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  • Letter: Crosby's school year proposal has merit

    What a well-thought-out and concise article written by Brian Crosby on the GUSD school calendar. He masterfully lays out a logical plan that would balance the school days before and after the holiday break and put GUSD back in sync with surrounding communities who start later than GUSD. I agree with Crosby's proposal to hold a meeting of school board members, PTA presidents and teacher’s union presidents for both GUSD and BUSD to compile some calendar options that would then be sent to the both districts' parents for a vote.
  • Glendale PTA: District parents' groups join in national arts contest

    Schools with active PTAs and PTSAs in the Glendale Unified School District are all launching the 2015-16 Reflections art program. This is a national arts contest that celebrates the importance of creativity through arts learning. The program welcomes...

    Glendale PTA Council revives focus on mentoring parent leaders

    Three weeks into the new school year, Glendale Unified’s PTA Council is reviving one of its core missions in mentoring parents leading the nearly 30 PTA organizations across Glendale. Combined, the PTAs contribute more than a 100,000 hours and can...

    Students bid fond farewell to former principal

    Students bid fond farewell to former principal
    Two weeks after school let out last June, parents and students learned their principal at Glenoaks Elementary, Kristine Siegal, would be reassigned to Mark Keppel Visual & Performing Arts Elementary. After five years at Glenoaks, she was adored by...

    The Whiteboard Jungle: GUSD, BUSD should meet to discuss a common calendar

    The Whiteboard Jungle: GUSD, BUSD should meet to discuss a common calendar
    Earlier this month, I wrote about the early start of school in Glendale and now there is an online petition called “Save Our GUSD Schools” for parents to sign who want to push it back closer to Labor Day. Currently, the petition has...