| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:50 PM
The La Cañada PTA Council was honored at the First District PTA Awards dinner and meeting on March 24 at the Castaway restaurant in Burbank.
The event, organized by First District PTA was given the theme “Go for the Gold” and honored PTA...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:01 PM
As regular readers may have noticed, I’ve written a number of columns on school-to-career education. In another part-time job, I’ve also been assisting with an effort to extend and “articulate” career pathways to high-wage, high-...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Katrina Marinelli swung for the fences and got all ball. "Nice hit," said a teammate.
It wasn't really a hit. The 12-year-old Roland Park girl was hitting a softball off a tee into a net during practice, as the Rams, a newly formed girls softball team...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
If they get me to Dallas, I can save the president.
Those were my thoughts as I stared at the black and white Zenith TV sitting in the corner of my parent's living room. On the screen was the picture of President John F. Kennedy along with the dates:...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Hoover High School, Toll Middle School and Keppel Elementary will host their annual block party celebrating the arts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 5.
There will be great food, fun activities for the kids, amazing art and great music including...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Source: NIH News in Health
Kids face a lot of challenges as they grow up: Learning how to make and keep friends, get homework done and have fun while staying safe. But children today are now confronting a growing, oversized problem that puts them at risk...
| Nov 3, 2013
There are few names on high school reading lists that inspire more fear and dread than William Shakespeare. WordPlay Shakespeare is a study aid that pairs text with videos of professional Shakespearean actors performing the same plays. Each video is short...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Diane Bauer, a long-time member of the Seminole County School Board, has died, the school district reported. Bauer, 65, had been on the school board since 1998 and had also been a long-time member of the Seminole County PTA.
The cause of death is not...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Karen Almond was re-elected Tuesday as chairman of the Seminole County School Board. Tina Calderone was elected vice chairman.
Almond, who was elected to the board in 2010, was a long time school volunteer and PTA member prior to her election.
| Nov 4, 2013
With Illinois public schools on the cusp of becoming "majority minority," suburban districts that were once overwhelmingly white are adjusting to their rising Latino enrollment with changes in curriculum and culture.
The newly released 2013 Illinois...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
'Welcome to Night Vale'
Twice monthly, an eerily calm voice reports the news from Night Vale. Like other small towns, Night Vale has PTA meetings, local construction projects and a high school football team. However, most small towns...