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  • Learning Matters: A Halloween carnival can be a thrilling opportunity

    Learning Matters: A Halloween carnival can be a thrilling opportunity
    Scarecrows, jack-o’-lanterns, hay bales and witches have appeared again at elementary schools across the district. PTA members have been setting up game booths, enlisting volunteers and gathering prizes by the boxful. The events go by various names...
  • Crescenta Valley PTA: 'Walk and Talk' event to be presented weekly

    A “Walk and Talk” event will be held every Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Crescenta Valley Park, 3901 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta. This is an opportunity for parents to come together and discuss family communication as well as encourage...
  • La Cañada History: Verdugo Blvd. widening leaves little room for pedestrians, school children

    La Cañada History: Verdugo Blvd. widening leaves little room for pedestrians, school children
    Ten Years Ago Descanso Gardens reopened its gates to the public after having been forced to close for a full week in January 2005 to clean up after heavy rainstorms. It was the first time in the botanical showplace’s history that it was forced...
  • School district appoints community liaisons

    In order to make sure the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board stays connected to the community it serves, the district annually appoints members to work as liaisons and representatives on several local groups and committees. Recently,...
  • 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…...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Parent involvement plays key role in schools' success

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Parent involvement plays key role in schools' success
    Lost in the middle of the midterm election coverage this week was a major press conference on Monday by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing a $150-million infusion into the Big Apple’s 94 worst-performing schools, creating community...
  • Glendale PTA: It's time for the Hoover High PTA Tour of Homes

    The office for the Early Education and Extended Learning Programs has moved to 520 E. Wilson Ave., Suite 215, in Glendale. It will be open today in the new location. The department provides high-quality preschool and before- and after-school care to the...
  • 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 “...
  • Crescenta Valley PTA: Mountain Avenue to host PTA meeting, Reflections awards

    Mountain Avenue Elementary The PTA meeting and Reflections awards begin Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Register for the Missoula Children's Theatre beginning at 8 a.m. on Dec. 5. A flag ceremony will follow at 8:30 a.m. and the holiday...
  • Glendale PTA: Schools closed twice this month

    Roosevelt Middle School's monthly Coffee with the Principal will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 18 in the school library. Parents can stay in touch with their children's activities and studies over a cup of morning coffee. Glendale Unified...
  • 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...