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San Marino Schools Foundation September Annual Campaign Community Mailer Needs Volunteers

The San Marino Schools Foundation (SMSF) could use volunteers. SMSF will be stuffing and labeling their community mailer on Monday, September 22 in the District Office Board Room – 1665 West Dr., San Marino. Volunteers will be needed during two sessions – 9 am- Noon and 1 pm – 3 pm. It’s okay if the volunteer can work for only part of a session. Volunteers…

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Lake Avenue Church Volunteers Help Marshall Get Ready for School

Folks from Lake Avenue Church helped get Marshall ready for students just before school started! Marshall Fundamental Secondary School expresses its gratitude to these volunteers.…

San Marino Unified School District: WeTip’s School Safety Program

San-Marino-Unified-School-District-Office-9-9-2014 pics01 As part of the San Marino Unified School District’s Safe Schools Initiative, the District has partnered with WeTip. As a WeTip member, SMUSD schools have obtained a resource which has been effectively serving communities since 1972. It will enable students, parents, employees and community members…

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Baudelia Taylor, Crestview Prep’s Head of School: The Campus is Ready

A few words from Ms. Baudelia after Saturday, August 23rd’s Work Day Event: “I wanted to thank everyone who volunteered today and throughout this summer.…

Collective In China: Debate, Censorship and Critical Thought

max-bork-main pics01 Flintridge Prep’s Max Bork ’13 was a freshman last year in NYU’s inaugural class in Shanghai, China (NYUSH). The four-year program includes intensive Chinese language as well as classic liberal arts, and Max found that “studying abroad is more than just going on vacation to…

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Muir High School Joins the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Here is a clip of one of John Muir High School’s security personnel alongside Principal Mr. Sippel and the new Assistant Principal Mr. James, in…

St. Francis High School: A Random Act of Kindness Goes a Long Way

St. Francis High School 7-14-2014 Good afternoon: The following story was passed our way from a friend of St. Francis High School and was written by an anonymous student from Flintridge Preparatory School who was having an rough day. Below is what that student wrote about the positive impact of…

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New Horizon School’s Head of School Amira Al-Sarraf Talks About Ramadan on Fox 11

Amira Al-Sarraf, New Horizon School of Pasadena’s Head of School, and Yusif Lee, Youth Coordinator at the Islamic Center of Southern California, talk about Ramadan…

Alverno High School’s Adopt-a-Student Campaign Final Days

Alverno School 6-25-2014 pics01 Alverno High School extends its heartfelt “thank you” to to everyone who has participated in the “Adopt-a-Student Campaign” so far. The school is excited that the financial aid packages they will be offering in the fall will impact a larger amount of students, and that…

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Muir Ranch’s Monthly Third Saturday Plug Mob is Back This Weekend

Muir Ranch’s monthly 3rd Saturday plug mob is back this weekend. For those wondering “just what do we do to get kids outside and engaged with food, flowers, and butterflies?” then they have this: free organic plants and seeds and compost for school gardens! It’s open to all folks who garden with kids in LA County (And yes, that includes volunteers). 9:00 a.m. until they run out of ummph. There’s going to be a potluck at 11:30 a.m. Bring a dish or cook one on the spot (This is a farm with food on the ground, no?). Then Muir Ranch…

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