Worlds Discovered at Science Fair

Worlds Discovered at Science Fair

By Lori BODNAR, intern
Over 200 students and their families had a fun-filled night of exploration and discovery at Mountain Avenue Elementary School’s 11th Annual Science Fun Fair on Friday, Jan. 31. Attendees made light-sensitive color changing slime, gazed at the Moon through telescopes, and learned about the cosmos inside the Kidspace Discovery Dome inflatable planetarium. […]

YOUTH Notes

The Crescenta Valley High School Theater Dept. presents “Fools,” a comic fable by Neil Simon directed by Amy Matalas, on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. in the school’s Underground Theater at 2900 Community Ave. in La Crescenta.
Tickets are for sale at the door and are $8 for students […]

School Recognizes Custodian with a ‘Big Heart’

School Recognizes Custodian with a ‘Big Heart’

By Ani GASPARYAN
Lalo Barcena, a custodian at Fremont Elementary school, was honored on Friday for 40 years of service with Glendale Unified School District.
At the school’s morning assembly, students and staff surprised Barcena by expressing their gratitude for his work and gifting him with a watch. Barcena will be retiring at the end of […]

Kiwanis Club of La Cañada Celebrates Local ‘TERRIFIC Kids’

On Jan. 29 the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada hosted a luncheon to applaud the 23 TERRIFIC (Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable) Kids who were selected from La Cañada, Palm Crest and Paradise Canyon elementary schools. 
The Club hosts the special luncheon to acknowledge students selected by their classrooms who have displayed […]

Five New Eagle Scouts Take Flight

Five local La Crescenta boys have received the distinguished honor of achieving rank as Eagle Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America. Max Burton, Seth Gillins, Alden Marriott, Max Reil and Henry Taylor, all members of Boy Scout Troop 390 chartered through The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, have worked together for nearly […]

Rep. Schiff Announces Nominations of Local Students to U.S. Service Academies

 
Rep. Adam Schiff announced the nomination of 17 students from the 28th Congressional District to U.S. service academies for the class of 2024. Among the nominees were Drake Anthony DiPaolo of La Cañada Flintridge who attends Loyola High School and is nominated for the Air Force, Military and Naval academies, Maximus Alexander Fan of La […]

Glendale Youth Orchestra Presents ‘Russian Romantics’

On Sunday, March 8 the Glendale Youth Orchestra, conducted by Henry Shin, will perform the second concert of the 31st season at 7 p.m. at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale. The program, titled “Russian Romantics,” will feature the powerful music of Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade.”
This concert will mark […]

Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow Found in Montrose

Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow Found in Montrose

By Mary O’KEEFE
At Sunday’s Harvest Market community, youth shared their ideas and business savvy as an Entrepreneur of Tomorrow.
The Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow event was started by Crescenta Valley Town Council President Harry Leon and CV Youth Town Council members. Students had the opportunity to be a vendor and sell their handmade items such as art, […]

Robots Celebrated at Ribbon Cutting

On Jan. 21, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome two new surgical robots to its operating room. The robots offer a broader range of motion and 3D high-definition visuals for improved clarity and definition during procedures.
The addition of the new robots represents a $4 million investment into the hospital’s surgical […]

High School Performs at ‘The Happiest Place on Earth’

High School Performs at ‘The Happiest Place on Earth’

On Jan. 13, the Crescenta Valley High School marching band and color guard performed at Disneyland during its nightly flag retirement parade.
“During May of last year, we submitted three videos and pictures of marching band, jazz band and symphony orchestra,” said music director Mathew Schick of how the high school became involved in the theme […]

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