A couple of small children nodded shyly when Lisa Dutton asked if they were scared, so she asked them to think of their favorite superhero. Then she instructed them to stand tall, as that character would — the way she was, with hands on hips and back arched. Continue reading “Hunt for Demon Outlaw Brings Hundreds to CV Sheriff’s Station”
For now, the latest campaign in a four-decade-long push to include the Sagebrush area in the La Cañada Unified School District will continue to inch forward. Continue reading “Sagebrush Petition Will Continue Forward, Judge Says”
It’s become an annual tradition: the La Cañada Educational Foundation delivering a huge check to its city’s school district. Continue reading “LCFEF Donates $2M to Schools”
Alexi Nazarian was living the dream of a high school athlete in the tail end of the winter sports season. She was captain of the La Cañada High School varsity girls’ basketball team that won more games than any other in the history of the program. Continue reading “Character Recognized at LCHS”
In the interest of equal time, Flintridge Prep welcomed conservative thinker Larry Elder to campus this week. Continue reading “Elder Delivers Another Perspective at Flintridge Prep”
Natalie Petrosian didn’t remember hearing her name called by Tournament of Roses President Brad Ratliff on Tuesday morning, but she registered hearing him call her number — “No. 617” — and then the voice of her cheering mother, Rebecca Nash. Continue reading “A Rosy Result for LCHS Girl”
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.
Continue reading “LCUSD Visits Topic of Student Stress at Conference”
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”