SPUSD: 2022 All-Hands Gathering

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For the first time in three years, all hands within the South Pasadena Unified School District came together in person to kickoff the 2022-2023 school year. The annual SPUSD tradition during the previous two years took place virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year’s event included welcoming remarks from Superintendent Geoff Yantz and SPUSD Board President Zahir Robb, and new employee introductions by Principals Sinclair, Cheadle, Narro, Busick, and Eldred.

Keynote speaker, retired Young & Healthy Executive Director, Mary Donnelly-Crocker emphasized this year’s theme of compassion and understanding when working with today’s youth. She inspirationally illustrated her motto “safe, seen, and soothed” with personal stories and encouragement from her own life experiences.

SPUSD looks forward to welcoming all students back to school on August 11, 2022.

About South Pasadena Unified School District

Established in 1886, the South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) serves approximately 4,800 students within five schools including three elementary schools, one middle school and one comprehensive high school in South Pasadena, California. Nestled in the West San Gabriel Valley, SPUSD has earned a reputation for providing high quality public education, attracting families who value challenging academic programs and outstanding teachers. Consistently recognized for superior performance, SPUSD students earn honors at the local, state and national level. The District draws vital support from parents and community members through the South Pasadena Educational Foundation, local PTAs and booster clubs.

For more information, contact: South Pasadena Unified School District, Office of the Superintendent, scarroll@spusd.net.






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