| Dec 11, 2011
Lillian Hughes reveres the written word, so much so that the fifth-grade Stevenson Elementary School student often spends the lunch hour hunkered down with pencil and paper.
“She loves to write, she would rather write than do almost anything,&...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Glendale and Burbank have been awarded nearly $900,000 to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety around school sites, the latest wave of grant money aimed at addressing local traffic congestion and the dangers it poses to students.
The combined amount was...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Just hours after delivering the state of the state address in Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown brought his message to Burbank Wednesday, meeting with several dozen local educators at Bret Harte Elementary School to discuss how his budget proposal would affect...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:21 PM
The gentle sounds of the Pacific could be heard floating through halls of Roosevelt Elementary School this week as members of the Hawaiian Club staged their annual performance.
Participating students, who included nearly the entire fifth grade,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School was one of hundreds of schools statewide Thursday to be named 2012 California Distinguished Schools.
Balboa, Monte Vista and Mountain Avenue elementary schools in Glendale and Don Benito Fundamental School in Pasadena...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Students and staff at Disney Elementary School in Burbank were suprised to find a flock of plastic flamingos grazing in the school's newly dedicated Disney Diggers Garden Thursday morning.
The 2,500-square-foot garden was apparently "flocked" by another...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The blacktop at Washington Elementary School was transformed Friday into an explosive canvas of color as Nickelodeon artists helped students celebrate the 11th annual California Arts Day.
“I love that we just get to express ourselves and draw what...
| May 22, 2010
Local school boards are throwing their support behind a lawsuit filed Thursday that claims the California education system has been underfunded by billions for years in violation of the state Constitution.
The lawsuit represents years of work by the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Glendale school officials said Tuesday that educators and students are adjusting to new computerized diagnostic tests that the majority of Glendale students have taken since the beginning of the school year.
However, the test is taking longer than...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Glendale school officials this week released answers to 63 questions posed by parents and residents during a PTA meeting last month at Mountain Avenue Elementary about the possible transfer of an area called the Sagebrush territory to the La Cañada...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A Glendale resident asked school officials this week to explore implementing later start times for middle and high school students.
During a school board meeting on Tuesday, Alfred Hacopian referred to the recent policy stance made by the American...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:36 PM
This is the second part of a column on tips for school board candidates.
A new member of the school board has a lot to learn. Fortunately for our district, board members have the benefit of governance classes offered by the California School Boards...