| 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...
| 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...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:10 PM
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...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:43 AM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:44 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
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...