EVENTS

Flintridge Preparatory School Presents Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues

Click on image to enlarge Flintridge Preparatory School (FPS) presents Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues by Michael Tester, November 5th-7th, 2020 at 7:00…

Valentine Elementary School’s Halloween Car Parade is on Friday, October 30!

Join Valentine Elementary School’s Halloween Car Parade on Friday, October 30, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please follow the schedule below by last name. To…

La Salle College Preparatory School to Host Virtual Open House on October 25

Chandler School’s First Virtual Open House is on Saturday, October 17

Pasadena High School’s Virtual Campus Tours



FOCUS ON LEARNING

The Gooden School Student Council Elections: A Lesson in Citizenship

Gooden’s students are learning an important lesson in citizenship yesterday as they vote for their student council. Each candidate for an officer position submitted a…

Westridge Students Asked to Be Aware and Care in Microaggression Assemblies

The October 14 Westridge Wednesday divisional assemblies were each devoted to the topic of microaggressions: What are they? What is their impact on students? What…

Fall in Love with Reading and Experience the Journey of a Lifetime

St. Rita School: “Let’s Talk Raiders”

Sequoyah School Jr. High Students Interviews Dr. Neha Nanda, Keck Medical USC’s Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Antimicrobial Stewardship



THE ARTS

After School Dance at Ramona Convent is Back on Campus!

Dance instructors Frit and Frat Fuller are hosting outdoor classes near the historic staircase at Ramona Convent. There’s no charge for current students to participate.…

Amanda P. Adams, Clairbourn’s Class of 1992 – Awe-Inspiring Fine Artist Using Ink and Paint

Amanda Perrigue Adams, Class of 1992, is a fantastic fine artist who primarily paints with oil on linen, canvas, and wood. At Clairbourn, she was…

Perspective Drawing at Pasadena Waldorf School

In the 7th grade, Pasadena Waldorf School (PWS) students are introduced to perspective drawing. The challenge of creating two-dimensional drawings from three-dimensional shapes enables students…

Flintridge Prep’s Virtual All-School Assembly with Author Sandra Cisneros

Flintridge Preparatory School (FPS) welcomed Sandra Cisneros recently where the renowned author talked with students at a virtual all-school assembly. Cisneros’ classic novel “The House…

Carver Elementary School PTA Presents 2020-21 Reflections Program featuring the Theme of “I Matter Because…”

Carver Elementary School PTA’s 2020-21 Reflections program, featuring the theme of “I Matter Because…” Due date for submission is on Due Date: October 9, 2020.…

Over 150 Kits Assembled and Handed Out this Weekend to VADA Students

 Over 150 Kits assembled and many handed out this long hot Saturday to PHS’ Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) students. Next round coming…

Fine Arts at St. Andrew Catholic School

Art Matters In PUSD

Visual Arts Department at La Salle College Preparatory

Polytechnic School’s Voces Book Club: Junot Diaz’s “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”



SCHOOL NEWS

Schedule a Virtual Tour at Stratford School!

Stratford School is excited to welcome students back to campus for the upcoming year with safety in mind and plans for a flexible learning environment. To help your family get to know Stratford School, you…

Curbside Libraries Draw PUSD Students Back to Campus

With the coronavirus pandemic still on, and cases rising and falling nationwide, most of Pasadena’s school children are attending schools at home, gazing at a laptop for hours a day. But what about actual books?…

2021-2022 Open Enrollment-School Choice: Sibling and Priority Application Period Starts October 26

Open Enrollment-School Choice priority registration is for: Siblings. Pre-enrollment is offered to brothers and sisters residing at the same address of a child currently attending a PUSD school that is not the school of residence.…

New Ramona Convent Principal Finds Value in Moving Forward

Ramona Convent Principal Jacqueline Quiñones Sienkowski, J.D. Photo courtesy Ramona Convent Secondary School   “My passion is truly in all-girls education, especially working in a diverse demographic like Ramona, where we have girls from a…

PUSD Magnets ‘Attract’ New Numbers

Click on image to enlarge In a year that has seen students and teachers adjust to a “new normal” of the Coronavirus pandemic, a little good news has popped up in the Pasadena Unified School…


SPORTS

Polytechnic School’s Celine P. ’26 Celebrates Another Archery Victory

Celine P. ’26 and her coach Jim MacQuarrie following her archery win. Photo courtesy Polytechnic School   This year, the California State Games Archery Competition…

Flintridge Prep’s Kaitlyn Chen Receives John R. Wooden High School Player of the Year Award for CIF Southern Section Division II

Flintridge Prep’s Kaitlyn Chen ’20 added another award to her already crowded mantle. Over the summer, Kaitlyn received the John R. Wooden High School Player…

Safe and Active Adventures during Quarantine with Alverno’s Cross Country and Track Coach Grimstad

Quarantine and the pandemic hasn’t stopped Coach Grimstad from taking safe and active adventures. As the Cross Country and Track coach she is known for…

St. Francis High School Basketball Player André Henry ’20 Named John R. Wooden Award Winner for 2020

St. Francis High School congratulates its basketball player André Henry ‘20 who was recently named the John R. Wooden Award winner for 2020 in remembrance…



ACADEMICS

Holy Family School Returning to School Virtually in the Fall

 Holy Family Catholic School is enthusiastic about being a parish school that has Christ at its center. HFS is a community of families who…

High School at Waverly

Waverly’s high school is a tightly knit commu­nity offering a challenging and engaging college preparatory program. Students thrive in an environment that values inquiry, debate,…

A Virtual Tour of St. Francis High School

 Explore St. Francis High School’s beautiful campus virtually and see why St. Francis is such great place to call home for your high school…

39 La Cañada High School National Merit Commended Students – 2021 National Merit Scholarship

The Principal, James Cartnal, of La Cañada High School (LCHS) announced today that the below named students have been named Commended Students in the 2021…


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