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By Ruth Longoria | November 6, 2008
He’s a low-key guy, with a lot of charm and a lot of heart. This week’s Valley Sun All Star is St. Bede Catholic School eighth grader Nicky Fraher. Fraher, 13, is the son of Brian and Laura Fraher of La Cañada. He has two brothers, Tommy, 12, a sixth grader at St. Bede and William, 8, a third grader at the school. He also has a sister, Laura, 10, who is in fifth grade at the school. In addition to being elected as this year’s student body president, Nicky Fraher is active in several sports activities, including football and volleyball at St. Bede.
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By Andrew Shortall | June 17, 2011
The La Cañada High School seniors who spoke to the large crowd gathered Thursday on the school's football field for the school’s 2011 commencement ceremony shared the same sentiment about their class. They knew how to have fun. They knew how to live. They knew how to “Viva” — the theme for this year’s group of 381 seniors. “We knew how to do our work during the day and unleash our Dionysian side at night,” said Camila Lopez, president of the graduating class.
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By Megan O'Neil megan.oneil@latimes.com | September 21, 2011
High numbers of drug-related expulsions, traffic accidents and absences have prompted a review of Crescenta Valley High School's open lunch policy, officials said last week. The campus, which serves students from the Sagebrush area of west La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta and North Glendale, is the only Glendale Unified high school that allows students to leave campus during their 35-minute lunch break. Hoover and Glendale high schools closed their campuses in 1992 and 1994, respectively, and Clark Magnet High School has never had open lunch.
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September 16, 2005
Mary O'Keefe La Cañada High School cheerleaders took their pompoms and school spirit to the La Cañada Flintridge Farmers' Market last Saturday to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. "It is really great for them to show their support, coming out here early in the morning," said LCHS Associated Student Body President Mary Kate Hurlbutt. She, along with ASB assembly commissioner Graehme Morphy and student representative to the La Cañada Unified School District's school board Marisa Shipley, attended the market to show their support for the cheerleaders.
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June 15, 2007
Timithie Gould More than 30 athletes were honored Monday night during the La Cañada High School Class of 2007 Senior Awards night.Boal called numerous other students to the stage at Lanterman Theatre, citing their athletic successes and class room achievements. d and Lindsay Van Amringe. Among other honors highlighting the academic, leadership and community service achievements of the graduating Spartans, sporting successes were recognized in each sport offered at the high school.
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By Parimal M. Rohit | October 29, 2009
Mary Young is certainly one happy Spartan. Not only did the current Associated Student Body President earn the opportunity to wear a crown for the evening, but she was among the few hundred loyal fans who supported the La Cañada football team to its first home field victory at the Homecoming Game last Friday. The senior school president was named Homecoming Queen at halftime of Friday’s football contest between La Cañada and Pasadena Blair amidst modest fanfare and a short fireworks display.
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | August 19, 2010
Students were transformed from underclassmen to top dogs on campus within a matter of minutes as many registered for high school classes for the last time. La Cañada High's class of 2011 got their first taste of the painful transition from lazy summer days to early morning classes on Thursday as they crawled out of bed before 8 a.m. to register for classes. "I want to savor the last days of summer," senior Brynne Eberhardt said. "I want them to go by slower and last as long as possible because it's the last hoorah.
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By Elaine La Marr | March 12, 2009
Members of the Don José Verdugo Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, honored five local students at its annual Good Citizen Award ceremony held recently at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. The Good Citizen Award is presented to students for the outstanding work they do for home, school, community and country. The students are selected by school faculty based on the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. This year?s recipients represent five local high schools and were selected for this prestigious award.
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November 2, 2006
O. Warren Hillgren, a civic leader and philanthropist in La Cañada Flintridge for four decades who was elected to the city's first council in 1976 and served four terms as mayor, has died. Hillgren passed away Monday evening at his La Cañada Flintridge home from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 81. Hillgren, who was named along with his wife Mary Ellen as La Cañadans of the Year in 1982, had also served as chairman emeritus for the Verdugo Hills Hospital board of trustees, and president of the LCF Chamber of Commerce, and was instrumental in organizing the incorporation of the City of La Cañada Flintridge, shaping its initial direction and fiscal responsibility.
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March 18, 2010
Members of the Don José Verdugo Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, honored five local students at its annual Good Awards ceremony held recently at Beckham Grill in Pasadena. The DAR Good Citizen Award is presented to students who are deemed outstanding for the work they do for home, school, community and country. They are selected by school faculty committees based on qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. This year five young women, all seniors, representing five local high schools were selected for this award.
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By Megan O'Neil megan.oneil@latimes.com | September 21, 2011
High numbers of drug-related expulsions, traffic accidents and absences have prompted a review of Crescenta Valley High School's open lunch policy, officials said last week. The campus, which serves students from the Sagebrush area of west La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta and North Glendale, is the only Glendale Unified high school that allows students to leave campus during their 35-minute lunch break. Hoover and Glendale high schools closed their campuses in 1992 and 1994, respectively, and Clark Magnet High School has never had open lunch.
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By Andrew Shortall | June 17, 2011
The La Cañada High School seniors who spoke to the large crowd gathered Thursday on the school's football field for the school’s 2011 commencement ceremony shared the same sentiment about their class. They knew how to have fun. They knew how to live. They knew how to “Viva” — the theme for this year’s group of 381 seniors. “We knew how to do our work during the day and unleash our Dionysian side at night,” said Camila Lopez, president of the graduating class.
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By Ruth Longoria | November 6, 2008
He’s a low-key guy, with a lot of charm and a lot of heart. This week’s Valley Sun All Star is St. Bede Catholic School eighth grader Nicky Fraher. Fraher, 13, is the son of Brian and Laura Fraher of La Cañada. He has two brothers, Tommy, 12, a sixth grader at St. Bede and William, 8, a third grader at the school. He also has a sister, Laura, 10, who is in fifth grade at the school. In addition to being elected as this year’s student body president, Nicky Fraher is active in several sports activities, including football and volleyball at St. Bede.
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