| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Solar ovens. Solar artwork. Solar phone chargers. Out of electricity? No problem. You can still power up.
That was the lesson many took away at the third annual Solar Faire, hosted by Glendale Water & Power in partnership with Sebastopol, Calif.-based...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Do you know what to do when a message pops up on your computer asking if you want to chat? La Caņada Unified second-graders do.
“If they don’t give their name, you shouldn’t do it,” said Paradise Canyon Elementary School student...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Hoover High School, Toll Middle School and Keppel Elementary will host their annual block party celebrating the arts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 5.
There will be great food, fun activities for the kids, amazing art and great music including...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:02 PM
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...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The Glendale Unified School District is conducting a survey to assess interest in foreign languages.
Parents are encouraged to participate in this online survey as to what foreign language their son or daughter will most likely study when they enter...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Can studying the benefits of an intensive after-school music program unlock the keys to a successful learning environment overall? That's partly what one documentary sets out to do.
The 27-minute-long film, "I Am a Fine Musician: El Sistema's...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:03 PM
A concert to benefit the arts and music programs in Glendale Unified later this month will feature Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, a swing band that’s had major national hits and has local ties — the children of two of its members attend Glendale...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A flag ceremony at R.D. White Elementary was anything but ordinary as former principal Suzanne Risse was surprised by an unveiling of a statue in her name. The piece depicts a girl lying on her stomach reading a book.
Resting on a cement block that also...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Glendale school officials plan to adopt a new timeline for constructing classroom buildings on select campuses to relieve overcrowding and do away with portable bungalows.
In late March, state officials changed regulations for how school districts apply...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Since the beginning of the year, teachers, parents, students and community members have collaborated on what Glendale Unified's priorities should be for the next three years, and the results are in.
Nearly 100 people participated, the majority of them...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:02 PM
On July 1, Monna Johnson officially stepped into a new volunteer position as president of the Glendale Council PTA. In that role, she'll represent Glendale Unified parents involved in 26 PTA groups across the city who work closely with educators to...