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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 ideas realities! Stay connected to the Pasadena Unified School District! Visit us online at; follow us on Twitter @PasadenaUnified,; like PUSD on Facebook at; text PUSD to 888777; and subscribe to PUSD’s YouTube channel at Or call the Communications Office,…

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

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…

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

FSHA 4-25-2016 pics01 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 of working with those on the margins. Sr. Mary Therese’s freshmen religion students opened the assembly by presenting posters and…

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Leon Prochnik Shares Holocaust Experience with Flintridge Prep Middle School Students

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,…

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

The-Waverly-School-4-21-2016 pics01 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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“Success at Life Is Not Just Success at School: Building Independence in Teens” with Enrico Gnaulati

Prep Community Speaker Series dream team with featured speaker Enrico Gnaulati and Headmaster Peter Bachmann. Flintridge Preparatory School’s Fathers Club and Parents Association recently hosted…

Carver Principal Announces Retirement

Carver-Elementary-School-2-13-2015 PICS01 On April 12, 2016, Mrs. Elizabeth Hollingsworth, announced her plans to retire as Carver Elementary School Principal at the end of this school year. Mrs. Hollingsworth has dutifully served the San Marino Community for the last 38 years. She began her career as a 4th…

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MPYD Recognizes John Muir High School Students

John Muir High School extends its thanks to Mentoring & Partnership for Youth Development for all it does to support its students! John Muir High…

Poly’s Catalina A. – Recognized as Cool Kid by ABC 7

Polytechnic School 4-11-2016 pics01 Sscreengrab: Congratulations to Poly freshman Catalina A. for being recognized as a Cool Kid by ABC7! Click here to read the article and view the video. Polytechnic School, 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 396-6300 or visit    

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Westridge School’s Michelle Ko ’14 Earns Prestigious Award at Harvard

San Marino resident Michelle Ko, a sophomore at Harvard, was recently presented with the prestigious Detur Book prize, which acknowledges outstanding academic achievements during their first year of study. Michelle is a 2014 graduate of Westridge School. The Detur Book prize recognizes this achievement by presenting a book of the student’s choosing that is embossed with the Harvard and Detur seals at a formal ceremony and reception hosted by Dean Rakesh Khurana in the Faculty Room of University Hall at Harvard College. The word “Detur” derives from the Latin Detur digniori, meaning “to the worthy, let it be given.” Michelle…

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