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Realtors Read Across Pasadena Week is Feb 27 – Mar 3, 2017

For the second consecutive year, local realtors will head to the classrooms and libraries of Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) elementary schools to read aloud to children during the annual Read Across PASadena celebration Feb. 27 – March 3, 2017. Inspired by Collaborate PASadena and sponsored by the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF), the events strengthen connections between the realtor community of the greater Pasadena area…

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Refurbish or Rebuild? School Board Seeks Community Input on South Pasadena Middle School Gymnasium Project

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. the South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) School Board will conduct a public hearing during the board…

Local Youth Recognized by The First Tee of Greater Pasadena for Outstanding Academic Achievement

The First Tee of Greater Pasadena 79 youth from The First Tee of Greater Pasadena are being recognized for their outstanding academic achievement through The First Tee A/B Honor Roll program. These young people are among more than 6,500 participants at The First Tee chapters in the U.S. and select international…

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S. Mark Taper Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to The Frostig Center

The Frostig Center is pleased to announce that the S. Mark Taper Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to Frostig to support its work to improve…

Pasadena Unified Students Get Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Huntington Botanical Gardens

Pasadena-Unified-Students-Get-Behind-the-Scenes-Tours-pics01 Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) second graders are getting special behind-the-scenes access to nurseries and other areas of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens this spring, thanks to a unique partnership between the Huntington and the district’s Farm to School program. The field…

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Trudie Strobel, Artist of Judaic Embroidery and Holocaust Survivor, Speaks to Poly Upper School

Photo courtesy Polytechnic School Photo courtesy Polytechnic School Earlier this year, I took part in the Holocaust Education Institute held at the Los Angeles Museum…

La Salle High School’s Academic Decathlon Team Earns 106 Medals at SoCal Private Schools Competition

LSHS 2-9-2017 pics01 La Salle High School’s Academic Decathlon team participated in the SoCal Private Schools Competition on Friday. La Salle is proud to announce that the team earned 106 medals combined, placing in 3 divisions – 2nd place in Divison 2, 2nd place in Division 3, and…

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Sequoyah Summerhouse is Officially Launched

Sequoyah Summerhouse is officially launched! Sequoyah School had a great response at the Westridge Summer Opportunities Fair, and folks are signing up for classes &…

Ramona Convent Hosts Women’s Leadership Symposium featuring Keynote Speaker, Civil Rights Leader Donzaleigh Abernathy

Donzaleigh PICS01 During her recent visit to speak at the Women’s Leadership Symposium and with the young women of Ramona Convent, Donzaleigh Abernathy uttered a single sentence to begin her presentation that caught the attention of all who were present: “America is a beautiful place because we…

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Weizmann School’s Science Fair a Success!

Weizmann Day School, a community Jewish day school located in Pasadena, held its annual Science Fair on January 26, 2017. Weizmann is proud of the school’s science program as the school is the namesake of famous biochemist and first Israeli president Chaim Weizmann. Students from kindergarten through eighth grade presented their science fair projects. Each student developed, conducted and presented a science experiment using the scientific method. Scientists from the Pasadena community judged the middle school science projects. Nine students in 6th-8th grade qualified for the Los Angeles County Science Fair. Kuddos to these students who will compete at the…

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