How their garden grows

By Mary O’KEEFE Mountain Avenue Elementary parents and kids took time out of their Saturday to plant flowers and pull weeds, and dust some ash off trees, for the school’s Beautification Day. “I may not have a green thumb but I love to come and help,” said Amanda Bova’s mom Sarah. Amanda was busy with […]

Students attend district meeting

La Crescenta Elementary sixth-grader Samantha Gilmore (left) lead the Pledge of Allegiance at Tuesday’s Glendale Unified School District board meeting. As her mom, grandparents and Principal Kim Bishop looked on, Samantha demonstrated poise and grace under pressure as she introduced her family and spoke of her school and how much she enjoys attending La Crescenta […]


Dunsmore Elementary Back to School Night: September 22, 2009 starting at 6:30 Back to School Picnic September 11, 2009 starting at 5:00 Fremont Elementary Back to School Night: September 22, 2009 starting at 6:30 Back to School Picnic: September 11, 2009 starting at 6:00 Mountain Avenue Elementary Back to School Night: September 16, 2009 starting […]

Monte Vista launches new drop off zone

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY Parents, teachers and con¬cerned neighbors of Monte Vista Elementary School are endorsing a new drop off point for the school’s students. Located in the parking lot of Two Strike Park on Rosemont Avenue, the site provides a safe place for parents to drop off their children. Similar to the school’s Monty Lane […]

St. James welcomes families with picnic in the park

St. James Catholic School sits up the hill on Dunsmore Avenue and, for some, is just waiting to be discovered. But those families attending the school have already discovered what St. James is planning for this year to make it one to remember for its students. On Sunday, Aug. 23, St. James invited all of […]

Foothill schools greet new year

Despite a delay local schools begin with smiles and anticipation of what the new school year will bring Crescenta Valley students went back to school after an unexpected three day delay due to the Station fire. Ash could still be seen on the playground and railings as kids greeted each other after their long summer […]

Local youth pitch in to help

Students volunteered their time and effort at the American Red Cross shelter at Crescenta Valley High School through out the evacuation of Crescenta Valley. “I heard there was a shelter here and I wanted to do something proactive,” said Arlene Haghverdian, a Clark Magnet High School student. She along with several others who are part […]

Blood, Sweat & Cheers!

BY SHANA LIVIGNI BLOOD – Johnny Blood is a resident of La Crescenta and attends Rosemont Middle School. After listening to him explain his project with the Boy Scouts, It is hard to believe he is only 13 years old. This project was to help him receive the Eagle Scout’s ‘Life Rank’ – the highest […]

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