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Immaculate Heart High School: Turning the Tides on Traditional Instruction

A student swings a bucket of water to demonstrate the inertia caused by rotation. Marine Biology students at Immaculate Heart High School recently took their learning outdoors to spin, rotate, and even swing buckets of water for an impactful lesson on tides. “I enjoy doing these demonstrations because they’re fun for the students,” science teacher Stacie Miller explained. “And they also creatively help explain a…

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Sign Up for CAP Middle School Fall Program at Blair High School

College Access Plan (CAP) has a 8-week program for middle schoolers beginning Oct. 23 and ending Dec 10. Students will meet after school on Mondays…

Ramona Convent Students Hit the Ground Running to Prepare for College

IMG_9348 PICS01 The college season is underway and Mr. Alberto Chavarria, Director of Guidance and College Counseling, and Ms. Kristen Tappan, Guidance Counselor, have developed several events for students and families designed to guide them through the college admission process. Before the start of the school year,…

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Clairbourn’s Middle School – Grades Six to Eight

Clairbourn's Middle School Students visits Melbourne Australia for the annual student exchange program. Huntingtower School in Melbourne, Australia, for welcoming Clairbourn's Middle School students for…

South Pasadena Educational Foundation: Registration is Now Open for SPEF’s Fall After School Classes

Techno Tigers 2016 Robotics Academy pics01 The Robotics Academy classes at MHS and SPMS start at the end of August; Mandarin Language at MAR and MHS start at the end of August. Registration is now open for South Pasadena Educational Foundation (SPEF)’s Fall After School Classes! Courses offered include: art, basketball,…

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South Pasadena High School Students Experience Partial Solar Eclipse

Students, faculty, staff and administration viewed a partial solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. South Pasadena High School (SPHS) science teachers and students from the…

Pasadena Arts Foundation Announces Youth Bands of LA

YouthBandsofLA Pasadena Arts Foundation announces it’s newest community program – Youth Bands of LA. This program is available to children in grades 4-6 after school on Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Unique to its program is weekly rehearsals including both ensemble and small group…

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Ramona Convent Seniors Gets Guidance and College Counseling Programs from their Alma Mater

Ramona Convent Secondary School Seniors are back on campus on Monday before classes even begin for a College Bootcamp! They receive instruction from Mr. Chavarria,…

Another Wonderful Week at Summer at Chandler

Chandler 8-10-2017 pics01 Another wonderful week at Summer@Chandler! Campers enjoyed two field trips with adventures at Jump n Jammin and seeing Despicable Me 3! On campus, Ms. Diana’s group made their own bungee cords from rubber bands and attached them to dolls before dropping them from the balcony!…

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Poly’s Third Graders Hosts Historical Wax Museum

The Wax Museum is a culminating activity for Polytechnic School’s third grade students to showcase their reading and writing skills. Students first choose a famous person to research from a list of people who have made a lasting contribution to the society. Students spend weeks in class researching and preparing their presentations. Students are encouraged to use both print and digital resources to learn about their historical figures. On the day of the Wax Museum, students dress up as the character they’ve chosen to study and present their report in front of their classmates and second grade guests. Parents are…

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