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Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) Seniors Last Day

While it may have been the Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) seniors last day, the sophomores and juniors were busy digital painting in Photoshop for their final. VADA is not just studio traditional arts, they do digital too! Pasadena High School‘s Pathways Programs include Creative Arts Media and Design (CAMAD) which includes the Graphic Communications Academy (GCA) focusing on commercial art, printing, graphic design…

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Ramona’s Ninth Grade Honors English Class Announces Publication of their Short Stories

The ninth grade Honors English class (from the graduation class of 2020) is proud to announce the publication of a collection of their short stories.…

Polytechnic School’s Dancescape: Eighth-Graders Present Final Performance to Family and Friends

PS Dancescape 5-24-2017 pics01 Dancescape: Poly eighth-graders recently presented their final performance to family and friends. Students improved their dance techniques and learned group dances in hip hop and contemporary styles. Student choreography resulted in small group pieces in the styles of lyrical, hip hop, jazz, and contemporary. Polytechnic…

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Arts Education Succeeds Either Way

Dobrina Dobreva doesn’t fit the stereotype of an arts school graduate. But she sees powerful connections between her Dallas-based immigration-law practice and her music education.…

Frostig School Stages Spring Musical

hook and pirates 740PX Students at Frostig School staged a heartwarming performance of Peter Pan for the annual spring musical. More than 60 students participated in the play and had great fun bringing to life Wendy, Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Tinkerbell and friends. Click here to view more photos…

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Southwestern Students Shone at ArtsFest

Southwestern Academy hosted their 2017 ArtsFest on Thursday, April 27. The annual event included an evening of live, student-performed music as well as an outdoor…

Creative Arts Media (CAMAD), Visual Arts & Design Academy (VADA) and Graphic Communications Academy (GCA) Honor Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

CAMAD 4-28-2017 pics01 Over the last two months Creative Arts Media and Design (CAMAD) Sophomores from both the Visual Art and Design Academy (VADA) and the Graphic Communications Academy (GCA) have worked on their spring integrated project which honors the survivors of the horrific events of 1915. In…

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Blair Students Sweep “One City One Story” Essay Contest MS Category

1st place winner, grades 6-8 writing category, Simone Nguyen with her Blair English teacher, Ms. Kathy Anderson. The Pasadena Public Library held a writing and…

South Pasadena Middle Drama Department Presents “Young Frankenstein” and Peter Pan

SPMS-4-21-2017-1st pics01 SPMS students take the stage performing “Young Frankenstein.” Photo credit: Helen Mendoza The South Pasadena Middle School Drama Department presents the fun-filled musical, “Young Frankenstein” on April 21 and 22, at 7:30 p.m. and April 23, at 2:30 p.m. in the SPMS Auditorium. Based upon…

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Blair Wins Big at the 2016-2017 Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Contest

Alana Connor (12th Grade) - 2nd Place HS division Blair does it again! Check out all these winners for the 2016-2017 Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Contest! Liem Sam (12th) - 3rd Place HS Division Essay 6th -8th Grade: 1st Place – Josie Calva-Despard, 2nd Place Jonathan Ong Essay 9th -12th Grade: 2nd Place – Sofia Gonzalez Daveigh Collopy (7th) - 1st Place MS division Art 6th-8th Grade: 1st Place – Daveigh Collopy, 2nd Place – Josselyn Lopez Art 9th -12th Grade: 2nd Place – Alana Connor, 3rd Place – Liem Sam Josselyn Lopez (7th) - 2nd Place MS division…

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