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”
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 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”