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  • Schools staying on top in science

    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...
  • District names Win Saw 'teacher of the year'

    District names Win Saw 'teacher of the year'
    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...
  • Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law

    Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law
    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....
  • Cow and calf visit Horace Mann Elementary

    Cow and calf visit Horace Mann Elementary
    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-,...
  • Conservation issues take center stage

    Conservation issues take center stage
    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...
  • Glendale Educational Foundation unveils new campaign

    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...
  • Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights

    Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights
    The Hoover High School PTA Tour of Homes is always a festive way to celebrate the holidays. Exploring the four homes decorated beautifully for the season allows guests a chance to socialize along the way. This 57th annual event on Dec. 13 featured two...
  • Glendale PTA: 'High School 101' slated for Jan. 12 at Glendale High

    Students in the Glendale Unified School District are on winter break through Jan. 6, with classes resuming on Jan. 7. Though the focus may be on holiday fun, it’s not too early for local seventh- and eighth-grade students to plan to attend “...
  • With survey results in, Glendale students feel 'hopeless'

    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...
  • Glendale educators grow technology courses

    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 “...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Philosophy with Sister Audrey

    Sister Audrey was many things, but one thing for certain, she was my favorite teacher at the University of Dayton. Because of her, I became a student of philosophy. Sister was a Rhodes Scholar and received her Ph.D. from Oxford, but found the title...
  • Glendale PTA: Schools seek members as PTAs get started

    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,...