| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:51 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 3:03 PM
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.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:18 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:44 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
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 —...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:21 PM
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...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:31 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 8:20 AM
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....