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  • Former Hoover grad calling on alums to send birthday cards to 90-year-old teacher

    Leon Wiskup will turn 90 next week, and unless he reads this paper, is unaware about a campaign underway to get as many of his former students as possible to send him a birthday card. Wiskup, whose birthday is June 17, is a former Hoover High teacher who...
  • 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...
  • Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes

    Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes
    Nearly 27 years have passed since our daughter started kindergarten at John Muir Elementary and I first served on the board of a PTA. The last time I held a PTA office was when our youngest was still in middle school, 10 years ago — until now....
  • GUSD approves plan to address students' social, emotional needs

    When Glendale school officials approved a three-year plan last week to ensure students' academic success and prioritize the district's money, they also committed to the plan's robust focus on students' social and emotional needs. During the 2014-15...
  • Verdugo area consortium wins digital media grant

    Glendale and Burbank educators are looking to further prepare students for working in the Verdugo region, thanks to a $6 million grant aiming to equip students with training to meet local industry needs. The California Department of Education announced...
  • Tobinworld holds graduation ceremony

    Tobinworld holds graduation ceremony
    Nearly 30 students graduated from Tobinworld last week, with three of them earning a high-school diploma. The majority of students — 24 — culminated their academic careers at the school following several years, if not a decade, at the...
  • Butterflies and brushwork: Hoover High grad earns scholarship for artwork

     Butterflies and brushwork: Hoover High grad earns scholarship for artwork
    Jasmine Trinidad had applied for several college scholarships before nearly giving up on the idea she would receive any funds to help pay for school — until the day she opened a letter mailed to her house and read, "I am pleased to inform you&...
  • Students say vaping is an easy habit to start

    Students say vaping is an easy habit to start
    While the adult world rallies to regulate sales of e-cigarettes to minors and use of the devices among them, local teens say the devices are commonly used by peers, either at home or in parties, and that it's not unusual to hear of middle school...
  • Piece of Mind: Mountain living was in the school's nature

    A half century ago, when the Angeles National Forest still seemed relatively undisturbed and somewhat quaint to the towns folk below, a ceremony attended by 135 people was held to dedicate the new buildings comprising Chilao Mountain School. Way up there...
  • Glendale High cluster PTA: Ceremony surprises former school leader

    A flag ceremony at R.D. White Elementary was anything but ordinary as former principal Suzanne Risse was surprised by an unveiling of a statue in her name. The piece depicts a girl lying on her stomach reading a book. Resting on a cement block that also...
  • Glendale school district makes building plans

    Glendale school officials plan to adopt a new timeline for constructing classroom buildings on select campuses to relieve overcrowding and do away with portable bungalows. In late March, state officials changed regulations for how school districts apply...
  • Thursday Club awards seven scholarships

    Thursday Club awards seven scholarships
    Seven local high school seniors were awarded La CaƱada Thursday Club scholarships this month, it was announced by Sharon Combs, chairman of the organization's scholarship committee. The winners of the $1,000 scholarships were Tracey Andrews, Stephanie...