The La Cañada Unified School District said it is fully supporting staff members and a teacher who were accused in a civil lawsuit of unfairly targeting Korean American students after four high school pupils were disciplined for allegedly cheating on an AP European History exam last year. The lawsuit also alleges discriminatory behavior by certain La Cañada High School staff members. Continue reading “LCUSD Stands by Staff Accused in Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination”
At the first workshop to cultivate feedback on diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the La Cañada Unified School District, Superintendent Wendy Sinnette laid out some pertinent themes for discussion, including student safety and how to better create an atmosphere of acceptance and empathy. Continue reading “LCUSD Workshop Tackles Diversity, Inclusion”
The La Cañada Unified School District said its students scored high above the state averages in the California Department of Education’s academic evaluation, ranking second overall in English and math. The results reflected a continuation of LCUSD students’ outstanding performance in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress. Continue reading “LCUSD Students Outperform in Statewide Evaluation”
After nearly two hours of discussion on Wednesday, the Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization voted 6-3 to transfer the Sagebrush area from the Glendale Unified School District to the La Cañada Unified School District. Continue reading “County Panel Approves Sagebrush Transfer, Public Vote Could Follow”
The Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization’s staff is recommending the denial of a proposal to transfer the Sagebrush area into the La Cañada Unified School District. Continue reading “County Staff Opposes Sagebrush Transfer as Committee Meeting Looms”
The La Cañada Unified School District has moved closer to hiring an equity and inclusion officer, a process that began months after some students were investigated for allegedly using offensive and discriminatory language at basketball games during the season. Continue reading “Candidates for LCUSD Equity and Inclusion Post Are Interviewed”
La Cañada Flintridge’s three public elementary schools were ranked in the top 25 among the hundreds of such schools in Los Angeles County in the most recent survey from neighborhood review website Niche.com, though that status represents a decline compared with last year’s listings. Continue reading “Public Elementary Schools Get High Grades but Fall in Rankings”
Neighborhood research website Niche.com has listed La Cañada High School as the No. 7 public high school in Los Angeles County and No. 24 in California.
Those are enviable positions, but they represent a slight dip from LCHS’ status last year, when the website ranked LCHS No. 5 in the county and No. 18 in the state. Continue reading “LCHS Receives an A+ Despite Slight Drop in Rank”
By Christian Leonard
A local skate park near the La Cañada Unified School District office has sat somewhat empty this summer, despite efforts to increase traffic with expanded summer hours, but city officials say the spot is still a valuable place for kids to socialize and learn skateboarding basics.
And with classes starting up again soon, it can serve again as a convenient after-school recreation site. Continue reading “School Year Nears, So LCF Skate Park Will Change Hours”
Most La Cañada Unified School District parents undoubtedly want their children to be skilled in the use of digital technology, electronic devices and software — but not to be controlled by or obsessed with such tools.
That was one of the reasons more than 20 people attended Parent Tech Academy Summer 2019 in the La Cañada High School library on Monday, the first evening of a two-session event that continued the next night. Continue reading “Session Helps Close Tech Gap Between Parents and Kids”