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Private Schools With Waivers, PUSD In-Person Programs to Close

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | 12:32 pm

The Pasadena Unified School District announced on Wednesday that all in-person programs would be closed until the end of the month. Under recommendations from the city and county health departments, all in-person programs at 10 local private schools that were ... More »

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PUSD Board Members Prepare for Annual Retreat

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 | 5:22 pm

The Pasadena Unified School District’s Board of Education is preparing to go on its annual retreat, this time virtually, to discuss important issues for the year ahead. There haven’t been any details as to what will be discussed, but a few members of the board... More »

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Pasadena City College Foundation Announces New Board Members

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 | 4:35 pm

The Pasadena City College Foundation has announced seven new members to its Board of Directors. The new members join other Pasadena area leaders to support PCC students and the College by working to fulfill the mission of the Foundation. The Foundation has ele... More »

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Marshall Fundamental Senior Awarded Full Scholarship

Thursday, January 7, 2021 | 9:17 am

A senior at Marshall Fundamental Secondary School in Pasadena is headed to Northwestern University on a full scholarship, school officials announced Thursday. Gyda Nawarungruang was formally awarded the scholarship from the Posse Foundation during a virtual in... More »

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Caltech Student Investment Fund Passes $1 Million

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 | 11:30 am

It all started with 2,500 shares of H&R Block. More than four decades and hundreds of student investment managers later, the Caltech Student Investment Fund, with an initial value of just under $65,000, in November topped $1 million in value, the school announ... More »

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Newsom Rolls Out Plan To Reboot In-Person Learning By Spring

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | 1:59 pm

One day after extending his order to keep local businesses closed, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday unveiled a $2 billion plan to get young students back to in-person learning as early as spring. It was not immediately clear how quickly such a move would occur i... More »

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PUSD Reduces Meals Program During Winter Break

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 | 1:45 pm

The Pasadena Unified School District has reduced its Grab and Go meals program to one day per week at two locations.  From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Dec. 29, the local food program will be held at John Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Ave., and Norma Coombs Elementar... More »