In 2012, St. Francis High School’s Sebouh Bazikian made a promise to raise $5,000 to provide orphans in Kenya with bicycles that would get them to school safely and potentially change their lives forever.
La Cañada mom Hui Su remembers when Foothill Chinese School was just a series of after-school Mandarin lessons created for a clutch of students whose parents had a keen interest in preserving their family’s native tongue.
As Glendale school officials prepare to meet with La Cañada school officials next week over the Sagebrush territory, Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan reminded residents that Glendale’s proposal over the territory is still active during a school board meeting on Tuesday.
Monte Vista Elementary: The school's "Father-Daughter Dance" will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday in the auditorium. Contact the office for more information.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy alumna Jan Ellison, who just published her first novel, traveled from her San Francisco home to the local campus earlier this month to savor lunch and a discussion with students in the school’s Book Club and Young Writers’ Society.
La Cañada school officials made it easier for families living in the city’s western “Sagebrush” territory to seek transfers into La Cañada Unified from Glendale Unified, agreeing those students should have priority in the district’s transfer process over...
The PTA at Paradise Canyon Elementary School announced Jan 30 during a school spirit rally that a few dedicated parent volunteers, along with some school employees, would be the recipients of PTA Founders Day awards. They will be feted with other district Founders Day winners at a joint event held...
La Cañada and Glendale school officials will meet later this month to discuss the proposal Glendale Unified officials delivered late last year laying out terms for transferring the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge into the La Cañada Unified School District.
Crescenta-Cañada Cooperative Nursery School recently held a Saturday event especially devoted to parents who work outside the home. Included in the day were activities they could enjoy with their preschool-age children.
As a debater, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy senior Maddie Collins has a lot going for her — poise, confidence and a clear speaking voice she's polished for years as a member of the school's speech and debate team.
The subject of baking came to life Thursday as GATE students at Palm Crest Elementary School learned about the chemistry behind bread-making in a special after-school enrichment class.
The La Cañada Thursday Club is offering two scholarship opportunities for high school seniors living in the 91011 Zip Code.
With little more than two months to go before the state's rollout of online-only Common Core testing, La Cañada school officials are scrambling to make sure students have mastered a foundational, but largely forgotten, skill — typing.
La Cañada High School is prepared to compete in a regional science competition at Jet Propulsion Laboratory this Saturday, following months of preparation in hopes they'll compete in the National Science Bowl.
At the La Cañada Unified spelling bee last week, some competitors spelled words in bunches of three letters at a time. Others plodded through the word's beginning, then rushed through the last several letters in relief.
Lexie Dreyfuss took Chloe, a black Labrador retriever, everywhere for 18 months. The 17-year-old junior had the dog lay by her side in class at La Cañada High School, walk through the aisles at Ralphs and resist other furry friends while volunteering at Petco.
Mountain Avenue Elementary students gladly went to school on a Saturday to play catch with a robot, use Red Vines to create DNA helixes and get a hair-raising lesson on electrical fields — all in the name of science.
For parents of students about to enter high school, there can be many questions about how to plan and navigate those four years. A discussion taking place Thursday seeks to provide answers to some of those questions.
Crescenta Valley High School students spent this past summer meeting up to twice a week to study science facts and answer questions at a high rate of speed in preparation for a shot at competing in the National Science Bowl.
In order to make sure the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board stays connected to the community it serves, the district annually appoints members to work as liaisons and representatives on several local groups and committees.
After dipping into their own pockets to enrich their classes, local teachers are turning to a crowd-funding website for help with classroom materials.
In their first meeting of 2015, La Cañada Unified board members prepared for big changes coming up, acknowledging that challenges surely lie ahead as the district weathers massive shake-ups in state funding, academic standards and student assessment.
Hundreds of teenage girls shivered in the rain on Saturday — some since 5 a.m. that day — to have YouTube singing sensation Jacob Whitesides croon to them.
About 12 years ago, La Cañada mom Jan Crane was in need of a baby-sitter for her two small children when a friend referred her to Youth Employment Service.
La Cañada Unified School District officials will soon return to the negotiating table with Glendale Unified to see if any agreement can be reached regarding a possible transfer of the Sagebrush territory...