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June 9, 2000
Judy Seckler IDYLLWILD -- Glendale resident Sonia Cooke was the valedictorian for the Idyllwild Arts Academy's 2000 graduating ceremony. Cooke gave her valedictorian speech on Saturday morning before family members, friends and 82 other graduates. She was selected for the honor based on her status as a National Merit Scholarship finalist and her record of straight As in her academic honors courses. Her grade point average was 4.42. Cooke majored in violin.
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By Grant Gordon | September 23, 2009
The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate ranks.   Sam Orlandini (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2008) Cal State Northridge women’s volleyball sophomore : Orlandini notched 29 assists and seven digs to propel CSUN to a 25-21, 25-13, 25-18 victory against Portland on Saturday at The Matadome. It was the Matadors’ first home win of the season and also snapped a three-match losing streak, improving them to 4-8 overall. Orlandini, a second-year starter, has started all 12 of the Matadors’ matches and is one of four members of the team to play in all 46 sets.
SPORTS
By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | October 12, 2010
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Luke Collis (St. Francis High, 2007) Occidental College junior quarterback: It was another banner day for the former Golden Knights standout. Collis led the Tigers to a 30-0 romp over host La Verne on Saturday in a Southern California Interscholastic Athletic Conference win. For the second time this season, Collis surpassed the 300-yard mark, completing 24 of 32 passes for 340 yards, four touchdowns and one interception.
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | March 16, 2012
As a sixth-grade Marshall Elementary School student, Isabella Lores set out to write an essay comparing the female prowess of the protagonist of the young-adult novel “Julie of the Wolves” with that of marathon great Joan Benoit. A decade later, the sentences themselves seem unremarkable to their author. But the rigorous editing and revision process left an impression, as did the teacher who assigned it. Gerald Sharp was nitpicky in all the right ways, Lores said, questioning her word choice and transitions, among other details.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | August 17, 2010
No matter the time or place, Ayana Sumiyasu doesn't often take a break from playing soccer. It's customary procedure for Sumiyasu to strap on the gloves and protect the net while playing goalkeeper for the Yale University women's soccer program. She's prepared to make a beeline across the crease and make routine and acrobatic saves to keep the Bulldogs in a match much like she previously did when she patrolled the position at Flintridge Prep. Whether its competing for Yale or her summer club team in Pasadena, Sumiyasu will look to continue doing the job to the best of her ability.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Bob Harris | March 14, 2009
Most sports fans and athletes will agree that it is the close losses, not the blowouts that haunt them for days, months and perhaps years. So, what is one to make of a tie game that haunts its participants for decades? The thrilling documentary, ?Harvard Beats Yale 29-29? provides the answer by presenting a blow by blow account of the football game and era in which it was played. Directed by Kevin Rafferty, ?Harvard Beats Yale 29-29? is about the 1968 match up between the two Ivy League schools.
NEWS
March 16, 2012
La Crescenta Elementary School students on Friday celebrated the culmination of several weeks of collecting Beanie Babies that will be shipped to U.S. military personnel serving overseas. Soldiers will distribute them to children in regions where they are working as a means of fostering goodwill and trust. ALSO: From Colombia to Yale Community leaders become Principal for a Day Glendale Community College Professor Deborah Robiglio awarded Fulbright --Megan O'Neil Twitter: @megankoneil
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May 23, 2000
Alecia Foster DOWNTOWN -- Judge Stephen Reinhardt, a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, will be the guest speaker at the Glendale Bar Association's Court Appreciation Night. Reinhardt has written a number of court opinions on controversial subjects including term limits, the right-to-die and English-only statutes. The judge was appointed to the Ninth Circuit in 1980. He is a graduate of Pomona College and Yale Law School. Court Appreciation Night will be held May 24 at the Brandview Collection on 109 E. Harvard.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 17, 2008
Theater enrolling for Shakespeare program A Noise Within is offering Summer With Shakespeare program, a five-week theater experience for young actors ages 10 to 18. The program includes classes in acting, improvisation, voice, speech, textual analysis, stage combat and more. The session will culminate with an informal presentation of scenes the actors have been working on from the plays of William Shakespeare. Students are taught by A Noise Within?s classically trained resident artists who are working, professional actors with master?
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | March 16, 2012
As a sixth-grade Marshall Elementary School student, Isabella Lores set out to write an essay comparing the female prowess of the protagonist of the young-adult novel “Julie of the Wolves” with that of marathon great Joan Benoit. A decade later, the sentences themselves seem unremarkable to their author. But the rigorous editing and revision process left an impression, as did the teacher who assigned it. Gerald Sharp was nitpicky in all the right ways, Lores said, questioning her word choice and transitions, among other details.
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SPORTS
By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | October 12, 2010
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Luke Collis (St. Francis High, 2007) Occidental College junior quarterback: It was another banner day for the former Golden Knights standout. Collis led the Tigers to a 30-0 romp over host La Verne on Saturday in a Southern California Interscholastic Athletic Conference win. For the second time this season, Collis surpassed the 300-yard mark, completing 24 of 32 passes for 340 yards, four touchdowns and one interception.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | August 17, 2010
No matter the time or place, Ayana Sumiyasu doesn't often take a break from playing soccer. It's customary procedure for Sumiyasu to strap on the gloves and protect the net while playing goalkeeper for the Yale University women's soccer program. She's prepared to make a beeline across the crease and make routine and acrobatic saves to keep the Bulldogs in a match much like she previously did when she patrolled the position at Flintridge Prep. Whether its competing for Yale or her summer club team in Pasadena, Sumiyasu will look to continue doing the job to the best of her ability.
SPORTS
By Grant Gordon | November 5, 2009
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level .   Ayana Sumiyasu (Flintridge Prep, 2007) Yale soccer junior : Sumiyasu, a former multi-time All-Area selection, recently garnered some more accolades as she was one of four Bulldogs to earn ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I recognition and one of two be named a first-teamer. In all, 10 Ivy League players garnered the honor. Sumiyasu is a political science major and ranks second in the Ivy League with a 1.11 goals against average and a save percentage of .817.
NEWS
June 9, 2000
Judy Seckler IDYLLWILD -- Glendale resident Sonia Cooke was the valedictorian for the Idyllwild Arts Academy's 2000 graduating ceremony. Cooke gave her valedictorian speech on Saturday morning before family members, friends and 82 other graduates. She was selected for the honor based on her status as a National Merit Scholarship finalist and her record of straight As in her academic honors courses. Her grade point average was 4.42. Cooke majored in violin.
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