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Students at John Muir High School Stage Brief Walkout Over Durags and Dress Code

JMHS walkout 1 Photo by Emily Catthouse Students at John Muir High School staged a walkout at 9:27 a.m. on Wednesday to protest a district-wide ban on wearing headscarves, known as “durags,” in school. Organized by the JMHS Black Student Union, the walkout at the school was planned as a show of unity in response to a failed attempt to achieve “middle ground” on the…

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Congresswoman Judy Chu Keynotes Women’s History Event in Altadena

Eliot Arts Magnet Academy, a Pasadena Unified School District middle school, is hosting their second annual Women’s History Month Assembly. Congresswoman Judy Chu will keynote…

Dr. Terence Roberts, One of Famed ‘Little Rock Nine’ Visit Alverno Heights Academy

ahs-02-13-2019-740 Alverno Heights Academy is honored to welcome Dr. Terrence Roberts on Friday, February 8, in Celebration of the Black History Month. Just over sixty years ago in September of 1957, Terrence Roberts and eight other young people became the first African American students at Central…

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High Point Academy’s Girls Soccer Team, Boys Basketball B-Team and Boys 6th Grade Basketball Team Defeat Rio Hondo

It was a big day for High Point Academy athletics, as the girls soccer, boys basketball B-Team, and the boys 6th grade basketball team defeated…

Ramona Convent Secondary School Library to Host Alexander Hamilton Exhibit

rcss-02-08-2019-740 Previewing the exhibit and showcasing some of the many library books about Alexander Hamilton are freshmen (from left to right) Nicole G., Angelica J., Emily S., and Noemi F. “Alexander Hamilton, one of America’s most visionary founding fathers, is with us every day, not only…

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PUSD: Take the 2019 LCAP Survey

In 2019, Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is conducting a series of surveys to gather input from students, parents, staff, and community members as part…

JG Consulting Hired to Conduct San Marino Unified School District Superintendent Search

smusd-01-25-2019-740 After hearing presentations, asking questions, reviewing materials, and doing due diligence on five superintendent search firms, the Board announced its selection of JG Consulting with Escalante & Associates (“JG Consulting”). James Guerra and Mike Escalante bring years of experience in recruiting and placing superintendents both…

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PUSD: “Explore Our Schools”

The schools of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) enroll more than 17,000 students in Transitional Kindergarten-12th grade in a 76-square mile area that includes…

Child Educational Center Invites Community to Open House Event on Saturday

img_8653 The Child Educational Center (CEC) welcomes families to an Open House for infants, toddlers, and preschool children on Saturday, February 9, from 9:30 – 11:00 am. This play-filled morning offers families the opportunity to experience the CEC’s play- and nature- based curriculum, meet teachers and…

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Ray Parker Donates Guitars to Eliot Arts Magnet School

Eliot Arts Magnet thanks Ray Parker Jr. for an awesome visit to the school! The students had a blast jamming with the guitarist and singer-songwriter. Eliot Arts Magnet also thanks Mr. Parker for his generous donation of 6 new guitars including an Epiphone and a Fender. Ray Parker Jr. is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor, best known for writing and performing the theme song to the 1984 movie Ghostbusters, for his solo music, and for performing with his band, Raydio, and with Barry White (from Wikipedia). Charles W. Eliot Arts Magnet Academy, 2184 N. Lake Avenue, Altadena,…

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