| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Nearly 27 years have passed since our daughter started kindergarten at John Muir Elementary and I first served on the board of a PTA. The last time I held a PTA office was when our youngest was still in middle school, 10 years ago — until now....
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La Caņada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs $605, plus a $25 registration fee.
While summer programs in...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:41 PM
About 86% of La Caņada 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.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:53 PM
On the very first eve of summer the iconic Hollywood Bowl opened with a gala that will long be remembered. Nearly 18,000 people came, some with picnic baskets in tow, to experience what summer is all about in the greater Los Angeles area — al fresco...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Employers have been talking for years about their challenges finding young employees who are ready for the workplace. They complain of high school and college graduates who lack problem-solving skills, can't work independently or don't function well on...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:47 PM
La Caņada 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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Glendale school officials plan to adopt a new timeline for constructing classroom buildings on select campuses to relieve overcrowding and do away with portable bungalows.
In late March, state officials changed regulations for how school districts apply...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:20 PM
While the adult world rallies to regulate sales of e-cigarettes to minors and use of the devices among them, local teens say the devices are commonly used by peers, either at home or in parties, and that it's not unusual to hear of middle school...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Seven local high school seniors were awarded La Caņada Thursday Club scholarships this month, it was announced by Sharon Combs, chairman of the organization's scholarship committee.
The winners of the $1,000 scholarships were Tracey Andrews, Stephanie...