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Alverno Heights Academy Students Take the Oath of Office

Members of Alverno’s Student Government Over 90 students, more than half of the student body, at Alverno Heights Academy took the Oath of Office during Alverno’s annual Inauguration on the terrace on Thursday morning. Justice Cristina Webster ’17 holds the Bible as President Moondera Rabb ’17 takes the Oath of Office from Chief Justice Haylee Robinson ’17. Modeled after the government of the United States,…

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Barnhart Announces a New Look for their New School Year

These campus sycamore trees serve as inspiration for Barnhart’s new brand reveal this Friday. Barnhart is hosting a tree dedication ceremony Friday, September 23 during…

‘Everything’s Coming Up Roses’ this year for Miracle-Gro

Miracle Gro Float pics01 2017 Miracle Gro Float Artists Rendering Miracle-Gro and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association team up with Muir Ranch, a two-acre sustainable urban teaching farm at John Muir High School, to expand the farm’s footprint. Throughout the morning volunteers kicked off parade season by helping…

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Ramona Convent Welcomes Director of Innovation and Technology Integration

Ramona welcomes Mr. Brian Kays as its new Director of Innovation and Technology Integration. In addition to teaching Physics, Honors Physics, and Computer Programming, he…

Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy Awards $70,000 to PUSD for Educational Garden Projects

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Pasadena Unified to Hold 2016 State of Schools

The Pasadena Unified School District cordially invites the community to attend the 2016 State of Schools on Tuesday, September 27, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.…

Pasadena Unified Establishes Foster Youth Advisory Council

PUSD-9-8-2016 At its meeting on August 25, 2016, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education approved the establishment of the Foster Youth Guardians/Parents and Advocates Council (FYGPAC) to assist in the academic success of foster students in the district. The purpose of the council…

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Board of Education to Look at Blair High School’s Plan Targeting Underachievers

Pasadena Unified’s Board of Education is scheduled to discuss whether or not to approve the Single Plan for Student Achievement for Blair High School at…

Pasadena School Board Meets Thursday, Will Discuss Survey Results and District’s Educational Master Plan

PUSD-pics01 The Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education will meet Thursday, September 8, to deliberate on an Educational Master Plan Report and on a five-year Road Map that presents a vision of the optimal future of PUSD and details the essential elements that will lead…

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Barnhart Appoints Tonya Beilstein Interim Head of School While Bidding a Fond Farewell to Ethan Williamson

Tonya Beilstein, Barnhart Interim Head of School Barnhart’s School Board of Trustees informed their parent community today that on September 1 the Board received a letter of resignation from Ethan Williamson who was the Head of School for four years. Williamson recently learned of a new grandbaby on the way and is planning to relocate to the Sacramento area to be closer to his family. Williamson worked tirelessly for Barnhart, instituting Barnhart traditions such as the San Gabriel Valley Scholar program, overseeing facilities projects, introducing Responsive Classroom, increasing experiential field study programs and much more. In his letter, Williamson thanked…

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