August 30, 2000
Judy Seckler GLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL -- In preparation for the start of school on Sept. 7, Glendale High School is distributing student program information on the campus today through Thursday. Signage will direct students to the right location. Seniors can pick up class schedules from 8:30 to 11 a.m. today. Program information for juniors will be available from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. Sophomores can pick up class information from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
September 1, 2000
Judy Seckler GLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL -- Christine Rose, a ceramics teacher at Glendale High School since 1972, has been nominated by the district for 2001 California Teacher of the Year. On her application essays, Rose wrote of her community involvement and her philosophy of teaching. She included interesting details related to her decision to become a teacher and some of the factors that have helped her excel at her job. A committee of representatives from the Los Angeles County Office of Education will receive the nomination along with more than 60 nominations by other school districts in the county.
January 9, 2006
Glendale native and graduate of Glendale high school takes over as president of Burbank chamber.DOWNTOWN BURBANK -- Heading an organization with a large membership is nothing new for Rich Roche. As former chairman of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Roche is bringing his experience to the helm of the Burbank chamber, where he hopes to make the organization a better advocate for businesses in the city. Roche took over as chamber president on Jan. 1 and is ready to set direction and goals to better serve the business community of the city.
January 11, 2001
Alex Coolman GLENDALE -- A charity basketball game today will pit Glendale High School students and teachers against some compact competition: the Los Angeles Breakers, a team of dwarves. The game, which runs from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Glendale High gym, is a benefit for the Dwarf Foundation and the Glendale Teachers Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of teacher Rick Wilson, who died last year. Glendale's team will include students, athletes and school faculty, including Errol Garnett, head of student activities.
July 9, 2005
Navy Seaman Apprentice Annavictoria V. Padua, the daughter of Anna L. and Jose R. Padua of Glendale, has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Padua is a 2004 graduate of Glendale High School. Marine Corps Pfc. Edwin A. Bojorquez, the son of Estela Perez and Antonio Bojorquez of Glendale, recently graduated from the Basic Hygiene Equipment Operator Course at Marine Corps Engineer School at Marine Corps Base Camp in Lejeune, N.C. Bojorquez is a 2004 graduate of Glendale High School, and joined the Marine Corps in September 2004.
July 5, 2001
I would like to take this opportunity to express our thanks for your extensive coverage of Glendale High's 100th Anniversary Celebration. We had more than 3,000 people here on May 19. Your historical issues on the days preceding the event had a lot to do with the tremendous turnout. The coverage on the days after were wonderful. The articles showed the attachment that our community holds for the school. The Glendale High School Alumni Assn. mentioned that the ads that ran in the News-Press helped generate more than 1,000 reservations prior to the event.
May 22, 2002
Gary Moskowitz SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- Composer Byron Lee, who wrote the song "Annabel Lee," will attend Glendale High School's annual instrumental music concert Thursday. The concert will feature a performance of Lee's composition, and guest tenor Luis Chaparro will perform. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium at Glendale High School, 1440 E. Broadway. A $3 donation is welcomed. The "Annabel Lee" song is based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name.
November 14, 2008
Glendale Elks Lodge No. 1289 invites all boys and girls ages 8 through 13 to participate in its annual basketball shooting competition, which will be held at the Glendale High School gymnasium on Saturday, Dec. 13 beginning at 8 a.m. Winners that qualify will go on to represent their respective schools at regional, district and national level competitions. The competition is open to all students in both public and private schools in the Glendale area. Schools and individuals who wish to participate should contact John Jolly, Glendale Hoops Shoot Chairman (818)
August 19, 2000
Judy Seckler GLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL -- Youths from all Glendale high school were able to sharpen their leadership skills in a four-day leadership workshop hosted by Glendale High School. About 30 students, in grades nine through 12 from Clark Magnet, Crescenta Valley, Daily, Glendale & Hoover High met Tuesday through Friday with several goals in mind: Students honed their leadership skills Came up with a plan for a service learning project to do during the school year and Return to their schools and organizations to train other kids to be leaders "The kids were psyched to participate," said Ross Arnold, organizer of the program and coordinator of the district's Regional Occupational Program.
February 12, 2000
CLARK AND HACKER Jessica M. Clark, daughter of Christy and Major John Clark of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Steven G. Hacker, son of Darlene and Pete Hacker of Rancho Santa Fe, have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be graduated from the University of Utah. She is employed as a third-grade teacher at Roosevelt Elementary in Burbank. The groom-elect graduated from Burbank High School in 1986. He owns his own business, H2O FX. An August wedding is planned.