| May 13, 2015
| 7:07 PM
Three La Crescenta schools slated for construction of new permanent classroom buildings early next year received the OK from Glendale school officials to spend an additional $1.8 million to cover anticipated higher construction costs for Lincoln, La...
| May 6, 2015
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 6:02 PM
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-...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 10:43 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:32 PM
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,...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:08 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:15 PM
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,...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 12:18 PM
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.
| Jan 22, 2015
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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:22 PM
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...