Kids Caught Doing Good

This summer, local law enforcement officers will be dispensing well-deserved Slurpee justice to good kids in the City of Glendale. For the 22nd year, 7-Eleven is working with local police and sheriff’s departments to distribute free Slurpee drink coupons to children and youth through its popular Operation Chill community-service program.
During 2017, 7-Eleven will issue up […]

The Heart of Joey O’Neil Jr.

The Heart of Joey O’Neil Jr.

By Megan MELNYK
Those who attend the weekly Sunday Montrose Harvest Market often find their senses entertained by the sights and sounds of the different booths that are lined up and down Honolulu Avenue. But those who take a moment to look away from the displays may find themselves encountering someone truly inspiring.
On the corner of […]

Three Montrose Troop 317 Boy Scouts Earn Eagle Rank

Three Montrose Troop 317 Boy Scouts Earn Eagle Rank

The Eagle Scout rank is the highest award in Scouting and its achievement is the most distinguished and honorable in a Scout’s career. To attain this coveted rank, a Scout must not only possess a personal willingness to fulfill the many requirements, but also to take upon many obligations and responsibilities. An Eagle Scout of […]

Recycling Event Reaps Big Benefits for VV

Valley View Elementary School ended the year with a final recycling day that brought in $331 worth of recyclables. Early estimates were that it was the biggest recycling event at the school. Credit was given to parent volunteers who helped pack up three truckloads of merchandise that were delivered to the recycling center.
This past school […]

Parent Ed Donates to Local Non-Profits, Supports Outreach

The La Cañada Presbyterian Church’s (LCPC’s) Parent Education Program recently donated 10% of its fundraising proceeds, $4,312 in total, to local charities Harambee Christian Family Center and Elizabeth House. Harambee Christian Family Center emphasizes Christian education, affordable housing and employment opportunities through programs including after school programs, internships, preschool-sixth grade school, summer day camp and […]

Ribbon-cutting at Valley View

Ribbon-cutting at Valley View

Before the school year ended, Valley View celebrated its new computer lab with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in May before the beginning of the school’s open house. Principal Dr. Brook Reynolds opened the ceremony with a few words of gratitude, reflecting on the commitment and vision of the Valley View Foundation and the parents who made […]

Butterfly Garden at Mountain Avenue

At Mountain Avenue Elementary, two Girl Scouts transformed a rocky patch of ground into a certified monarch way station. With its brightly colored ornaments, the garden is a cheerful and inviting space. The new plants in the garden were selected to support the growth of monarch butterflies. Across the nation, community gardens such as this […]

VV Students Excel in Poster Contest

The 24th Annual “I Love My Neighborhood” poster contest, sponsored by the Glendale Clean and Beautiful Committee, was held in April.
Valley View second grade student Madelyn Montecillo (teacher – Vie Nazarian), fourth grader Alice Kim (teacher – Karla Bringas) and sixth grade student Steven Carris (teacher – Scott MacCreary) were among the 71 finalists honored.
Madelyn […]

Monte Vista Ready for the August Solar Eclipse

Monte Vista Ready for the August Solar Eclipse

By Mary O’KEEFE
Before heading off for summer break, Monte Vista students got an impressive astronomy lesson by an award-winning astronomer who also happens to be an awesome grandfather.
Jay Pasachoff is the director of the Hopkins Observatory at Williams College and an expert on solar eclipses. He recently received the 2017 Richtmyer Memorial Lecture Award. He […]

OLL Collects Bags of Clothing for the Blind

The students and families of Our Lady of Lourdes School in Tujunga dedicated themselves in May to a goal of collecting 60 bags of clothing, shoes, toys and household items for Helping Hands for the Blind. Their dedication went above and beyond when 250 bags were loaded onto the huge Helping Hands truck.
Students learned that […]

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