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John Muir High School Teachers: Planning Big Things for 2016-2017 and Beyond

John Muir High School teachers are planning big things to make sure its students thrive in college and beyond! John Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 396-5600 or visit www.pusd.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=57    

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Alverno Heights Academy Joins City of Saints Teen Conference 2016 at UCLA

Allison Joseph '17, Ali Mercado '18, and Cassidy Castillo '17 pose with Archbishop Jose Gomez in front of Royce Hall at UCLA. Allison Joseph '17…

Learn the Pros and Cons of Debate at Crestview Prep

Crestview Preparatory School 8-10-2016 pics01 Debate trains your analytical thinking, critical thinking, persuasive speaking, note-taking, speed reading, and in-depth research skills. Debate does not only teach a person how to win an argument, but also gives student essential life skills. For starters, policy debating looks fantastic on a college application…

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STEM Program Helps Freshmen Succeed

The unique Freshman Summer Program (FSP) at Bosco Tech allows students to start the first phase of their ninth-grade year early. This helps them to…

The Frostig School’s Last Day of Summer School

The Frostig School 7-27-2016 pics01 Politicians, civil rights leaders and famous musicians came to life at Frostig School on the last day of summer school. High school students researched their subject, then shared their story with visitors. Everyone learned something new! The Frostig Center is dedicated to improving the lives…

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Mayfield Junior School: Ready, Set, Go!

The Summer Program at Mayfield Junior School offers students in Pre-K to grade 5 a wide variety of amazing courses. The Ready Set Go course…

Jackson STEM Dual Language Magnet Academy’s Fifth Grade Students Present their Capstone Projects

PUSD 6-13-2016 1st pics01 Jackson Magnet’s 5th graders used their STEM knowledge and skills to create and present their capstone projects to 4th graders. In a capstone project, the students use the knowledge they have gained during the course of the school year and pursue independent research on a…

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Waverly School’s Seventh Graders’ Introduction to Future Cities

Spanish teacher Miguel introduced the 7th graders to Future Cities, which is a national engineering competition. Future Cities will be offered as a middle school…

Printing in 3D: Coming to Paradise Canyon Near You

PCY 5-30-2016 1st pics01 Frank and Camille Paton with Computer Lab Specialist Dennis Carreon and Director of Technology Jamie Lewsadder The PCY computer lab is home to a brand new 3D printer, thanks to the Paton Group, a local company that specializes in distributing cutting edge technology tools to…

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Clairbourn’s First Grade Aragonite Crystal Discovery

First grade student Isaac C. returned from a family vacation to Death Valley with a “popcorn rock” to share with his classmates. The rock was a Dolomite sample purchased from a gift store. The text on the package told of how crystal would form on the rock if vinegar was added to the rock and allowed to evaporate, at which time the Aragonite crystals would appear. This is indeed what happened to the delight of the teachers and students. (Click on this link to see the transformation!) Clairbourn School, 8400 Huntington Drive, San Gabriel, (626) 286-3108 or visit www.clairbourn.org.  

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