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 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”
Look good, feel good. Feel good, win.
La Cañada High School is well-regarded for many things: academics, choral arts, speech and debate. Football isn’t one of them. Continue reading “New Look, Fresh Start for LCHS Football”
The state has gotten serious about curbing absenteeism, creating a new accountability system to replace the former Academic Performance Index. The new system will include factors ranging from assessment results to graduation rates and, yes, chronic absenteeism, which is defined as a student being absent for 10% or more of the school year. Continue reading “New Attendance Policy Limits Make-Up Work”
As far as welcoming parties go, this one was special. This one was a first.
Nearly 380 La Cañada High School students volunteered to get up early and spend a few hours at school before the school year started this week. Continue reading “Link Crew Comes to the Rescue of Nervous Freshmen”
The clock has started for county officials to make a determination about the decades-long tug-of-war over the students living in the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge. Continue reading “Sagebrush Petition Certified by County”
Did you see him? He was right there, in the thick of it, at the turbulent center of the political universe.
If you tuned in to the Republican National Convention last week, you easily might have spotted Riley Owen. The 2016 La Cañada High School graduate was a regular presence on the floor at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, in the mix with delegates and political stars and pundits, soaking up the history as it was being written. Continue reading “Memorable Experience at the RNC”
By Avery Yang
The morning sun glitters off the many model granite countertops — some gray, some black, some an off-beige — on display at Coram Design Center. Continue reading “LCHS Grad Seeks to Fuse Non- and For-Profit Worlds”
Candice Young has stepped foot in 40 countries, including 27 since she graduated from UC Davis in 2011 with a degree in biological sciences.
Along the way, no nation has captured the 26-year-old La Cañada High School graduate’s heart like Nepal. Continue reading “LCHS Grad Steps Up Big for Nepal”