| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:41 PM
A three-year theater arts initiative designed to strengthen the writing skills of middle school students is drawing to a close as the student playwrights and their collaborators stage a final series of performances of work they've written.
| Jun 19, 2010
The Foothill Civitan Club of Burbank's Philanthropy Fundraising Event on May 8 at the Castaway Restaurant was a great success.
The fashion show, "Pretty as a Picture," with members of the club and families as the models was very well done and the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Mayor Zareh Sinanyan visited third-graders at Franklin Magnet School on Friday where he stressed the importance of voting and answered questions from the students who are currently learning about government.
“What happens if you don’t vote?&...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The Glendale Educational Foundation hosted its 10th annual “State of the Schools” breakfast Thursday morning, where organizers announced a new focus on raising money to support science and technology programs.
In the decade the foundation has...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:03 PM
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....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Members of Glendale's youngest show choir at Mark Keppel Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School — who made a name for themselves during a major competition last year — are preparing again for a full slate of musical performances.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:06 PM
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,...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:36 PM
This is the second part of a column on tips for school board candidates.
A new member of the school board has a lot to learn. Fortunately for our district, board members have the benefit of governance classes offered by the California School Boards...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A Glendale resident asked school officials this week to explore implementing later start times for middle and high school students.
During a school board meeting on Tuesday, Alfred Hacopian referred to the recent policy stance made by the American...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:02 PM
On July 1, Monna Johnson officially stepped into a new volunteer position as president of the Glendale Council PTA. In that role, she'll represent Glendale Unified parents involved in 26 PTA groups across the city who work closely with educators to...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Local school summers are shorter than they used to be. With graduations just more than a month past, the 2014-15 school year is just one month away. The current instructional calendar lines up better with Advanced Placement testing and many summer college...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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...