Education
Parents Told To Prepare Children for School Closings

“Prepare your children for what will happen next,” Pasadena Unified School District Board Member Michelle Richardson-Bailey told a large Pasadena High School audience at a District Town Hall Meeting Thursday. “It’s going to happen, but you can lessen the impact on them if you prepare them,” Richardson-Bailey continued. The District Special Meeting was held to discuss middle and high school closures and consolidations. The meeting…

Mayfield Junior School’s Annual FUN Fall Fellowship Celebrates Community

The famed Rose Bowl and picturesque Arroyo Seco in Pasadena provided marvelous backdrops for Mayfield Junior School’s 2019 FUN Fall Fellowship. signature fall event is an annual celebration of the school’s vibrant community. The festive…

School Board to Take Public Temperature on School Closing Plans

Pasadena Unified parents and community stakeholders address Pasadena School Board Members during Oct. 9 meeting at Jefferson Elementary School. The Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education will convene a pair of public forums to…

Pasadena Library Commissioner and Non-Profit Attorney Kenny Rotter Launches Campaign for PCC Board of Trustees

Pasadena Public Library Commissioner and non-profit attorney, Kenny Rotter today announced his candidacy for the Pasadena City College Board of Trustees, Area 2. Rotter is running to address some of the most pressing issues facing…

Caltech Releases Results of Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct

In Spring 2019, Caltech, along with 32 other colleges and universities, participated in the Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct organized by the Association of American Universities (AAU), which queried concerns related…

The Fall Pasadena PreSchool Fair Declared a Success

You could hear the festivity of the fall Pasadena Preschool Fair (PPF), held on October 5, 2019 at St. Andrew Catholic School, a block away. Well over 800 participants took part in this much anticipated…

Education Events

Tuesday, October 22 - 6:00 pm PUSD School Consolidation Community Forum

Saturday, October 26 - 8:00 am Adelante! Young Men! Conference

Saturday, November 16 - 9:00 am Altadena Arts Magnet's Discovery Day

Jackson Magnet Celebrates Exercise and Healthy Living at 4th Annual Move-a-Thon

Almost 700 students from preschool to 5th grade participated in Jackson Magnet’s 4th annual Move-a-Thon on Thursday, October 10th, an event that celebrates movement and…

Pasadena School Board President, Superintendent Address Community

Left to Right: Pasadena Board of Education President Lawrence Torres and PUSD Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald This morning, Pasadena Board of Education President Lawrence Torres…

School Board Plans More Public Discussion of School Closures Before Decisions, Announces Town Hall

Parents, teachers and students intently watch Pasadena School Board meeting in an overflow room outside the Board room on October 10, 2019. Thursday’s PUSD Board…

Traumatized and Divided, Pasadena Unified Community Confronts Options for Closing a High School and Middle Schools Tonight

School closures, and the perspectives behind them, have divided opinion. [Updated]  Pasadena’s Board of Education is scheduled to meet Thursday night to discuss additional public…

Walk to School Day(s) Are Here, Reminding Us All to Be Ever Careful for Youngsters

Pasadena Unified (PUSD) is giving national Walk to School Day a local twist by adding an “S” to the end of “Day” with events for Oct. 9 and Oct. 10. The pair of Walk to School Day(s) represent the Culmination of Safety Work on Kids Walking to School by PUSD, Day One, and the City of Pasadena. On Oct. 9, Jefferson Elementary School students will gather at 1500 East Villa Street for a 7 a.m. launch. On Oct. 10, Longfellow Elementary students will walk the walk from 1065 East Washington Boulevard. National Walk to School Day is observed annually on…

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