A Driveway Graduation Story

A Driveway Graduation Story

By Dylan SYLVESTER As the people of the Crescenta Valley know, it wouldn’t be graduation day without over 90 degree weather and, without fail, this year’s Crescenta Valley High School graduation date of June 10 had a high of 92. Due to social distancing, however, all other aspects of graduation for the Class of 2020 […]

Talent Revealed at Annual GIFF

By Dylan SYLVESTER The Glendale International Film Festival is returning this week. From Oct. 5-12, the fifth annual event is a celebration of all things cinema. As one might expect, the GIFF is a showcase of the cinematic arts, gathering film talent from around the world, while also highlighting the talent emanating from the City […]

Their Job is to Make People Laugh

Their Job is to Make People Laugh

By Dylan SYLVESTER The 2016-17 school year at Crescenta Valley High School ended with auditions for the school’s much-lauded Comedy Sportz High School League. This was an opportunity for CV students (as well as incoming students) to demonstrate their comedy chops onstage for a shot at getting on the team. Comedy Sportz is an after-school […]

Rosemont Promotes Class

On the morning of June 1, Rosemont Middle School promoted 617 of its students onto the next phase of their academic career. On hand from the district were Dr. Kelly King, assistant superintendent and Nayiri Nahabedian, president of the board of education. Student speakers Keeley Gibson, Adarsh Chilkunda, Angela Ter-Vardanyan and Andrew Alan Kim reflected […]

High Schools Compete in Science Bowl

High Schools Compete in Science Bowl

By Dylan SYLVESTER The annual National Science Bowl regional competition was held on Saturday at JPL, which has hosted the event for the past 25 years. Twenty-four teams from high schools across Southern California competed to represent the region in the National Science Bowl April 27 through May 1 in Washington, D.C. Coordinated by the […]

Woman’s Club Hosts Authors Luncheon

Woman’s Club Hosts Authors Luncheon

By Dylan SYLVESTER he La Crescenta Woman’s Club held its annual Authors Luncheon on Saturday where a few select authors were invited to present some of their past series, as well as their latest writings. Members of the club listened to the three authors speak about their books, were able to ask questions of each […]

Fremont Students ‘Beaming’ with Anticipation

Fremont Students ‘Beaming’ with Anticipation

By Dylan SYLVESTER A symbol of the future is looming over John C. Fremont Elementary School, and it comes in the form of cranes and hard hats. The construction of a new building at the school is underway which, when completed, will serve as new classroom space for the ever-increasing number of students. Like many […]

Learning to Live in Bear Country

Learning to Live in Bear Country

By Dylan SYLVESTER The proliferation of wildlife visits to local neighborhoods, including those by the California black bear, was the focus of a recent meeting hosted by the Glendale Police Dept. It was four years ago that repeated visits to the community by Meatball the bear reminded residents how close they were to wildlife. Since […]

CVTC Hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast

CVTC Hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast

By Dylan SYLVESTER What do you get when you mix 40 pounds of pancake mix, 140 pounds of sausage and 60 dozen eggs? Answer: the 9th Annual Crescenta Valley Town Council pancake breakfast that brought the community together on Saturday, Sept. 17. Student-run organizations bolstered sales by selling tickets to the morning event that garnered […]

Sunland Elementary Sunflower Mural

Sunland Elementary Sunflower Mural

By Dylan SYLVESTER Sunflowers in Sunland – nothing is more appropriate. And it seems that artist Hannah Maximova agrees, as this beautiful symbol is what she chose to use as the subject for the stained glass mosaic titled “Every Bloom a Star,” a mural that has been constructed and installed at Sunland Elementary School. Children […]

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