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April 22, 2010
Nine locals on UCSB dean’s list Nine La Cañada Flintridge residents were named to the winter quarter 2010 dean’s honor list at UC Santa Barbara. The students and their majors are: Gal Bruck , global studies and psychology; Raeanne Marie Butts , communication; Pablo Jose Ortiz , computer science; Erika Elinor Paulson , pre-biology; Anne Elizabeth Reed , sociology; Hayley Marie Ryan , business economics and sociology; Jamie Christine Ryan , environmental studies; Brian Joseph Shively , pre-business economics; and Daniel Nathan Tilem , psychology.
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August 26, 2004
The Learning Castle and La Cañada Preparatory will begin their 13th year in La Cañada on Sept. 9. The Learning Castle, founded in 1992 by Terry Villanueva, and La Cañada Preparatory, added in 2002, are schools that focus on each student's needs through an individualized curriculum. Low teacher-to-student ratios, coupled with curricula developed by and for the TLC and LCP style of teaching, have led to outstanding results with students learning at an accelerated pace. Classroom work is accompanied by enrichment programs that include, but are definitely not limited to art, music, Spanish, French, computer science, physical education and the performing arts.
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By Megan O’Neil | February 23, 2010
There is one thing that distinguishes La Cañada High School math teacher Mike Upton from his like-minded colleagues — chalk dust. Or rather, the absence of it. His hands, shirt and pant legs are clean of the white powdery film that for decades was the tell-tale sign of a school teacher. That is because Upton has spent the last 18 months delivering lessons using the “mimio,” an interactive, digital white board that, along with other key pieces of educational technology, is transforming classroom instruction in the La Cañada Unified School District.
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September 11, 2008
Joseph and Nancy Abbott of La Cañada Flintridge announce the engagement of their son Craig to Philina Burkholder. Craig is a 1986 graduate of La Cañada High School and received his bachelor?s degree in computer science in 1991 from UC Irvine. He is a development manager with Oracle in Pleasanton, Calif. Philina is the daughter of Donald Burkholder of Medford, Ore. She was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., and graduated from Westmont High in Campbell, Calif. She received her bachelor?
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By Sara Cardine | December 19, 2013
By 2020, there will be an estimated 1.4 million computing jobs in the United States, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. Unfortunately, there will only be about 400,000 graduating computer science students ready to fill them if schools don't help foster computer literacy now. Last week La Cañada Unified School District joined millions of people worldwide as it participated in the Hour of Code, a movement designed to better acquaint young people with computer science.
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April 5, 2007
St. Bede's Boy Scout Troop 507 has awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in Scouting, to two local residents, Eric David Gustafson and Chad Philip Robinson . The Eagle Court of Honor took place on Sunday, April 1, 2007, at the JPL Von Karman Auditorium before a room packed with family and friends of the two young men, as well as public dignitaries and regional Scouting leadership. Gustafson joined scouting as a Tiger Cub in LCE Pack 512. He earned his Arrow of Light, the highest award in Cub Scouts, in 2000.
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By Carolyn Neuhausen, Special to the Valley Sun | June 1, 2011
The residential streets surrounding St. Francis High School were lined Saturday morning with cars showcasing messages including “Congratulations” and “2011 SFHS graduate.” Hundreds of family members and friends gathered in the courtyard of the Catholic high school to watch 166 young men graduate as members of the class of 2011 in a 10 a.m. ceremony. The school’s president, Father Antonio Marti, OFM Capuchin, led the invocation, and senior class president Paolo Gutierrez Veneracion welcomed the crowd with a short speech before awards and diplomas were handed out. Ethan Julian Liwanag was honored as class valedictorian, and Eugene Choi and Theodore J. Williams shared the honor of salutatorians.
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April 22, 2010
Nine locals on UCSB dean’s list Nine La Cañada Flintridge residents were named to the winter quarter 2010 dean’s honor list at UC Santa Barbara. The students and their majors are: Gal Bruck , global studies and psychology; Raeanne Marie Butts , communication; Pablo Jose Ortiz , computer science; Erika Elinor Paulson , pre-biology; Anne Elizabeth Reed , sociology; Hayley Marie Ryan , business economics and sociology; Jamie Christine Ryan , environmental studies; Brian Joseph Shively , pre-business economics; and Daniel Nathan Tilem , psychology.
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By Megan O’Neil | February 23, 2010
There is one thing that distinguishes La Cañada High School math teacher Mike Upton from his like-minded colleagues — chalk dust. Or rather, the absence of it. His hands, shirt and pant legs are clean of the white powdery film that for decades was the tell-tale sign of a school teacher. That is because Upton has spent the last 18 months delivering lessons using the “mimio,” an interactive, digital white board that, along with other key pieces of educational technology, is transforming classroom instruction in the La Cañada Unified School District.
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August 26, 2004
The Learning Castle and La Cañada Preparatory will begin their 13th year in La Cañada on Sept. 9. The Learning Castle, founded in 1992 by Terry Villanueva, and La Cañada Preparatory, added in 2002, are schools that focus on each student's needs through an individualized curriculum. Low teacher-to-student ratios, coupled with curricula developed by and for the TLC and LCP style of teaching, have led to outstanding results with students learning at an accelerated pace. Classroom work is accompanied by enrichment programs that include, but are definitely not limited to art, music, Spanish, French, computer science, physical education and the performing arts.
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