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How International Students Benefit Schools

Are you considering sending your child to the United States for high school? For an international student who’s ready to handle the transition, it can be a way to help ensure they’re academically and socially prepared before entering a U.S. college, some experts say. 1. English language training: Students around the world learn English in classrooms, through study guides, and even by watching cartoons or…

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Saint Mark’s Student Council Elections

Saint Mark’s students proved that democracy is alive and thriving during Student Council Elections. Candidates ran for the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary, and…

Pasadena Waldorf School’s Healthy Social Life Program in Action

PWS 5-13-2016 PICS01 As a complement to the “Healthy Social Life Program,” whereby Pasadena Waldorf School (PWS) high school students develop skills such as mediation, negotiation, drug/alcohol awareness, and social responsibility, the 10th grade class recently took a class trip to Hidden Villa, a sustainable farm in Los…

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High Point Academy Sports Banquet

Join High Point Academy for the 2016 Sports Awards Banquet honoring High Point’s athletes. Event will be held in the Stadium Seating right above Higgins…

Better Than BookSense: Flintridge Prep’s Faculty Book Clubs Keep The Fires Stoked

book-club-cover pics01 Click to view Prep Book Groups’ Most Memorable Titles (An Incomplete List) from Four Decades of Exploration For at least 40 years there has been a Flintridge Prep faculty book club. While the subjects have ranged from education to fiction, from classic to contemporary works,…

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Honoring PUSD Students

Honoring PUSD students’ talents…just another day in PUSD. Let’s not forget the many talented teachers who teach, and support, the applicable skills to make the…

John Muir’s Green Club Celebrates John Muir’s Birthday

JMHS 4-26-2016 PICS01 John Muir High School’s Green Club students raise awareness by celebrating John Muir’s Birthday. John Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena, (626) 396-5600 or visit    

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Father Greg – Founder of Homeboy Industries Brings Message of Kinship to Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Father Greg Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries– LA’s largest gang intervention and recovery program, spoke to students during Friday’s assembly about kinship and the importance…

Leon Prochnik Shares Holocaust Experience with Flintridge Prep Middle School Students

Leon Prochnik PICS01 Leon Prochnik recently did an assembly for middle school students about his Holocaust experience. When he was 6, Prochnik’s family, which owned a candy factory, was forced to flee the Holocaust in Poland. Prochnik pretended that he had been given magic powers to escape the…

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Waverly School: MS Science Teacher Toby’s The Timeline of Our Earth Assignment

Waverly students took MS science teacher Toby’s “The Timeline of Our Earth” assignment to extraordinary lengths! The Waverly School, 67 W. Bellevue Drive, Pasadena, (626) 792-5940 or visit    

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