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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • On the Town: Altrusa International holds installation dinner; "Mod Pop," GCC's annual student art show

    On the Town: Altrusa International holds installation dinner; "Mod Pop," GCC's annual student art show
    At a recent evening at L.A.'s Taix French restaurant, the atmosphere was anything but French. An Africa safari motif graced the tables at the installation dinner of Altrusa International of Glendale. More than a dozen female members and one male...
  • Students say vaping is an easy habit to start

    Students say vaping is an easy habit to start
    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...
  • Adults steer teens from 'flier' parties

    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,...
  • Community: Glendale choir performs with Master Chorale

    Community: Glendale choir performs with Master Chorale
    The Glendale High School A Cappella Choir is among 28 Southland high-school choirs participating in the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s 25th annual High School Choir Festival, a yearlong program that culminates with a free concert on Friday at the Walt...
  • Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year

    Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year
    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...
  • Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced

    Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced
    Former La Cañada Mayor Steve Del Guercio, retired teacher and Boy Scout leader Harriet Hammons and Kyla Bradley, a high school student dedicated to making the area's homeless feel loved, are among this year's winners of the Les Tupper Community Service...
  • Glendale Unified reports higher graduation rate

    Glendale Unified reports higher graduation rate
    Of nearly 2,300 Glendale Unified students who began high school in 2009, 90.4% went on to earn their diplomas as part of the class of 2013, according to data that state officials released this week. Meanwhile, nearly 140 students dropped out, giving the...
  • Clark Magnet honors former secretary

    Clark Magnet honors former secretary
    On a typical morning at the beginning of this school year, a bus known as "Bus 106" carrying dozens of students to Clark Magnet High School from Glendale was late to school again. So, Barbara Melone, then senior administrative secretary at the school,...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Clay Roberts, Montrose quarterly Art Walk, Fiesta Days Run registration

    Clay Roberts, a national speaker and author on developmental assets in education for young students, will speak from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. on Monday in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave. The free event, hosted by Rosemont...
  • La Cañada teachers offered incentive to retire

    With the Common Core education overhaul looming, La Cañada Unified School District wants room for fresh teachers. The district is testing out an early retirement incentive this month through the state's Public Agency Retirement Services that would...