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Elementary Schools

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  • State names Roosevelt Elementary 'distinguished'

    State names Roosevelt Elementary 'distinguished'
    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...
  • Boards endorse lawsuit

    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...
  • Credit union brings art to students

    Resting on scaffolding 12 feet off the ground, Randall Williams dipped his brush into black paint and made a smooth stroke that was the beginnings of an unraveling roll of film. And then, despite his precarious perch, he turned to the two dozen fifth-...
  • Student artwork awarded at PTA reception

    Student artwork awarded at PTA reception
    Parents and student artists gathered in the La Canada Unified School District board room to view submissions to the La Cañada PTA Council Reflections contest during a March 11 reception. More than 60 students, from kindergarten through 12th grade, won...
  • Around Town: Learning a language isn't the same as speaking it

    Applying to college? Now that we've discussed the advantages of being multilingual, it's time to take another look at the issue. Stanford recommends four years of a foreign language, but will consider a student with only three years. “For example,...
  • Italian consulate donates $19K toward dual-language immersion program

    Italian consulate donates $19K toward dual-language immersion program
    Antonio Verde, Italy’s consul general stationed in Los Angeles, visited with the students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary recently, and delivered a $19,000 check to spend on the students there who spend the majority of the school day speaking and...
  • Paradise Canyon PTA names awardees

    Paradise Canyon PTA names awardees
    The PTA at Paradise Canyon Elementary School announced Jan 30 during a school spirit rally that a few dedicated parent volunteers, along with some school employees, would be the recipients of PTA Founders Day awards. They will be feted with other district...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Measles outbreak is a sign of selfishness

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Measles outbreak is a sign of selfishness
    What began as a curious story of a small measles outbreak in, of all places, the so-called Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland, has stretched to nearly 100 cases across eight states and into Mexico. With all the health problems that can befall people,...
  • Interest in Glendale Unified's dual-language, magnet programs continues to grow

    A computerized program will soon determine which students will be placed in Glendale’s elementary dual-language and magnet-school programs for the next school year, when the window to enroll comes to a close later this week. So far, 1,173 students...
  • Teachers turn to the web for funding help

    Teachers turn to the web for funding help
    After dipping into their own pockets to enrich their classes, local teachers are turning to a crowd-funding website for help with classroom materials. The nonprofit DonorsChoose.org allows teachers at public and charter schools to post their project...
  • School district appoints community liaisons

    In order to make sure the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board stays connected to the community it serves, the district annually appoints members to work as liaisons and representatives on several local groups and committees. Recently,...
  • Student-to-teacher ratios similar across Glendale

    The average student-to-teacher ratio among Glendale schools that receive federal assistance and those that don’t are comparable, according to a recent report released by Glendale school officials. Crescenta Valley High School is the only campus...