| May 13, 2015
| 4:59 PM
A group of parents expressed frustration at La Caņada Unified’s teacher dismissal practices Tuesday, more than three weeks after a beloved educator was removed from her La Caņada Elementary School classroom with no explanation given to the public....
| May 6, 2015
| 4:57 PM
On a recent Monday morning, while the world hustled and bustled outside, Crescenta-Caņada 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 Caņada 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 Caņada 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Mayor Zareh Sinanyan visited third-graders at Franklin Magnet School on Friday where he stressed the importance of voting and answered questions from the students who are currently learning about government.
“What happens if you don’t vote?&...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:42 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 12:18 PM
In order to make sure the La Caņada 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...