| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Students at Hoover and Crescenta Valley high schools will compete Saturday in a regional competition to determine which team from across Southern California will compete in the National Science Bowl hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:03 PM
A concert to benefit the arts and music programs in Glendale Unified later this month will feature Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, a swing band that’s had major national hits and has local ties — the children of two of its members attend Glendale...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Frank Pace was the frenzy in a pair of slacks and dress shoes.
Kathy Desmond was the quiet one in a hoodie, shorts and sneakers.
Together, they were architects of the most successful girls’ soccer program in area chronicle.
Desmond and Pace didn&...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:26 PM
A panel discussion especially geared for parents of eighth-grade students is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the La Caņada High School auditorium, 4463 O ak Grove Drive.
The event is presented by the La Caņada Flintridge Educational Foundation...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:21 PM
For 38 years I had a picture hanging in my office of three kids in a rowboat, armed with wooden swords, attacking a pirate ship. The pirates wait pensively with cannons and pistols. As the kids climb ropes attempting to board the ship, the lead attacker...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Katie Lipp and Elizabeth Woolf planned to try out for the Tournament of Roses Royal Court since they were children.
The girls, both 17 and seniors at La Caņada High School, called the process a rite of passage in the community. But they didn't plan on...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Students who sometimes work for years to receive their high school equivalency credential have different stories to tell about their educational journey.
But as the men and women who walked to the podium to accept their certificates on Tuesday, one...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:10 PM
While her high school career concluded months earlier, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy alumna Kayla Mills is still receiving awards.
The current USC freshman was recently named a 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Girls High School All-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Glendale Community College officials say local outreach efforts are paying off, with more students enrolling in the college in recent years from high schools in Glendale, Burbank and Los Angeles.
Over the years, college officials have meticulously...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The phrase "achievement gap" often refers to the test-score discrepancies between white students and non-white students in public schools. However, the more alarming achievement gap is between high school work and college work.
Plenty of students...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Over the next three years, Clark Magnet High School students will document the debris plaguing the marine life off the California coast with help from a $99,767 grant they recently received from State Farm.
Clark Magnet teacher Dominique Evans-Bye,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Ten Years Ago
The theater arts department at St. Francis High School staged a production of a 20th century version of William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” in its Degheri Performing Arts Center. Director Manny Eulalia said he was inspired...