EVENTS

St. Rita Second Graders’ New Buddy this Summer

St. Rita second graders have a new buddy this summer. Flat Stanley is going on all sorts of adventures with Mrs. Crady-Hernandez’s students. From Utah…

SPUSD Informational Webinars and July 31 Deadline

Dear SPUSD Parents/Guardians, Thank you to everyone who has participated in the parent informational webinars. If you missed one of the sessions, please see the…

Incoming Muir 9th Graders are Invited to Join PUSD Academy Summer Bridge 2020

Maranatha to Offer an Industry Audition Workshop on August 1

Adelante Academy Youth Alliance Presents Adelante Academy Workshops for 8th to 12 Graders



FOCUS ON LEARNING

Clairbourn School: Set Your Child Up for Home-Study Success

This personalized work space is inviting with a cozy rug, several chairs, and colorful posters.   Begin by considering a properly-equipped location in your home…

Right At School, the Nationally Recognized After-School Enrichment Provider is Coming to SMUSD

San Marino Unified School District announces that the nationally recognized after-school enrichment provider, Right At School, is coming to the district. Starting in August of…

The Gooden School Students Learn Writing Online

English as a Second Language Program at Southwestern Academy

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy: A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Tolog



THE ARTS

St. Francis Visual & Performing Arts Presents Scenes from “A Chorus Line”

St. Francis Visual & Performing Arts Presents Scenes from “A Chorus Line” (SF Theatre 2015)… Starring Zade Dardari, Aaron Baker, Casey McCreary, Michael Brian, Isaak…

South Pasadena High School PTSA Presents Reflections Art Program

All students attending PTA schools sponsoring the program are invited to participate and submit original artwork in one of six areas: • Dance Choreography •…

Maranatha Launches New Virtual Art Gallery

Unable to visit art exhibits and galleries in-person right now? A new art gallery has just been unveiled online featuring the original creations of some…

Performing Arts at Chandler

Chandler produces several spectacular musical theatre productions each year. In the Middle School, sixth graders are exposed to musical theatre in mini-courses. Recent productions have…

Academy for Creative Industries at Marshall Fundamental School

The Academy for Creative Industries (ACI) located at Marshall Fundamental School is focused on the performing arts and music, dance, and drama along with the…

Four Year Art Program at La Salle College Preparatory

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” -Albert Einstein Since the Arts have been recognized as a major discipline…

Flintridge Preparatory School Summer “Digital Video” Course

Music and the Arts Lead to Creative and Balanced Children

Musical Arts at Arroyo Pacific Academy

St. Francis High School’s Sunday Scenes Showcase #8 Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” 2011



SCHOOL NEWS

PUSD Holds Successful Summer Bridge Program

Arts Academy teachers at John Muir High School Early College Magnet co-led online discussions and project-based learning with student leaders as part of PUSD’s Academy Summer Bridge Program. As the dog days of summer quickly…

Ramona Convent Secondary School Welcomes New Principal

Ramona Convent is thrilled to welcome new Principal, Jacqueline Quiñones Sienkowski, J.D. Mrs. Sienkowski joins Ramona from the Diocese of Orange where she taught English, was Dean of Students, and Head of School at Cornelia…

PUSD: Getting Ready for 2020-21

2020-2021 Opening School Guide Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is pleased to share with you the 2020-2021 School Opening Guide. The intent of this guide is to provide families, students, and staff with insight into…

Meet New PUSD District and School Leaders

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) introduces district and school leaders who have joined its team. Please join PUSD in welcoming them! Marco Villegas, Ph.D., Associate Superintendent of Specialized Student Support/SELPA. Dr. Villegas is responsible…

Online Enrollment Still Available for Pasadena Students

The Pasadena Unified School District will begin the school year August 17th with a 100 percent remote learning model, including structured daily schedules, daily live interaction, and standards-based curriculum. The district will also use new…


SPORTS

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…

Polytechnic School: California Interscholastic Federation Announces the 2020-2021 Sports Calendar

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) released a memo and the sports calendar for the 2020-2021 season. Due to unforeseen obstacles with COVID-19, CIF has announced…

St. Francis High School’s Robert Alietti ’21 Selected to 2019-20 All-American Water Polo Team

St. Francis High School congratulates Robert Alietti ’21 for being selected to the 2019-20 All-American Water Polo Team, a first for SFHS Water Polo! He…


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Community Rallies, Meets Goal for “Back2Class South PAS” Fundraiser

The South Pasadena Council PTA’s month-long, community fundraiser, “Back2Class South Pas” met its goal and raised nearly $120,000 to support South Pasadena Unified School District’s…


ACADEMICS

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s Research Program

Risk and Research When a school prioritizes inquiry-based learning in all fields, students develop tools for questioning, scrutinizing, accepting, and rejecting information of all kinds.…

PCC Dual Enrollment Classes for Blair High School Students

Two dual enrollment classes through PCC are being offered to Blair students this Fall for High School students, political science and sociology. Students who want…

Impact: What Transitioning to the “New” Normal Means in Education

Stratford School is excited to welcome students back for the upcoming school year with safety in mind and plans for a flexible learning environment. We…

La Cañada Unified School District’s Back to School Aeries Registration/Data Confirmation Now Open

All new and returning families need to complete the annual registration and data confirmation in the Aeries Parent Portal. Click here for the link to…


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