| 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 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,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:12 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
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....
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:23 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Ten Years Ago
The La Cañada Flintridge City Council awarded a $792,000 contract to Pima Construction to build a park on a former Caltrans lot on the south side of Foothill Boulevard near the Glendale (2) Freeway entrance. The transportation-themed...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:43 AM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Wilson Middle School, 1221 Monterey Road, will be the location for this year’s Glendale Solar Discovery Faire from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.
This free event is open to the public. Sponsored by the nonprofit Rahus Institute, demonstrations will...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Did you know that alcohol and marijuana are the most widely used drugs among youth ages 12 to 17? Nationwide statistics show that 73% of youth report that at least one of their four closest friends used alcohol in the past year and 60% of youth report...