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Lori Touloumian – Principal of the Year

Lori Touloumian, the principal of Eliot Arts Magnet, is the Pasadena Unified School District’s 2018 Principal of the Year. See the video As principal of Eliot Arts Magnet since 2015, Ms. Touloumian has led the school’s transformation into a visual and performing arts powerhouse for middle school students. “The fact that I’m able to touch so many lives brings me so much joy,” she says.…

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Pasadena Unified Early Childhood Education Now Enrolling Transitional Kinder and PreSchool

Let your educational journey begin with PUSD’s programs for Pasadena’s youngest learners! The Pasadena Unified School District offers preschool and Transitional Kindergarten programs for Pasadena’s…

A Great First Day for Pasadena Unified Students

pusd-08-15-2018-740 Excitement is in the air! Great start to the school year. PUSD thanks Altadena and Don Benito for the welcoming environment these schools created for parents and students. PUSD thanks 100 Black Men for showing up to welcome the students at Altadena! Monday was the…

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PUSD: Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!

Welcome to the 2018-19 school year in the Pasadena Unified School District! The first day of school is Monday, August 13, 2018. The start of…

Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) Breakfast Welcomes Back PUSD Teachers and Staff

pef-08-11-2018-740 The Pasadena Educational Foundation, with support from community sponsors, welcomed back 2,000 Pasadena Unified School District teachers, staff, and administrators this week with a breakfast held at Pasadena High School. The breakfast kicked off the PUSD All Staff Welcome Back event featuring awards, special presentations,…

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PUSD’s 2018-2019 Open Enrollment

Click to enlarge The schools of Pasadena Unified offer a wide variety of educational options designed to prepare the critical thinkers, innovators, and leaders of…

San Marino Unified School District Announces New Assistant Principal of Huntington Middle School

smusd-07-26-2018-pics01 After conducting a state-wide search, the San Marino Unified School District Superintendent and Board of Education are pleased to announce that Mr. Richard Barclay has been selected to succeed Mrs. Alana Faure as the new Assistant Principal of Huntington Middle School, effective August 1. Mrs.…

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Rising Freshman at Ramona Convent Wins $17,500 in College Scholarships in Optimist International Oratory Contest

Dominique Ruedaflores, an incoming freshman at Ramona Convent Secondary School and a recent eighth grade graduate from Monterey Highlands Elementary School in Monterey Park, won…

San Marino Unified Board of Education Seeking New Members for Academics Advisory Committee (AAC)

smusd-7-12-2018-740 The Board of Education of the San Marino Unified School District is inviting applications to fill up to seven (7) vacancies on the District’s Academics Advisory Committee (AAC). The Committee’s mission is to support and advise the Board of Education by, pursuant to the Board’s…

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Spanish Dual Language at Washington STEAM Multilingual Academy

Washington STEAM Magnet Academy (WSMA) is excited to offer the only STEAM-integrated Spanish Dual Language Immersion program at the secondary level in Pasadena Unified. Some of the program features: • Spanish Language Arts • Ancient Civilizations (6th grade) taught in Spanish • The opportunity for our students to take an optional 7th period elective - Robotics - World Orchestra Program Goals Bilingualism and Bi-literacy: Students develop a high level of thinking, listening, speaking, reading, writing proficiency in the English and the partner language. Academic Excellence: Students strive for academic excellence in all subject areas, meeting or exceeding District and Common…

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