This week, armed with little more than cardboard boxes, a few trinkets and truckloads of ingenuity, La Cañada Unified elementary school students in the Gifted and Talented Education program crafted their very own arcade games, taking part in the global Cardboard Challenge.
Students and parents at Paradise Canyon Elementary School are looking ahead to a day of fun, food and festivities at the school's second annual Country Fair, which will be held at the campus, 471 Knight Way, on Saturday, Oct. 10. Hours for the event are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy senior Kelly Fradet may not know exactly what career path she will take after high school, but with an internship at Boeing already under her belt, her passions are pushing her toward advanced work in science and engineering.
La Cañada Elementary School students are looking forward to the arrival of pumpkins and gourds from Underwood Farms to be sold at their Pumpkin Patch on Friday, Oct. 9, from 2 to 5 p.m. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by the school’s PTA and will be held at the campus, 4540...
La Cañada High School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School, a designation granted by the U.S. Department of Education to recognize academic excellence, Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Tuesday.
To educate youth about the benefits of library membership, employees and Friends of the La Cañada Flintridge Library are planning a fall campaign that aims to put a library card in the hands of every young person in the city.
A brilliant gem on the La Cañada High School campus shone earlier this week as students in the theatre department, under the tutelage of teacher Justin Eick, opened the 2015-16 season with the British farce "Cash on Delivery."
When La Cañada Unified learned years ago California would move away from the Academic Performance Index — a standardized test-based score used to signify student achievement — toward online Common Core tests, officials braced themselves for a learning curve.
Before the official start of school, Crescenta-Cañada Cooperative Nursery School held a Water Play Day to welcome new and returning students and families.
The La Cañada school board on Tuesday unanimously approved Supt. Wendy Sinnette’s ambitious list of goals for the 2015-16 year.
The Music Department of Rosemont Middle School will hold a Pancake Breakfast Concert, “Rain or Shine,” from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26. The school is located at 4725 Rosemont Ave., La Crescenta. Concertgoers will enjoy a hearty breakfast of sausage, all-you-can-eat pancakes,...
The Palm Crest Elementary School PTA is gearing up for its inaugural “Fallapalooza” fundraiser, set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 on the school campus.
After more than a year of preparing for the state switch-over from California State Standards-based tests to new online Common Core assessments, La Cañada Unified School District officials reported Tuesday the initial results spell good news for local students.
The La Cañada community rallied together in the wake of a murder-suicide at a home on Crown Avenue Sunday that took the lives of the parents of a 6-year-old...
As school officials console families after an alleged murder-suicide that took place Sunday night near Paradise Canyon...
Not content to let ill-prepared mercenaries attempt to stand in for top-notch educators, La Cañada Unified is making sure its substitute teachers are able to do much more than press the "Start" button on a DVD player.
After a hiatus, Glendale school officials are moving forward on resolving the Sagebrush issue, scheduling a meeting with advisers next week.
La Cañada High School students, staff and faculty were alarmed Tuesday morning when the campus fire detection system was triggered by an incident that occurred in the kitchen of the cafeteria.
La Cañada Unified Supt. Wendy Sinnette on Tuesday defended schools starting in mid-August in the wake of a recent wave of social media fervor, including an online petition, suggesting the district push back the start date.
La Cañada Unified officials announced Tuesday five of 39 iPads stolen from Palm Crest Elementary School last month have been recovered by...
La Cañada’s three elementary schools concluded the first week of the 2015-16 school year on Friday, welcoming new and returning students and their families with campuswide picnic events.
School cafeterias have not historically engendered positive associations, instead evoking memories of surly lunch ladies dishing up Sloppy Joe sandwiches made up of “mystery meat” to unwitting pupils.
La Cañada Unified School District officials are working with Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputies to track and potentially retrieve 39 iPads and one MacBook laptop stolen in a smash-and-grab burglary that occurred in a Palm Crest Elementary School computer lab in the early...
Despite not wanting to look a gift horse in the mouth, La Cañada Unified officials discussed Tuesday a pesky district obligation that is triggered when donations of money, goods or services are rendered.
With less than a week to go before the 2015-16 school year begins, La Cañada Unified officials are putting the finishing touches on several summer projects as the district plans to welcome 4,093 students back to class on Wednesday.