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  • More students, larger staff help roll in La Cañada school district's new year

    More students, larger staff help roll in La Cañada school district's new year
    Nearly 4,100 students returned to La Cañada Unified campuses Tuesday as the district started what officials hope will be a robust and promising 2014-15 school year. Supt. Wendy Sinnette, speaking Monday evening at the last school board meeting of the...
  • LCUSD's finances pull ahead

    In its last meeting before the new school year, the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board was updated Monday on several projects ongoing throughout the summer as members looked forward to an exciting year ahead. "We're at a really good place...
  • Social media monitoring policy elicits mixed reaction

    Parents and students weighed in Thursday on a recent decision by Glendale school officials to continue monitoring students' public social media posts this school year. Throughout last school year, the Hermosa Beach-based company Geo Listening sent...
  • Roosevelt Middle School unveils new seventh period

    Roosevelt Middle School debuted an extra period this week, a move educators say will give students more time to take electives or receive targeted intervention in math or English. Roosevelt Principal Mary Mason said teachers felt the old six-period...
  • Ice challenge makes its way to Glendale High

    Ice challenge makes its way to Glendale High
    Glendale High Principal Monica Makiewicz agreed on Friday to have a bucket of ice water poured over her head as part of a trend that has recently swept the country to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig&...
  • Editorial: Geo Listening in the light, finally

    Editorial: Geo Listening in the light, finally
    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...
  • New La Cañada teachers get a family welcome

    New La Cañada teachers get a family welcome
    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...
  • Fresh faces to lead Glendale schools

    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...
  • Community: Resident turning 96 grew up on Dryden Street

    Community: Resident turning 96 grew up on Dryden Street
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Resident asks about later school start times for Glendale's middle school, high school students

    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...