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  • PTA: GUSD conducting survey relating to foreign languages

    The Glendale Unified School District is conducting a survey to assess interest in foreign languages. Parents are encouraged to participate in this online survey as to what foreign language their son or daughter will most likely study when they enter...
  • Glendale High cluster PTA: Ceremony surprises former school leader

    A flag ceremony at R.D. White Elementary was anything but ordinary as former principal Suzanne Risse was surprised by an unveiling of a statue in her name. The piece depicts a girl lying on her stomach reading a book. Resting on a cement block that also...
  • Affirmative action amendment divides state's Asian Americans

    Affirmative action amendment divides state's Asian Americans
    The alarming messages began appearing on Chinese-language social media networks in early February: A proposal in the California Legislature would cut the number of Asian students admitted to UC schools. Posters called it the "Yellow Peril Act," while...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Recognize teachers every day of the year

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Recognize teachers every day of the year
    May is “thank your local teacher” month: Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5 through 9), National Teacher Day (May 6) and California’s Day of the Teacher (May 14). While it is nice to have one’s vocation be singled out, it would be...
  • School prom 'draft' prompts reflection in exclusive Newport Beach

    School prom 'draft' prompts reflection in exclusive Newport Beach
    Corona del Mar High School has palm trees, ocean breezes and a parking lot where students hustle out of shiny BMWs as they head to class. One of the state's top-ranked schools, it has battled perceptions as a place where money and privilege sometimes...
  • In a switch, more moms opt to stay home with kids

    In a switch, more moms opt to stay home with kids
    Megan Mocik never envisioned herself as a stay-at-home mother. After having twins four years ago, the former marketing manager for New York-based International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. was determined to press on with a career, even one that came with...
  • Artist returns to Davie school to paint mural

    Artist returns to Davie school to paint mural
    Children reading, playing guitar, walking dogs and just having fun. Those are some of the images found in a new mural recently created by artist Sergio Lazo at the front of Nova Eisenhower Elementary School in Davie. "Every piece has a different...
  • Learning Matters: VW Dads' Club gears up for 'Fathers' Follies'

    Learning Matters: VW Dads' Club gears up for 'Fathers' Follies'
    It's May, the month for celebrating Mother's Day, Teachers Appreciation Day and Classified Staff Appreciation Day. For many local PTA leaders, it's also the month for the California State PTA convention, when PTA representatives from many of our schools...
  • Bolingbrook HS principal won't finish school year

    Bolingbrook HS principal won't finish school year
    The outgoing principal at Bolingbrook High School, whose resignation last month sparked an outcry against the district's administration, will not finish out this school year as planned. Michael White, who arrived at Bolingbrook in July 2012, resigned in...
  • D41 wrangles with space needs

    D41 wrangles with space needs
    While plans are in the works to reduce the number of portable classrooms at School District 41 elementary schools in Glen Ellyn, at least one board member continues to worry that a future referendum measure on adding space will be tougher to sell after...
  • School chocolate milk debate goes on

    School chocolate milk debate goes on
    Removing chocolate milk from school cafeterias has been promoted over the last few years as a way to reduce the sugar kids consume and decried as a sure way to keep kids from getting the nutrients in milk. Both might be the case, researchers at...