To be selected for recognition, La Canada High administrators had
to complete an application giving examples the school had met the
criteria for the award. Criteria include high academic expectations
for all students, comprehensive guidance and counseling programs at
all grade levels and programs that foster healthy behaviors. The site
visit is to determine the accuracy of the application.
La Canada High School earned the honor of a California
Distinguished School and a Blue Ribbon School in the early 1990s.
Board member receives award
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- La Canada Unified School District board
member Jinny Dalbeck has been selected as the local recipient of the
Assn. of California School Administrators Golden Apple Award.
Members of the district's administration team selected Dalbeck.
She will be presented with the award at a meeting today. Supt. Sue
Leabo said she thought it was the first time an active board member
had been chosen for the honor.
New director hired by school district
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- The La Canada Unified School District has
hired Enoch Kwok as its new director of technology, curriculum and
Kwok is a teacher specialist for educational technology for the
Glendale Unified School District, and is a former physics and
geosciences teacher at Crescenta Valley High School. He begins April
New members inducted to club
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- The Kiwanis Club of La Canada Flintridge,
A.M. has inducted three new members.
Marilyn Cable, John Olsen and Bruce Johnson were given club aprons
at their induction March 5, symbolic of the group's mission to serve
youth and the community.
Hour for peace planned Sunday
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- Local churches and residents will hold a
peace vigil Sunday at Memorial Park.
Participants will light a candle for peace. An hour of prayer and
petition for wisdom and grace in a troubled time will also be held.
The event is from 7 to 8 p.m. Memorial Park is at 1201 Foothill
Blvd. Participants should bring a candle.
For more information, call 249-8411.
Compiled by Janine Marnien