing the propositions

    With absolute certainty, I am prepared a month before the election to predict the outcome in California: President Obama will carry the nation's largest state and Democrats will maintain dominance in both houses of the state Legislature. Of course...
  • State Sen. Carol Liu warns of education funding cuts, budget quagmire

    State Sen. Carol Liu warns of education funding cuts, budget quagmire
    State Sen. Carol Liu could do little to assuage fears about funding cuts during a recent address to local education officials, describing them as “heartbreaking.” She also warned of competing November ballot tax initiatives that could end up...