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Elementary Schools

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  • Palm Crest Elementary pulls back old grads

    Palm Crest Elementary pulls back old grads
    If ever there was a time warp in La Cañada, it was at Palm Crest Elementary School on Friday, when teachers and students who hadn't set foot on campus for a half-century mixed with curious elementary school kids and faculty at a spirit rally-turned-...
  • Paradise Canyon student wins annual Valley Sun Thanksgiving Art Contest

    Paradise Canyon student wins annual Valley Sun Thanksgiving Art Contest
    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...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights
    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....
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to perform at the Alex

    Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to perform at the Alex
    A concert to benefit the arts and music programs in Glendale Unified later this month will feature Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, a swing band that’s had major national hits and has local ties — the children of two of its members attend Glendale...
  • Teacher celebrates 20 years at Delphi Academy

    Delphi Academy teacher Marianne Ditko recently entered her 20th year in teaching elementary school children at Delphi Academy. Judy Young of Delphi Academy interviewed Ditko on reaching this milestone. Delphi Academy is a private college preparatory...
  • PROJECT Trio weaves rock, hip-hop into classical compositions

    PROJECT Trio weaves rock, hip-hop into classical compositions
    Who says classical music has to be a formal affair? Not PROJECT Trio, a classical chamber ensemble fueled by the sounds of rock 'n' roll, hip-hop and jazz, from Guns ‘N Roses to Duke Ellington. With some 66 million hits on YouTube, appearances on...
  • Smoking light prompts evacuation at La Cañada Elementary School

    A fluorescent light at La Cañada Elementary School started smoking shortly before the school’s early-bird dismissal at 1:55 p.m., leading students to be evacuated while a crew from Fire Station 82 checked the fixture. Sharon Hancock,...
  • Sheriff's Station celebrates holiday with successful toy and food drive

    The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station celebrated the holidays this past weekend by providing toys to more 240 children who otherwise would have gone without. On Saturday, Dec. 22, sheriff’s station staff and volunteers delivered gifts and...
  • Elementary school teacher puckers up to pig

    Elementary school teacher puckers up to pig
    The things principals do to motive their students. On Wednesday, Valley View Elementary School Principal Carla Walker proved how far some will go. Much to the delight of her students, Walker puckered up with an enormous porker named Miss Marley —...
  • Glendale schools named 'distinguished'

    Glendale schools named 'distinguished'
    Three Glendale Unified elementary schools were named Thursday as 2012 California Distinguished Schools. Balboa, Monte Vista and Mountain Avenue elementary schools were among 387 schools statewide to receive the distinction. Theodore Roosevelt...
  • Catholic schools mull extended academic calendars

    Catholic schools mull extended academic calendars
    Two weeks after the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced it would extend the academic calendar of its 210 elementary schools by 20 days, administrators at local parochial schools said they are assessing how and when to implement the change....