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  • Glendale High Cluster PTA: R.D. White among schools marking Founders Day

    Founders Day is celebrated by PTAs across the country to recognize the legacy and commitment that PTA founders had toward bettering the lives of children through education, health and safety. Celebrations are taking place in our own community's PTAs,...
  • Crescenta Valley PTA: Monte Vista Elementary to hold 'Father-Daughter Dance'

    Monte Vista Elementary The school's "Father-Daughter Dance" will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday in the auditorium. Contact the office for more information. The next PTA "Dine-Out Night" will be held next Wednesday at Los Gringos, 631 Foothill Blvd.,...
  • Learning Matters: Parent participation can lead to more student success

    Learning Matters: Parent participation can lead to more student success
    I think it peculiar that the federal Department of Education requires schools to establish meaningful parent engagement strategies as a condition of receiving federal funds, but the California Department of Education has called into question some of the...
  • Paradise Canyon PTA names awardees

    Paradise Canyon PTA names awardees
    The PTA at Paradise Canyon Elementary School announced Jan 30 during a school spirit rally that a few dedicated parent volunteers, along with some school employees, would be the recipients of PTA Founders Day awards. They will be feted with other district...
  • LCUSD's making tech gains but has a long way to go, director says

    La CaƱada Unified has made great strides toward integrating technology into the classroom but still has a long way to go, according to technology director Jamie Lewsadder’s road map for the district. On Tuesday, Lewsadder shared with the school...
  • Russell appointed to vacant seat on Glendale School Board

    Russell appointed to vacant seat on Glendale School Board
    Glendale school officials appointed Sandy Russell to its board Wednesday night with a 3-1 vote after a series of televised interviews with five applicants vying for the seat. “I’m humbled, I’m overwhelmed, and I’m excited…...
  • Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights

    Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights
    The Hoover High School PTA Tour of Homes is always a festive way to celebrate the holidays. Exploring the four homes decorated beautifully for the season allows guests a chance to socialize along the way. This 57th annual event on Dec. 13 featured two...
  • Glendale PTA: 'High School 101' slated for Jan. 12 at Glendale High

    Students in the Glendale Unified School District are on winter break through Jan. 6, with classes resuming on Jan. 7. Though the focus may be on holiday fun, it’s not too early for local seventh- and eighth-grade students to plan to attend “...
  • Glendale PTA: R.D. White Elementary celebrating 100 years

    Glendale High PTSA President Megan Schowengerdt would like parents of college-bound seniors to know that school counselors are hosting a “Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Fill Out Night” on Jan. 28. Details on time and...
  • Learning Matters: Today's GUSD student body features more diverse mix

    Learning Matters: Today's GUSD student body features more diverse mix
    A few years ago, a French-Armenian graduate student came to Glendale to gather research for her dissertation on Armenian communities in Glendale and Hollywood. I had the pleasure of spending several hours with her at the invitation of my City Attorney...
  • Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum

    Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum
    A youth pastor, a longtime council member and a former schoolteacher represent some of the candidates looking to be part of the Crescenta Valley Town Council. This year, La Crescenta residents will vote to fill six slots. A total of six people are...
  • Glendale PTA: Red Ribbon Week 'Parent Night' meeting slated

    Children whose parents talk with them regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than teenagers whose parents don’t bring up the topic. Despite this, only a quarter of teens indicate having these conversations. In recognizing this, a...