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New Horizon School Present A Cooking Demonstration in the Garden with Chef Sarkis Vartanian

Watch a cooking demonstration by Chef Sarkis Vartanian using produce from New Horizon School’s Peace Garden and herbs from the Silk Road Herb Garden, on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Sarkis Vartanian is a restaurateur and food activist who was inspired by the slow food movement in Italy that encouraged the enjoyment of regional produce, traditional foods, grown organically and…

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Pasadena High School Students Attends California YMCA Youth & Government Conference

This weekend two of Pasadena High School Bulldogs students, Joshua Tomoyasu (Class of 2020 Vice President) and Malia Teran (Class of 2020 Secretary), attended a…

Free Drivers ED Course from BlairLearns Starts January 28

bhs01162020740 Getting ready to get behind the wheel? Learn the rules of the road with Driver’s Education for Blair High School Students. BlairLEARNs has a driver’s education course starting Jan. 28. This course will prepare students to get a learner’s permit and is FREE to all…

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Blair’s Sixth Grade Science Class Create and Test its Solar Ovens

This afternoon Blair High School Ms. Manzanares’ sixth grade science class built and tested their revised solar ovens. They used mirrors, foils, black paper, black…

Flintridge Prep’s Community Speaker Series with Catherine Price, Author, of “How to Break Up with Your Phone”

fps-01-01-2020-740 Flintridge Preparatory School continues with its Community Speaker Series with Catherine Price, Author, of “How to Break Up with Your Phone” at Prep’s Norris Auditorium on February 20, 2020, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Do you and your kids reach for your phones the…

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Chandler School’s Hour of Code

It’s hard to believe that this is Chandler School’s seventh year participating in The Hour Of Code. Chandler’s participation not only provides every student the…

Clairbourn School: How Brain Breaks Improve Concentration

cs-12-17-2019-740 BE A PART OF IT! Clairbourn School’s French students took a brain break​ in class, designed to refresh their study focus. The teacher asked them to take 60 seconds and act out their ​favorite cold or hot weather activity​. Inspired by the holidays, they decided…

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Transitional Kindergarten at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School Is An Active Learning Community

The Transitional Kindergarten (TK) classroom at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School is an active learning community. The 4-5-year-olds’ grace the TK classroom with…

Walden School Participates in the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference

ws12122019-740 Terra Toscano (Head of School), Grace Park Cubas (4/5 Lead Teacher), Sydni Myrick-Causey (4/5 Lead Teacher), Billy Christian (Director of Admissions), Sophia Hamilton (K/1 Associate Teacher), and Janet Chae (1/2 Lead Teacher), recently attended the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference, the flagship of the…

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Poly’s Sixth-grade History Projects

As part of their ongoing development of research skills, Polytechnic School’s sixth-grade students engage in a six-week project in which they write a research paper and build a construction project on an ancient history subject that interests them. For the hands-on element of the assignment, the students built models, dioramas or displays related to the subject of their paper. This year’s projects included models of the Ishtar Gate, the sculptures from the civilization of Nok, the Pyramids of Meroë, a Greek trireme, the Ziggurat of Ur, the Royal Standard of Ur, Prehistoric tools and weapons, and the Hanging Gardens of…

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