| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:37 AM
When it first hired Geo Listening in late 2012 to monitor the public social-media postings of students for signs of, among others, depression or suicide, Glendale school officials were less than transparent. In fact, they were opaque, failing to...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:07 PM
First-year La Cañada Unified teachers were welcomed to the community Wednesday, when Kiwanis Club of La Cañada hosted its annual Apple for the Teacher luncheon at Descanso Gardens.
Fresh from a new employee orientation held at the district offices...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:56 PM
When school resumes in Glendale Unified on Monday, five of the district's roughly 30 schools will have new principals.
Rene Valdes is settling in at Daily High School, the district's continuation school that allows students who have fallen behind on...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A Glendale resident asked school officials this week to explore implementing later start times for middle and high school students.
During a school board meeting on Tuesday, Alfred Hacopian referred to the recent policy stance made by the American...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:04 PM
When Dorothy Atkinson asked her caregiver to contact the newspaper about her 96th birthday, she didn't want a big fuss, she just wanted to let her Glendale friends know she's still around.
The whole family will be getting together on Saturday to...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Three local Girl Scouts recently took on a project at the Rosemont Preserve that blossomed into a demonstration garden for its outdoor classroom, showcasing various types of plants at the site.
Talin Bakalyan, Tara Hejazi-Hashemi and Megan McKiernan,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Thousands of students returned to Glendale Community College on Monday, the first day of the fall semester that saw plenty of incoming freshmen getting acquainted on campus, which is nestled in Glendale's hills.
"I look forward to all the hikes going up...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:05 PM
At least one La Cañada High School student has been diagnosed with pertussis, prompting school and health officials to inform families about whooping cough and the importance of receiving vaccinations and booster shots to protect against communicable...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Glendale school officials said Tuesday that educators and students are adjusting to new computerized diagnostic tests that the majority of Glendale students have taken since the beginning of the school year.
However, the test is taking longer than...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:08 PM
A lower percentage of Glendale students passed the California High School Exit Exam during the 2013-14 school year compared to the year before, according to data state officials released Friday.
During the most recent academic year, 93% of Glendale...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:28 PM
La Cañada High School senior Alice Zhai received special recognition Tuesday from the La Cañada Unified Governing Board for a science project on hurricanes that was published in an international journal and earned her a $50,000 scholarship from the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:21 PM
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...