LCUSD News

Annual District Survey Data Now Available

The annual comprehensive school survey data is now available for review. Data is grouped by respondent type and categories such as engagement, expectations, and climate. Links to the data and also...

Foothill SELPA presents its 10th CAC Parent/Educator Conference: “The Collaborative”

One of the Foothill SELPA’s most highly attended events is the biennial Foothill SELPA Community Advisory Committee Parent-Educator Conference. This conference focuses on providing information and...

Measure LCF Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee

The Board of Education of the La Cañada Unified School District is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on a committee of community leaders which will serve as the Independent Citizens’ Oversight...

Category - General

Meaningful Noise

By Karen Hurley and Amy Marcoullier, PCR Principal and Assistant Principal When you think about it, classroom noise can actually be a good thing. Stepping into a classroom and being welcomed by a productive hum among...

Intervention

By Jon Lyons, LCHS Assistant Principal I’m going to say something that is no way shocking to anyone who has ever sat in a classroom. Students learn differently. This basic fact has been the core of most educational...

Design Thinking in the Middle School

By Dr. Jarrett Gold, Principal at LCHS 7/8 This year our the  7/8 History  Department along with Jamie Lewsadder applied to be part of a conference at Stanford around a process called Design Thinking...

64 Hours and Student Engagement

By Ian McFeat, Principal at La Canada High A few weeks ago, students from Mr. DeSimone’s LCTV classes and Mr. Eick’s Theatre classes met in room 603 to hear about a new film festival. “Ladies and gentlemen, listen up,”...

Quality Instruction for English Learners

By Lindi Dreibelbis Some may be surprised to learn that La Cañada Unified students represent 37 different home languages. Students with such varied backgrounds bring a wealth of linguistic and cultural diversity to our...

Supporting Quality Instruction

By Mark Evans Instruction is the core of the work we do at La Canada Unified School District. Schools teach. However, in order to make instruction effective, the lens may need to shift to student learning. In order to...

Catch Them Being Good

You are invited to participate in a free 6-week workshop where you will discover new strategies to guide your child in a positive way. The workshop is for parents with children 3-11 years of age. The dates are:...

Challenge Success Elementary School Introduction

Building upon the work that La Canada High School and La Canada Middle School began in the 2016-17 school year, this video introduction by Jim Cartnal shares the big ideas of Stanford University’s Department of...

Solar Eclipse Plans and Safety Information

  We have been preparing for the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21st, and we want to communicate how our schools will be addressing this unique experience. Each elementary site has activities planned by the grade...