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Pasadena Unified Announces National School Breakfast and Lunch Program to Income-Qualified Students

The Pasadena Unified School District announced its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and/or Afterschool Snack Program. Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals if the household income is less than or equal to the federal guidelines. Households do not need to turn in an…

St. Rita School: Raider’s Talk News Raps Up the Year at Channel 7 Eyewitness News Station

Raider’s Talk News visited the Channel 7 Eyewitness News station to learn from the professionals about reporting, public speaking, journalism, broadcasting, and television production. This was an exciting day for our Raiders! Students were treated…

Pasadena Unified Names News Principals of Webster Elementary and McKinley School

Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Brian McDonald has named Kristin Forrest as principal of Webster Elementary School and Germaine Nesbitt as principal of McKinley School. “It is my pleasure to welcome Germaine Nesbitt to PUSD…

PCC Opens Its Olympic-Sized Pool to the Public for Recreational, Lap Swims

Pasadena City College has opened its Olympic-size swimming pool to the public for recreational and lap swims through August 2, according to an announcement PCC posted on its website. There is a small fee when…

Pasadena’s Blair High School Football Team Has High Hopes With Fundraiser for New Scoreboard

The Blair High School football program is looking up this coming season. And what they want to see is their own scoreboard on their very own football field. The team is holding a fundraiser, hosted…

City to Start Making Measure J Payments Destined for Pasadena Public Schools

The City of Pasadena will start making Measure J payments destined for the Pasadena Unified School District this month, according to City Manager Steve Mermell. “We will transfer one-third of Measure I funds monthly,” said…

Education Events

Saturday, July 20 - 11:00 am History of the Linda Vista Neighborhood

Thursday, August 01 - 4:00 pm PUSD Board of Education Meeting

Friday, August 16 - 11:00 am ArtCenter Grad Show (Education Day)

Judge Who Ordered Desegregation of Pasadena’s Public Schools Dead at 95

Judge Manuel Lawrence Real. Court image The man who ordered the desegregation of the Pasadena Unified School District has passed away. Central District of California…

Measure J Tax Revenues Help Pasadena Unified Restore, Add Staff and Programs in New Budget Passed Thursday

Following months of meetings, and millions of dollars in reductions over the last few years, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board Thursday passed its…

For New 1,000-Student Pasadena Private School, Back to School Time is Build a School Time

Demolition makes way for new buildings in May of 2019 on new EF Academy Campus. Courtesy photo [Updated] Pasadena is pocked with private schools currently…

Pasadena Unified Superintendent to Miss First Round of Tax Revenues, Start of School Year

[Updated] Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Brian McDonald will miss the start of the academic year, as well as the reception of initial Measure J…

Pasadena City College Board of Trustees Hold Budget Hearings Wednesday

The Board of Trustees at Pasadena City College Area Community College District will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 19, about the tentative budget for Pasadena City College for fiscal year 2019-2020. The Tentative Budget is considered an operational placeholder until the State of California has an approved budget in place and the Chancellor’s Office specifically informs each college district of their anticipated funding for the coming fiscal year. Presented to the Board of Trustees last September, the proposed budget will reflect those funding changes identified in the approved state budget. Under state law, each California community college district…

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