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Mayfield Junior School Summer of Learning Continues

Look who was at Stanford attending an Educational Leadership Institute. Mayfield Junior School teachers never stop learning! Mayfield Junior School, 405 South Euclid Ave., Pasadena, (626) 796-2774 or visit

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St. Francis High School: A Fun Use of Science

A fun use of science in St. Francis High School’s class technology from Mr. Ostrom’s summer school chemistry class. Watch this fun video taken during…

Southwestern Academy and Its Teachers Make Learning Unforgettable and Rich

Yalina Munoz pics01 At Southwestern Academy, students, teachers and staff alike all feel the same about the school — it feels like home. The intimate and personal approach to teaching and learning, with just eight to twelve students per class, makes studying at Southwestern an unforgettable and rich…

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Polytechnic School and Partnership for Success

Partnership for Success! began its 26th year at Poly yesterday. More than 200 PUSD students entering grades 8-12 are on campus to take academic enrichment…

Blair Senior Mariella D’Avirro Awarded $5,000 Scholarship by Pasadena Water & Power

Blair High Schools Mariella D Avirro pics01 Blair Senior Mariella D’Avirro was awarded a $5,000 scholarship by Pasadena Water & Power. Mariella was 1 of 2 award winners who wrote essays on drought-conscious lifestyles. Way to go Mariella! D’Avirro’s essay can be viewed and read by clicking on her name on this…

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Westridge from a Dad’s Perspective

When we came to Westridge, I wondered what it would be like to be a dad at an all girls’ school. We had previously been…

John Muir High School’s Class of 2015 with 3.5 or Higher GPA

JMH 6-3-2015 pics01 Here are some of the John Muir High School seniors who earned academic letters by sustaining a 3.5 GPA or higher for one or more school years. “John Muir High School is proud of you!” Go Mustangs! John Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena,…

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Polytechnic School Eighth Grade Projects

The week following the eighth grade trip, students worked on their year-end projects. The resulting projects were displayed last night and demonstrated a wide range…

UWest Honors ESL Students

UWEST 5-27-2015 pics01 Every year, University of the West holds English as a Second Language (ESL) courses to offer students from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds an interactive and meaningful way to learn English. Students are expected to clock in 20 hours per week for a 16-week session…

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South Pasadena High School Wins First and Second Place at Financial Advisor Challenge

Congratulations to the South Pasadena High School (SPHS) Accounting students who participated in the Financial Advisor Challenge held on May 20, at Federal Reserve Bank. SPHS placed both First and Second Place. First Place team members, Taylor Mijangos, Steven Garcia, Stephen Hamme and Channing Jou each receive $500. Second Place team members, Sydney Jones, Destiny Calderon, Alex Wong and Tani Rojas each receive $300. South Pasadena High School, 1401 Fremont Avenue, South Pasadena, (626) 441-5820 or visit

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