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Flintridge Prep’s History Teacher, Cross Country Coach Ingrid Herskind Explore Bulgaria

Prep’s very own history teacher, cross country coach, mentor and friend extraordinaire Ingrid Herskind is in Bulgaria for the summer as part of the Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad for High School Educators, where she’ll be researching Bulgaria’s cultural and political history, as well as the refugee and migrant crisis. Stay tuned for more photos and updates from her adventures on Flintridge Preps’s Facebook Page. Photo by…

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Clairbourn’s Summer Advantage Program S.T.E.M. Studies

S.T.E.M. studies abound in Clairbourn’s Summer Advantage Program! Geology students analyze specimens under the microscope, Robotics class students build and program robots, and Electronic Circuitry…

Idyllwild Arts: A Red Dress – Communicating Effectively with Teachers

unnamedpics01 One Idyllwild Arts Academy teacher remembers hearing the same story from his late mother many times. She asked her third-grade teacher for permission to go to the restroom and the teacher refused. “Finally, I peed through my new red dress and all over my seat.…

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Pasadena Educational Foundation Summer 2017 Weekly Updates

McKinley PEF Summer Program Week 3 updates: Students learned to write their names is Middle Earth Runes, choreographed their own dances, created large scale sculptures,…

Staying Sharp this Summer at Mayfield Junior School

MJS 6-27-2017 pics01 Summer Program 2017 is in full swing! Even the record-breaking heat didn’t stop the enthusiasm on campus to discover, explore, design and create! Mayfield Junior School, 405 South Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 796-2774 or visit www.mayfieldjs.org.            

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San Marino High School Math Department Placement

Newly registered San Marino High School Students (fall 2017) who are coming from an integrated math program or are requesting to be placed in an…

PUSD STEM: K-5 Teachers Model their Changes in Thinking on the Science & Engineering Practice

DCOGIA_U0AAeOgPpics01 K-5 teachers model their changes in thinking on the science & engineering practice. Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), 351 S. Hudson Ave., Pasadena, (626) 396-3600 or visit www.pusd.us.  

St. Rita School: High School is Just Ahead

Parents of incoming St. Rita School 6th-8th graders were invited to join the junior high teachers for a broad and thorough discussion of why St.…

Franklin Elementary School Students PEF Summer Enrichment Program in Pictures

PEF 6-15-2017 1st pics01 Franklin Elementary School students are gardening, cooking, creating MATH-terpieces, painting, drawing, learning to write, and becoming pirates at the Franklin campus for the PEF Summer Enrichment Program. Franklin Elementary School, 527 W. Ventura St., Altadena, (626) 396-5640 or visit www.pusd.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=17 Click here for more photos…

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Westridge’ Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor on Mr. K’s Thought-provoking and Entertaining Send-off to Seniors

Click image to watch video Leo Kitajima was selected by the senior class to speak at this year’s Senior Class Day Assembly, a lovely tribute to all involved as Leo departs Westridge along with the girls at the end of this year for his next adventure in Northern California. He took this blank slate of an invitation to think big and deep in a presentation about our growing addiction to speed and his personal strategy of slowing down by integrating digital and analog when possible. The presentation includes a Sankyo music box that plays music via punch cards as well…

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