| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The phrase "achievement gap" often refers to the test-score discrepancies between white students and non-white students in public schools. However, the more alarming achievement gap is between high school work and college work.
Plenty of students...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Fifteen students who attend La Cañada Flintridge schools, along with five students who attend La Crescenta schools, were named semifinalists for the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program on Wednesday.
The students are part of a group of 16,000 high...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Ten Years Ago
The City Council approved its long-awaited wireless communications facility ordinance which, among other things, required that property owners within a 400-foot radius of a proposed microcell facility site would receive notice that such...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Two Glendale teenagers are among 80 finalists chosen to compete in the All-American High School Film Festival in New York City next month.
The films made by Artin Aroutounians and Aris Yeghiazaryan were chosen from more than 1,000 shorts submitted by...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:34 PM
In Burbank High softball lore, all pitchers are compared to former Bulldogs pitching sensation Debby Day.
Day, a 1987 Burbank graduate and three-time All-CIF Southern Section hurler, was a dominant force as a high school pitcher, notching two perfect...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:01 PM
When Martin Rhees took over as director of the Hoover High School marching band five years ago, he learned the group’s drums had been purchased several years before, but they arrived without cases to protect them.
Ten years of traveling to...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
LA CAÑADA — When the St. Francis High freshman football team's practice concluded Wednesday evening, the sixth to eighth graders lined up for the second annual Golden Knights Youth Football Camp were waiting in the wings.
After its debut year in...