Local Schools Welcome Guest Principals for a Day

By Misty Duplessis On Thursday morning, Dec. 6, the Glendale Educational Foundation sponsored the 21st annual Glendale Unified School District Principal for a Day The special guests performed many of the tasks that the principal would usually do, such as greet students in the morning, make announcements and visit classrooms. At Lincoln Elementary, Principal Williams…

Glendale Educational Foundation to Honor Three Awardees with Diamond Awards

Distinguished Achievement in the Arts Distinguished Achievement in the Arts is awarded to an individual who has made significant contributions in visual and performing arts. Patrick McClenahan – Emmy Award winning sports broadcaster and President of the LA2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, Hoover High School, 1976 Distinguished Achievement in Science & Technology Distinguished Achievement…

Crescenta Valley Weekly: GEF Looking for Support

By Jason Kurosu The Glendale Educational Foundation continues to look for support for various programs at Glendale Unified School District schools, including the Business Partnership Program, through which financial support is lent by local businesses through donations. “We want to create a synergy with businesses within the community,” said Glendale Educational Foundation President Laurel Patric.…

Crescenta Valley Weekly: GEF Celebrates Its Own

By Robin Goldsworthy Some say that you can’t go back home, but that wasn’t the case in February when the Glendale Educational Foundation celebrated the achievements of Glendale Unified School District alum at its annual Dancing With Diamonds Ball. Ron Underwood, who attended Hoover High School, was lauded for his achievements in the arts. An…

Crescenta Valley Weekly: GEF to Honor Three

By Robin Goldsworthy Glendale Educational Foundation to honor three alumni with Diamond Awards at annual Dancing With Diamonds Gala, Feb. 17. The Glendale Educational Foundation has announced the names of three GUSD graduates who will be honored at the Dancing with Diamonds Gala on Feb. 17. For Distinguished Achievement in the Arts, Ron Underwood a…

Glendale Educational Foundation to Honor Three Alumnae with Diamond Awards at Annual Dancing With Diamonds Gala

February 17, 2012 For Distinguished Achievement in the Arts Ron Underwood, Herbert Hoover High School Class of 1971 Peabody Award winning director for an ABC Weekend Special, Underwood has directed classic films such as the science fiction comedy “Tremors” and the blockbuster comedy “City Slickers,” starring Billy Crystal and Jack Palance, who earned an Academy…