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  • Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes

    Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes
    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....
  • The Valley Line: Hollywood Bowl opens for its 93rd summer

    The Valley Line: Hollywood Bowl opens for its 93rd summer
    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...
  • 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...
  • Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality

    Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality
    In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La Cañada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs $605, plus a $25 registration fee. While summer programs in...
  • GUSD reports boost in enrollment

    GUSD reports boost in enrollment
    Glendale school officials this week reported an overall enrollment boost this year, an indicator that the school district is moving away from recent trends of slight declines the past few years. There are 26,127 students in Glendale Unified this year,...
  • Educational Foundation seek donations

    Educational Foundation seek donations
    La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation board members have been attending La Cañada Unified School District Back-to-School nights to seek donations from parents. “Now that our schools finally have seen some fiscal relief via our local parcel...
  • Learning Matters: CliffsNotes for the school board candidates

    Learning Matters: CliffsNotes for the school board candidates
    This is the second part of a column on tips for school board candidates. A new member of the school board has a lot to learn. Fortunately for our district, board members have the benefit of governance classes offered by the California School Boards...
  • GCC aims at state transfer goal

    State community college officials unveiled a new goal this week to increase the number of students who transfer to four-year schools, or earn certificates or degrees, and Glendale Community College will need to make some gains to reach the target....
  • Glendale Unified issues more bonds

    Glendale school officials issued another $70 million in bonds last week as they move ahead with plans to upgrade facilities and replace classroom bungalows with one- and two-story buildings at 10 schools. The recent issuance marks the second that...
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again
    If 2013 was a breakout season for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimmer Kirsten Vose, then perhaps 2014 could be defined as a brand-building campaign. No longer was it a surprise for the junior to win Mission League individual and team titles or to...
  • Glendale News-Press Male Athlete of the Year: Crescenta Valley High's Gadsby proved himself a true dual threat

    Glendale News-Press Male Athlete of the Year: Crescenta Valley High's Gadsby proved himself a true dual threat
    Whether it was under the Friday night lights of autumn or in the center of a Stengel Field spotlight in the spring, Brian Gadsby’s right arm was a constant. It delivered constant success to Crescenta Valley. It bestowed upon the Falcons constant...
  • 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...