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First APP Academy Class Graduates this Year

Seniors in the inaugural class of the App Academy at Pasadena High School have completed the innovative four-year high school program where they learn computer science through mobile, web, and game development, in addition to taking regular college preparatory classes. The program is supported by the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF). A capstone event on May 20 showcased seniors’ five-month projects, including a first-person horror adventure…

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Two Blair Sixth Graders Honored for their Essays

Congratulations to Grace Nakane for her first place state-level Americanism essay. Grace was honored by the California/Hawaii Elks on Friday at their 101st annual convention.…

New Horizon School Holds Middle School Career Day

NHS 5-20-2016 4th pics01 New Horizon School (NHS) recently held its Middle School Career Day which takes place every other year. Students were asked to fill out a survey to rank the careers they were most interested in learning about from professionals in the field. Based on the survey…

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John Muir High School Teams Up with Pasadena Water & Power for the Southern California’s Solar Cup 2016

Pasadena Water and Power recently teamed up with the hardworking John Muir High School Solar Cup Team (Pasadena Unified School District) competing in Metropolitan Water…

John Muir High School Celebrates its 2016 Engineering Medallion Recipients

JMHS 5-17-2016 pics01 Celebrating John Muir High School’s 2016 Engineering Academy medallion recipients! John Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena, (626) 396-5600 or visit muir.pasadenausd.org.      

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Eighteen La Salle High School Students Win Multiple Medals in World Scholar’s Cup, Qualify for Global Round in Bangkok

La Salle High School sent a delegation of 18 students who were split into six teams of three. The team of seniors Zachary Damir, Bettina…

Marshall’s Diana Palma-Resendiz Receives Puente Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Award

MFSS 5-10-2016 PICS01 Diana Palma-Resendiz receives the Puente Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Award. She is being honored as one of the 4 best Puente students in the state of California and received a scholarship. Marshall Fundamental Secondary School, 990 N. Allen Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 396-5810 or visit www.marshallfundamental.org.

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Bosco Tech Instructor Presents Abstract at Physics Conference

An instructor and dean at Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) presented an abstract at the Southern California section of the American Association of Physics…

Ramona Convent Robotics Team Heads to National Championship

RoboticsGroup pics01 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…

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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 Berberian, Natalie Bax, and Katy Bauer had a big night at the St. Philip Speech and Debate Tournament. In Original Oratory, Natalie Bax took 3rd place and Sarah Tupy finished at the top in first place. In Storytelling, Shane Giedraitis took 3rd place and Katy Bauer finished at the top in first place. This is back-to-back first place wins for Katy who took first just last month with her Dramatic Interpretation at the ISDA tournament.…

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