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PUSD Grab and Go Meal Program Resumes Today

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | 05:31 am

The Pasadena Unified School District’s grab-and-go meal program will resume Tuesday using an outside vendor, a day after service was suspended due to a district kitchen employee possibly being diagnosed with COVID-19. A deep cleaning and sanitizing of district... More »

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PUSD Food Program could Restart as Early as Tomorrow

Monday, March 30, 2020 | 15:45 pm

Volunteers could resume serving meals to local families at seven PUSD sites as early as tomorrow according Scott Phelps, who serves as vice president of the PUSD school board. Phelps said he received an email from Liz Powell, Director of Food Services, indicat... More »

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Pasadena School Board Approves Armenian Dual-Language Program at Blair

Friday, March 27, 2020 | 04:41 am

In a 4-3 split vote, the PUSD Board Thursday conditionally approved a new Armenian Dual Language Immersion Program (DLIP ) to be instituted at Blair High School. The intra-PUSD “academy” program at Blair—covering grades 9 through 12—replaces the Melkonian High... More »

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School Board to Consider Armenian Dual Language Academy

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 05:01 am

The Pasadena Unified School District school board on Thursday afternoon will consider a staff recommendation for “conditional” approval of new “Armenian Dual Language Program Academy,” to be housed starting next academic year at Blair High School. It would not... More »

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Pasadena Institutions of Higher Learning Announce Online Spring Classes

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 06:41 am

Students at Pasadena-based colleges will be taking classes online as they begin the Spring 2020 semester after Governor Gavin Newsom ordered Californians to stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19. Pasadena City College, ArtCenter College of Design and Cal... More »

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COVID-19 Forces Sequoyah School to Transition to Distance Learning

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 11:26 am

Sequoyah School in Pasadena has been using distance learning since Wednesday, March 18, less than a week after both the K-8 and high school campuses were closed to students because of concerns about the COVID-19 emergency. Sequoyah High School’s campus is situ... More »

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PUSD Schools Closure Extended to May 5

Friday, March 20, 2020 | 17:15 pm

[Updated]  Pasadena Unified schools will remain closed past the originally-planned three-week closure and not reopen until May 5. The decision came late Friday, following a recommendation by County Superintendent of Schools Debra Duardo that campuses remain of... More »

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Pasadena Unified is Keeping Students Fed During Coronavirus Crisis

Thursday, March 19, 2020 | 11:27 am

Staff and volunteers are currently working at eight PUSD school locations to provide meals for the 16, 000 students affected by the CoronaVirus crisis. and the closure of District schools. John Muir High School has already provided more than 400 meals this wee... More »

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School District Working on Plans in Case School Closures Extended

Thursday, March 19, 2020 | 06:43 am

  Pasadena Unified School Board President Patrick Cahalan told Pasadena Now on Wednesday that the district is preparing in case the district is forced to keep schools closed. “Right now the district is focused on rolling out plans that can adapt to the possibi... More »