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Elementary Schools

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  • LCUSD releases survey data

    About 86% of La Cañada High School parents would recommend the school to others, and 89% of elementary school parents called their child's campus a caring and supportive environment, according to recent findings of an annual districtwide survey. But...
  • Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality

    Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality
    In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La Cañada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs $605, plus a $25 registration fee. While summer programs in...
  • LCHS educators click with summer technology class

    LCHS educators click with summer technology class
    School's in for summer — at least that's the case for La Cañada Unified instructors who want to build their tech chops before school starts back up on Aug. 12. Throughout summer break, the district's IT department is offering a series of "Tech...
  • Prep class serves as a prologue to further study

    Prep class serves as a prologue to further study
    Samantha Sharman remembers walking onto the La Cañada High School campus her first day of seventh grade back in the '80s and feeling like a small fish in a big pond. Gone were the kindergartners and small-school feel of La Cañada Elementary, replaced by...
  • Glendale, La Cañada school officials continue Sagebrush talks

    Glendale, La Cañada school officials continue Sagebrush talks
    Glendale school officials are continuing negotiations with La Cañada officials regarding the Sagebrush territory. In recent weeks, Glendale school officials have considered parents' concerns over the future of Mountain Avenue, the elementary school that...
  • Glendale students surveyed on computerized testing

    Across California, more than 3 million students spent 12 weeks sampling the new state computerized exams, and Glendale educators have surveyed their students to gather input on how prepared they were. School districts will not receive students' test...
  • 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...
  • Auditor releases report on special education in LCF

    After receiving the findings of a months-long audit of the special education programs provided to 422 students districtwide, La Cañada Unified School District officials discussed Tuesday how they might fine tune those services. Bob Farran, a...
  • GUSD approves plan to address students' social, emotional needs

    When Glendale school officials approved a three-year plan last week to ensure students' academic success and prioritize the district's money, they also committed to the plan's robust focus on students' social and emotional needs. During the 2014-15...
  • Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes

    Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes
    Nearly 27 years have passed since our daughter started kindergarten at John Muir Elementary and I first served on the board of a PTA. The last time I held a PTA office was when our youngest was still in middle school, 10 years ago — until now....
  • LCUSD analyzes pilot fifth, sixth grade math program

    La Cañada Unified school officials looked at whether or not heterogeneous math classes in fifth- and sixth-grades piloted in the 2013-14 school year help kids learn. Supt. Wendy Sinnette and Anais Wenn, assistant superintendent of curriculum and...
  • Music kept within reach

    Music kept within reach
    Can studying the benefits of an intensive after-school music program unlock the keys to a successful learning environment overall? That's partly what one documentary sets out to do. The 27-minute-long film, "I Am a Fine Musician: El Sistema's...