October 24, 2001
Karen S. Kim NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- State Sen. Jack Scott (D-Glendale) will sponsor a college workshop Nov. 17 at Glendale Community College. The workshop will offer the expertise of college counselors and recruiters from public and private colleges and universities. Discussion topics will include college admissions and how to secure financial aid through state, federal and private sources. Officials from the University of California, the California State University program and community colleges will also be on hand to answer questions.
October 5, 2009
Hoover High School’s Purple Circle will be hosting an evening of fun and games at their first Bingo Night at 7 p.m. Saturday at Yoga at the Village, 1306 Sonora Ave., in Kenneth Village in Glendale. All proceeds will benefit Hoover. Students planning for college should attend College Panel Night at 7 p.m. Oct. 15, in the Hoover auditorium. Representatives from public and private colleges, as well as Glendale Community College, will be there answering questions about their schools and college admissions.
September 30, 2000
Judy Seckler VERDUGO VIEJO -- The Assistance League of Glendale will hold its annual Scholastic Assessment Test seminars to help students improve their test-taking scores for college admissions. The fall seminar will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Oct. 25 and Tuesdays through Oct. 26. Four practice tests in math and four in English will be given. The fee is $35 per student, which includes a textbook and a computer disk. Pick up a registration form from a high school counselor or at the league's Thrift Corner between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday to Saturday at 301 N. Verdugo Road.
February 23, 2004
Gary Moskowitz Glendale Community College board members will be updated today on the college's efforts to increase community outreach and improve campus safety. The college's Board of Trustees will meet at 5 p.m. in Kreider Hall at the college, 1500 N. Verdugo Road. Kimberly Bryant, a student services and student outreach coordinator, and Paul Schlossman, a dean of student of affairs at GCC, will talk about how the college educates local students on college admissions and college preparation.
February 18, 2011
Burbank and Glendale schools will again offer only scaled back summer school programs as officials continue to address reduced state funding. The pared-down programs mean free access will be granted only to students who need summer credits to graduate. All other students will be charged a fee, and even then, the number of available classes will be reduced. Burbank Unified plans to provide free credit recovery classes for high school students only, said Jennifer Meglemre, accountability and program improvement coordinator with the district’s instructional services office.
May 30, 2008
NMSC announces winners recently Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of distinguished high school seniors who have won National Merit Scholarships. These Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of approximately 15,000 finalists in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship Program. National Merit scholarship winners are the finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
January 31, 2006
ptaAs part of the Glendale Centennial Celebration this year, the city of Glendale invites all residents and PTA members to take part in a series of community meetings where they will help design our community's future. Join the mayor, City Council members and staff, and your friends and neighbors in planning the new budget. Those attending the meetings will be provided with a list of city services and will voice their opinions on how to allocate funds to maintain them over the next 10 years.
March 6, 2013
Lois K. Solomon, 87, passed away peacefully of old age on Thursday, February 28, 2013 in San Mateo, California. She was born on October 28, 1925 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Paul and Elinore Kurtz. Lois grew up in the Los Angeles area. She graduated from Hoover High School and attended Glendale College. Lois married David Solomon in 1949. They were happily married for 45 years. Lois made her home and raised her family in Tujunga, California. She later returned to work for Glendale College in admissions and in purchasing until her retirement.
May 7, 2011
Michelle Purghart — who as principal is credited with engineering a financial and academic turnaround at Holy Family Catholic High School — will step down at the end of the academic year. Purghart said she made the decision because she is expecting her first child later this month. "This is a job that requires an exceptional amount of time, and I want to make sure that everything I do is at 120%," Purghart said. She will take several weeks' leave for the birth of her child, but intends to return in time for graduation on June 3, Purghart said.
October 23, 2006
TODAY Four artists exhibit at Descanso Gardens' Boddy House Gallery at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, through Nov. 26. Miriam Balcazar creates high- and low-fire ceramics and sculpture, Linda Fiedler is known for exotic watercolors, Linda DuPas and Frank Lennartz both specialize in plein air and studio oil paintings of nature. The Boddy House Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and entrance is free with $7 Gardens admission, $5 for seniors and students, $2 for children 5 to 12 and free for members and children 5 and under.