| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:23 PM
About 12 years ago, La Cañada mom Jan Crane was in need of a baby-sitter for her two small children when a friend referred her to Youth Employment Service.
Operated by the Assistance League of Flintridge and run out of an office at La Cañada High...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Although schools are shifting away from California Standards Tests to new Common Core standards in math and English language arts, students in grades 5, 8 and 10 are still getting CST scores in science.
For the second year in a row, 97% of La Cañada...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:50 PM
More than 20 years ago, Win Saw accepted his first teaching job at Crescenta Valley High School when he hadn't yet graduated from UC Santa Barbara. Since then, he has taught classes from entry-level math to second-year calculus and now, after more than...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Students' public posts on social media collected by school officials must be discarded within a year after a student leaves the district and parents must be notified that school officials are analyzing social-media posts under a new law signed by Gov....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:24 PM
The Dairy Council of California brought its mobile classroom to Horace Mann Elementary School on Wednesday with a 1,500-pound cow named Buttercup and a 100-pound bull calf named Chip.
Chip, who appeared as a surprise guest for many of the third-,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:40 PM
A potential California mega-drought, global warming and what La Cañadans can do today to reduce their carbon footprint were up for discussion in a Tuesday evening speaking engagement sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Verdugos.
An audience of...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The Glendale Educational Foundation hosted its 10th annual “State of the Schools” breakfast Thursday morning, where organizers announced a new focus on raising money to support science and technology programs.
In the decade the foundation has...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Results of a survey commissioned by district officials last year showed 21% of Glendale seventh graders, 25% of freshmen and 28% of juniors last year had experienced chronic sadness or hopelessness within 30 days of taking it.
Also, about 15% of...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Glendale Unified school board recently voted to adopt two new courses for middle and high school students centered around technology — another step toward the district’s expanding focus on career-technical education.
A new “...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Nearly 30 students graduated from Tobinworld last week, with three of them earning a high-school diploma.
The majority of students — 24 — culminated their academic careers at the school following several years, if not a decade, at the...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:47 PM
La Cañada High School parent Erin Meeker is putting the finishing touches on plans for this year's Grad Night celebration, a five-hour extravaganza to be held June 5 at Universal CityWalk.
"I really think it's an important thing to provide for the kids,...
| 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...