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Meet Blair’s New 7th and 8th Grade History Teacher

Ms. Alicia Tito obtained her master’s in education and secondary social studies teaching credential from UCLA’s Teacher Education Program. She taught 7th and 8th grade history at Animo James B. Taylor and will now be transitioning to Blair as a 6th and 7th grade history teacher. Additionally, Ms. Tito has served children over the years in various tutoring and mentoring programs, taught English while living…

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Lancers Take on the World

From left to right: Noah Sisson '16, Bettina Lee '16, Zachary Damir '16, Japhet Quitzon '16, Simon Lindinger '18 (Switzerland), Christian Billings '16. Photo credit:…

Video: La Canada Unified School District 2016-17 Bring Your Own Chromebook (BYOC) Information

LCUSD 8-1-2016 pics01 Jamie Lewsadder shares information on purchasing a Chromebook and next steps in preparing your student for the first day of school. La Cañada Unified School District, 4490 Cornishon Ave., La Cañada, (818) 952-8300 or visit www.lcusd.net.    

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La Salle Junior Has Perfect ACT Score

La Salle junior Howard Ho earned the highest possible ACT Composite score of 36. Howard’s achievement on the ACT is significant and rare. On average,…

Blair High School and its International Baccalaureate Program

Blair High School 7-22-2016 pics01 Charles Santoro Charles Santoro joined the Blair family during his sophomore year intent on pursuing the IB Diploma. During his time at Blair, he was active in various school clubs, and he was the founder and editor-in-chief of “The Navigator” (the school newspaper). Charlie believes,…

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St. Andrew School Summer STEM students Strive for Skyscrapers

St. Andrew School Summer STEM students strive for skyscrapers! St. Andrew Catholic School, 42 Chestnut St., Pasadena, (626) 796-7697 or visit www.saspasadena.com.

St. Rita’s Katy Bauer Finishes Eighth in National Speech & Debate Association’s National Tournament

St Rita Catholic School 6-23-2016 pics01 Katy Bauer finished her speech and debate career at St. Rita School with another outstanding finish at the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) Nationals Tournament in Salt Lake City. She placed 8th in the nation in Storytelling. She will continue her speech and debate…

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Pasadena Educational Foundation: 2016 Edison Scholarship Winners

Jose Gomez (l) and Jose Munoz (r). Photo courtesy Pasadena Educational Foundation Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) expresses its gratitude to Edison International for supporting its…

Monterey Hills Fourth Grade Student is a Recipient of Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievement

Monterey Hills 6-16-2016 pics01 Monterey Hills Elementary School congratulates its 4th Grade student Amanda R. for receiving the Presidential award for outstanding academic achievement! Monterey Hills Elementary School, 1624 Via del Rey, South Pasadena, (626) 441-5860 or visit monterey.spusd.net.

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Westridge School’s Eighth Grade Recognition Ceremony

On Tuesday, Westridge School held its 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony, officially celebrating the end of Middle School for the Class of 2020. The event, held inside the Fran Norris Scoble Performing Arts Center, featured a performance of the Beatle’s In My Life by members of the 8th grade chorus and orchestra. Each student reflected upon her middle school years in a slideshow presentation, and class president Isabella Grigorian addressed her peers and the audience. Upon receiving their certificates and singing the school song, “Surgere Tentamus” (We Strive to Rise), the Class of 2020 was officially introduced to the crowd as…

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