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Middle Schools

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  • Learning Matters: Making the most of the summer break

    Learning Matters: Making the most of the summer break
    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...
  • Learning Matters: GCC choir provides a fun outlet

    Learning Matters: GCC choir provides a fun outlet
    I have written and spoken many times — including in this column last September — about the academic and social benefits of music education for children. Learning to read music is learning a new symbolic language. Learning rhythms is an...
  • Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year

    Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year
    The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3. Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Camp Rosie expands outreach to boys

    Camp Rosie expands outreach to boys
    A long-running camp hosted by Glendale’s Commission on the Status of Women that historically targeted teen girls is now subtly advertising to boys, too. The latest city announcement about Camp Rosie, which is accepting applications for two weeklong...
  • 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...
  • Community discusses plans to improve Glendale schools

    Since the beginning of the year, teachers, parents, students and community members have collaborated on what Glendale Unified's priorities should be for the next three years, and the results are in. Nearly 100 people participated, the majority of them...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Clay Roberts, Montrose quarterly Art Walk, Fiesta Days Run registration

    Clay Roberts, a national speaker and author on developmental assets in education for young students, will speak from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. on Monday in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave. The free event, hosted by Rosemont...
  • PTA: GUSD conducting survey relating to foreign languages

    The Glendale Unified School District is conducting a survey to assess interest in foreign languages. Parents are encouraged to participate in this online survey as to what foreign language their son or daughter will most likely study when they enter...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Where are the voices against pot legalization?

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Where are the voices against pot legalization?
    The latest Pew Research Center poll shows that 54% of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. If you are part of that 54%, you must be on cloud nine (high, in other words). First came states allowing medical marijuana dispensaries. Then in the November...