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  • Butterflies and brushwork: Hoover High grad earns scholarship for artwork

     Butterflies and brushwork: Hoover High grad earns scholarship for artwork
    Jasmine Trinidad had applied for several college scholarships before nearly giving up on the idea she would receive any funds to help pay for school — until the day she opened a letter mailed to her house and read, "I am pleased to inform you&...
  • New report cards to debut in Glendale Unified School District

    Glendale educators recently unveiled a draft version of a new elementary report card that will be used to measure the success of students, including their effort in various subjects and behavior skills, during the upcoming academic year. The draft was in...
  • Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year

    Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year
    The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3. Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
  • Learning Matters: GCC choir provides a fun outlet

    Learning Matters: GCC choir provides a fun outlet
    I have written and spoken many times — including in this column last September — about the academic and social benefits of music education for children. Learning to read music is learning a new symbolic language. Learning rhythms is an...
  • Glendale Unified issues more bonds

    Glendale school officials issued another $70 million in bonds last week as they move ahead with plans to upgrade facilities and replace classroom bungalows with one- and two-story buildings at 10 schools. The recent issuance marks the second that...
  • Learning Matters: Some ideas for the school board appointee to consider

    Learning Matters: Some ideas for the school board appointee to consider
    Some friends have asked about my intentions for next April's election. As I've told them, I'm not seeking another term on the Board of Education. And I don't plan to submit my name for the interim appointment to the seat being vacated by my good friend...
  • Glendale PTA: Schools seek members as PTAs get started

    With classes into their second week, PTAs are gearing up for activities. Marc Perlman, president of the Wilson Middle School PTSA, has put a concerted effort on the importance of parents being a part of their children's education. Additionally,...
  • Glendale Unified students start new school year

    Glendale Unified students start new school year
    About 26,000 students returned to Glendale public schools on Monday with the start of the new school year. Among them were Daniel and Clarissa Victor, siblings who were entering the fifth and fourth grades, respectively, at Horace Mann Elementary, where...
  • More students, larger staff help roll in La Cañada school district's new year

    More students, larger staff help roll in La Cañada school district's new year
    Nearly 4,100 students returned to La Cañada Unified campuses Tuesday as the district started what officials hope will be a robust and promising 2014-15 school year. Supt. Wendy Sinnette, speaking Monday evening at the last school board meeting of the...
  • New La Cañada teachers get a family welcome

    New La Cañada teachers get a family welcome
    First-year La Cañada Unified teachers were welcomed to the community Wednesday, when Kiwanis Club of La Cañada hosted its annual Apple for the Teacher luncheon at Descanso Gardens. Fresh from a new employee orientation held at the district offices...
  • Paradise Canyon student wins annual Valley Sun Thanksgiving Art Contest

    Paradise Canyon student wins annual Valley Sun Thanksgiving Art Contest
    Nina Lidar, 10-year-old La Cañada resident, first place in the annual Valley Sun Thanksgiving Art Contest with her work executed in colored markers that judges deemed best captured the essence of the overall theme, “Thanksgiving in the United...
  • Parents signal traffic concerns

     Parents signal traffic concerns
    Glendale school and city officials are reevaluating where crossing guards are assigned throughout the city due, in part, to concerns raised by parents. Since the beginning of the school year, several parents of children who attend Balboa Elementary have...