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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...
  • Burbank to continue after school programs despite financial hit

    Burbank to continue after school programs despite financial hit
    The city will continue to operate after-school programs at various Burbank Unified sites when the academic year begins anew in August despite losing roughly $200,000 on the program each year. The decision to maintain the status quo came this week during...
  • Washington Elementary students look up to a fresh face

    Washington Elementary students look up to a fresh face
    For Washington Elementary School at the northeast edge of Burbank, the new school year ushered in a new era. The 86-year-old school boasts a new roof, playground, mural and principal. On Monday, her first day at the helm of the school, Brandi Young, 35,...
  • 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-...
  • La Cañada History: Dwarf planet Eris discovered; fire set at elementary school

    La Cañada History: Dwarf planet Eris discovered; fire set at elementary school
    Ten Years Ago Caltech planetary scientist Mike Brown on July 29, 2005 announced during a press conference held at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory that a “10th planet” had been found in our solar system. “Within a month or two we will know...
  • Glendale PTA: GUSD, city to provide free lunches for children

    Classes in the Glendale Unified School District are dismissed for the summer, with lessons resuming on Aug. 10. During this time, summer fun is the focus for most students, with summer school classes scheduled in for others. Good nutrition, however,...
  • School district taps Emily Blaney as new La Cañada Elementary principal

    School district taps Emily Blaney as new La Cañada Elementary principal
    School officials announced Tuesday technology teacher Emily Blaney has been selected to serve as La Cañada Elementary School principal for the 2015-16 school year. She replaces Christine Castillo, who will be reassigned to a teaching position. La...
  • The Focused Student: Finding the right place to study

    Creating an actual structure or a regular routine of when, where and how your kids get their homework done is essential to helping them focus their best efforts on schoolwork. In our last article we talked a little bit about the “when,” trying...
  • Blaney officially named new principal at La Cañada Elementary

    Blaney officially named new principal at La Cañada Elementary
    Emily Blaney was officially appointed principal of La Cañada Elementary School Monday after a unanimous vote from La Cañada Unified school board members, who were still finalizing a destination for outgoing principal Christine Castillo. Several LCE...
  • School board hears results of survey and student performance assessments

    Tuesday's meeting of the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board offered opportunities for self-evaluation and reflection, as board members heard highlights of the district's latest annual districtwide survey and the recently issued third-...
  • Nursery school bids farewell to retiring 'Busy Bear' teacher, director Nita Imm

    Nursery school bids farewell to retiring 'Busy Bear' teacher, director Nita Imm
    On a recent Monday morning, while the world hustled and bustled outside, Crescenta-Cañada Cooperative Nursery School teacher Nita Imm colored the cushiony bottoms of her students’ feet with a paint brush. First came the heel, then the toes in a...