May 8, 2013
There was hardly any space left for students to park their bikes at R.D. White Elementary Wednesday morning after dozens peddled to school as part of the nationally recognized Bike to School Day. The event came less than a week after 13-year-old Jonathan Hernandez, a student at Roosevelt Middle School, died after he was struck by a school bus while riding his bicycle. Still, the organizers of "Bike to School Day" remained committed to hosting the event to encourage students to ride their bikes to school, reinforce safety tips and promote exercise.
October 17, 2000
The following is a list of bands that were awarded first-, second- and third-place prizes for performing in Saturday's Days of Verdugo Parade in Glendale. HIGH SCHOOL BAND First place - Burbank High School. Second place - Littlerock High School. Third place - Glendale High School. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND First place - Roosevelt Middle School. NONSCHOOL BAND First place - Glendale Pipe Band. HIGH SCHOOL AUXILIARY First place - Sonora High School.
April 14, 2001
Alecia Foster SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- It began with one teacher's desireto teach his students an important lesson about living in a multicultural society. "I really want them to respect one another," said Vartkes Ghazarian, a sixth-grade teacher at John Muir Elementary School. Last year, Ghazarian put together a multicultural celebration, where his students shared dances and songs from their varied backgrounds. The event was such a success, school officials have decided to hold a second multicultural celebration on Tuesday.
April 18, 2001
Alecia Foster Colorful costumes and traditional songs were all a part of John Muir Elementary School's Multicultural Celebration Tuesday evening. The event, which drew hundreds of parents, highlighted the varied cultures of the school's students. The celebration began last year as a way to encourage students to learn about and respect different cultures, said Vartkes Ghazarian, a sixth-grade teacher at the school. Tuesday's celebration showcased the American, Armenian, Filipino and Latino cultures.
November 5, 1999
Rodney Tanaka The newly formed Roosevelt Fitness Club is facing a weighty issue. The club is looking for donations of weights to use in its fitness program. The club, which has about 45 students, will meet twice a week beginning Monday at Roosevelt Middle School. Club founder and adviser Sharon Green is a special education teacher at Roosevelt and an instructor at 24 Hour Fitness in West Hollywood. She will lead students through sit-ups, push-ups and weight training.
July 29, 2005
Mark Humphrey A game of musical chairs is taking place in administrative positions throughout the Glendale Unified School District. "There weren't any unusual circumstances, we mostly had some retirements and promotions and spots to fill," said Gregory Franklin, assistant superintendent of secondary education. Among the administrators changing positions are Maria Gandera, who will leave her post as principal at Franklin Elementary to become the principal at Roosevelt Middle School.
July 4, 2007
Assemblyman to appear on show This week on The Larry Zarian Forum, Zarian will host local Assemblyman Paul Krekorian. The two will discuss state finance. The show airs at 7 p.m. Thursday on Charter Communications Channel 26. The show's call-in number is (818) 547-3668. Dental clinic for low-income kids Glendale Healthy Kids will be holding a free dental clinic for underinsured and low-income children, ages 6 to 18, from July 13 to 20 at Roosevelt Middle School, 222 E. Acacia Ave., Glendale.
November 23, 2004
Once a year, students at Roosevelt Middle School get the chance to try to "school" their teachers in the annual Turkey Bowl. During Monday's lunch period, the eighth-grade girls faced off against their women teachers in a flag football game that lasted 40 minutes. The women shut out the girls, 6-0. But eighth-grade quarterback Karen Lemus still felt good about her team's effort. "I just thought it was a good game, and everyone played hard," Karen said.
February 7, 2001
Alecia Foster SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- A parent information meeting on enrolling at Clark Magnet High School will be held at Roosevelt Middle School Thursday. Applications for Clark are available at the high school and at Glendale Unified School District's four middle schools. The magnet school emphasizes science and technology and is open to students who live in the district, are attending a public, private or parochial school and are eligible to begin ninth grade in the fall.
March 21, 2005
Here are some of the items the Glendale Community College board of trustees will discuss: GARFIELD CAMPUS EXPANSION Trustees will hear a presentation on expansion plans for the college's Garfield Campus, at 1122 E. Garfield Ave. The campus is the home to most of the classes offered by the college's Community Services Education program. The program is mostly made up of fee-based, noncredit classes, such as earning a certificate in bookkeeping, foreign language instruction and sports including golf and horseback riding.