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  • Gertrude Luff Mitchell: Nurse became mom, volunteer, fundraiser and more

    Gertrude Luff Mitchell: Nurse became mom, volunteer, fundraiser and more
    Gertrude "Trudie" Luff Mitchell wore many hats during her long life: registered nurse, naval officer, Navy wife, mother, volunteer, fundraiser and world traveler. Whether she was volunteering at school while her four daughters were young, collecting...
  • Patricia Ann AbbeyApril 6, 1938 - August 20, 2014

    Patricia Ann Abbey<br/>April 6, 1938 - August 20, 2014
    Patricia Ann Abbey, long-time resident of La Cañada, died Wednesday the 20th of August in La Cañada in a tragic car accident where it is believed that she lost consciousness as the result of a diabetic setback. Pat was born at Los Angeles Queen of...
  • PTA Column: Back to school in the Crescenta Valley

    Freemont Elementary Dine out this Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Panda Express, 700 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada and help Fremont at the same time. A portion of the proceeds go to the school through this fundraiser. For more information, contact Jenny...
  • 'Straight outta Compton' and into Princeton

    'Straight outta Compton' and into Princeton
    Did you hear about the Compton student who graduated from high school at the top of his class last May and starts school this fall at Princeton with a full scholarship? Probably not. That's not the kind of news out of Compton that gets much attention....
  • Glendale PTA: Schools seek members as PTAs get started

    With classes into their second week, PTAs are gearing up for activities. Marc Perlman, president of the Wilson Middle School PTSA, has put a concerted effort on the importance of parents being a part of their children's education. Additionally,...
  • Ritual of posting class lists ebbs in privacy age

    Ritual of posting class lists ebbs in privacy age
    Cutting short a late-summer water gun fight, fourth-grader Ray Longstreet pedaled his bike down South Cuyler Avenue as fast as he could, his friends tailing behind on skateboards. They wheeled into the entrance of Irving Elementary School and, after...
  • Middletown School Board To Hire Teachers To Reduce Class Size

    MIDDLETOWN — The school board has authorized hiring up to five additional teachers to reduce elementary class sizes. Parents of students at the Moody School pleaded with the board Tuesday to get another teacher for the first grade there, where 47...
  • Broward school bond plan shifts more money east

    Broward school bond plan shifts more money east
    Decaying schools in eastern Broward County would now fare better than newer western schools under a revised project list for an $800 million referendum. A proposal that would have renovated dozens of school libraries and cafeterias in western Broward...
  • PTA president charged with theft and forgery

    PTA president charged with theft and forgery
    An Arlington Heights woman has been charged with stealing money from a local parent-teacher group, police said Tuesday. Denise Hoppe, 48, was charged last week with theft and forgery, Arlington Heights Police Sgt. Joe Pinnello said. Both of the...
  • Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell

    Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell
    When Mary Boger adjourned the school board meeting Tuesday, she closed the chapter of her 12 years of service as a board member and many more years as a volunteer with the PTA. On Tuesday, many parents, teachers and district staff honored Boger during...
  • For Broward County School Board: Brunson, Mayersohn, Levinson, Rupert and Sakhnovsky

    District 1: Felicia Brunson offers fresh eyes, energy In the Broward County School District 1 race, voters will choose between a veteran incumbent and a rising star. They should aim high and choose the latter: Felicia Brunson. District 1 covers...