Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy recently received a major boost in its ongoing effort to build a curriculum and environment that meets the ever-changing standards of a 21st-century world. The all-girls college prep school has been awarded a $50,000 challenge grant by the Edward E. Ford Foundation that will support the research and development of an Innovation Lab — an on-campus hub specifically designed to foster collaboration, design thinking and project-based learning. Continue reading “FSHA to Create Innovation Lab With Challenge Grant”
La Cañada Unified School District Superintendent Wendy Sinnette told the Governing Board she wants to home in on climate, technology, instruction and supporting her staff this school year. Continue reading “Sinnette Promises to Focus on Climate, Tech, Support”
La Cañada High School doesn’t field a gymnastics team, but if did, the Spartans would be a force to be reckoned with. Tough as it might be to believe, there are, indeed, far more than five gymnasts in America. Continue reading “Balancing Gymnastics, Academics is a Contortionist Act at LCHS”
How would you improve on a plain coffee mug? Continue reading “Leading the Way in Engineering, Design at LCHS”
The goal is to provide a comfortable experience discussing a topic that no one would normally consider comfortable. Continue reading “Suicide Prevention Conference Sept. 10”
Los Angeles Sheriff’s homicide detectives recovered a silver Honda CRV connected to Kimberly Blum, a 47-year-old La Cañada High School graduate, on Aug. 23. She has been missing since June 5, 2014. Continue reading “Car, Remains Point to Missing LCHS Grad”
The second batch of online testing results released this week again placed La Cañada Unified School District’s students among the best-scoring in the state.
The annual California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress system ranked LCUSD’s 5th-, 6th- and 8th-graders tops in the state in English language arts/literacy, while its 6th-graders also rated first in math, according to mean scale score performance data reported by Lindi Dreibelbis, chief director of assessment.
Continue reading “LCUSD Among Best in State Assessment Tests”
Rick Remender has a habit of quitting other people’s dream jobs because he just can’t give up on his own designs. Continue reading “Comic-Book Fantasy Nears TV Reality”
It’s a Saturday morning tradition the comedian Jerry Seinfeld would toast to: His recent project, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” has Seinfeld — yes, you’ve got it — going out for coffee with other comedians in vintage cars. Continue reading “Local Early Rodders Are Comrades in Cars”
Water use in the local service area last month was down 16% compared with usage levels during July 2013 and 2014, but usage rose by 25% compared with last June, when mandatory conservation requirements were in place and local water suppliers were tasked with cutting back by as much as 36%. Continue reading “Local Water Conservation Slows”