EVENTS

St. Francis Booster Club’s Knight Pride Day is on August 14

Join St. Francis High School (SFHS) Booster Club as a volunteer for Knight Pride Day on Saturday, August 14 at 8:30 a.m. Knight Pride Day…

School Reopening Updates & Questions: A Community Conversation with PUSD

A virtual community conversation will be held with PUSD, featuring updates and public Q&A on the upcoming 2021-2022 school year on Saturday, August 7, 10:00…

Traditions and Events at Southwestern Academy

SPUSD Moves District Office to 1100 El Centro

St. Rita School: Sailing Into The Centennial!



FOCUS ON LEARNING

Madison Academy – The Perfect Recipe for Learning

PEF’s Summer Enrichment Program is a mainstay for my own children. The teachers create a magic mix of curiosity and exploration that engages them and…

Rose City High School’s A-G Classes

Courses from California high schools and online schools used to satisfy the “a-g” subject requirements must be approved by UC and appear on the institution’s…

International School of Los Angeles / Lycée International Pasadena (Preschool-5th)

Let’s Get Brainy… 11 of the Best Science Podcasts for Curious Kids & the Whole Family, Too!

Learning at Ramona



THE ARTS

Rep. Judy Chu Recognizes Blair’s Outstanding Leader, Student, and Artist Melanie Cabrera

As part of Representative Judy Chu’s ongoing series to highlight incredible students in the district, Rep. Chu is thrilled to recognize Melanie Consigna Cabrera, an…

The Arts at Alverno

Dance In Dance I and II, Alverno students are exposed to myriad of different genres including ballet, jazz, modern, musical theatre, tap, hip-hop, and more.…

Nicole Lam – A Concert Pianist and A Mezzo-Soprano Opera Singer and A Clairbourn Graduate

Clairbourn graduates are SCHOLARS who are grounded in the values of honesty, respect, responsibility, spirituality, and citizenship. Nicole Lam was a part of the Clairbourn…

Summer at Prep: Budding Filmmakers Busy Crafting Commercials

Budding filmmakers in Ms. Peterson’s Fun with Filming class are busy crafting commercials, imagining new uses for everyday items. Summer at Prep have workshops designed…

Fine Arts at Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School

Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School’s (CSHMHS)’s Fine Arts department celebrates the value of the arts in education, embracing visual arts, dance, music, film and…

Drumline is Back!

Drumline teaser video from Maranatha High School on Vimeo. Maranatha students can be part of this exciting squad and have a chance to perform at…

Alumni Return to Immaculate Heart Stage for “Caroline, or Change”

Flintridge Sacred Heart Holds a Virtual Alumnae Paint Night

La Salle’s Studio Art Summer Session is In Full Swing

Clairbourn Middle School Presents William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”



SCHOOL NEWS

Clairbourn Announces New Board Member Martin Espinoza – Alumni Parent and Trustee

New Clairbourn Board Member – Mr. Martin Espinoza, Alumni Parent and Trustee. Photo courtesy Clairbourn School   The Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome Clairbourn alumni parent, Martin Michel Espinoza to the Board. The…

Miss Black Pasadena 2021 Laila Ward

Miss Black Pasadena, Laila Ward’21. Photo courtesy Polytechnic School   Laila Ward ’21, a recent graduate of Polytechnic School, always dreamed of participating in Pasadena’s Tournament of Roses Royal Court, however, COVID put those plans…

Ramona Convent Summer School Students Star in Annual Showcase

As summer school drew to a close, Dance students kicked off the showcase with a performance full of various styles. Instructors Frit and Frat Fuller look forward to welcoming students back in August for the…

Flintridge Prep Board of Trustees Appoints New Head of School

Flintridge Preparatory School’s Board of Trustees has appointed Vanessa Walker-Oates as its next Head of School effective immediately. It goes without saying that the past year has been incredibly challenging for schools and Heads across…

Message from Superintendent Brian McDonald

From Top clockwise: Julie Reynoso, Trudell Skinner, David Rennie, Shannon Mumolo, Helen Hill. Courtesy PUSD   Dear PUSD Community, As we prepare for students to return to in-person learning in the new school year, we…


SPORTS

Six All-American Swimmers from La Cañada High School

Six La Cañada High School (LCHS) varsity swimmers achieved All American status! It is with great pride that six La Canada High School varsity swimmers…

St. Rita School Basketball Camp for Boys & Girls Grades 3-8

St. Rita School will host a Basketball Camp for Boys and Girls Grades 3-8 from August 2 to August 13, 2021, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00…

St. Francis Senior Mayze Bryant is 2021 Recipient of the DowlingStrong55 Scholarship

St. Francis High School congratulates senior Mayze Bryant, the 2021 recipient of the DowlingStrong55 Scholarship! The Scholarship fund was set up to honor both Kevin…

Poly Coach is Headed to Tokyo

As the Olympics are quickly approaching, one of Poly’s very own is gearing up to go to Tokyo as well. Poly’s Badminton coach, Alistair Casey,…


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Blair’s Back to School 2021 Viking Days Need Volunteers

Hello Blairents and Student Volunteers! Blair need your help! Blair relies on parent and student volunteers to help staff its August back-to-school extravaganza, Viking Days.…


ACADEMICS

Educational Technology at Maranatha

The Technology, Integration, Learning, Environment (TILE) Lab features at Maranatha High School features three new high-tech classrooms: Coding/Robotics Center, Creative/Design Center, and the Maker Space.…

Chandler’s Middle School Debate Team

Some Members of Chandler’s Middle School Debate Team (Click on image to enlarge)   Chandler’s Middle School debate team attracts dozens of student participants each…

Marshall’s Grant Goodwin Participates in UCLA Vice-Provost’s Initiative for Pre-College Scholars Kulturally Influencing 9th Grade Scholars Summer Program

  Marshall Fundamental rising 10th grade student Grant Goodwin (pictured on the right) participated and completed his days with the UCLA Vice-Provost’s Initiative for Pre-College…

Barnhart’s Middle School Experience

The Barnhart Middle School experience is rich in diversity, academic strength, teamwork, developing complex thinking skills, making connections, seeking patterns, encouraging self-reflection, and building students…


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