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  • Young La Cañada artists advance to state level of PTA Council's Reflections competition

    Young La Cañada artists advance to state level of PTA Council's Reflections competition
    The creative talents of a junior high poet, a high school photographer and an elementary school composer are taking the students to the state level of the annual PTA Reflections competition. The three are Noah Trong, a La Cañada Elementary School fourth-...
  • 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...
  • Reading over summer keeps skills sharp

    It really is not too soon to begin planning for the start of the upcoming school year by marking Monday, Aug. 29 on calendars as the first day of classes. Glendale Unified School District has a three-year calendar available for viewing at its website,...
  • Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s

    Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s
    Bill Russell has fond memories of his years at Hoover High School. As a member of the school band, Russell and his fellow players marched down Main Street at the just-opened Disneyland, performed for the audience at the annual Hoover vs. Glendale game...
  • Volunteer receives national honor

    For his volunteer service, James Lui, an IT administrator for ARAMARK Uniform Services in Burbank, recently received a Gold Jefferson Award for Public Service — one of the nation’s top honors for community service and volunteerism. As a board...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Spring Home Tour includes vintage Colonial houses

    Spring Home Tour includes vintage Colonial houses
    Docents will lead visitors through four local homes on Friday, May 4, when the La Cañada High School 7/8 PTA holds its annual Spring Home Tour. Hours for the event are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The gardens of a fifth home will serve as the backdrop for the...
  • Students trade four wheels for two on Bike to School Day

    Students trade four wheels for two on Bike to School Day
    The parade of two-wheelers snaking toward R.D. White Elementary School could have stocked a bicycle shop. There were mountain bikes, road bikes and beach cruisers with white-wall tires. Helmeted heads bobbed up and down to the rhythm of the pedals. It...
  • 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...