City and school officials, as well as other local residents and business leaders turned out at La Cañada Elementary on Feb. 28 to participate in the annual Community Read-in, organized by the PTA.
La Cañada Unified School District supporters were elated and relieved to learn Tuesday night that the much fought-for Measure LC parcel tax received 68.16% of the vote — eking just above the two-thirds threshold required for passage.
A 25-year-old man born with cerebral palsy, whose first doctors predicted his abilities would keep him from talking, shared his story on Monday with students and educators at Glendale Community College about overcoming his life’s multitude of obstacles.
Ballots are due Tuesday in the mail-in election for the La Cañada Unified School District special parcel tax.
A law firm was recently hired by Glendale Community College officials to help the school on an “as-needed” basis with redistricting matters.
This school year marked a special time in history for the students of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, as a small contingent of women have formed the first Black Student Union at the high school.
Students, parents and principals alike gathered at La Cañada Unified School District headquarters the evening of Feb. 20 to celebrate the 69 award-winning students at the annual Reflections program awards ceremony that puts the focus on arts.
Things just added up perfectly earlier this month when four members of La Cañada High School's Math Team competed and won the top spot at the 27th annual High School Mathematics Competition at Santa Barbara's Westmont College.
With a March 4 election looming, La Cañada Unified School District officials and supporters are hopeful their efforts to convince the community of the need for a $450, seven-year parcel tax to maintain top-notch schools and programs have resonated with local voters.
The creator of the next Instagram, Snapchat or Spotify could be from Burbank or Glendale as Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) launches a first-ever congressional challenge for students to create software applications that demonstrate students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
Six local students are among 14 nominated this month by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) for appointments to U.S. service academies for the class of 2018.
Dancer and choreographer Sean Cheesman was on the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy campus Feb. 3 to teach a group of 20 dancers an Afro-Jazz routine. He is choreographing a gospel number for the school's annual dance concert in April.
Following up on state requirements, La Cañada High School has updated its campus safety plan, according to a report given to the school board Tuesday by Assistant Principal Jarrett Gold.
On the heels of criminal cases involving California teachers and district employees who failed to report alleged child abuse on campus, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has proposed a law that would require public schools to adopt uniform procedures for detecting and reporting such crimes.
The new Common Core State Standards and computerized state exams that students will begin taking in upcoming weeks were up for discussion Tuesday night at the La Cañada home of Glendale Council PTA President Sandy Russell, where State Supt. Tom Torlakson fielded questions from about 10...
The long simmering issue over the Sagebrush territory in La Cañada — an area whose students have historically been served by Glendale Unified — is still ongoing, school board members confirmed this week.
Voters in the La Cañada Unified School District have until Monday, Feb. 17, to register for the special parcel tax election that takes place March. 4, according to Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan.
Susan Boyd, a former member and past president of the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board, has been selected by the district's administrative team to receive the 2013-14 Golden Apple Award.
Excited school officials joined students, teachers and administrators of La Cañada High School 7/8 Friday morning to celebrate a very special occasion. The campus was recently named a “California School to Watch” by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform.
The gala committee for the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation is gearing up for the 23rd Annual Spring Gala set for March 15 at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena. Invitations are in the mail for the event, which will feature Bourbon Street jazz, New Orleans cuisine and...
The Community Scholarship Foundation of La Cañada Flintridge has announced that the 2014 scholarship applications are now available to high school seniors. The scholarships range from $250 to $3,500 per year.
On Friday morning school officials, students and parents gathered in the campus auditorium to celebrate the news that La Cañada High School 7/8 was named a “California School to Watch” as a model middle school by the California Middle Grades Alliance.
How do you spell success? At La Cañada Unified School District, it's spelled N-A-O-M-I, thanks to a standout performance last Thursday at the district's annual spelling bee from Palm Crest sixth-grader Naomi Kearl, who beat 15 other elementary school competitors to clinch a spot in the...
Local parents asked an expert for tips Thursday night on how to better guide their teens through the vulnerable years in which their brains are still developing.