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Kpals! One of the Best Things About Fridays in Mayfield Junior School

Any time is a good time for reading at Mayfield Junior School but for its kindergarten and sixth grade Friday afternoons are the best. Mayfield Junior School’s KPals program pairs the two grade levels to share a story and build relationships through reading. Friday was extra cozy with the kindergartners enjoying a pajama day! Mayfield Junior School, 405 South Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 796-2774 or…

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Barnhart School’s Fifth to Eighth Grade’s School Wide Design Challenge

Barnhart School’s 5th – 8th grade did an amazing job on the school wide design challenge today, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The 6th grade meter-long…

Marshall Fundamental Middle School Girls Visit Eaton Aerospace Company

mfs-03-08-2019-pics01 Twenty Two Marshall Fundamental Middle School girls had the opportunity to visit Eaton Aerospace Company to learn about aerospace engineering in honor of Introduce Girls to Engineering. The girls started the morning with an introduction to engineering and a panel discussion with two female engineers,…

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Immaculate Heart Middle School Seventh Graders Reads “The Once and Future King” by T. H. White

Students show off the detailed diorama of Castle Sauvage that they made together. Immaculate Heart Middle School seventh graders recently concluded their reading of T.H.…

Summer Adventures at Southwestern Academy

sws-02-27-2019-740 Summer Adventures at Southwestern Academy offers students in grades 7th-12th a summer program that uniquely combines classroom education with fun, exciting, and exceptional activities, allowing students to enjoy their summer while exploring new opportunities in and out of the classroom. These programs include classes to…

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Eliot Arts Magnet’s Unique Guide to All 118 Elements in the Periodic Table

Eliot Arts Magnet science students researched an element from the Periodic Table. Each student then created an artistic interpretation of their element. Above photo shows…

Beijing 161 High School Visits Blair

bhs-02-19-2019-1st-740 Last Thursday students and teachers from Blair’s Sister School in China – Beijing 161 High School – came for their yearly visit. Students shadowed High School ASB members through their day and exchanged welcome gifts with Mr. Ibarra and Ms. Sanchez in the FRC. Blair…

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Rosetta Lee Visits Polytechnic School

Rosetta Lee, teacher, outreach specialist at Seattle Girls’ School, and renowned diversity trainer and speaker, discussed navigating microaggressions with Polytechnic School’s Upper School students recently.…

CAP to Hold SAT Prep Course at Pasadena High School

phs-02-14-2019-740 As a continuing effort to support students toward college success, College Access Plan (CAP) will hold a free 8-week SAT prep class for juniors and sophomores at Pasadena High School. Space is limited and priority will be given to juniors. If you are interested, complete…

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Flintridge Prep’s Leon Kuo ’21 Invited to Buckley to Present “Halfway” to Students

During his presentation at the “Literature &…” conference at Archer last year, Prep sophomore Leon Kuo’21 gave an insightful and stimulating talk entitled Halfway, about growing up straddling two cultures—American and Taiwanese. His talk was received so well at Archer last year that Michael Jaffe, an Upper School English teacher at Buckley in attendance, invited Leon to present Halfway to current Buckley students this year. Leon spent the December day talking with students in Buckley’s AP English and 9th Grade Human Development classes alongside Prep English teacher Tyke O’Brien. Halfway originated in Leon’s 9th Grade English class, where his assignment…

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