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February 19, 2009
St. Francis High School?s team captured first place in the Southern California Private School Academic Decathlon , and is one of 60 schools that will advance to the state competition in Sacramento March 13-16. The awards ceremony was held Feb. 15 at Bishop Alemany High School. The competition occurred the prior weekend. The Academic Decathlon is a nationally organized scholastic competition with each team comprised of an equal number of A, B and C students. Students take examinations in language and literature, music, science, art, mathematics, economics, essay writing, speech, interview writing and super quiz.
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February 18, 2010
? FSHA?s Academic Decathlon team takes 1st place in Div. 2 Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy?s academic decathlon team took first place in Div. 2 after winning 40 medals in the Southern California Private School competition at Bishop Alemany High School on Jan. 31 and Feb. 6. The Tologs placed second in the SuperQuiz segment of the competition in Div. 2. The girls on the team, who traveled to Paris over Thanksgiving break...
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August 20, 2009
La Cañadans Max States and Jonathan Sullivan have returned from the Junior Olympics with bronze medals this week after winning third place at the Junior Olympics with their club, Santa Monica Beach Club. The SMBC team was able to firmly secure a national bid and high seeding at the Junior Olympics by winning the silver at the SCVA Junior Boys Volleyball Classic, a North American tournament held in Anaheim. Sullivan, a lefty, worked as opposite hitter while States, a righty, worked as an outside hitter.
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By Carol | May 15, 2013
Lanterman Auditorium will be teeming with activity Sunday when the La Cañada Girl Scouts Service Unit holds its annual Gold, Silver & Bronze Award ceremony. The event, which gets underway at 4 p.m., will also honor those bridging to Adult Scout status. PHOTOS: Girl Scout Gold Awards rehearsal More than 20 La Cañada teens this year earned the prestigious Gold Award, Girl Scouts' highest achievement. The local unit is known for encouraging its members to develop their leadership skills.
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | July 21, 2010
Thieves have stolen seven bronze plaques, some worth thousands of dollars, from two La Cañada Unified schools during the last three weeks, according to Los Angeles County sheriffs. Four plaques were stolen from La Cañada High School during the weekend of July 9 to 12, said Det. Brian Tibbett, including one dedicated to former history teacher and football coach Bud Heavner and another dedicated to former softball coach Tom Parker. The total loss was valued at $5,400. "All the bolts that were attaching these plaques were broken, and the plaques were pried from secure locations," Tibbett said.
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February 9, 2010
Kate Hansen won a bronze medal in women's luge at the Junior World Championships in Igls, Austria, on Sunday, completing a rollercoaster season on an upswing. A bad time trial cost Hansen a shot at the Olympics in December, but a triumph at the Junior Championships was important for the 17-year-old La Cañada High student. Hansen placed behind gold medalist Corinna Schwab of Germany and silver medalist Sandra Gasparini of Italy, who is headed to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
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By Chris Sutton | April 7, 2005
Each of the three La Cañada High School seniors who competed in the Los Angeles County Outstanding Regional Occupational Program Student competition received medals. For the second time in a row, Laura Newcombe received a silver medal for her marketing and accounting skills she demonstrated in her business project. "It is just as exciting as the first time," she said. Both Joe Williams from the media arts class and Melissa Constantino from the culinary arts class received bronze medals.
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May 25, 2006
Families, friends, and dignitaries recently gathered at the La Cañada Girl Scout Association community-wide Gold, Silver, Bronze Ceremony at Lanterman Auditorium. The annual event opened with a flag ceremony by Troop 576, a traditional scout song led by Troops 592 and 989, and a nondenominational invocation by Father Matt Elshoff. La Cañada Service Unit Manager Christie Frandsen was the Master of Ceremonies over the two-hour presentation. The Bronze Award for Junior Girl Scouts was the first honor to be presented to 79 fifth and sixth graders for their work on a troop project.
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December 22, 2005
Franz Phillip Hosp V, formerly of La Cañada and deployed since January of this year in Baghdad, Iraq, was recently awarded the Army Bronze Star Medal for exceptional meritorious service while serving as a Battalion Support Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer during Operation Iraqi Freedom III. In April, 1st Lt. Hosp became executive officer for C Company, 1st Battalion 64th Armor Regiment stationed in Baghdad. On the morning of April 29, during a coalition forces combat patrol, 1st Lt. Hosp and his men came under attack from multiple vehicle born explosive devices.
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By Carol Cormaci, carol.cormaci@latimes.com | March 6, 2014
Bronze plaques commemorating two former mayors of this city were unveiled Monday at Mayors' Discovery Park on Foothill Boulevard. Stephen A. Del Guercio, who served three terms as mayor, and Gregory C. Brown, the mayor in 2006-07, were on hand for the unveiling ceremony with current Mayor Laura Olhasso. “The plaques were established to honor the past mayors of La Cañada Flintridge,” stated longtime resident Margaret Pankratz, whose idea it was to create a mayors recognition wall at the park.
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By Carol | May 15, 2013
Lanterman Auditorium will be teeming with activity Sunday when the La Cañada Girl Scouts Service Unit holds its annual Gold, Silver & Bronze Award ceremony. The event, which gets underway at 4 p.m., will also honor those bridging to Adult Scout status. PHOTOS: Girl Scout Gold Awards rehearsal More than 20 La Cañada teens this year earned the prestigious Gold Award, Girl Scouts' highest achievement. The local unit is known for encouraging its members to develop their leadership skills.
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | July 21, 2010
Thieves have stolen seven bronze plaques, some worth thousands of dollars, from two La Cañada Unified schools during the last three weeks, according to Los Angeles County sheriffs. Four plaques were stolen from La Cañada High School during the weekend of July 9 to 12, said Det. Brian Tibbett, including one dedicated to former history teacher and football coach Bud Heavner and another dedicated to former softball coach Tom Parker. The total loss was valued at $5,400. "All the bolts that were attaching these plaques were broken, and the plaques were pried from secure locations," Tibbett said.
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February 18, 2010
? FSHA?s Academic Decathlon team takes 1st place in Div. 2 Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy?s academic decathlon team took first place in Div. 2 after winning 40 medals in the Southern California Private School competition at Bishop Alemany High School on Jan. 31 and Feb. 6. The Tologs placed second in the SuperQuiz segment of the competition in Div. 2. The girls on the team, who traveled to Paris over Thanksgiving break...
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February 9, 2010
Kate Hansen won a bronze medal in women's luge at the Junior World Championships in Igls, Austria, on Sunday, completing a rollercoaster season on an upswing. A bad time trial cost Hansen a shot at the Olympics in December, but a triumph at the Junior Championships was important for the 17-year-old La Cañada High student. Hansen placed behind gold medalist Corinna Schwab of Germany and silver medalist Sandra Gasparini of Italy, who is headed to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
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By Seth Amitin | November 26, 2009
A $12,000 bronze statue was stolen from the front yard of a residence in the 4900 block of Oakwood Avenue in La Cañada over the weekend, authorities said. The statue is 4 feet tall and depicts a boy with long blond hair kicking a soccer ball. ?The family has had the statue since their son was 5 years old,? said Det. Brian Tibbett of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Station. ?It was made in his image from when he was playing soccer as a child. ?It?s worth more to the family for sentimental reasons.
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August 20, 2009
La Cañadans Max States and Jonathan Sullivan have returned from the Junior Olympics with bronze medals this week after winning third place at the Junior Olympics with their club, Santa Monica Beach Club. The SMBC team was able to firmly secure a national bid and high seeding at the Junior Olympics by winning the silver at the SCVA Junior Boys Volleyball Classic, a North American tournament held in Anaheim. Sullivan, a lefty, worked as opposite hitter while States, a righty, worked as an outside hitter.
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February 19, 2009
St. Francis High School?s team captured first place in the Southern California Private School Academic Decathlon , and is one of 60 schools that will advance to the state competition in Sacramento March 13-16. The awards ceremony was held Feb. 15 at Bishop Alemany High School. The competition occurred the prior weekend. The Academic Decathlon is a nationally organized scholastic competition with each team comprised of an equal number of A, B and C students. Students take examinations in language and literature, music, science, art, mathematics, economics, essay writing, speech, interview writing and super quiz.
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February 15, 2007
Girl Scout Troop 802 , a fifth grade troop at Palm Crest Elementary, recently participated in the "Kids on the Run" children's health and fitness fair sponsored by Childrens Hospital. The girls ran three booths at Griffith Park on Jan. 28 that featured different activities they created to teach children a few examples of how to live an active and healthy life. The girls are pursuing their Bronze Award, the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can earn. One of the requirements is undertaking a project that shows the girls understand and live by the Girl Scout Promise and Law. One booth was called "Tic-Tac Exercise," and it invited children to play "Tic-Tac-Toe" by placing an X or an O on one of nine different sheets of paper.
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June 23, 2006
It was "Lights, Camera, Carnivale!," for more than 30 residents at Union Station's Family Center on Sunday, May 21. To finish off the requirements for their Bronze award, the nine 5th graders of La Cañada Girl Scout Troop 706 held a spring festival and Italian dinner for their guests. The girls spent many hours planning this event. They voted on a theme, decided what game booths to have, organized the games, collected prizes for the games, and made up rules for the games. No carnivale!
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