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Elementary Schools

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  • Digital citizenship lesson plan: La Cañada students learn online safety

    Digital citizenship lesson plan: La Cañada students learn online safety
    Do you know what to do when a message pops up on your computer asking if you want to chat? La Cañada Unified second-graders do. “If they don’t give their name, you shouldn’t do it,” said Paradise Canyon Elementary School student...
  • LCHS educators click with summer technology class

    LCHS educators click with summer technology class
    School's in for summer — at least that's the case for La Cañada Unified instructors who want to build their tech chops before school starts back up on Aug. 12. Throughout summer break, the district's IT department is offering a series of "Tech...
  • Amid Sagebrush talks, LCUSD revises student transfer process

    Some students in La Cañada’s Sagebrush area whose parents work in the city will be allowed to attend school in the La Cañada Unified School District this fall, after officials agreed Thursday to change how they accept transfer applications. The...
  • School to keep name as 'College View'

    School to keep name as 'College View'
    Glendale educators have decided against changing the name of College View School, citing a survey that indicated people wanted the name to remain as is. The school serves about 80 severely disabled students. In February, College View parent Amy...
  • Glendale educators embrace new student assessments

    To better enable Glendale educators to identify students’ skills and areas for improvement, Glendale Unified will pay more than $3.4 million for a new program to track students’ progress in math and reading. The district’s five-year...
  • Auditor releases report on special education in LCF

    After receiving the findings of a months-long audit of the special education programs provided to 422 students districtwide, La Cañada Unified School District officials discussed Tuesday how they might fine tune those services. Bob Farran, a...
  • GUSD approves plan to address students' social, emotional needs

    When Glendale school officials approved a three-year plan last week to ensure students' academic success and prioritize the district's money, they also committed to the plan's robust focus on students' social and emotional needs. During the 2014-15...
  • Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes

    Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes
    Nearly 27 years have passed since our daughter started kindergarten at John Muir Elementary and I first served on the board of a PTA. The last time I held a PTA office was when our youngest was still in middle school, 10 years ago — until now....
  • LCUSD analyzes pilot fifth, sixth grade math program

    La Cañada Unified school officials looked at whether or not heterogeneous math classes in fifth- and sixth-grades piloted in the 2013-14 school year help kids learn. Supt. Wendy Sinnette and Anais Wenn, assistant superintendent of curriculum and...
  • Learning Matters: Making the most of the summer break

    Learning Matters: Making the most of the summer break
    Local school summers are shorter than they used to be. With graduations just more than a month past, the 2014-15 school year is just one month away. The current instructional calendar lines up better with Advanced Placement testing and many summer college...
  • Prep class serves as a prologue to further study

    Prep class serves as a prologue to further study
    Samantha Sharman remembers walking onto the La Cañada High School campus her first day of seventh grade back in the '80s and feeling like a small fish in a big pond. Gone were the kindergartners and small-school feel of La Cañada Elementary, replaced by...
  • Glendale, La Cañada school officials continue Sagebrush talks

    Glendale, La Cañada school officials continue Sagebrush talks
    Glendale school officials are continuing negotiations with La Cañada officials regarding the Sagebrush territory. In recent weeks, Glendale school officials have considered parents' concerns over the future of Mountain Avenue, the elementary school that...