EVENTS

PUSD Magnet Schools Open Their Virtual Tour Schedule

No one is surprised anymore that in Season Pandemic, campus tours don’t involve anyone going to campus. Prospective magnet school students and families can visit…

SMUSD: Chinese Club of San Marino Video Fundraising Program

Chinese Club of San Marino is doing a video fund raising program for local San Marino schools. Students of the San Marino School District are…

High School Blood Drive Competition

Marshall Fundamental School Presents Screenwriting and Film-making Enrichment Online Course

New Horizon School Pasadena’s “Back to School 2020 Collection”



FOCUS ON LEARNING

Aveson Charter Schools’ Personalized Mastery Learning

 Aveson’s Personalized Mastery Learning (PML) allows for students and advisors to have a conversation about what gets learned, how it gets learned and when…

Poly Global Initiatives: Dr. Claire Jarashow on the COVID-19 “Ripple Effect”

Dr. Claire Jarashow, Ph.D., MPH, and Poly ‘96 graduate, possesses a wealth of international and national public health experience. She will be sharing her knowledge…

It’s Fun to Learn Science Online at Flintridge Prep

Virtual Learning at STEM World

Assumption School: Learning from Home



THE ARTS

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

Participation in and exposure to the Arts help children to develop very important social concepts and life skills including self-worth, team work, problem solving, and…

Art Matters In PUSD

“Art saved my life, if you must know. Art history lifted me out of a dark immigrant’s existence. I was eight months old when my…

Visual Arts Department at La Salle College Preparatory

“The Arts and Sciences, essential to the prosperity of the State and to the ornament of human life, have a primary claim to the encouragement…

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

South Pasadena Unified School District Arts Receives Los Angeles County Arts Advancement Grant

South Pasadena Unified School District’s Elementary Visual Arts Program

Exploring the Arts at Barnhart School



SCHOOL NEWS

PEN and PTA Council to HOST Candidate Forum on September 22

Pasadena Education Network (PEN) joins with PTA Council of PUSD to host a forum on Tuesday, Sept. 22, to give voters the chance to hear from School Board candidates. Seats 2, 4, and 6 are…

Meet Barnhart School’s Assistant Head of School, Mrs. Miriam Singer!

Meet Barnhart School’s Assistant Head of School, Mrs. Miriam Singer! Name: Mrs. Miriam Singer Role: Assistant Head of School Years at Barnhart: This is my second year. Classes Taught: I used to teach Middle School…

Helping Seniors Navigate Changes to the College Application Process

This year the college application process will be unlike any before. In response to the pandemic, colleges across the country have made significant changes to their requirements. No one really knows yet how these changes…

Due to Poor Air Quality from Wildfires, Pasadena LEARNs Canceled, 6 Grab & Go Food Centers Open

Dear PUSD Community: I hope that you are staying healthy and safe as we cope with the air quality and smoke from wildfires. Our firefighters are doing heroic work in containing fires across the state.…

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Kicks Off Extra Yard for Teachers Week by Honoring Local Pasadena Teacher Cynthia Macias as a Part of the Big Day for Teachers Celebration

Tournament of Roses President Bob Miller presented Ms. Macias with a Donors Choose Gift Card in a surprise visit that also featured staff members from McKinley School. The Pasadena Tournament of Roses(R) along with the CFP…


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

ACADEMICS

Futures Academy Pasadena: Virtual School Day Free Trial Experience

Discover personalized one-to-one and small-group learning at Futures Academy Pasadena. Take an online 1:1 class, explore a virtual small group elective/club and wrap up the…

Pasadena High School’s College and Career Center

Pasadena High School’s College and Career Center is located in room G 102 and is set up to support PHS students on their path toward…

Southwestern Academy’s 2020-2021 School Safely Hits the Ground Running!

Head of School, Ms. Jarchow, welcomes back two of our seniors!   Dear Southwestern Family and Friends, Despite all odds, Southwestern Academy’s 2020-2021 school year…

San Marino Unified Announces New Assistant Principal at San Marino High School

San Marino Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Jeff Wilson recently introduced Carlos Kassam-Clay, the new Assistant Principal at San Marino High School. Mr. Kassam-Clay has…


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