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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 is open to 6th-8th grade girls and follows Alverno’s mission of empowering each young woman to be exactly the person she wants to be. Started in 2012, the Summer Academic Conservatory for Middle School Girls was created to offer 6-8th…

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Pasadena Water and Power Announces 2015/16 Student Art Contest

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…

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

DSCF3349 pics01 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 each year to the student from each school who has excelled most in Christian service. Archbishop Jose Gomez celebrated Mass…

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

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?…

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

PEN-Honors-Cole-Finkley-Rahn-and-Selinske-pics01 2nd 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…

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Field Elementary School Students Score Big in Science Competition

Students and Parents from Field Elementary School’s winning Science Olympiad team. Students from Field Elementary School in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) are gold…

Pasadena Unified Kindergarten Registration Begins Today

PUSD 3-9-2015 Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) begins today. To be eligible for kindergarten next school year, a child must turn 5 by September 1, 2015. Families can register for kindergarten by visiting their school of residence which…

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Pasadena Unified Launches Kindergarten Readiness Parent Workshops

Parents can learn how to get their children ready for the first day of school during the Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) kindergarten readiness parent…

Pasadena Now’s Video for Ramona Convent School was Watched Over 11,600 Times in First Week

Ramona School Video pics01 3-4-2015 Pasadena Now produced a video about local Ramona Convent School, posted it on the magazine’s Facebook page on Sunday, February 22, and within one week the video was viewed over 11,600 times. If you haven’t seen the video for yourself, our high definition quality version…

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Pasadena Unified Names New Chief Academic Officer, Chief Facilities Officer, Special Education Executive Director

L-R: Shawn Bird, Ed.D., Nelson Cayabyab and Jerell Hill. Photo courtesy PUSD Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Brian McDonald, Ed.D. has named Shawn Bird, Ed.D. as chief academic officer, Nelson Cayabyab as chief facilities officer and Jerell Hill as executive director, special education. “Shawn, Nelson and Jerell come to PUSD with a wealth of knowledge and experience that will serve our district well,” said Superintendent McDonald. “Their addition will allow us to develop a peak performing leadership team that will work with me to take PUSD from good to great.” Shawn Bird has served in public education for 16…

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