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Young Mathletes Excelled at 26th Annual Elementary Math Field Day

Photo credit: SPUSD South Pasadena’s finest young mathletes gathered at the 26th Annual Elementary Math Field Day, held Saturday, May 13, at Monterey Hills Elementary School. A total of 114 mathematically talented fourth and fifth grade students from Arroyo Vista, Marengo, and Monterey Hills Schools participated in the event. Forty South Pasadena High School students created and conducted the field day events, which emphasized skills highlighted in the California…

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Maranatha High School Speech and Debate Makes It to the State Championship Tournament for the First Time in School History

On the weekend of April 28-30, the Maranatha Speech and Debate Team sent seniors Cameron Chen, Matthew Harrington, and sophomore Deven Hollimon to compete in…

Westridge’s First STEM Expo

Westridge School 5-4-2017 pics01 Westridge School students recently hosted the first-ever Westridge STEM Expo! With projects from Lower and Upper Schools’ Science Olympiad team, Robotics team, and the 3D Design class, the event drew over 300 people and raised $300 from a bake sale and plant sale to benefit…

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Barnhart School Earn 150 Awards and Qualified for World Scholar’s Cup Global Round

Over Spring Break, fifteen Barnhart School 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th graders competed in the World Scholar’s Cup at La Salle. Together, the group earned…

South Pasadena High School SkillsUSA Students Win Big at State Competition in San Diego

SPHS 4-28-2017 pics01 Photo Credit: Mike Hogan The SPHS chapter of SkillsUSA traveled to San Diego, Calif. April 20-23, 2017 to participate in the annual state conference. Students excelled in numerous categories with 23 members qualifying for national competition. The chapter was named a SkillsUSA Gold Chapter of…

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Poly’s Lower School Explores the Wonder of Science

“Have you ever wondered about something?” Poly’s youngest scientists recently had the chance to wonder about something and create their own test to test it.…

Westridge Honors Seniors and Cum Laude Society Inductees

a_MG_9775 pics01 Members of the Westridge Upper School community gathered earlier this week for the annual Senior Departmental Honors and to recognize this year’s Cum Laude Society inductees, comprised of both juniors and seniors. Thirty-six different students earned distinction at the assembly. Click here to view Photo…

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St. Francis Team Brobot: Helping with the Annual Technix Academy Spring Robotic Egg Toss

A special thanks to the young men from St. Francis’ Team Brobot for helping with the recent Annual Technix Academy Spring Robotic Egg Toss sponsored…

Get Ahead in Technology at Maranatha

_MG_0054_rev pics01 In the past few years mobile app development has become a booming industry. Currently, it is estimated that there are 2.3 million mobile app developers who are devoted to keeping up with the industry demand. In fact, according to Apple, in 2013 1.25 million apps…

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Immaculate Heart Honors 113 Scholar Athletes

Immaculate Heart High School’s annual Scholar Athlete Luncheon recently honored 113 students who participate in school sports and also maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher. “This is an amazing achievement!” exclaimed Immaculate Heart Athletic Director Maureen Rodriguez. Welcoming parents to the luncheon, Rodriguez noted that 200 high school students – representing 42 percent of the school’s student body—play one or more sports at Immaculate Heart. Of that number, 113 students, or 57 percent, have achieved the designated status as scholar athletes this year. “What’s more, I am so proud of their exceptional sportsmanship,” Rodriguez said. “They’re always cheering…

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