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Pasadena High School: Chellam E. Nayar 2015 Semi National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Congratulations Chellam E. Nayar on earning the 2015 Semi National Merit Scholarship Finalist!! The National Merit Scholarship Program has now determined which of the 16,000 Semifinalists named in September 2014 have met all requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the competition. Chellam will continue in the national competition to be considered for a 2015 National Merit Scholarships for demonstrating distinguished performance and high potential…

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Alverno High School Freshman Recognized by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Alverno High School freshman Victoria Chen was recently recognized by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth for achieving extraordinary scores on the Center’s annual…

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Senior Named Semifinalist in National Achievement Scholarship Program

2014-10-31-Ashley-Wells-PICS01-copy Ashley studying in AP statistics. Senior Ashley Wells placed in the top 10% of all Black Americans who took the PSAT in 2013. She has qualified as a semifinalist in the National Achievement Scholarship Program, an academic competition established in 1964 to provide recognition for…

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Mayfield Junior School: “Science All Around Us!”

When one lives in Southern California, they don’t have to look far to find amazing places devoted to science, scientific discovery and education. Cal Tech,…

Clairbourn School – Third Grade Market Day: Economy Studies

2014-10-18-Clairbourn-School-PICS01-copy The third-graders at Clairbourn have been learning about Economic Systems and Economic Reasoning. Through their studies, they are gaining an understanding of terms like “capital resources” and “opportunity cost,” and through classroom activities, they are experiencing first-hand how an economy works. The third grade classrooms…

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Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Religious Studies Students Learn About Women in Islam

Ms. Ortega’s senior religious studies students had the unique opportunity to chat with two Islamic women, who spoke about their lives, customs and the empowerment…

Polytechnic School: AP Chemistry Alchemists

Polytechnic School 10-7-2014 pics01 A day in the life of a Polytechnic School Chemistry Class: The goal of the lab is to determine the percentage of copper present in a brass screw. First, the screws react with concentrated nitric acid, forming a toxic brown gas and blue copper ions…

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Barnhart Kids Love to Read!

Mrs. Caracas’s class LOVES to read. Want to know their favorite books? Click here to find out! Barnhart School, 240 W. Colorado Blvd., Arcadia, (626)…

A Unique Start to a Unique Year at Flintridge Prep

book-day-2014-main PICS01 On Tuesday, September 2, the first-day hustle and bustle was different than at other schools. Book Day, a tradition at Flintridge Prep, is the day new students go through an orientation with their peer counselors. As they do every year, they joined returning students to…

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Meet St. Philip the Apostle School’s New Student Council

St. Philip the Apostle School’s first Monday Morning Assembly took place this morning led by its new Student Council. Each year, student council officers are elected by their peers. The entire St. Philip the Apostle School student body is encouraged to attend student council meetings to share ideas about how to enhance the student experience. St. Philip the Apostle School, 1363 Cordova St., Pasadena, (626) 795-9691 or visit www.stphiliptheapostle.org.  

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