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Elementary Schools

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  • School board remains mum on teacher's absence while parents seek clarification on dismissal procedures

    A group of parents expressed frustration at La Cañada Unified’s teacher dismissal practices Tuesday, more than three weeks after a beloved educator was removed from her La Cañada Elementary School classroom with no explanation given to the public....
  • Glendale school board OKs extra costs for classroom buildings

    Glendale school board OKs extra costs for classroom buildings
    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...
  • District presses one-to-one Chromebook campaign

    If La Cañada Unified's plan to put laptops in the hands of every student is going to take off, it's going to require an initial investment from parents — one tech experts and supporters say is well worth the cost. The district has been preparing...
  • St. Bede students recognized

    St. Bede students recognized
    Two St. Bede Elementary School students were recently designated distinguished students by Branch 374 of the Italian Catholic Federation. Students in the seventh and eighth grades who contributed essays and provided evidence of service were each winners...
  • Student artwork awarded at PTA reception

    Student artwork awarded at PTA reception
    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...
  • Around Town: Learning a language isn't the same as speaking it

    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,...
  • Third graders get a visit from the mayor

    Third graders get a visit from the mayor
    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?&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • School district appoints community liaisons

    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. Recently,...
  • 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...
  • 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...