| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Despite the belief that even the best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry, La Cañada Unified Supt. Wendy Sinnette still believes in the power of a school district powered by principals and steered by well-planned goals.
On Tuesday, during the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:00 PM
La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation board members have been attending La Cañada Unified School District Back-to-School nights to seek donations from parents.
“Now that our schools finally have seen some fiscal relief via our local parcel...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:51 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Leapin' Lizards! The sixth-grade class from Palm Crest Elementary School will stage the musical "Annie Jr." at 7 o'clock Thursday night at Lanterman Auditorium, 4491 Cornishon Ave.
PHOTOS: Palm Crest Elementary students perform Annie
Based on the...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Palm Crest Elementary School sits four miles away from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where a team built and developed the Mars rover Curiosity, the largest machine sent to another planet.
But engineers at the La Cañada Flintridge lab may have...