A former UCLA water polo player from Glendale who was accused of rape last year pleaded no contest on Thursday to one count each of assault by...
As of this week, more than 100 Glendale Community College professors have enrolled in a program to earn certification so they can teach online courses, also known as “distance education,” according to a report presented during a trustee meeting on Tuesday.
Glendale Community College officials were presented with several drafts Tuesday night for various proposed voting districts as the college moves ahead with switching from its current at-large system.
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.
A computerized program will soon determine which students will be placed in Glendale’s elementary dual-language and magnet-school programs for the next school year, when the window to enroll comes to a close later this week.
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.
Eight young men at Glendale High competed to earn the title of “Mr. Nitro” Wednesday evening, a third annual event that raises money for student organizations on campus.
Three Glendale Unified teachers were each awarded $400 to supplement their classrooms with resources such as books and supplies for art projects after being selected by members of Delta Kappa Gamma, an organization with a local chapter of current and former educators who work to endow scholarships...
As the Glendale school district continues to implement the new Common Core standards and prepare students to take the first standardized exams this spring testing their proficiency, school officials are also grappling with parents' concerns regarding the math curriculum.
Glendale Community College won’t be among the 15 colleges that will begin offering bachelor-degree programs in the fall.
A “Walk and Talk” event will be held every Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Crescenta Valley Park, 3901 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta.
The Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday accepted $219,000 in federal money that will support career-technical education programs throughout Glendale’s middle schools and high schools.
In the presence of an Armenian Genocide survivor, Glendale students on Wednesday night kicked off commemoration events in a continued effort to honor those lost in the genocide and have the tragedy officially recognized by the Turkish government.
For the second straight year, both suspension and expulsion rates have declined across California schools, according to data released this week by state officials.
Glendale school officials are nearing the end of their $5-million-plus plan to adopt a new curriculum currently being implemented by the majority of states across the country.
Glendale High PTSA President Megan Schowengerdt would like parents of college-bound seniors to know that school counselors are hosting a “Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Fill Out Night” on Jan. 28.
Nearly 200 first-graders at Mark Keppel Elementary School on Tuesday got a lesson in bicycle and roadway safety from Glendale police, as well as bright red helmets from the Glendale Kiwanis club during an assembly held at Toll Middle School.
About 130 Glendale Unified students are in families who fled their native countries as refugees, and local school officials are using state funds to help them adapt so they can call Glendale their home.
President Obama this week made national waves with the announcement of a proposal to offer a free community-college education to students who prove they are on track to earn credits and graduate.
Glendale Community College officials approved hosting three more associate-transfer-degree programs last week, bringing the total number of programs to 20 after more than a year’s effort to create improved transfer pathways from the Glendale campus to Cal State universities.
Students in the Glendale Unified School District are on winter break through Jan. 6, with classes resuming on Jan. 7.
Just minutes before dozens of middle and high school students of Glendale’s Tobinworld broke into their rendition of “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” on Friday, the son of the school’s founder startled his mother with an unexpected announcement.
More teenagers in middle school and high school reported using electronic cigarettes rather than tobacco cigarettes within about 30 days of taking a government-sponsored survey recently published by Monitoring the Future, an organization conducting an ongoing study of the behavior of secondary...
There’s one thing that the students who take Sevada Chamras’ organic chemistry class know — that his exams are considerably more difficult than the American Chemistry Society’s standardized test — which may explain why Glendale Community College students scored in the...
The City Council approved a request made by Glendale Unified school officials to ask for voters’ input this April to allow Glendale Unified officials to conduct elections as they wish, ultimately letting them to switch from a current “at-large” voting system to one based on...
During a morning assembly on Wednesday, more than 400 students at Cerritos Elementary School applauded their classmates who were being recognized by teachers for showing compassion and being good friends to others.
When Max Gurmin’s father died about two years ago, he realized life was too short not to go after his dream.
Cerritos Elementary is one of 22 schools in the country to become a finalist for an award handed out by the National Center for Urban School Transformation, which recognizes schools in metropolitan areas with high student achievement.
State Sen. Carol Liu urged local business owners, residents and others on Friday during a CV Alliance meeting to join a committee to help guide Glendale school officials on how and where they should spend their money.
In the fall of 2012, four foreign-language teachers began teaching Spanish and Japanese in Glendale schools, having arrived, perhaps unsurprisingly, from Spain and Japan.
The average student-to-teacher ratio among Glendale schools that receive federal assistance and those that don’t are comparable, according to a recent report released by Glendale school officials.
The Glendale Unified school board unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night initiating the school district’s formal request to the City Council to ask voters this spring whether they want to amend the city charter and let school district officials conduct elections as they please.
Most people know what a difference a day makes. But anyone who’s ever been to the annual Invention Challenge at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory knows it’s the milliseconds that count.
The case involving former Crescenta Valley High School student Drew Ferraro, who killed himself on campus in 2012 when he was 15 years old, will not go...
Three Glendale schools last month received a total of $18,000 from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, part of a growing trend of diplomatic missions supporting Glendale’s dual language immersion programs.
Since construction began last year on Glendale Community College’s largest building yet, the $40-million undertaking has regularly faced unexpected challenges, though the extra spending has only had a minimal impact on the college’s budget.
This time of year seems to usher in hectic schedules and frazzled nerves. Taking some time to spend with family and friends in an enjoyable activity might be just what the doctor ordered.
To ensure that all students of various economic, gender or ethnic backgrounds succeed at Glendale Community College, officials have been working for months to create a new comprehensive student-equity plan as they adhere to a mandate issued by the state’s two-year college system.
The Glendale College Community Foundation, responsible for raising funds to support academic programs, scholarships and facilities, recently reported its first-quarter donations compared to this time last year.
Theodore Roosevelt Middle School is one of Glendale Unified’s oldest schools in the district, having been built in 1922. However, for years it has been among a few of Glendale’s 30 schools without a Parent Teacher Assn. That is until last week.
To alleviate an ongoing influx of students into Balboa Elementary, Glendale school officials are eyeing Mark Keppel and Benjamin Franklin elementary magnet schools and making plans to revert back to their former geographic attendance boundaries, which were larger.
Employees who work in an office that oversees mental-health counseling for Glendale Unified students have put together 100 bags of food and gift cards for families in need this Thanksgiving.
After new report cards were sent home with elementary students last week, some parents raised concerns about the new language identifying students’ achievement levels as “thorough” and “adequate” at best.
John Marshall Elementary hosted an early Thanksgiving feast on Friday for students and young adults with special needs who have been bonding for months and learning valuable lessons from each other.
This coming New Year’s Day will mark the first in 100 years that the city of Glendale will not have a float in the Rose Parade, but Glendale will still be represented by 90 Glendale High students who will dance in the parade’s opening show.
Glendale Community College officials this week listened to input from an attorney as they begin to plot voting districts for upcoming elections.
A parent filed a lawsuit against the Glendale Unified School District last week alleging that her 7-year-old daughter, a first-grader at John Marshall Elementary School with special needs, was sexually assaulted multiple times by another student.
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.
In less than four months, about 30 kids from Crescenta Valley High School have put in about 950 hours mentoring young La Crescenta students who built robots to compete in the FIRST LEGO League against other Los Angeles student-built robots.
The Glendale Unified school board recently awarded a $32.2-million contract for construction of three multiple-classroom, two-story buildings — one each at Balboa, Verdugo Woodlands and R.D. White elementary schools.
Glendale educators are looking to hear as many different opinions as possible about what local parents, community members, teachers and students think about where the school district is excelling and where it could use improvement.
The office for the Early Education and Extended Learning Programs has moved to 520 E. Wilson Ave., Suite 215, in Glendale. It will be open today in the new location. The department provides high-quality preschool and before- and after-school care to the children in our community.
Glendale students have healthy levels of flexibility, but have room for improvement when it comes to aerobic and upper body strength, according to results of a fitness test released this week.
The late Louis Zamperini, the World War II veteran who will be honored as grand marshal of the 2015 Rose Parade, was remembered fondly...
Glendale Unified School District was again awarded this year a total of nearly $215,000 for three academy programs it offers to students interested in science and medicine, construction technology and cosmetology at two of its high schools.
Student veterans and Glendale Community College officials on Thursday celebrated the expansion of a student veteran center on campus that opened its doors for the first time last year with a small office and conference room.
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.
In response to the Glendale Unified school board approving a proposal to transfer the Sagebrush territory Tuesday night — at a potential $23-million cost to La Ca&...
It will cost La Cañada about $23 million to have the Sagebrush area under that city's primary school district's control, the Glendale Unified school board voted Tuesday.
Glendale Community College on Wednesday hosted the launch of a new partnership between businesses in the Verdugo region and educators in the Burbank and Glendale school districts, the college and Cal State Northridge to build pathways for students entering careers into highly-skilled jobs that pay...
The Glendale school board has rejected a claim filed by Los Angeles County officials seeking indemnity from the school district in a case stemming from a former Glendale student who was sexually assaulted by a vocational instructor at Hoover High.
The Valley View golf tournament will be held in two weeks. To register and pay for a round, visit vveagles.com and click on the link for the golf tournament.
Glendale Community College officials project they will serve nearly 150 fewer full-time equivalent students than they did last fall, according to a recent report.
Toll Middle School students hopped, skipped and jumped their way through a series of obstacles Thursday as part of the school-wide “Dash of the Titans” fundraiser.
The Glendale Community College Trustees voted to pass a resolution on Tuesday initiating the switch from an at-large voting system to a district-based one.
Three Glendale teachers confronted school officials this week, expressing discontent over an academic-diagnostic exam implemented this school year that took much longer than expected for many students to complete.
Parents told the Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday they’re concerned about the materials that make up artificial turf, following a recent NBC News report.
Alabang, Philippines remains a place 15-year-old Dannah De Jesus won’t forget. That’s where she met her childhood friend, or as Dannah says, her sister.
For the first time in more than 10 years, Glendale school officials are reporting an enrollment boost.
Children whose parents talk with them regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than teenagers whose parents don’t bring up the topic. Despite this, only a quarter of teens indicate having these conversations.
After committing about $12.7 million to install solar panels at 13 campuses in the last two years, Glendale school officials are now looking to to add them to College View School.
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.
Glendale Unified was recently awarded $2 million to spend through 2018 on arts education at Mark Keppel Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School and its next door neighbor, Toll Middle School.
Glendale school officials this week embraced the successful results of a pilot program they embarked on earlier this year that targeted more than 100 students with minor speech delays and offered specific instruction in an effort to address students’ speech challenges early.
Results of a survey commissioned by district officials last year showed 21% of Glendale seventh graders, 25% of freshmen and 28% of juniors last year had experienced chronic sadness or hopelessness within 30 days of taking it.
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.
Nine-year-old Sienna Rothrock started walking to school as a kindergartner.
Burbank school officials approved spending more than $800,000 on various technology-geared projects and personnel on Thursday as the district continues to expand on its technology use.
Mayor Zareh Sinanyan visited third-graders at Franklin Magnet School on Friday where he stressed the importance of voting and answered questions from the students who are currently learning about government.
After a Hoover High instructor was sentenced to three years in prison in May for sexually assaulting a female student on campus, the teen filed a...
The Glendale Educational Foundation hosted its 10th annual “State of the Schools” breakfast Thursday morning, where organizers announced a new focus on raising money to support science and technology programs.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation earlier this week allowing some community colleges to begin awarding bachelor's degrees in fields not offered on the UC and Cal State campuses.
The Dairy Council of California brought its mobile classroom to Horace Mann Elementary School on Wednesday with a 1,500-pound cow named Buttercup and a 100-pound bull calf named Chip.
Students' public posts on social media collected by school officials must be discarded within a year after a student leaves the district and parents must be notified that school officials are analyzing social-media posts under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday.
Glendale school officials released the names of the five candidates looking to be appointed to the school board this week following school board member Mary Boger's resignation due to...
Each September, students at Thomas Edison Elementary spend the month honing their swimming skills as the only school of Glendale's 20 elementaries with access to a swimming pool.
More than 20 years ago, Win Saw accepted his first teaching job at Crescenta Valley High School when he hadn't yet graduated from UC Santa Barbara. Since then, he has taught classes from entry-level math to second-year calculus and now, after more than two decades as an instructor, he's been named...
Usually when story time is over at a library, the children leave with their parents and go home, but not at Pacific Park Branch Library. Once the stories are over, the fun continues at the adjacent Pacific Park Community Center, where kids bounce into the gym and enjoy playtime. It's great for a...
Glendale Unified spent more than $10 million they didn't have during the last fiscal year in an ongoing trend of deficit spending that will continue, although at a lesser amount, this year.
Members of Glendale's youngest show choir at Mark Keppel Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School — who made a name for themselves during a major competition last year — are preparing again for a full slate of musical performances.
[UPDATED 3:50 p.m.] A 15-year-old Glendale High School student reportedly attempted suicide on campus Tuesday by jumping from the top of an outdoor ramp as tall as a second story, injuring her ankles and knees, police said.
A lower percentage of Glendale students passed the California High School Exit Exam during the 2013-14 school year compared to the year before, according to data state officials released Friday.
Glendale school officials have sold the district's employee training facility on Central Avenue for the $7.2 million, months after a period of closed-door negotiations to swap the property for an apartment complex.
Six candidates have tossed their hat in the ring, so far, to become an appointed member of the Glendale Unified school board.
Glendale school officials said Tuesday that educators and students are adjusting to new computerized diagnostic tests that the majority of Glendale students have taken since the beginning of the school year.
A year ago, a student in Gregg Boyadgian's fifth-grade music class at Horace Mann Elementary School stopped speaking. She had lost a parent and fell into a deep depression. After the school provided her with a violin, she began to open up again.