| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Born November 1926 in Ridgefield, New Jersey Died June 14, 2013 in Burbank, California.
William passed away at the age of 86 due to an accident. He was a finance clerk in the United States Army and received a World War II Victory Medal. After his...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Each end of the school year brings mixed feelings: The relief that the marathon of lessons and assignments is coming to a close along with the sadness to say goodbye to students who I have known up to all four years of high school. This annual beginning...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
During the first-ever robotics academy at Glendale Community College, nearly 30 teens built and programmed robots from scratch in less than two weeks to compete against each on Thursday.
The four-wheeled robots maneuvered around a small white playing...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:35 PM
One of the benefits of being a teacher is extra time off from the job compared to other people’s two or three-week vacation periods.
Of course, outsiders may not be aware that the time teachers have off in the summer is unpaid. Many teachers,...
| Apr 6, 2013
After securing a highly competitive fellowship, Hoover High School science teacher Zovig Minassian will head to Washington, D.C. this fall, where she will spend 11 months honing her professional development skills at the U.S. Department of Energy.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met on March 20 in Washington D.C. with a group of 70 seventh- and eighth-grade students and their chaperons from Glendale's Toll Middle School.
The students were visiting during their spring break, and Schiff took time to...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Please allow me to boast. Congratulations to Matthew Benitez, Jacob Deyell, Victor Garcia, Gayane Hovsepyan and Meagan Yuen for winning Hoover’s first Glendale Unified Scholastic Bowl in five years – and my first victory as coach.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:03 PM
Bullying among students and the responsibility that parents and district employees have when it happens was addressed by six of the seven school board candidates Monday during a forum hosted by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Please forgive me for not making my point clear (“No need for Glendale school board changes,” Mailbag, March 9). I am concerned that Jennifer Freemon would be ineffective on the school board because ethically, she would have to recuse...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A political newcomer who’s running for Glendale Unified school board has raised the most money in the race, according to the most recent campaign filings.
A dentist by trade, Armina Gharpetian reported raising $12,250. Of that amount, $1,155 came...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Teacher evaluations and budget hurdles were among the topics submitted from the public for a forum that put the spotlight on the seven candidates vying for three seats on the Glendale Unified school board.
The televised forum, hosted by the League of...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Enough Glendale Unified employees have committed to an early retirement option to stave off the need to issue pink slips later this year, district officials announced this week.
The threat of layoff notices for up to 125 employees had loomed large as...