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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Teachers need to close the 'achievement gap'

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Teachers need to close the 'achievement gap'
    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...
  • Clark Magnet students secure environmental grant

    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,...
  • La Cañada History: St. Francis High School Stages Production of William Shakespeare's Richard III

    La Cañada History: St. Francis High School Stages Production of William Shakespeare's Richard III
    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...
  • LCHS Chamber Singers win radio sing-off

    The La Cañada High School Chamber Singers received the most online votes in the inaugural Local Vocals High School Choir Sing-off sponsored by classical public radio station KUSC, it was announced Tuesday. Runners-up in the contest were the Mira Costa...
  • The Valley Line: Ceremonies and parties light up the season

    The Valley Line: Ceremonies and parties light up the season
    Ho, Ho, Ho — 'Tis the season. It's party time in the foothills. Last Friday night it was the annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park. Santa Claus arrived by sheriff's patrol car and greeted the assembled crowd. Carols were sung by the school kids...
  • Palm Crest Elementary pulls back old grads

    Palm Crest Elementary pulls back old grads
    If ever there was a time warp in La Cañada, it was at Palm Crest Elementary School on Friday, when teachers and students who hadn't set foot on campus for a half-century mixed with curious elementary school kids and faculty at a spirit rally-turned-...
  • La Cañada History: Vons employees went on strike

    La Cañada History: Vons employees went on strike
    Ten Years Ago The Vons and Ralphs supermarkets in La Cañada were among 850 stores in the state impacted by the Southern California grocery workers' strike. Picketers stood outside both locations asking customers not to shop there for the duration. The...
  • Caitlyn Brooks comes full circle for Burbank High softball

    Caitlyn Brooks comes full circle for Burbank High softball
    In Burbank High softball lore, all pitchers are compared to former Bulldogs pitching sensation Debby Day. Day, a 1987 Burbank graduate and three-time All-CIF Southern Section hurler, was a dominant force as a high school pitcher, notching two perfect...
  • New drums make sure the beat goes on at Hoover High School

    New drums make sure the beat goes on at Hoover High School
    When Martin Rhees took over as director of the Hoover High School marching band five years ago, he learned the group’s drums had been purchased several years before, but they arrived without cases to protect them. Ten years of traveling to...
  • 20 students named program semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

    Fifteen students who attend La Cañada Flintridge schools, along with five students who attend La Crescenta schools, were named semifinalists for the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program on Wednesday. The students are part of a group of 16,000 high...
  • La Cañada History: Rooster named 'Jungle Boy' greeted store customers

    La Cañada History: Rooster named 'Jungle Boy' greeted store customers
    Ten Years Ago The City Council approved its long-awaited wireless communications facility ordinance which, among other things, required that property owners within a 400-foot radius of a proposed microcell facility site would receive notice that such...
  • Two Glendale teens among 80 finalists whose movies will be shown in Times Square

    Two Glendale teens among 80 finalists whose movies will be shown in Times Square
    Two Glendale teenagers are among 80 finalists chosen to compete in the All-American High School Film Festival in New York City next month. The films made by Artin Aroutounians and Aris Yeghiazaryan were chosen from more than 1,000 shorts submitted by...