July 31, 2002
The school board will allow the Crescenta Valley Water District to install a monitoring well at Crescenta Valley High School's north parking lot. The monitoring well will be part of the water district's overall groundwater monitoring program in the Crescenta Valley area. An agreement between Glendale Unified School District and the water district will include construction of the well and ingress and egress to the well during a two-year monitoring period.
July 2, 2004
Glendale Unified School District officials hired three new elementary school principals this week. Linda Edmond, who has been with the district since 2001, will succeed Melissa Stephan at Lincoln Elementary School. Carla Walker, who will take Nancy Jude's place at Valley View Elementary School, has been with the district since 1989. Janet Buhl was assistant principal at Glendale High School and will succeed Lynda Christian at Verdugo Woodlands. Buhl has worked for the district since 1990.
November 27, 2001
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Glendale) will offer residents a chance to gather information on how prepared city and state agencies are for future terrorist attacks. A town hall meeting Wednesday will feature a panel including representatives from Burbank and Glendale fire and police departments, Glendale Unified School District, Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, Los Angeles County Medical Assn., Federal Bureau of Investigation, California Pharmacy Board and the National Guard.
September 7, 2001
Alecia Foster NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- The Glendale Unified School District will air the first of its live call-in cable shows on Oct. 10. The show will likely feature Supt. Jim Brown and one of the district's Board of Education members. It will be the first of a pilot series of three shows. Members of the Board of Education had expressed interest in having a show, which prompted district officials to look into a live call-in program. The show will air from 7 to 8 p.m. The second and third shows will air Nov. 14 and Dec. 12.
June 30, 2001
Alecia Foster NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- The Glendale Host Lions Club has been recognized for its contributions to the Glendale Unified School District. The club was awarded the Burtis E. Taylor Community Education Award Tuesday at the district's Board of Education meeting. The annual award, named after the district's first superintendent, recognizes individuals and community organizations for their involvement or sponsorship of education programs. The Lions Club has sponsored the Middle and High School Poetry contests, the High School Journalism Contest and the Middle School Instrumental Music Concert, among other things.
January 24, 2005
Negotiations will be in closed session The Glendale Unified School District's board of education will meet today at 12:15 p.m. to discuss collective bargaining matters in closed session. For the past year and a half, the district's negotiating team and the teacher's union have been negotiatng the union's three-year contract. The union wants a higher pay raise for the year they went without a contract and the current year. District officials are offering a pay hike, but they want the three year-contract to begin this year.
June 7, 2005
Glendale Unified receives energy rebate The Glendale Unified School District will receive a rebate of $615,000 from Glendale Water & Power for making more than $4 million in energy-saving upgrades at four area schools, according to a statement released by the power company. The rebate is part of Glendale Water & Power's Operation School House public-benefit program, which provides local schools with incentives to complete pre-approved energy saving projects.
May 3, 2001
Albert Abkarian On behalf of Glendale Healthy Kids Board of Directors, I wanted to thank the volunteer doctors, dentists, all three local hospitals, the city of Glendale, school nurses and, last but not least, the Glendale Unified School District for their continued support of this invaluable program. Glendale Healthy Kids was established in 1995 as a partnership between Glendale Memorial Hospital, Glendale Adventist Hospital, Verdugo Hills Hospital, the Glendale Unified School District and the city of Glendale.
May 12, 2004
Spencer Dryden, a fourth-grader at Fremont Elementary School, won the 2004 "I Love My Neighborhood" poster contest. Two finalists from each local elementary school were awarded trophies, and Spencer's winning poster was unveiled April 14. About 10,000 entries were submitted. This year's poster contest theme was "Litter No More in 2004." Spencer's winning poster will be featured in a city of Glendale multimedia pollution-prevention campaign. Glendale Water & Power, J&L Press, the News-Press, the Glendale Civic Auditorium, Glendale Unified School District, Party Smart, Porto's Bakery, Sakos Bakery and Sarkis Bakery sponsored the 2004 poster contest.
June 1, 2007
Newly elected Glendale Unified School District school board member Nayiri Nahabedian will be holding her first set of community outreach meetings from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 2 at Urartu Coffee, 119 N. Maryland Blvd. This will be a continuing effort by Nahabedian to make herself available to Glendale parents, teachers, organizations and the community in general. The monthly meetings will be held at various locations around Glendale, including the Crescenta Valley area. Nahabedian can be contacted through e-mail at nnahabedian@gusd.