Marshall Fundamental School and John Muir Early College Magnet Commencement Ceremonies
Pasadena Unified is getting ready to say farewell in multiple languages to the founding class of students who began the Dual Language Immersion Program in kindergarten. The program, started in the 2009-10 school year has enabled students to master academic subjects in both English and a target language (Spanish, Mandarin, French, or Armenian). It all began with one Mandarin kindergarten class, one small Mandarin first grade class, two Spanish kindergarten classes, and one Spanish first grade class and it now includes programs at over a dozen PUSD preschools, elementary, middle, and high schools.
The first graders graduated last year but this is the first kindergarten class to graduate. One of the parents who helped launch the program over a decade ago called it transformative and says her children will never really know how valuable it has been to learn to read, write, and speak in a target language.
** Please note that graduation ceremonies are ticketed events for families of graduates. Parents/guardians, please check with your school for details. The ceremonies are at: Pasadena Civic Auditorium **
COVID safety protocols apply. Mask use is now required indoors and outdoors for visitors who attend a PUSD promotion or graduation through at least June 3. As a reminder, masks are also required for students and staff members who have been exposed for 10 days from the date of exposure.
The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is celebrating graduates and their families with graduation ceremonies.
All ceremonies will be held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium (300 E. Green St. in Pasadena).
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