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  • Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes

    Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes
    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....
  • 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...
  • Prep class serves as a prologue to further study

    Prep class serves as a prologue to further study
    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...
  • Glendale students surveyed on computerized testing

    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...
  • 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...
  • Wilson Middle School honors veterans

    Wilson Middle School honors veterans
    In a tribute to the sacrifices of an earlier generation, Wilson Middle School students welcomed three U.S. military veterans to campus Thursday as part of their annual Veterans Day Assembly. The guests included World War II veterans Joseph Pietroforte...
  • Students tap expertise of NASA competitors for their own rocket launches

    Students tap expertise of NASA competitors for their own rocket launches
    At Wilson Middle School on Friday, a lesson in engineering took students outside where they launched hand-made bottle rockets into the sky. “I’ve always dreamed of building a rocket,” said 13-year-old Arthur Nanvelyan. Now in his...
  • Local woman is recognized in State of Union speech

    In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Obama gave several examples of achievements across several industries. But his example of excellence in education hit close to home for Millie and Sam Engel of Burbank. Their daughter, Kristin...