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  • Heat, student safety at forefront for local schools

    A scorching heat wave that blistered the region with near record-high temperatures also brought safety to the forefront for the local high schools and college. Some games were postponed while practices were toned down or canceled Monday and Tuesday...
  • School board chooses student representative

     School board chooses student representative
    Every year, the La Cañada Unified Governing Board allows one high school senior to serve as a voice for the student population, and a touchstone of how board members' decisions affect the lives of the youth they serve. This year, the honor belongs to...
  • Students engineer success with 3-D printer and robotic arm

    Students engineer success with 3-D printer and robotic arm
    Students at Glendale Community College met a major milestone this week when they unveiled a robotic arm and 3-D printer they spent months designing and building. The projects are the first of their kind to be produced on campus by students who belong to...
  • Former Hoover grad calling on alums to send birthday cards to 90-year-old teacher

    Leon Wiskup will turn 90 next week, and unless he reads this paper, is unaware about a campaign underway to get as many of his former students as possible to send him a birthday card. Wiskup, whose birthday is June 17, is a former Hoover High teacher who...
  • Prep class serves as a prologue to further study

    Prep class serves as a prologue to further study
    Samantha Sharman remembers walking onto the La Cañada High School campus her first day of seventh grade back in the '80s and feeling like a small fish in a big pond. Gone were the kindergartners and small-school feel of La Cañada Elementary, replaced by...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Make real life education's driving force

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Make real life education's driving force
    Knowing that the leading cause of death among teenagers is fatal car crashes, one would think that teaching adolescents how to safely drive would be a national priority — or at least a high school graduation requirement. Not so. Giorgos Kazanis,...
  • Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA

    Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA
    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...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Mayor should hold himself to higher standard

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Mayor should hold himself to higher standard
    When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared “this is a big f—in’ day” while holding up a bottle of beer on live television at Monday’s rally celebrating the Los Angeles Kings winning the National Hockey League’s...
  • LCUSD releases survey data

    About 86% of La Cañada High School parents would recommend the school to others, and 89% of elementary school parents called their child's campus a caring and supportive environment, according to recent findings of an annual districtwide survey. But...
  • Glendale students surveyed on computerized testing

    Across California, more than 3 million students spent 12 weeks sampling the new state computerized exams, and Glendale educators have surveyed their students to gather input on how prepared they were. School districts will not receive students' test...
  • Verdugo area consortium wins digital media grant

    Glendale and Burbank educators are looking to further prepare students for working in the Verdugo region, thanks to a $6 million grant aiming to equip students with training to meet local industry needs. The California Department of Education announced...
  • Piece of Mind: Mountain living was in the school's nature

    A half century ago, when the Angeles National Forest still seemed relatively undisturbed and somewhat quaint to the towns folk below, a ceremony attended by 135 people was held to dedicate the new buildings comprising Chilao Mountain School. Way up there...