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Carlos Kassam-Clay to Join South Pasadena Middle School as New Assistant Principal

South Pasadena Unified School District has hired Carlos Kassam-Clay to serve as the assistant principal of South Pasadena Middle School. Kassam-Clay previously served as assistant principal at Alliance Marine-Innovation and Technology (MIT) High School in Sun Valley, Calif. In addition, he served as the dean of students for two years at the American School Foundation High School in Mexico City. He has a strong background…

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Local Grads Win PPOA Scholarships

Previous PPOA Scholarship recipients The Pasadena Police Officers Association (PPOA) will award four scholarships to local graduates on June 26. These scholarships are awarded to…

San Marino Unified School District Announces New Huntington Middle School Principal

alana-faure-740 After an exhaustive state-wide search, the San Marino Unified School District Superintendent and Board of Education are pleased to announce that Mrs. Alana Faure has been selected to succeed Mr. Jason Kurtenbach as the new Huntington Middle School Principal, effective July 1. Currently an Assistant…

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Ramona Convent Announces Release of this Year’s Arts Magazine

Ramona Convent Secondary School is excited to announce the release of this year’s Arts Magazine – The Arts Magazine features a selection of the best…

PUSD: Summer Learning and Fun

untitled-1 Summer activities that combine learning and fun are offered for by the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and partner organizations this summer. Pasadena LEARNs The PasadenaLEARNs 2018 No Limits Summer Program operates Tuesday, June 5, 2018 through Thursday, July 12, 2018 for elementary, middle and…

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John Muir Class of 2018 Senior Awards

Continuing a long tradition of giving back to the students, many community and academic organizations awarded over 30 top John Muir High School seniors approximately…

Congratulations to Marshall’s Class of 2018

mfs-06-04-2018-1st-pics01 At the end of it all, this is how elation looks on the face of a graduate. Congratulations to the Marshall Fundamental Secondary School Graduating Class of 2018 for being those kids, MFS is so happy and proud of your accomplishments! Graduates are headed to…

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PUSD Graduation Ceremonies Taking Place This Week

It’s the end of the 2018 school year for PUSD, but before summer starts for students, some high and middle school graduation ceremonies are taking…

Three Parents Given Awards for Service to Blair Students and PUSD

bhs-05-28-2018-740 Kitty Cahalan won the Honorary Service Award at First District for her service to the Pasadena Council. Bernadette Cole won a Pasadena Council Honorary Service Award for her work serving the families and students of PUSD as the Chair of the District Advisory Council. Not…

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Five PUSD ‘Teachers Of Excellence’ Named by Rotary of Pasadena

L-R: William Boling, Ann Palmer, Superintendent Brian McDonald, Jennifer Pringle, Donna Shepard, and Dr. Manuel Rustin. The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) today announced the five recipients of the 2018 Teachers of Excellence Award, presented annually by the Rotary Club of Pasadena to educators who excel in their profession. The 2018 honorees are William R. Boling of Marshall Fundamental; Ann Palmer of Jefferson Elementary; Jennifer Pringle of Rose City High School; Donna Shepard of Focus Point Academy; and Manuel Rustin of John Muir High School. The teachers were honored at an awards ceremony held May 23, 2018. “These teachers are…

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