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  • Edna Pardo, 1921-2014

     Edna Pardo, 1921-2014
    Edna Pardo worked tirelessly to improve her community, focusing much of her effort on the inequities of Illinois school finance in her longtime role as a leader of the League of Women Voters of Chicago. "Edna was a very optimistic lady, and she really...
  • Letter: School readies its annual carnival

    The month of March is bringing us a circus-themed carnival at Disney Elementary School PTA. The annual carnival will be on Saturday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the playground at Clark Avenue and Mariposa Street, opposite George Izay/Olive Park....
  • Robert J. Shockley, principal

    Robert J. Shockley, principal
    Robert Joseph Shockley, a former Loch Raven Elementary School principal, died of cancer Jan. 13 at Metropolitan Hospital in Miami. The former Towson resident was 92. Born in Greensboro in Caroline County, he was the son of William Harvey Shockley, who...
  • State superintendent of schools visits to talk Common Core, state exams

    State Supt. Tom Torlakson was in town on Wednesday, but not to speak at a large rally. He was in a much more intimate setting — the home of Glendale Council PTA President Sandy Russell, where he fielded questions from about 10 local parents about...
  • PTA Council asks Dance to delay high school schedule change

    PTA Council asks Dance to delay high school schedule change
    Baltimore County's PTA Council voiced opposition this week to the superintendent's decision to change the high school schedules this coming fall, asking that the plan be delayed. Dallas Dance has instituted a uniform schedule saying he wants every...
  • Former LCUSD member to receive honor

    Former LCUSD member to receive honor
    Susan Boyd, a former member and past president of the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board, has been selected by the district's administrative team to receive the 2013-14 Golden Apple Award. Sponsored by the Assn. of California School...
  • Butler, Howorth enter contest for Ted Lieu Senate seat

    SACRAMENTO -- The field of candidates competing for the coastal Senate district seat being vacated by Ted Lieu grew Wednesday with former Assemblywoman Betsy Butler and Manhattan Beach Mayor Amy Howorth, both Democrats, announcing their candidacies....
  • Del Guercio joins Community Center board

    Steve Del Guercio, a former mayor of this city, has joined the board of directors of the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, it was announced Wednesday. The longtime local resident is a partner at the downtown Los Angeles law firm of Demetriou,...
  • Opinion split on students' expulsion

    Students and parents gave the school board mixed marks Wednesday after it decided to remove 11 students from Corona del Mar High School for allegedly hacking into the school computer system and enhancing their grades. Some said the kids should be...
  • Margaret B. Engelke November 7, 1922 - January 18, 2014

    Margaret B. Engelke November 7, 1922 - January 18, 2014
    Margaret B. Engelke, passed away suddenly on January 18, 2014, with her loving family by her side. She was 91 years old. Margaret, or “Peggy“ as she was lovingly called, was born on November 7, 1922, in Burbank, California to George and...
  • State superintendent visits PTA

    The new Common Core State Standards and computerized state exams that students will begin taking in upcoming weeks were up for discussion Tuesday night at the La Cañada home of Glendale Council PTA President Sandy Russell, where State Supt. Tom...