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  • Fitness and fun celebrated at Waddell Elementary

    Manchester's Waddell Elementary School hosted a "Fun Run" in celebration of money raised for money raised for Project Playground.  The project's goal is to build a new playground or have an addition added to the existing playground at the school.  Staff,...
  • LCUSD's making tech gains but has a long way to go, director says

    La Cañada Unified has made great strides toward integrating technology into the classroom but still has a long way to go, according to technology director Jamie Lewsadder’s road map for the district. On Tuesday, Lewsadder shared with the school...
  • Mailbag: Kids are in private school but I can still serve LBUSD

    Thanks for providing excellent coverage of Laguna Beach school board candidates and informing readers about debate on federal and state Common Core mandates for local school curriculum. Curriculum, school finances, personnel policy, community relations...
  • How parents can get involved at school

    How parents can get involved at school
    Research indicates that children whose parents get involved with their education are more likely to earn better grades and less likely to have behavior problems in the classroom. The concept of parents working in conjunction with schools is nothing new....
  • Musical theater to boost special ed students

     Musical theater to boost special ed students
    Students with special needs in Community Consolidated School District 15 and District 211 soon will be participating in a theater program that is both entertaining and therapeutic. Special Gifts Theatre will bring its musical theater experience to the...
  • Hampton expands iPad program for students

    Hampton expands iPad program for students
    HAMPTON — Tyshawn Spencer was eager to show off his new iPad Wednesday. The 13-year-old 8th grader at Lindsay Middle School uses the device to do homework and research assignments in class. He has "apps" for a notebook, a calculator, and a place...
  • Marjorie Brown, volunteer in GOP politics, dies

    Marjorie Frey Brown put her energy and talent to work on behalf of others over decades of service to Chicago-area charitable organizations and political groups, including a decadeslong involvement with the Chicago-based Northwestern University...
  • Utah Common Core test scores prompt Florida worries

    Utah Common Core test scores prompt Florida worries
    Utah students took their state's new Common Core tests this spring, and they struggled so badly that a majority of Utah schools could end up graded D or F. Despite the more than 2,000 miles that separate the two states, what happened in Utah could...
  • Learning Matters: Students seem to have less independence

    Learning Matters: Students seem to have less independence
    Over the last few years, thanks to the work of parent and traffic-safety advocate Kara Sergile, I've had experience as both a valet drop-off lane attendant and a "walking school bus" volunteer with R.D. White Elementary. Valet lanes at White and other...
  • Hampton City Council considers election changes

    Hampton City Council considers election changes
    The City Council is considering a raft of changes that would affect how — and when — voters choose City Council and school board members and how those candidates are treated when they choose to appear on the ballot. The council is asking for...
  • LCF resident eyes board seat

    LCF resident eyes board seat
    A resident of the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge is one of five candidates looking to be appointed to the Glendale school board this week following school board member Mary Boger’s resignation due to illness. Of the 16 who applied for the...