Measure S: Now What?

By Jason KUROSU On April 5, Measure S, the much discussed obligation bond, passed with a whopping 69.5% of the vote. In this period of economic uncertainty, Measure S has seemed like the only beacon of hope for public education funding in the state. For this reason, support for the measure was always high leading […]

Meet the Candidates Part 4: GUSD Q & A

On April 5 voters who live within the Glendale Unified School District area will be asked to choose two candidates out of the eight vying for a seat on the district’s school board. The school board members are elected by voters to establish the educational policies of the district. In addition to guiding policy decisions […]

Board enthused over GUSD Strategic Plan

By Jason KUROSU The future was the focus of the GUSD Board of Education meeting on March 1 and the immediate future appeared to have the board members equally optimistic and concerned. In past meetings, recommendations for the 2015 Strategic Plan were presented to the board. This week, all that was planned was to establish […]

School board ponders proposal

By Brandon HENSLEY The governor’s budget proposal for the 2011-12 fiscal year was discussed at Tuesday’s Glendale Unified School District board meeting, creating an atmosphere of uncertainty for its members. The state is in a $25 billion deficit currently, and GUSD is just one of many districts seeking more federal funding. GUSD board president Greg […]

CVTC Hosts GUSD Reps, Thanks Crossing Guards

By Brandon HENSLEY Members of the Glendale Unified School District were on hand during the CV Town Council meeting on Jan. 20 to further inform parents and other residents of the new bond measure the district hopes will pass on the April 5 ballot. Inside the La Crescenta Library community room Superintendent Dr. Richard Sheehan […]

Measure Gets a Big Push

School board president, members, attend Measure S kickoff. By Jason KUROSU “Public education is at a very important crossroads,” announced GUSD Board President Greg Krikorian as he addressed a gathering of parents, educators and residents on Jan. 19 at the Phoenician Restaurant in Glendale. “It’s not a laughing matter when we’re talking about possibly closing […]

The Year In Review: 2010

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY and Brandon HENSLEY The last issue of the year offers a chance to reflect on those events that impacted the Crescenta Valley. This was a year that provided plenty of opportunity to lend a hand – whether to our neighbors who suffered loss due to fire or to an iconic tree in […]

Measure unanimously approved by district school board

By Jason KUROSU The last GUSD board of education meeting of 2010 was kicked off in holiday fashion Tuesday. The boardroom was adorned with wreaths and Christmas lights and the meeting began with a caroling performance by the Crescenta Valley High Charismatics. The holiday spirit was furthered appropriately by a series of gifts. School board […]

GUSD experiences shake up

By Jason KUROSU Starting at the beginning of the Glendale Unified School District’s second quarter – Nov. 2 – approximately 50 students from Glendale High School and Hoover High School transferred to Crescenta Valley High.  This is an extension of the ideas developed in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, a bill which […]

Late break for GUSD

By Jason KUROSU GUSD schools are adjourning for the holidays at a noticeably later date than usual: Dec. 23. The winter break will go through the first week of January so that students will return to class on Monday, Jan. 10. The shift of about a week in the starting and ending dates of the […]

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