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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...
  • 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 CaƱada 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,...
  • Cerritos Elementary named award finalist

    Cerritos Elementary named award finalist
    Cerritos Elementary is one of 22 schools in the country to become a finalist for an award handed out by the National Center for Urban School Transformation, which recognizes schools in metropolitan areas with high student achievement. The awards go to...
  • 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...
  • Learning Matters: A Halloween carnival can be a thrilling opportunity

    Learning Matters: A Halloween carnival can be a thrilling opportunity
    Scarecrows, jack-o’-lanterns, hay bales and witches have appeared again at elementary schools across the district. PTA members have been setting up game booths, enlisting volunteers and gathering prizes by the boxful. The events go by various names...
  • Glendale school board awards building contract for permanent classrooms

    The Glendale Unified school board recently awarded a $32.2-million contract for construction of three multiple-classroom, two-story buildings — one each at Balboa, Verdugo Woodlands and R.D. White elementary schools. Lundgren Builders was awarded...
  • Parents raise concerns over report cards

    After new report cards were sent home with elementary students last week, some parents raised concerns about the new language identifying students’ achievement levels as “thorough” and “adequate” at best. The new report...
  • Glendale school officials look to expand boundaries to alleviate Balboa Elementary growth

    Glendale school officials look to expand boundaries to alleviate Balboa Elementary growth
    To alleviate an ongoing influx of students into Balboa Elementary, Glendale school officials are eyeing Mark Keppel and Benjamin Franklin elementary magnet schools and making plans to revert back to their former geographic attendance boundaries, which...