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Elementary Schools

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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The importance of back-to-school nights
    Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event....
  • Op-Ed: Preschool should remain out of public hands

    I am compelled to get the word out regarding a Senate bill that could adversely affect private preschools in California. The bill is labeled SB 837 or Kindergarten Readiness Act of 2014. This bill is written with good intentions, but the implementation is...
  • Schiff congratulates Blue Ribbon School

    Schiff congratulates Blue Ribbon School
    Students of La Cañada Elementary School were treated to a special spirit rally Friday, when Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) made an on-campus appearance to congratulate them on being named a National Blue Ribbon School. In November, school administrators...
  • Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced

    Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced
    Former La Cañada Mayor Steve Del Guercio, retired teacher and Boy Scout leader Harriet Hammons and Kyla Bradley, a high school student dedicated to making the area's homeless feel loved, are among this year's winners of the Les Tupper Community Service...
  • 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...
  • Soaking up the Sun: Solar Faire offers sustainable energy takeaways

    Soaking up the Sun: Solar Faire offers sustainable energy takeaways
    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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale PTA: Hoover, Toll and Keppel to host block party

    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...
  • 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...
  • PTA: GUSD conducting survey relating to foreign languages

    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...
  • Music kept within reach

    Music kept within reach
    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...