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  • Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law

    Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law
    Students' public posts on social media collected by school officials must be discarded within a year after a student leaves the district and parents must be notified that school officials are analyzing social-media posts under a new law signed by Gov....
  • District names Win Saw 'teacher of the year'

    District names Win Saw 'teacher of the year'
    More than 20 years ago, Win Saw accepted his first teaching job at Crescenta Valley High School when he hadn't yet graduated from UC Santa Barbara. Since then, he has taught classes from entry-level math to second-year calculus and now, after more than...
  • Schools staying on top in science

    Although schools are shifting away from California Standards Tests to new Common Core standards in math and English language arts, students in grades 5, 8 and 10 are still getting CST scores in science. For the second year in a row, 97% of La Cañada...
  • Illness boosts call for shots

    At least one La Cañada High School student has been diagnosed with pertussis, prompting school and health officials to inform families about whooping cough and the importance of receiving vaccinations and booster shots to protect against communicable...
  • Teachers, students adjust to new exams

    Glendale school officials said Tuesday that educators and students are adjusting to new computerized diagnostic tests that the majority of Glendale students have taken since the beginning of the school year. However, the test is taking longer than...
  • Glendale students' exit exam scores decline

    Glendale students' exit exam scores decline
    A lower percentage of Glendale students passed the California High School Exit Exam during the 2013-14 school year compared to the year before, according to data state officials released Friday. During the most recent academic year, 93% of Glendale...
  • Heat, student safety at forefront for local schools

    A scorching heat wave that blistered the region with near record-high temperatures also brought safety to the forefront for the local high schools and college. Some games were postponed while practices were toned down or canceled Monday and Tuesday...
  • School board chooses student representative

     School board chooses student representative
    Every year, the La Cañada Unified Governing Board allows one high school senior to serve as a voice for the student population, and a touchstone of how board members' decisions affect the lives of the youth they serve. This year, the honor belongs to...
  • Students engineer success with 3-D printer and robotic arm

    Students engineer success with 3-D printer and robotic arm
    Students at Glendale Community College met a major milestone this week when they unveiled a robotic arm and 3-D printer they spent months designing and building. The projects are the first of their kind to be produced on campus by students who belong to...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Make real life education's driving force

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Make real life education's driving force
    Knowing that the leading cause of death among teenagers is fatal car crashes, one would think that teaching adolescents how to safely drive would be a national priority — or at least a high school graduation requirement. Not so. Giorgos Kazanis,...
  • GUSD reports boost in enrollment

    GUSD reports boost in enrollment
    Glendale school officials this week reported an overall enrollment boost this year, an indicator that the school district is moving away from recent trends of slight declines the past few years. There are 26,127 students in Glendale Unified this year,...
  • Educational Foundation seek donations

    Educational Foundation seek donations
    La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation board members have been attending La Cañada Unified School District Back-to-School nights to seek donations from parents. “Now that our schools finally have seen some fiscal relief via our local parcel...