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Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist Sonia Nazario Brings the Story of “Enrique’s Journey” to Poly

Marking the 100th Global Initiatives Program event in Poly history, Sonia Nazario’s visit to Poly was a powerful and insightful experience for many. The words of her book, “Enrique’s Journey,” came even more alive as she spoke about immigration, civic responsibility, global citizenship, and what it means to be a journalist. At dinner before the her program, Global Scholar candidates and students enrolled in the…

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Time Running Out for Pasadena Parents to Participate in School Safety Survey

Pasadena parents have until Friday, September 22 to participate in the City’s online survey about traffic safety near schools in order for their thoughts to…

Idyllwild Arts: Reimagine

Idyllwild Arts 9-19-2017 “Millennials like me—though I’m actually an Xennial: born between 1977 and 1983—have different perspectives and values from previous generations. We often don’t see the value of independent schools.” Kawai Lai’s hair-splitting aside hinted at her research-driven approach to promoting innovation among independent schools like Idyllwild…

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San Marino High School’s Honors Humanities Seminar is a Golden Bell Awards Finalist

The Honors Humanities Seminar program at San Marino High School was recently selected as a finalist for the 2017 Golden Bell Awards. The California School…

Back to School with Waterworks

Waterworks Pasadena 9-12-2017 1st pics01 Starting is new school year is exciting, and a big time in every child’s life. Give your child a competitive edge this year with swimming lessons. According to Anthony Boffman of Waterworks Aquatics Swim School, “Swimming lessons provide benefits not only for your child’s water…

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Idyllwild Arts: Changing Lives

Amber Pairis, whose work in protecting America’s natural resources has won a national award, will appear with Idyllwild Arts Academy’s alumni panel on Oct. 21,…

Poly Girls Volleyball Opens League Play with a Win Over Mayfield

large_news946098_877580PICS01 Poly girls volleyball started league play Tuesday evening traveling to Mayfield Senior to face the Cubs. In a very exciting five set match, the Panthers defeated the Cubs 25-16, 19-25, 16-25, 25-15, 16-14. Polytechnic School, 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 396-6300 or visit www.polytechnic.org.  …

South Pasadena High School Mediators to Hold Second TEDx Salon

The South Pasadena High School Mediators are holding their second TEDx Salon entitled “Connection and Communication.” Speakers will communicate topics focused on empathy, relationships, friendships,…

Alverno Bakes Up to Support Girls’ Education

AHS 9-4-2017 pics01 For the seventh year in a row, Alverno Heights Academy students will work together over the next week to raise funds for She’s the First through their annual #BakeAChange event. Every fall, She’s the First supporters (of all ages) unite to raise money for girls’…

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Maranatha High School: Summer of 2018 Pilgrimage to Israel

Photo courtesy Maranatha High School The Maranatha community is returning to Israel, this time during the summer, from June 3-13, 2018. To say that a pilgrimage to the Holy Land is a life-changing experience sort of undersells it. There have been times on our trips when the sense of history and the presence of the Spirit of God has been almost overwhelming. Five o’clock in the afternoon on the rooftop of a 200-year-old Arab mansion that you are calling home for a few days, in the heart of Nazareth, as both the church bells and the Muslim call to prayer…

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