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Pasadena Unified’s Eliot Arts Magnet to Host Grand Reopening

Charles W. Eliot Middle School in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) received a federal grant in October 2013 to transform into Eliot Arts Magnet, a premier middle school focused on visual and performing arts. In the past year, dedicated teachers and staff have repurposed facilities to host new art spaces, built lasting partnerships with renowned arts organizations, and undergone intensive training in the arts.…

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Pasadena Unified Launches Parent Survey – Contact Your Child’s School

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) parents and guardians will be able to have their say about school climate and parent-school relationships as part of the…

Mayfield Junior School Debate Team Heads to National Competition

MJS 4-14-2015 pics01 Mayfield Junior School is sending two teams to the Middle School Public Debate Program Championships held at Polytechnic School this Saturday April 18. One team qualified by placing first at the Sequoya tournament on March 14, and the other by finishing third in our league…

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Pasadena Unified Students Excel at the Los Angeles County Science Fair

Jessie Ellico Franks from Sierra Madre Middle School receiving her first place medal at the Los Angeles County Science Fair. Students from the Pasadena Unified…

Dr. Charles Heaton Named Principal of Pasadena Unified’s McKinley School

Dr. Charles Heaton pics01 Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Brian McDonald announced Wednesday the appointment of Charles Heaton, Ph.D. as principal of McKinley School for the remainder of the 2015-2016 school year, pending school board approval. “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the Pasadena community…

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Alverno High School’s Summer Program for Middle School Girls Offers Empowering Experience

Alverno High School is proud to announce the fourth summer of the Summer Academic Conservatory for Middle School Girls at the Alverno campus. The Conservatory…

Pasadena Water and Power Announces 2015/16 Student Art Contest

PWP Art Contest pics01 Multiple years of drought have lead to a historic water shortage in California and Pasadena Water and Power invites students to celebrate the importance of using water wisely. The overarching theme for the student art calendar contest is “Water is Life” as it relates to…

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St. Monica Academy Senior Rosalina Emnace Wins the Los Angeles Archdiocesan Christian Service Award

St. Monica Academy senior Rosalina Emnace has won the L.A. Archdiocesan Christian Service Award for her outstanding service to the community. The award is given…

Pasadena Human Relations Commission Announces the 22nd Annual High School Essay Contest

Pasadena Human Relations 22nd Annual Essay Contest pics01 Pasadena Human Relations Commission presents its 22nd Annual High School Essay Contest with the Theme: What Can I Do To Improve Human Relations in Pasadena? The Essay Contest is open to 9th – 12th Grade Students in the PUSD area. Prizes: 1st Place Winner $750…

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PUSD Parent Leaders Honored at Pasadena Education Network’s 7th Annual Wine Tasting Event

From Top Clockwise: Steve Cole, Lydia Finkley, Tom Selinske and Mikala Rahn. Photo courtesy PEN The Pasadena Education Network (PEN) will host PEN’s 7th Annual Wine Tasting on Sunday, April 12, at Claud Beltran’s Bacchus’ Kitchen, 1384 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event includes red and white wines donated by Everson Royce, eclectic appetizers donated by Beltran, live music provided by the Pasadena High School Jazz Band, and a silent auction. A boutique Whiskey Tasting experience will allow guests to enjoy a flight and cocktail. PEN is a network of more than 1,000 parents…

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