| 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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
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....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Samantha Sharman remembers walking onto the La Caņada High School campus her first day of seventh grade back in the '80s and feeling like a small fish in a big pond.
Gone were the kindergartners and small-school feel of La Caņada Elementary, replaced by...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Across California, more than 3 million students spent 12 weeks sampling the new state computerized exams, and Glendale educators have surveyed their students to gather input on how prepared they were.
School districts will not receive students' test...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:18 PM
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...
| 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,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:14 PM
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...
| 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...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:02 PM
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...