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May 13, 2004 |
A South Pasadena High School student pleaded no contest Wednesday to the attempted murder of a La Canada High School student in a deal that will send him to prison for 16 years. David Melendez, 18, entered the plea in Pasadena Superior Court and admitted he used a firearm, said Jane Robison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.
February 18, 1993
The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a drug and alcohol awareness program next month at La Canada High School. It is a joint venture between the city and the La Canada Unified School District. On March 11, area professional athletes--as yet undetermined--who are undergoing drug or alcohol rehabilitation will lead a round-table discussion about substance abuse with junior and senior high school students. On March 22, Dr.
May 18, 1989
Four students of Glendale-area schools have been selected to receive $2,000 National Merit Scholarships. The winners and their fields of study are: Lapoe E. Lynn of Eagle Rock, Glendale High School, electrical/aerospace engineering; Jennie M. Kim of La Canada, La Canada High School, genetics; Ivan C. Yen of Los Angeles, Franklin High School, business management, and Catherine A. Andrews of Pasadena, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, biological engineering....
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February 8, 1994
The Sheriff's Department is investigating the stuffing of 70 anti-Semitic flyers into student lockers at two La Canada Flintridge schools over the weekend. About 40 flyers were found Monday morning at La Canada High School and 30 flyers were discovered at the Ability Plus School, a private elementary school, said sheriff's spokesman George Ducoulombier. The flyers contained caricatures of Jews, talked about deadly violence against Jews and listed a telephone number. James E.
October 1, 1987 |
Enrollment in La Canada public schools grew this year for the first time in more than a decade. Attendance figures for the first day of classes showed enrollment of 3,101, an increase of 3.5% over last year. All the growth occurred in the district's two elementary schools, which gained 135 pupils. La Canada High School enrollment fell by seven, and the district special education program declined by 23 students.
June 17, 1993
La Canada High School was chosen as a "Blue Ribbon School" by the U.S. Department of Education. As part of the recognition--260 other schools in the country are also being honored--Principal James E. Stratton, a counselor and a student will travel to Washington in September to receive an official plaque and a "Blue Ribbon" flag from President Clinton.