| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Roosevelt Middle School debuted an extra period this week, a move educators say will give students more time to take electives or receive targeted intervention in math or English.
Roosevelt Principal Mary Mason said teachers felt the old six-period...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:37 AM
When it first hired Geo Listening in late 2012 to monitor the public social-media postings of students for signs of, among others, depression or suicide, Glendale school officials were less than transparent. In fact, they were opaque, failing to...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:56 PM
When school resumes in Glendale Unified on Monday, five of the district's roughly 30 schools will have new principals.
Rene Valdes is settling in at Daily High School, the district's continuation school that allows students who have fallen behind on...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:04 PM
When Dorothy Atkinson asked her caregiver to contact the newspaper about her 96th birthday, she didn't want a big fuss, she just wanted to let her Glendale friends know she's still around.
The whole family will be getting together on Saturday to...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:15 PM
On a typical morning at the beginning of this school year, a bus known as "Bus 106" carrying dozens of students to Clark Magnet High School from Glendale was late to school again.
So, Barbara Melone, then senior administrative secretary at the school,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Glendale school and city officials are reevaluating where crossing guards are assigned throughout the city due, in part, to concerns raised by parents.
Since the beginning of the school year, several parents of children who attend Balboa Elementary have...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Solar ovens. Solar artwork. Solar phone chargers. Out of electricity? No problem. You can still power up.
That was the lesson many took away at the third annual Solar Faire, hosted by Glendale Water & Power in partnership with Sebastopol, Calif.-based...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The annual Taste of Montrose, to be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 4, is a wonderful opportunity to sample the culinary delights offered by an array of participating Montrose restaurants and support an important student program.
Tickets are $20...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Hoover High School, Toll Middle School and Keppel Elementary will host their annual block party celebrating the arts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 5.
There will be great food, fun activities for the kids, amazing art and great music including...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Franklin Magnet Elementary and Toll Middle School received a significant honor this week with an announcement from the Spanish government naming the schools international academies.
That designation was awarded by Spain’s ministry of education,...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:20 PM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:54 PM
This summer, Matt Dalton will become only the 11th principal to lead Toll Middle School since the campus opened to students in 1926 in the middle of a grape vineyard.
As a current assistant principal at Toll, Dalton replaces retiring Principal Bill...