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  • Piece of Mind: Mountain living was in the school's nature

    A half century ago, when the Angeles National Forest still seemed relatively undisturbed and somewhat quaint to the towns folk below, a ceremony attended by 135 people was held to dedicate the new buildings comprising Chilao Mountain School. Way up there...
  • Butterflies and brushwork: Hoover High grad earns scholarship for artwork

     Butterflies and brushwork: Hoover High grad earns scholarship for artwork
    Jasmine Trinidad had applied for several college scholarships before nearly giving up on the idea she would receive any funds to help pay for school — until the day she opened a letter mailed to her house and read, "I am pleased to inform you&...
  • New report cards to debut in Glendale Unified School District

    Glendale educators recently unveiled a draft version of a new elementary report card that will be used to measure the success of students, including their effort in various subjects and behavior skills, during the upcoming academic year. The draft was in...
  • 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 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....