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  • Learning Matters: Taking a ride on life's elective wheel

    Learning Matters: Taking a ride on life's elective wheel
    As regular readers may have noticed, I’ve written a number of columns on school-to-career education. In another part-time job, I’ve also been assisting with an effort to extend and “articulate” career pathways to high-wage, high-...
  • Glendale High PTA: Wilson Middle School to host Solar Discovery Faire

    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...
  • Schools tap into tech with iPads

    Schools tap into tech with iPads
    On Tuesday morning, while their fellow schoolmates played outside during recess, a class of Palm Crest Elementary School first-graders was engaged in a different sort of play. They were playing with iPads — frolicking through desktop apps that...
  • La Cañada High tech club lets 'students become the teachers'

    La Cañada High tech club lets 'students become the teachers'
    For the past year, Jamie Lewsadder has led La Cañada Unified School District’s foray into a new technological era. As IT director, she’s worked with a small team of employees to upgrade the district’s infrastructure and prepare it for...
  • Parents signal traffic concerns

     Parents signal traffic concerns
    Glendale school and city officials are reevaluating where crossing guards are assigned throughout the city due, in part, to concerns raised by parents. Since the beginning of the school year, several parents of children who attend Balboa Elementary have...
  • Former LCUSD member to receive honor

    Former LCUSD member to receive honor
    Susan Boyd, a former member and past president of the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board, has been selected by the district's administrative team to receive the 2013-14 Golden Apple Award. Sponsored by the Assn. of California School...
  • State superintendent visits PTA

    The new Common Core State Standards and computerized state exams that students will begin taking in upcoming weeks were up for discussion Tuesday night at the La Cañada home of Glendale Council PTA President Sandy Russell, where State Supt. Tom...
  • State superintendent of schools visits to talk Common Core, state exams

    State Supt. Tom Torlakson was in town on Wednesday, but not to speak at a large rally. He was in a much more intimate setting — the home of Glendale Council PTA President Sandy Russell, where he fielded questions from about 10 local parents about...
  • 818 Roundup: Murder sentence, Glendale veterans' housing project breaks ground, state superintendent of school visits to talk Common Core, state exams

    818 Roundup: Murder sentence, Glendale veterans' housing project breaks ground, state superintendent of school visits to talk Common Core, state exams
    Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 81 degrees and a low of 52. Here are some of the top headlines in the area: - San Gabriel resident Jorge Villalobos, 47, was found...
  • Glendale Unified may ponder name change for College View School

    Glendale Unified may ponder name change for College View School
    Glendale school officials will soon begin gauging if there is any interest to change the name of College View School to better reflect its mission as crews prepare to demolish the school and build a new one in its place, starting next month. Glendale...
  • Reflections awards recognize young artists

    Reflections awards recognize young artists
    Students, parents and principals alike gathered at La Cañada Unified School District headquarters the evening of Feb. 20 to celebrate the 69 award-winning students at the annual Reflections program awards ceremony that puts the focus on arts. “They...
  • Area officials participate in community Read-in at LCF schools

    Area officials participate in community Read-in at LCF schools
    City and school officials, as well as other local residents and business leaders turned out at La Cañada Elementary on Feb. 28 to participate in the annual Community Read-in, organized by the PTA. More than 25 members of the community were scheduled...