Education

Fund hosts lunch with LCUSD superintendent

Fund hosts lunch with LCUSD superintendent

The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation Endowment Fund on Nov. 13 hosted its second semiannual “Breakfast with Wendy,” geared to provide parents and key donors with an update on the state of La Cañada Unified School District and featuring Supt. Wendy Sinnette.

La Cañada school board meets over GUSD's Sagebrush pitch

Still reeling from sticker shock after receiving a $23-million proposal from Glendale Unified for the transfer of Sagebrush students to La Cañada Unified, backers of the move are hoping for the best but planning for the worst.

La Cañada elementary students raise money on their feet

La Cañada elementary students raise money on their feet

La Cañada Unified elementary school students laced up their sneakers for a good cause Wednesday, participating in the 17th annual Jog-A-Thon, a fundraiser sponsored by the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation in support of local public schools.

Report focuses on student fitness

Report focuses on student fitness

La Cañada Unified students demonstrated good overall strength and flexibility, but could stand to pay more focused attention to building strength in their trunks and upper bodies, according to physical fitness results released last week by the California Department of Education.

TACH to hold annual rummage sale

The La Cañada High School Teens for the Advancement of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (TACH) will host their annual rummage sale from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Community Center, 4469 Chevy Chase Drive.

LCHS Color Guard honored with award

LCHS Color Guard honored with award

The 12-member La Cañada High School Color Guard received the Best Auxiliary Award in Division 3A in a Western Band Association Competition held at Mission Viejo High School on Nov. 1. It was their second Best Auxiliary Award this season.

Following reelection, Schiff talks to LCHS government students

Following reelection, Schiff talks to LCHS government students

Two days after being reelected to U.S. Congress representing the 28th District, Rep. Adam Schiff on Nov. 6 visited La Cañada High School to speak with more than 300 students, many of whom are studying world history and American government this semester.

Transformation expected at school's Kairos retreat

Transformation expected at school's Kairos retreat

Seniors at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school atop the San Rafael hills, piled into two big yellow buses Tuesday and readied themselves for the school's Kairos retreat in Rancho Palos Verde.

Glendale Unified asks $23M for Sagebrush

Glendale Unified asks $23M for Sagebrush

It will cost La Cañada about $23 million to have the Sagebrush area under the control of the city's primary school district, the Glendale Unified school board voted Tuesday.

La Cañada teen wins Project Runway competition

La Cañada teen wins Project Runway competition

Locals who watched La Cañada teen Grace Rickert win “Project Runway: Threads,” a competition show for young fashion designers that aired Thursday on...

La Cañada school officials want Devil's Gate concerns on the record

School officials are racing against time to ensure their concerns about L.A. County Public Works Department’s plan  to remove 2.4 million cubic yards of sediment from Devil’s Gate Dam are heard and recorded before a Nov. 12 vote.

Group asks drivers to 'Go Dirty for the Drought'

Group asks drivers to 'Go Dirty for the Drought'

If you want to reach out to Southern Californians with an important message, post it where it counts — their cars.

School board sniffs out legal issue on drug searches

School board sniffs out legal issue on drug searches

Whether the return of drug-sniffing dogs to La Cañada High School would affect a culture change on campus or potentially muddle issues surrounding students' constitutional rights to privacy was deeply discussed Tuesday by local school officials.

School board discusses potential change to district reserves

La Cañada Unified School District officials discussed Tuesday how a proposition on California's November ballot might impact local school-district funding.

Honor Society accepts Hillside

The Hillside School and Learning Center announced this week it has been accepted into the National Honor Society.

Hundreds attend Fall Family Fiesta

Hundreds attend Fall Family Fiesta

The St. George's Preschool Annual Fall Family Fiesta was on Sunday, Oct. 19, when more than 250 people turned out in support of the school.

Former Flintridge Prep headmaster dies

Former Flintridge Prep headmaster dies

Edor "Ed" G. Anderson, former headmaster of Flintridge Preparatory School and a key player in its growth and development during his tenure from 1975 to 1991, died earlier this month due to declining health, family members said. He was 81.

La Cañada takes part in statewide earthquake drill

La Cañada takes part in statewide earthquake drill

La Cañadans ducked, covered and evacuated last Thursday morning, participating in the Great California Shakeout, a statewide earthquake drill designed to test and refine the disaster response protocols of schools and local agencies.

Glendale educators grow technology courses

The Glendale Unified school board recently voted to adopt two new courses for middle and high school students centered around technology — another step toward the district’s expanding focus on career-technical education.

Wells Fargo boosts scholarship fund

The Community Scholarship Foundation of La Cañada Flintridge has received a $5,000 donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation in recognition of CSF’s community service. Established in 1964, CSF is a community-supported foundation with the goal of enabling all students who reside in La Ca&...

Pasadena Christian School to host High School Fair

Pasadena Christian School will hold its annual High School Fair featuring enrollment information from area public, parochial and private high schools on Monday, Nov. 3, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

La Cañada Author talks writing at Hillside School

La Cañada Author talks writing at Hillside School

La Cañada author Catherine Linka visited the Hillside School to discuss with students her latest book, “A Girl Called Fearless.” The book is a young adult futuristic thriller in which fact and fiction are woven together.

LCUSD's making tech gains but has a long way to go, director says

La Cañada Unified has made great strides toward integrating technology into the classroom but still has a long way to go, according to technology director Jamie Lewsadder’s road map for the district.

Russell appointed to vacant seat on Glendale School Board

Russell appointed to vacant seat on Glendale School Board

Glendale school officials appointed Sandy Russell to its board Wednesday night with a 3-1 vote after a series of televised interviews with five applicants vying for the seat.

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