EVENTS

Discover the True Christmas Story this Friday!

Maranatha High School Performing Arts invites you to join them online this Friday, December 4, 2020, for a holiday concert event! An Evening of Christmas…

Grandparents Day All-School Assembly at Polytechnic School

 Even though Grandparents Day was virtual this year, the all-school assembly still brought all the staff, teachers and students (grandchildren) together! Watch the students…

Pasadena Education Network Presents “Navigating Open Enrollment”

Pasadena Waldorf School to Hold its Winter Spectacular Event Online

Happy Thanksgiving from Holy Family School



FOCUS ON LEARNING

Barnhart Kindergartners Learn Shapes

Last week, Barnhart kindergartners learned shapes and created their own Turkey Art for Thanksgiving! As young students get older, they need to learn about the…

La Cañada High School Congratulates its Students of the Quarter

The La Canada High School (LCHS) staff is proud to honor the outstanding achievements and accomplishments of its students during 1st quarter! LCHS congratulates its…

Westridge School’s Student Voices Hosts “Black at Westridge” Assembly

Students Reflect on Indigenous History and Poly’s Native Land

La Salle Presents its Summer/Fall 2020 Lancer Magazine



THE ARTS

South Pasadena Middle School Drama Festival Competition

On November 15, 2020, the Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California (DTASC) announced the winners of their annual fall drama competition. Each year, the South…

St. Rita School’s Traditional TK Thanksgiving Performance

 It isn’t a Thanksgiving without St. Rita School’s Traditional TK Thanksgiving performance! St. Rita is so blessed! “Thank you TK! You did an amazing…

2020 Pasadena High School PTSA Reflection Art Contest Winners!

Picture shown above is the piece “Circle of Friendship” by Nevada Cruz Pasadena High School congratulates its 2020 PTSA Reflection Art Contest Winners! The theme…

Visual Arts at Chandler School

In Chandler’s Lower School and Middle School visual arts programs, students build confidence in their artistic skills, knowledge, and creativity. Chandler’s strong visual art program…

Fall Play Brings Humor And Camaraderie To Prep’s Virtual Stage

With a lot of grit, creativity, ingenuity, and humor, the Fall Play “Most Likely To: A Senior Superlative Monologues” debuted to a crowd over Zoom,…

The Fresh Principal of Altadena

 In this musical parody, Benita Scheckel, the principal of Altadena Arts Magnet in Pasadena Unified School District laments the Covid crisis with newfound determination…

Marshall Fundamental Academy of Creative Industries (ACI) Reflection by 9th Grade Student: Alique Tufenkjian

South Pasadena High School PTSA Announces the 2020-2021 Reflections Art Winners and Participants

San Marino High School PTSA Announces 2020 Reflections Art Program Winners

Sequoyah Gryphon Ensemble Meet with Alum and Internationally Renowned Singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers Online



SCHOOL NEWS

St. Francis High School Presents A Parent’s Perspective

Click on image to enlarge “Dear future Golden Knight Parents, Here at St. Francis, parents are an essential part of our school family and our greatest ambassadors. If you want to get a good feel…

Pasadena Unified Commemorates National Special Education Day

Pasadena Unified School District officials are marking National Special Education Day on Wednesday as they continue working to get students with the greatest levels of need back into classrooms. The day commemorates the anniversary of…

Mayfield Senior Sets Dynamic Virtual Open House for Sunday, December 6

Click on image to enlarge   Although middle school families won’t be able to stroll around Mayfield Senior School’s historic Bellefontaine Street campus at Open House this year, the school’s admissions team has gone above…

Maranatha’s Debate Team Continues to Win During Challenging Times

On the weekend of November 20-21, the Maranatha High School Varsity Debate Team competed in the annual SCDL Varsity Debate Tournament which, this year, was held virtually using Zoom. However, the online format did not…

A Thanksgiving Message from Superintendent Brian McDonald

 Dear PUSD Community, During the Thanksgiving season, when we traditionally take time to give thanks, I want to express my personal gratitude to the students, employees, families, and community of PUSD. This has been…


SPORTS

Alverno Athletes’ Receive All-League Honors Patches from CIF

Last year Five of Alverno’s highest performing athletes were honored with All-League awards for their efforts on both the basketball and soccer teams. All-League honors…

Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School Baseball Welcomes Richard Escallera Sr.

Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School (CSHM) welcomes its new head baseball coach Richard Escalera Sr. CSHM is excited to have Coach Escalera join its…

It’s Signing Day at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy!

It’s Signing Day at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy! Congratulations to Joshlyn Aguirre who is headed to UC Davis to play soccer and Emma Willingham who…

South Pasadena High School Student Athletes Return to Training

On Monday, November 2, 2020 South Pasadena High School (SPHS) student athletes returned to conditioning and training on the high school campus. All practices follow…


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Blair’s IB Learner Characteristic for November is Caring

Blair’s International Baccalaureate (IB) approach applies ten characteristics to describe an IB learner. As an IB World School, at Blair all students, staff and teachers…


ACADEMICS

Middle School at Chandler

The Middle School experience at Chandler addresses the academic, emotional, social, and physical needs of students making the transition from childhood to adolescence. Students build…

Growth Mindset: The Power Of The Word “YET”

Mindset plays an integral part in a child’s education. It affects how they perceive their experiences and often has a significant impact on whether or…

Aveson Charter School’s Debate Team Wins First Place in Southern California Debate League’s Small School Division

There’s no arguing about it, Aveson Charter School’s Debate Team is one of the best! First Place in the Southern California Debate League’s Small School…

St. Philip the Apostle School’s Academic Decathlon Team

Seventeen St. Philip the Apostle Junior High students have been preparing since this past summer to compete in this year’s 31st annual Academic Junior High…


Pasadena Now has been published daily since April, 2004 and is among the very oldest continously operated community news websites in the U.S.

Pasadena Now strives to publish a full spectrum of news and information articles in service to the entire community. The publication will remain free to readers and will not erect paywalls.

Pasadena Now strives to provide factual, unbiased reporting. Our opinion section is open to all.

COMPANY INFO

CONTACT

 

CONNECT & SHARE

© 2016-2020 PASADENA NOW, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED