SCHOOL NEWS
PUSD 5-28-2015
Pasadena Unified Announces New Principal, Administrative Assignments

The Pasadena Unified School District announced today that Juan Ruelas has been appointed principal of Madison Elementary School, Dr. Merle Bugarin has been appointed principal of Roosevelt Elementary School, Carmen Serrano has been appointed elementary English Learner (EL) coordinator in the district’s Language Assessment and Development Department (LADD) and Hassan Dornayi has been appointed secondary EL coordinator, pending board approval. Juan Ruelas is the current…

PUSD-5-27-2015 2nd pics01
Pasadena Unified Receives $3 Million Grant from the California Career Pathways Trust to Support Six College and Career Pathways

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is the recipient of a grant for $3,046,545 over the next two years from the California Career Pathways trust…

The 2015 $20,000.00 “Afterschool Awards” is Now Open for Entries

Afterschool Awards pics01 The fifth annual $20,000.00 “Afterschool Awards,” which recognizes budding K-9 students for their exceptional after school activities in Community Service, Music And Arts, Science and Sports, is now accepting entries through June 30, 2015. Entry information and contest guidelines can be found at www.afterschoolawards.com. Open…

Administrators and Classified Employees pics01
Pasadena Unified Celebrates Classified School Employees Week

PUSD administrators and classified employees who participated in the Appreciating Classified Employees job shadowing event PUSD Board President Dr. Elizabeth Pomeroy and Wilson Middle School…

School Board will Vote Tonight on Study to See if Earthquake Faults Still Threaten San Rafael Elementary School

San-Rafael-Elementary-School-site-pics01 5-21-2015 The Pasadena Board of Education will vote at tonight’s meeting on a request from the District’s Facility Staff to hire engineers to conduct preliminary soil analysis which could lead to “trenching” and further research into the earthquake faults near San Rafael Elementary School. Ultimately, these…

John Muir High School 5-19-2015 pics01
John Muir’s Ms. Luthria, Mr. Mahmoud, and Mr. Parekh Selected Finalists for the Fefferman Award for Excellence in Math and Science Education

L-R: Dr. Brian McDonald - PUSD Superintendent, Eugene Mahmoud, Sumita Luthria, Bharatchandra Parekh and Timothy Sippel (John Muir High School Principal). John Muir High School…

Latino Recognition Ceremony for Pasadena Unified School District Students

Latino Recognition Ceremony for Pasadena Unified School District Students pics01 On Sunday, May 17, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. the Pasadena Unified School District and the Pasadena Latino Coalition will be presenting the annual PUSD Latino Recognition Ceremony. The event will take place on the Pasadena High School Campus. Residents, teachers, students and parents…

PUSD 5-14-2015
Pasadena Unified Board of Education Establishes Process to Fill Vacant District 3 Seat

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education is accepting applications for PUSD Board of Education District 3 to fill a vacancy by appointment…

Pasadena Unified’s Blair HS, Marshall and PHS Receive Silver Medal from US News & World Report as Part of their Best High Schools Rankings

2015-05-12-3-Schools-740x400-copy U.S. News & World Report today announced the 2015 Best High Schools rankings, highlighting top-performing public schools on a state and national level. The 2015 rankings, available exclusively at usnews.com, include data on more than 21,150 public high schools. The School for the Talented and…

Collaborate PASadena 5-11-2015 pics01
Collaborate Pasadena Hosts Community Forum on the Future of Children in Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre

Residents, business leaders, teachers, students and parents are invited to participate in Collaborate PASadena’s Community Forum Wednesday, May 13th to advance child and family well-being in Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre. The forum will take place from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Fuller Theological Seminary’s Payton Hall (Room 101), 135 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena. The forum is sponsored by the City of Pasadena, the Pasadena Unified School District, the Pasadena Educational Foundation and Fuller Theological Seminary. All residents, including those who participated in previous Collaborate PASadena workgroup meetings, are invited to attend the Community Forum. The purpose of the…

More Stories