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As one who taught at PCC for 40 years, I was personally involved in the establishment of state-mandated shared government procedures (AB 1725) which require that faculty, staff and students be significantly involved in matters that affect them,...
I had a play date with my daughter, Heather, on Mother's Day weekend, a fun escape to San Francisco. On Saturday, the morning fog blanketed the city and the foghorns called out their mournful cry, giving the city such an eerie feeling. Just as the fog...
Last Friday I pulled a raid on Mrs. Pruden's second-grade class at La Caņada Elementary. I had intercepted intelligence that she was bringing chocolate cake to school. I was making a getaway when, for some reason, I fixated on a minivan parked in front of...
Palm Crest Elementary School sits four miles away from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where a team built and developed the Mars rover Curiosity, the largest machine sent to another planet. But engineers at the La Caņada Flintridge lab may have...
Faculty and staff members of La Caņada public and private schools are being offered free servings of coffee the week of May 6-May 10 at the town's new restaurant, Flintridge Proper, 464 Foothill Blvd. The offer is being made in conjunction with National...
Tags: Teachers, Teaching and Learning
During my recent trip to Prague, I reunited with Jeff Weller, a former student. Jeff was in my class 35 years ago. He’s an expatriate who owns a hotel near the Legion Bridge. His sons, Emil and Damek, study political philosophy at Charles...
How can one person help save a planet, and what would that process look like? Students at Palm Crest Elementary School took one step closer to finding their own answers Saturday when they worked with parents and teachers to construct an on-campus garden...
Tags: PTA, Teachers, Students, Earth Day, Healthy Diet
Last week was challenging for a guy like me. It was the culmination of Fine Arts Week at La Caņada High. My wife, Kaitzer, detailed an operational plan that rivaled Napoleon’s when he invaded Russia. I was given a cumbersome list of picks-ups and...
Tags: Les Miserables (musical), Students, Teachers, Arab Spring, China
Guests of this week's La Caņada High School and LCHS 7/8 annual open house will notice newly-planted garden beds, surprisingly clean (at least on the surface) student lockers and scrubbed corridor floors. The fresh, welcoming campus is the result of last...
Tags: Students, Teaching and Learning
Three $1,000 scholarships are being offered to students who live in La Caņada Flintridge by a local philanthropic group. The Caņada Auxiliary of Professionals of Assistance League of Flintridge, known as CAP, is sponsoring the program, specifically...
After neighbors criticized Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy for exceeding its city-mandated enrollment cap, the school will admit a smaller freshman class this fall. A total of 385 students — the maximum number the school can hold under a...
Tags: Google Inc., Students, Teaching and Learning
The La Caņada Flintridge Community Center Preschool held its annual Father's Saturday Morning at the preschool on Chevy Chase Drive last weekend. Students and their fathers were invited to spend the morning together, exploring their classroom and...
Tags: Schools, Preschools, Early Learning
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