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Ramona Convent Robotics Team Heads to National Championship

The Ramona Rampage (Team 1159) robotics team is headed to St. Louis, Missouri, for the National FIRST Robotics Championship to be held April 28th – 30th at the Edward Jones Dome at America’s Center Convention Complex. Ramona’s team of creators, builders, programmers, and helpers will be flying on a red-eye flight ready to engage in head-to-head bot battles with 598 teams from around the world.…

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St. Rita School Speech Team Shines at St. Philip Tournament

St. Rita School’s middle school speech and debate team, represented by 7th graders Shane Giedraitis, Michael Martinez, and Sarah Tupy along with 8th graders Taleen…

Pasadena High School’s Olson Earns USC Full-Tuition Award Renewable for Eight Semesters

Michelle Olson PICS01 Congratulations Michelle Olson, PHS Senior has earned a USC full-tuition award renewable for eight semesters! Michelle plans on pursuing a double major in Interactive Media Game Design and History. The Faculty and Staff are very proud of Michelle and all of her accomplishments. Michelle is…

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La Salle High School’s RoboLancers Wins 1st Place at Second Annual La Reina High School

L-R: Ursula Marshall, Sarah Milad, Ahtziri Rios Aguirre, and Lauren Rogez with their coaches. L-R: Sarah Milad, Lauren Rogez, Ursula Marshall, and Ahtziri Rios Aguirre.…

Paradise Canyon Elementary Puts the Spotlight on Mr. Carreon

Dennis Carreon of Paradise Canyon Elementary School The Paradise Canyon Elementary School (PCY) community welcomed Mr. Dennis Carreon, the new computer lab specialist recently! Mr. Carreon has been working in the fields of education and technology for almost twenty years, and now, he gets to combine these two passions into one very…

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Crestview Preparatory School Host First Debate for Golden West League of Los Angeles

Crestview Preparatory School (CPS) hosted their first debate for the Golden West League of Los Angeles recently. CPS welcomed about 250 to 300 debaters and…

YWCA Pasadena Foothill Valley in Conjunction with Rising Stargirls Presents “The Universe and Me” An Astronomy and Art Workshop

Rising Star 3-29-2016 pics01 Dr. Aomawa Shields YWCA Pasadena Foothill Valley in conjunction with Rising Stargirls presents “The Universe and Me” – An Astronomy and Art Workshop with UCLA/Harvard Astronomer and TED Fellow, Dr. Aomawa Shields on September 27 to October 20, (Tues/Thurs) 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at…

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St. Francis Freshmen Place First in Senior Ecology Division of LA County Science Fair

Congratulations to St. Francis freshmen Nick Sercel ’19 and Marc Morreale ’19 on winning first place in the Senior Ecology Division of the Los Angeles…

Mayfield Junior School: Curriculum Spotlight – Science Fair Achievement

MJS 3-24-2016 PICS01 The Middle School Science program at Mayfield Junior School encourages creativity, critical thinking and discovery. In the winter seventh graders are challenged to design and conduct a science project that used the scientific method and then to organize their results in a science fair presentation…

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Hamilton, Marshall Principals Honored for Educational Leadership

Frances Weissenberger (l) and Mark Anderson, PhD (r). Photo courtesy PUSD Two school principals from the Pasadena Unified School District have won top honors for their educational leadership from the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region XV, which includes Pasadena, Glendale, Alhambra, and the West San Gabriel Valley. Hamilton Elementary School Principal Frances Weissenberger was named Elementary Administrator of the Year, and Marshall Fundamental Secondary School Principal Mark Anderson, Ph.D., was named Secondary Administrator of the Year. ACSA organizes regional meetings throughout the year and provides leadership development for educational professionals. It is truly an honor to be affiliated…

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