| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The Community Scholarship Foundation of La Cañada Flintridge has announced that the 2014 scholarship applications are now available to high school seniors. The scholarships range from $250 to $3,500 per year.
Minimum eligibility criteria include being a...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:30 PM
During a meeting with the Glendale Unified’s superintendent on Tuesday, several local parents said their main concern about the state’s new curriculum is the new tests students will take in April and May.
Called Common Core State Standards,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:26 PM
A panel discussion especially geared for parents of eighth-grade students is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the La Cañada High School auditorium, 4463 O ak Grove Drive.
The event is presented by the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Katie Lipp and Elizabeth Woolf planned to try out for the Tournament of Roses Royal Court since they were children.
The girls, both 17 and seniors at La Cañada High School, called the process a rite of passage in the community. But they didn't plan on...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:21 PM
For 38 years I had a picture hanging in my office of three kids in a rowboat, armed with wooden swords, attacking a pirate ship. The pirates wait pensively with cannons and pistols. As the kids climb ropes attempting to board the ship, the lead attacker...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:10 PM
While her high school career concluded months earlier, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy alumna Kayla Mills is still receiving awards.
The current USC freshman was recently named a 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Girls High School All-...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Students who sometimes work for years to receive their high school equivalency credential have different stories to tell about their educational journey.
But as the men and women who walked to the podium to accept their certificates on Tuesday, one...
| Dec 12, 2013
Ho, Ho, Ho — 'Tis the season. It's party time in the foothills. Last Friday night it was the annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park. Santa Claus arrived by sheriff's patrol car and greeted the assembled crowd. Carols were sung by the school kids...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Ten Years Ago
The theater arts department at St. Francis High School staged a production of a 20th century version of William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” in its Degheri Performing Arts Center. Director Manny Eulalia said he was inspired...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The La Cañada High School Chamber Singers received the most online votes in the inaugural Local Vocals High School Choir Sing-off sponsored by classical public radio station KUSC, it was announced Tuesday.
Runners-up in the contest were the Mira Costa...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Nina Lidar, 10-year-old La Cañada resident, first place in the annual Valley Sun Thanksgiving Art Contest with her work executed in colored markers that judges deemed best captured the essence of the overall theme, “Thanksgiving in the United...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Over the next three years, Clark Magnet High School students will document the debris plaguing the marine life off the California coast with help from a $99,767 grant they recently received from State Farm.
Clark Magnet teacher Dominique Evans-Bye,...