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Flintridge Sacred Heart Alumnae are Finalists in National Physics Photography Competition

Sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers, two tologs are finalists in their national high school physics photo contest. This year there were over 700 entries, and the top 100 are selected to be displayed and judged at the AAPT national meeting. At that meeting, physicists will vote on the winners based on quality of photo and quality of physics description. Photos taken by…

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Pasadena Names New Principals at McKinley K-8 and Madison Elementary School

Nicole Ann Duquette (l) and Noemi Orduna (r) Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Brian McDonald named Nicole Ann Duquette as principal of McKinley School…

New Principal at McKinley School Announced: Nicole Ann Duquette

NAD pics01 The Pasadena Unified School District has announced the appointment of former Teacher of the Year Nicole Ann Duquette as the new principal for McKinley’s K-8 School. Duquette is a 18-year educator and joins PUSD from the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, according to Julianne…

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Polytechnic School: The Panther Club Passes the Torch

Denise Mathews (l) and Kim D'Amico (r) After serving as head of the Panther Club for three years, Poly parent Pat Amsbry has passed the…

Linda Ortega – 2017 Pasadena Rotary Teacher of Excellence

Untitledpics01 Ms. Linda Ortega writes: “It is an honor to be recognized as a recipient of this year’s Rotary Teachers of Excellence award. As a teacher with PUSD since 2007, I’ve had the privilege of working at Webster Elementary, Blair Middle School, Washington Elementary, as well…

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Ramona Welcomes Emerging Leaders

Enthusiastic developing leaders from 25 local elementary schools learned to build their leadership skills at Ramona’s second annual Emerging Leaders Summer Seminar. Under the guidance…

Poly’s Andrea Uyeda ’91 to be Featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives July 14

Untitled-1 pics01 Poly’s Andrea Uyeda ’91, creator of ediBOL in DTLA, will be featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on July 14th. http://ow.ly/d04730dyf2N Polytechnic School, 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 396-6300 or visit www.polytechnic.org.        

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Introducing Sequoyah’s Summerhouse Crew

This seriously joyful Sequoyah Summerhouse crew can’t wait to meet each Summerhouse participant each day and even brag about their experiences with each other! Look…

Weizmann Day School: Year in Review

WDS 7-6-2017 1st pics01 Weizmann Day School has completed another amazing school year! Thanks to everyone’s generous support, Weizmann was able to provide the following fabulous programs (among others!) for students and the community: • Middle School Camping Trip, 9.14-15.16. Weizmann’s Middle School students camped under the stars —…

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St. Francis Sophomores Timothy Khoh ’20 and Andrew Kowalski ’20 Participate in Youth Theology Institute

St. Francis sophomores Timothy Khoh ’20 and Andrew Kowalski ’20 participated in this year’s Youth Theology Institute sponsored by Loyola Marymount University. Mr. Ramirez ’05 served as one of the mentors for the week. They are pictured above with three directors of the institute, Dr. Susan Abraham, Dr. Daniel Smith-Christopher and Dr. Jonathan Rothchild. Loyola Marymount University’s Department of Theological Studies offered its second Youth Theology Institute, a week-long faith leadership experience for high school students. This summer, over 80 students from across southern California participated in an inspiring, fast-paced week of activities centered on themes of identity and ethical…

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