| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2014
Almost as soon as Yolander Lasane and her children moved into their Orlando home, neighbors knew something was terribly wrong.
But the situation really deteriorated in the past year or so after Lasane lost her job and the 400-pound woman began...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:50 PM
On Tuesday morning, while their fellow schoolmates played outside during recess, a class of Palm Crest Elementary School first-graders was engaged in a different sort of play.
They were playing with iPads — frolicking through desktop apps that...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Newport-Mesa Unified District trustees voted Tuesday evening to appoint a long-time Costa Mesa resident and Parent Teacher Association member to fill the soon-to-be-vacant seat on the school board.
Vicki Snell, who has spent the past 15 years...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Your recent editorial on the Baltimore County PTA Council was well titled ("Signs of trouble in county schools?" Feb. 24).
The PTA council has a history of being a "rabble rousing" organization during controversial times in the county school system....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:35 PM
City and school officials, as well as other local residents and business leaders turned out at La Cañada Elementary on Feb. 28 to participate in the annual Community Read-in, organized by the PTA.
More than 25 members of the community were scheduled...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:36 PM
At their teacher's suggestion, some Centennial High School students are closing their eyes in class and taking their minds off academic subjects.
They are relaxing instead of sitting tensely on the edge of their chairs.
And they are thinking...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:45 PM
For those keeping track of school days missed because of winter weather in Howard County: Tuesday didn't count. True, public school students were out of school amid a winter storm, but classes were scheduled to be canceled anyway because it was a...