| 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 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3.
Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Dine out this Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Panda Express, 700 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada and help Fremont at the same time. A portion of the proceeds go to the school through this fundraiser. For more information, contact Jenny...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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 Cañada Flintridge into La Cañada Unified School District.
Meanwhile, La Cañada Unified...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:24 AM
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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:46 PM
There is no question that there are problems in our public schools that our politicians, teachers, and parents are not willing to address. With another school shooting in Littleton, Colo. and gun-safety laws going nowhere, the need for increased funding...