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  • Poll shows race for state schools chief could go either way

    The tightest race on today's ballot is the usually sleepy contest for state superintendent of public schools, a post without much power, in which the incumbent typically glides to a second term. This year, though, incumbent Tom Torlakson is in the fight...
  • Gibbons and Heritage among district rivals ranked in this week's state poll

    While anticipation for their Halloween showdown continues to build, Cardinal Gibbons and American Heritage remain not only the top teams in District 16, but also in the entire state in Class 5A. The latest Associated Press Florida High School Football...
  • Piper High in Sunrise offers new programs

    Every Wednesday, students wearing their professional best dot the halls at Piper High School in Sunrise, dressed for success. It started with just the staff, but quickly became a popular endeavor for students to practice dressing for the jobs they want....
  • Community: Burbank-Burroughs grads are happy together

    Community: Burbank-Burroughs grads are happy together
    Setting aside crosstown rivalry, more than 200 graduates gathered in the Castaway's Starlight Room for the fourth annual JBHS/BHS (Burroughs and Burbank high schools) All-Class Reunion on Sept. 13. Terry Seymour, JBHS ’76, was chatting with John...
  • Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing

    Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing
    The most important day of my life was the day my legs could no longer support my own body weight. The lens that I saw my world through shattered. No longer was I an energetic, fully able young adult. Instead, I was 22, my muscles deteriorating rapidly...
  • Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools

    Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools
    To prepare for a future with fewer printed textbooks, Orange County schools tested seven electronic devices last year by giving one to each student at seven schools. And so far, the Lenovo ThinkPad is in the lead. The laptop, which has been in use at...
  • Keppel show choir back in business

    Keppel show choir back in business
    Members of Glendale's youngest show choir at Mark Keppel Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School — who made a name for themselves during a major competition last year — are preparing again for a full slate of musical performances. Under the...
  • Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test

    Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test
    Two students from Lyons Township High School earned the highest score possible on their ACT college admission and placement exams, school officials announced recently. Stephanie Lin, 17, of Burr Ridge, and Madeline Bernstein, 18, of La Grange, both...
  • Exit exam scores hold steady in Burbank

    The percentage of students who passed the California High School Exit Exam in Burbank during the last school year remained largely unchanged from the year prior's rates, according to data released by state education officials. During the 2013-14...
  • Bret Harte principal takes job with county

    Students, teachers and staff at Bret Harte Elementary School will bid farewell to their principal, Sheari Taylor, at the end of this month because she has accepted a position at the Los Angeles County Office of Education. A principal for six years at...
  • James Carlin: Longtime high-school teacher was big hit with students

    James Carlin: Longtime high-school teacher was big hit with students
    James N. "Doc" Carlin was a tall man with a bushy white beard and a booming voice that reached all the way to the back of his high-school classroom. And when he taught English literature, he held his students in rapt attention with his large presence...