La Cañada Unified School District officials hope an overnight trip to Stanford University will lead to a lasting change in their school community’s culture.
A small contingent of educators, administrators, teachers, parents and students from La Cañada High School and LCHS 7/8 traveled to Stanford last weekend to talk about student stress.
Attending along with similarly high-achieving districts from across the United States, LCUSD was selected to be part of at the 13th Challenge Success conference, which, yes, asked its guests to challenge the typical notion of success.
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By this time next year, a local get-out-the-vote campaign could be in full swing.
For now, planning has begun for what the La Cañada Unified School District hopes will be a successful bond measure. The district took a preliminary step at Tuesday’s Governing Board meeting when Charles Heath, a consultant who previously helped orchestrate a pair of winning parcel tax measures for the district, offered a walk-through of a proposed timeline for a bond. Continue reading “Governing Board Discusses Upcoming Bond Campaign”
As far as math teacher Bob Huson is concerned, La Cañada High School students are No. 1. Continue reading “Math Teacher’s Calculation Puts LCHS on Top Statewide”
A couple of nights each month, David Sagal trades his gavel for his saxophone and replaces an agenda loaded with budgets and curriculum for a set list that’s heavy on Chet Baker and Sonny Rollins standards. Continue reading “A Jazzy School Board President”
Not so fast, Glendale Unified School District lawyers seemed to insist when they filed a petition seeking the names and addresses of the 724 people who signed the UniteLCF petition earlier this year. Continue reading “GUSD Seeks Stay in Sagebrush Petition Process”
The future voters at Flintridge Prep extended a warm, engaging welcome to Congressman Adam Schiff on Monday. Continue reading “Schiff’s Views Well Received at Flintridge Prep”
La Cañada High School students were among the 16,000 semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Continue reading “9 LCHS Students Selected as National Merit Semifinalists”
Rosa Beasley and her son, Drake, a highly touted football player, met La Cañada High School football coach Ryan Zerbel for the first time at the school in early August, according to the coach. Continue reading “‘Undue Influence’ Renders LCHS Star Ineligible”
Upon further review, the La Cañada Unified School District announced some modifications to the attendance policy published at the start of the school year. Continue reading “For Fairness’ Sake, LCUSD Relaxes Attendance Policy”
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”