| 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
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...
| 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.
| Nov 27, 2014
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:02 PM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Members of Glendale's youngest show choir at Mark Keppel Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School — who made a name for themselves during a major competition last year — are preparing again for a full slate of musical performances.
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:38 PM
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...