Girl Scout Shares Her Path to Gold Award

Girl Scout Shares Her Path to Gold Award

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By Lori BODNAR, intern
There are still many ways to help the community during a pandemic. We can all stay connected to one another by using technology, as well as employing simple measures such as mailing a letter or making a phone call. The Girl Scouts is an organization that encourages service, leadership […]

Eagle Scout Clears the Way for Hikers

Eagle Scout Clears the Way for Hikers

By Michael LEVITSKY
Over the course of the year, the coronavirus has forced many places of business to temporarily shut down and most people to work from the confines of their home. With no restaurants to dine in, no movie theaters to sit in, and no gyms to exercise in, there has been a noticeable increase […]

Mountain Avenue Elementary Recognized as 2020 National Blue Ribbon School

Mountain Avenue Elementary in the Glendale Unified School District has been recognized as a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Dept. of Education. The National Blue Ribbon is a widely recognized symbol of exemplary teaching and learning. The program affirms the hard work of educators, families and communities in creating safe and […]

YOUTH NOTES

‘Your GCC Questions Answered’
Join the Crescenta Valley Youth Town Council and Glendale Community
College President David Viar to learn more about the GCC experience.
This inaugural virtual event is “Your GCC Questions: Answered with President David Viar” will be held today, Thursday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. via Zoom.
Dr. Viar will discuss the application process, how admissions […]

Voya Financial Honors La Crescenta Teacher with ‘Unsung Heroes’ Grant

Voya Financial, Inc., a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, announced on Monday that Dominique Evans, a teacher at Clark Magnet High School in La Crescenta, received a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2020 Unsung Heroes awards competition.
Through the Voya Unsung Heroes program, Voya Financial awards grants to K-12 educators nationwide to […]

Examining Self Worth is Reflections Theme

By Lori BODNAR, intern
“I Matter Because …” is the theme of the 2020-21 National Reflections art program sponsored by the Parent Teacher Association (PTA). The PTA National Reflections program provides opportunities for recognition and access to the arts, which is thought to boost student confidence and success in the arts as well as in life. 
The program […]

YOUTH NOTES

PSAT Rescheduled
After initially stating that PSAT/NMSQT testing is not currently allowed on campuses, the Los Angeles County of Public Health released an announcement on Sept. 18 stating that the PSAT/NMSQT can be administered on campuses as long as all safety and social distancing guidelines are adhered to. This means that the tests can be administered […]

Celebrating Hispanic/Latinx Heritage

Adelante, Latinos! is an all-volunteer committee within the Glendale Unified School District dedicated to the advancement, support and success of all students of Hispanic/Latinx heritage in GUSD schools. Through Oct. 15, Adelante, Latinos! is sponsoring a speaker series of 10 webinars, two each week, for Hispanic Heritage month. The theme this year for Hispanic Heritage […]

Need Help with the Kids? Call the Rescue Sitters!

Need Help with the Kids? Call the Rescue Sitters!

By Lori BODNAR, intern
For those who’ve needed childcare while working, even while working from home, the Rescue Sitters are ready to lend a hand. The Rescue Sitters, founded this year by Aleek Tabakian and Grace Hovsepian, babysit kids so that parents can focus on their jobs during the pandemic. They provide free childcare from 4 […]