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By Zain Shauk | August 22, 2009
The Glendale Unified School District Board of Education formally terminated teacher contracts late Tuesday in a decision meant to spur a renewed sense of urgency between union leaders and administrators as the district?s financial challenges grow. Teachers will continue to work under the terms of their old contracts, but their employment status would be thrown into question if they fail to reach a new agreement with the district before the end of the academic year, Supt. Michael Escalante said.
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June 19, 2013
Nice try, parents in western La Cañada Flintridge. But your proposal to bring the last segment of local students into the La Cañada school district will not succeed ("Parents call for district change," June 6). The issue is money. The Glendale school district, which instructs the La Cañada students at Mountain Avenue Elementary, Rosemont Middle School and Crescenta Valley High, receives state funding for every student in class. They call it ADA, for average daily attendance.
NEWS
May 7, 2004
Nancy Scott Warnock, 72, passed away April 28, 2004 at her home in La Crescenta. She was born on Jan. 2, 1932 in Jackson, Mich., attended Jackson schools and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1953. She was a longtime resident of La Crescenta. Nancy enjoyed a successful career as a teacher of Lincoln, Glenoaks and Mark Keppel schools in the Glendale school district. She was an active member and deacon at the La Cañada Presbyterian Church. Nancy was also very involved in her college sorority alumni group, Kappa Alpha Theta, PEO, and Villa Esperanza in Pasadena.
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By Michael J. Arvizu | May 5, 2005
In commemoration of the Glendale Unified School District's 125th anniversary, the Glendale Historical Society presents "Glendale Unified School District: 125 Years," a 30-minute film by Glendale resident and filmmaker Jeff Blyth that chronicles the Glendale Unified School District from the time it was known as the Sepulveda District in 1879, through two world wars, earthquakes and population booms, to the well-respected and still growing educational institute...
NEWS
July 17, 2013
From the Glendale Unified School District's point of view, despite their disingenuous claims to the contrary, the current “Sagebrush” controversy has nothing at all to do with education of kids. It's all about the money. Trent Sanders La Cañada Flintridge
NEWS
January 18, 2007
GLENDALE ? The Glendale Sunrise Rotary and the Greater Los Angeles Dry Cleaners Association present Coats for Kids, an effort to help keep children warm this winter. Sponsored in part by the Glendale Unified School District, the goal of the donation drive is to provide coats to kids who may not otherwise have one. The public is urged to bring unwanted coats to any Glendale Unified school or to any Glendale fire station between Friday, Jan. 19 and Friday, Jan. 26. These coats will be dry cleaned and refurbished by participating dry cleaners from the Greater Los Angeles Dry Cleaners Association (GLADCA)
FEATURES
January 18, 2007
Monday, Feb. 5, the Glendale-Foothill Division of the California Retired Teachers' Association will have their luncheon meeting at the Elks Lodge, 120 E. Colorado St., Glendale. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch follows at noon. The cost is $11 and reservations can be made at 841-1460. Deadline for reservations is Thursday, Feb. 1. All retired educators and administrators are welcomed. The program includes Linda Jonge, head of public information for the Glendale Unified School District, presenting a 125-year history of the GUSD.
NEWS
March 27, 2009
After a single firecracker unexpectedly exploded in the campus quad at Rosemont Middle School Friday morning, some students bolted from the school, apparently in fright. Principal Michele Doll issued an automatic call to notify parents of the incident, explaining that a firecracker was the cause of the noise and the student responsible was being "dealt with." The incident took place within days of the school hosting an assembly that referenced the 1999 Columbine shootings and that is thought to have added to the students' unease.
NEWS
September 5, 2012
Republican candidate for Assembly Greg Krikorian announced that several La Cañada Flintridge leaders have endorsed his candidacy. Local officials backing Krikorian include La Cañada Flintridge Mayor Steve Del Guercio, City Councilman Michael Davitt, City Councilman David Spence, La Cañada Unified School District Board President Scott Tracy and school board members Andrew Blumenfeld, Susan Boyd and Joel Peterson. Krikorian is a longtime member of the Glendale Unified School District board.
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By Mary O’Keefe | January 24, 2008
Stephen Hodgson, who for many years worked for the Glendale Unified School District, will, on a part-time basis, be filling the shoes of Bill Loose, who recently stepped down from his job as deputy superintendent of business for the La Cañada Unified School District. “Steve is an extremely talented and experienced financial administrator. He is very familiar with the state budget situation,” said Superintendent Jim Stratton. “We are very pleased to have him working with us.” After four years employed in La Cañada, Loose left last week to take a position in the same capacity at Ocean View School District.
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June 19, 2013
Nice try, parents in western La Cañada Flintridge. But your proposal to bring the last segment of local students into the La Cañada school district will not succeed ("Parents call for district change," June 6). The issue is money. The Glendale school district, which instructs the La Cañada students at Mountain Avenue Elementary, Rosemont Middle School and Crescenta Valley High, receives state funding for every student in class. They call it ADA, for average daily attendance.
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By Zain Shauk | August 22, 2009
The Glendale Unified School District Board of Education formally terminated teacher contracts late Tuesday in a decision meant to spur a renewed sense of urgency between union leaders and administrators as the district?s financial challenges grow. Teachers will continue to work under the terms of their old contracts, but their employment status would be thrown into question if they fail to reach a new agreement with the district before the end of the academic year, Supt. Michael Escalante said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Michael J. Arvizu | May 5, 2005
In commemoration of the Glendale Unified School District's 125th anniversary, the Glendale Historical Society presents "Glendale Unified School District: 125 Years," a 30-minute film by Glendale resident and filmmaker Jeff Blyth that chronicles the Glendale Unified School District from the time it was known as the Sepulveda District in 1879, through two world wars, earthquakes and population booms, to the well-respected and still growing educational institute...
NEWS
May 7, 2004
Nancy Scott Warnock, 72, passed away April 28, 2004 at her home in La Crescenta. She was born on Jan. 2, 1932 in Jackson, Mich., attended Jackson schools and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1953. She was a longtime resident of La Crescenta. Nancy enjoyed a successful career as a teacher of Lincoln, Glenoaks and Mark Keppel schools in the Glendale school district. She was an active member and deacon at the La Cañada Presbyterian Church. Nancy was also very involved in her college sorority alumni group, Kappa Alpha Theta, PEO, and Villa Esperanza in Pasadena.
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