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  • Glendale Unified students start new school year

    Glendale Unified students start new school year
    About 26,000 students returned to Glendale public schools on Monday with the start of the new school year. Among them were Daniel and Clarissa Victor, siblings who were entering the fifth and fourth grades, respectively, at Horace Mann Elementary, where...
  • Glendale educators embrace new student assessments

    To better enable Glendale educators to identify students’ skills and areas for improvement, Glendale Unified will pay more than $3.4 million for a new program to track students’ progress in math and reading. The district’s five-year...
  • More students, larger staff help roll in La Caņada school district's new year

    More students, larger staff help roll in La Cañada school district's new year
    Nearly 4,100 students returned to La Caņada Unified campuses Tuesday as the district started what officials hope will be a robust and promising 2014-15 school year. Supt. Wendy Sinnette, speaking Monday evening at the last school board meeting of the...
  • New La Caņada teachers get a family welcome

    New La Cañada teachers get a family welcome
    First-year La Caņada Unified teachers were welcomed to the community Wednesday, when Kiwanis Club of La Caņada hosted its annual Apple for the Teacher luncheon at Descanso Gardens. Fresh from a new employee orientation held at the district offices...
  • 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 Caņada Elementary School

    A fluorescent light at La Caņada 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...
  • 'Annie Jr.' takes stage at Palm Crest Elementary School

    'Annie Jr.' takes stage at Palm Crest Elementary School
    Leapin' Lizards! The sixth-grade class from Palm Crest Elementary School will stage the musical "Annie Jr." at 7 o'clock Thursday night at Lanterman Auditorium, 4491 Cornishon Ave. PHOTOS: Palm Crest Elementary students perform Annie Based on the...
  • 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...
  • Tech parents guide the next generation of space engineers

    Palm Crest Elementary School sits four miles away from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where a team built and developed the Mars rover Curiosity, the largest machine sent to another planet. But engineers at the La Caņada Flintridge lab may have...
  • 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....