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  • District's new operations head brings teaching, administrative experience to the table

    When it comes to school district business and finance, La Caņada 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 Caņada 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 Caņada Flintridge into La Caņada Unified School District. Meanwhile, La Caņada 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 Caņada is transferred to that city's school district. During a PTA meeting on Tuesday at Mountain Avenue Elementary,...
  • 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 Caņada 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 Caņada 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 Caņada 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...