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  • 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...
  • LCUSD releases survey data

    About 86% of La Cañada High School parents would recommend the school to others, and 89% of elementary school parents called their child's campus a caring and supportive environment, according to recent findings of an annual districtwide survey. But...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada History: Peaches spends summer at the pool

    La Cañada History: Peaches spends summer at the pool
    Ten Years Ago Local parents, teachers and former students at La Cañada High weighed in via letters to the editor, expressing their extreme dismay on learning a mural that had been created over 20 years’ time by teens studying art at the school had...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • GUSD may remove students' class rankings

    Glendale school officials will likely remove students' class rankings from transcripts, due to certain colleges and universities automatically turning students away for not falling within the top 10% of their class, even though those kids still attained a...
  • 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...