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Showcase House Grants Awarded to Blair High School

Mr. Michael Birnbryer and Blair instrumental music were granted $8,100 from Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts to purchase new band instruments! Ms. Benita Scheckel was awarded $10,000 for Blair Ovations - more any previous grant from them for Ovations! Blair High School appreciates their support and their recognition of amazing performing arts at Blair! Blair High School, 1201 South Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 396-5820 or visit blair.pasadenausd.org.…

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Blair High School’s Athletics Goodwill Drive

This year Blair’s Athletics Fundraising Chair, Edith Remington, set an ambitious goal of raising $20,000 for Blair High School’s Athletics department. So far the amount…

High Point Academy Participates in LA County’s The Birthday Box Project

The Birthday Box Project at High Point For the final all-school service project of the year, High Point Academy is participating in the Birthday Box Project, which provides a box of materials necessary for throwing a child’s birthday party to homeless parents in the Los Angeles area. The goal is for each…

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Polytechnic Middle School Students Raise Funds, Awareness at ‘Camp Out to Stamp Out Homelessness’

Kyle, a former client of Union Station Homeless Services, shared his experience of being a homeless teenager with Polytechnic Middle School students in Pasadena on…

Palm Crest Elementary School: Safer Pick-Up Area Thanks to Scout

PalmCrestElementarySchool Nick Bell has great memories of his seven years at Palm Crest, except perhaps for the frequently dusty, dirty or muddy area at the far right of the pick up line in front of the school. “It ‘s always been a slip hazard,” he recalls.…

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The Waverly School Shop for Charity, Donations, Fundraising, Online – IGive

The Waverly School is requesting Parents of Waverly Students to consider joining iGive, a program which allows Waverly families to earn money for the school…

Huntington Middle School and Foothill Unity Center’s 2014 Canned Food Drive

HMS Canned Food Drive Each year, Huntington Middle School students enthusiastically participate in the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Project, donating food to the Foothill Unity Center for Holiday meals to be given to needy families in the San Gabriel Valley. In past years, HMS has shown its support by having…

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Blair Surpasses Goal for Leukemia/Lymphoma Fundraiser

L-R: Cadet Lt. Col. Desiree Terriquez, Chelsea Ho, Carlos Linares, Karika Thompson, Principal Trudell Skinner During three weeks in February, Blair High and Middle School’s…

Pasadena High School’s Puente Program

The Puente Project 3-14-2014 740px The Puente Project is designed to help students succeed in school, assist the students in earning degrees at four-year colleges and universities, and to return to their community as leaders and mentors. Puente involves parents and the Mexican American/Latino community in the education of their…

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La Cañada Elementary School PTA Founder’s Day Spotlights Parent Volunteer Art Chmielewski

La Cañada Elementary School PTA Founder’s Day final spotlight is on parent volunteer, Art Chmielewski. Art tells everyone that the name sounds bizarre, but in Poland it is a household name. His father, Henryk Chmielewski, is a famous Polish children’s cartoonist. Being a funny guy, he decided to name him with two English names: Arthur Bartholomew so that his initials would be: “A.B.C.” People still call him: ABC. For the last three years, Dr. ABC, as kids call him, has been running many science programs at LCE. They first became known as Science Fridays. His goal was simple: make science…

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