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St. Rita School Spelling Bee Finalist!

St. Rita Grade Student, Alessandra Soto placed in the top third in the recent Scripps Spelling Bee district finals. St. Rita School students participate with over 23,000 students in Southern California in the annual Scripps Spelling Bee. Ali competed in the Scripps Spelling Bee against another 114 top spellers and made it to the fourth round after correctly spelling “cognition”, “olio” and “algorithm.” As a…

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Stop-motion Mitosis: Westridge’ 7th Grade Project Combines Study of Engineering, Digital Media and Science

Westridge School’s Seventh Grade teacher Barbra Chabot is always looking for ways to bring engineering into her science curriculum. A few years ago, she figured…

John Muir’s Kimberly Mejia Wins $1000 Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

John Muir High School 2-16-2015 pic01 John Muir High School congratulates senior Kimberly Mejia, for winning the $1,000 Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship! John Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena, (626) 396-5600 or visit

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Freeze Frame! Liquid Nitrogen STEM Activity: Clairbourn Kindergarteners Study Melting

Have you ever heard a flower crackle like broken glass as it is frozen solid and shattered into tiny pieces, or seen a soft, squishy…

Clairbourn School’s First Grade Nest Engineering Design Challenge

Clairbourn School pics01 2-4-2015 First grade students at Clairbourn in Mrs. Watt’s class were presented with an engineering challenge to make a bird’s nest that could hold one egg and a baby bird. They began by learning about biomimicry, copying or imitating natural systems, and studied how birds make…

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Mayfield Junior School: “Creative Learning: 8th Grade History”

How well does one know the U.S. Constitution? Mayfield Junior School’s intrepid 8th graders held an interactive Constitution exhibit recently as the final part of…

Gooden Student Ethan Stein Wins Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest

Ethan-at-MLK-PICS01 1-20-2015 The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. The Gooden School is proud to announce that eighth-grade student Ethan Stein was selected by…

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Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Senior Maddie Collins Earns Debate Awards

Senior Maddie Collins represented Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy (FSHA) at the Harvard-Westlake Debate Tournament over the weekend. One hundred sixteen high school varsity debaters, including…

Ramona Convent Robotics Team Prepares for 12th Competitive Season

Robotics2 1-9-2015 pics01 While most were still enjoying their holiday break at home, members of Ramona Rampage Robotics Team were anxiously awaiting the announcement of the FIRST Robotics challenge to kick off the season. Students were excited to hear that the task this year focuses on the importance…

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Maranatha High School – A Closer Look

Maranatha High School (MHS) is hosting a special gathering for prospective families who would like to take a closer at the educational opportunities the school offers. The event will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2014, 7:00 p.m. at Maranatha High School’s campus. Families are encouraged to come hear from current MHS students about activities, opportunities and campus life and also enjoy small group discussion/Q&A with current parents, staff, and students. RSVP is encouraged by calling (626) 817-4021 or email Maranatha High School, 169 S. St. John Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 817-4000 or visit  

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