| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:48 PM
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&...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:20 PM
I’m obnoxious. I’m the guy who sits in the front of the room and asks a million questions, particularly when there’s five minutes remaining in a class that ends at 10 p.m.
I learned in Sister Audrey’s philosophy class the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Do you know what to do when a message pops up on your computer asking if you want to chat? La Cañada Unified second-graders do.
“If they don’t give their name, you shouldn’t do it,” said Paradise Canyon Elementary School student...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:02 PM
On July 1, Monna Johnson officially stepped into a new volunteer position as president of the Glendale Council PTA. In that role, she'll represent Glendale Unified parents involved in 26 PTA groups across the city who work closely with educators to...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:47 PM
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,...