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Pasadena Unified Launches Online Tool that Links Students to Support Network Referral Form Supports PUSD’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Policy

“Because each of us has the power to make a difference in the health, wellness, and success of children in public schools, Pasadena Unified has launched an online referral system that gets children who are struggling in school the support they need quickly and effectively. ” Teachers, parents, school employees, and community members can use the system to refer students for professional support and services…

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Pasadena Unified Hosts Town Hall Meetings on Graduation Requirements

High school counselors and principals will host four Town Hall meetings February 20 – March 27, 2018 to inform families and students about Pasadena Unified…

Nature Expert and Poet Diane Lang to Visit High Point Academy

Unnamedpics01 Diane Lang will be visiting High Point Academy on March 7th. The event consists of a presentation about her new book, Daytime, Nighttime, All Through the Year, followed by a book signing. Please complete this pre-order form—including payment—if you wish to receive a personalized and…

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PUSD – Chromebooks Take Home Initiative

Starting early 2018, Pasadena Unified School District started the 1:1 Tech Equity Take Home Program which afforded middle and high school students the opportunity to…

South Pasadena Unified Seeks Input on Local Control Accountability Plan

South-Pasadena-Unified-School-District-SPUSD-pics01 South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) is looking for input from parents/guardians in order to gather data about the impact programs and services are having on students. With specific emphasis on eight state-developed priorities, the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) is updated annually prior to…

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Aveson Students Cap Off Semester with Celebration of Learning

Aveson Charter Schools, grades pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, completed their first Celebration of Learning (COL) of the school year last week. More than 800 students…

Mayfield Junior School “Celebrating Our Diversity”

MJS 02-05-2018 pics01 Mosaic Month at Mayfield Junior School culminated with the all-day International Fair. The International Fair celebrates the many cultures and backgrounds that make up this vibrant community. Students toured the Fair with paper passports filling them with stickers as they visited booths highlighting nine different…

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Film Producer Adam Leipzig Discusses ‘A Plastic Ocean’ with Poly Community

The Global Initiatives Program at Poly seeks to provide students with experiences that broaden their perspectives on global issues by hosting travel programs, cultural immersion,…

Registration for Pasadena Educational Foundation’s Summer Enrichment Program Will Begin Friday, February 2

PASED Summer Enrichment Program 2018 pics01 The 2018 PEF Summer Enrichment Program will mark the 15th year of its 5-week program, which mixes academic subjects with creative hands-on projects taught by local educators. Students are inspired while having fun learning as their classes prepare them for the upcoming school year. Pre-K…

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Bosco Tech Junior Alex Cepeda Earns a Spot in Stanford University’s Cardiothoracic Surgical Skills and Education Center Summer Internship Program

Congratulations to Alex Cepeda, a Bosco Tech junior in the school’s Materials Science, Engineering & Technology (MSET) program, who has earned a spot in Stanford University’s Cardiothoracic Surgical Skills and Education Center Summer Internship program. The prestigious internship is designed to educate high school and pre-med students considering careers in science, medicine, and public health in cardiovascular anatomy and physiology as well as medical and surgical techniques that will be utilized in pre-medical and medical school. Bosco Tech is an all-male Catholic high school that combines a rigorous college-preparatory program with a technology-focused education. With a 100-percent college acceptance rate…

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