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  • School raises funds for anniversary windows

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Crescenta Valley High School, a 15-panel series of stained glass windows has been designed to commemorate the school’s history. The panels were commissioned at $500 each. Tax deductible donations can be sent...
  • PTA membership drive sets goal at full participation

    Hoover High School Summer school at Hoover is in full swing. The first semester is complete and second semester is underway. After a brief August break, the 2011-2012 school year begins Monday, Aug. 29. Program Distribution for all students will be...
  • Small Wonders: Finding worlds within a good book

    A leader of our community. You heard it right. A leader of our community. That’s what they call me. I spew 800 words of whimsy, wit and wisdom — OK, maybe the first two — once a week in the local newspaper, and they bestow this title...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Support your local school, don't join PTA

    The Crosby Chronicles: Support your local school, don't join PTA
    In my last post I discussed all the forms that parents need to fill out at the start of the school year.  One of them is the PTA membership. All my life I have supported the PTA.  It’s still a bargain at $5 a membership.  However, I didn’t...
  • Equal access and fairness

    Thank you for your Dec. 4 article on the fallout from the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California suit about school fees. Parents are very confused now about what they ought to do concerning materials for their children's classes. The...
  • Tdap shots required in schools

    For parents who may have still missed it, take note: For the 2011-12 school year, all students entering the seventh through 12th grades will need proof of a Tdap booster shot, which immunizes against whooping cough. If a child has received one dose of...
  • The beat of nonviolence

    The beat of nonviolence
    A message of nonviolence was sent vibrating through Roosevelt Middle School Thursday when students took in the rhythms of Street Beat performers, on campus to help mark Yellow Ribbon Week. It was one of nearly a dozen assemblies hosted throughout...
  • BB gun case has parents on the boil

    An incident last week in which a 10-year-old boy brandished a BB gun at the home of a Burbank schoolmate has put district officials on the fine line of heeding parent calls for more accountability while protecting student rights. Despite assurances from...
  • State Sen. Carol Liu warns of education funding cuts, budget quagmire

    State Sen. Carol Liu warns of education funding cuts, budget quagmire
    State Sen. Carol Liu could do little to assuage fears about funding cuts during a recent address to local education officials, describing them as “heartbreaking.” She also warned of competing November ballot tax initiatives that could end up...