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”
Dear Parent Coach,
Since school started a couple of weeks ago, I thought we’d be in some sort of a routine by now — but the mornings are crazy. I have children at three different schools and we barely make it out the door in time. Everyone is in a bad mood once we finally get into the car. I don’t like to start the day this way. Any practical suggestions?
Signed, Going Crazy Continue reading “Curtail Morning Madness With Organization”
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”
It’s a Sunday morning in August and the Robinson Park Recreation Center on North Fair Oaks Avenue is bustling with activity. Inside the facility’s gymnasium and community room, which have been temporarily outfitted with barber chairs, hundreds of young children start their final day of summer by receiving free haircuts and backpacks filled with school supplies. Known as the Michael Bryant Free Haircut and Back-to-School Event, the program seeks to prepare underserved Pasadena Unified School District students — both academically and physically — for a new year of classes. Continue reading “Local Bookstore Helps in Backpack Drive”
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”