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

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 outstanding Black American high school students. She has submitted an application to advance in the competition to become a finalist.…

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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…

La Canada High School Senior Alice Zhai Rewarded for Unmatched Achievement

La Canada High School 8-29-2014 pics01 La Cañada High School Student Alice Zhai’s peer-reviewed journal article “Dependency of U.S. Hurricane Loss on Maximum Wind Speed and Storm Size,” recently gained recognition after the article was published in Environmental Research Letters and presented at the 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical American…

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Poly’s New Head of School John Bracker Welcomes Upper School Students

John Bracker, Poly’s new head of school, welcomed Upper School students back to campus yesterday for their first day of school. Lower and Middle School students return next Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Polytechnic School, 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 396-6300 or visit www.polytechnic.org.

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