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Pasadena Unified Celebrates Earth Day By Announcing Major Celebration in Energy Consumption

In commemoration of Earth Day, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) announced Tuesday that the district has achieved more than $2.5 million in savings through a 19% reduction in energy use over three years. The reduction in energy consumption by 77,600 MMBTU’s translates into the equivalent of 4,800 tons of carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere, 1,000 passenger cars removed from the road or 122,870…

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PasadenaLEARNs 2013-2014 Summer Application

The PasadenaLEARNs “X-Plosion” will take place from Tuesday, June 3, 2014 through Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The program is free Monday to Thursday for students…

Deadline Extended for Pasadena Unified High School Seniors to Apply for New PWP $5000 Scholarship

Pasadena-Water-and-Power-Educational-Scholarship-4-17-2014 2nd Announcing an investment in the City’s youth, Pasadena’s Water and Power Department (PWP), www.PWPWeb.com, is offering two new college scholarships to Pasadena high school seniors who can devise creative new ways to promote water conservation and renewable energy. The new PWP Educational Scholarships are open…

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John Muir Student Wins Edison Scholarship

Brenden Dickerson. Photo courtesy Edison International Congratulations to 30 high school seniors across Southern California Edison’s (SCE) service territory who have been named 2014 Edison…

High School Freshmen Win Innovate Pasadena Hackathon

High School Freshmen Win Innovate Pasadena Hackathon rd pics01 Julian Van Riet, Sebastian Ojeda (15), Moises Cuevas (14), and Sevag Satamian. Photo courtesy Pasadena Educational Foundation During a two-day marathon programming session, a team of four freshmen from the App Academy at Pasadena High School developed a mobile app to help local residents as…

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Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation Scholarship Announces Deadline for Application

Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors Charitable Foundation (PFAR) will once again be awarding scholarships to seniors graduating from the public high schools this year in the…

Summer Youth Job Deadline Extended

Summer Rose Program pics01 The deadline for local youths to submit an application for this year’s Summer Rose Youth program has been extended, according to Mercy Santoro, director of Human Services and Recreation. Interested youths 18 and over, may now submit applications to the front desk at Villa-Parke Community…

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Pasadena Unified 2014-2015 Late Open Enrollment Begins April 8

There is still an opportunity for Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) families who missed the initial application phase for 2014-15 Open Enrollment or wish to…

Pasadena Unified Students Participate in Trial Run of New State Test

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress 4-7-2014 pics01 The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), along with thousands of schools across California, is participating in a field test of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the computer-based test that replaces the STAR tests. All students in grades three through eight, a…

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Students Get Hands-On Experience in Politics in Running and Winning Forum

Politics as usual will be under scrutiny by more than 50 juniors and seniors from all high schools in the Pasadena Unified School District when they meet with elected officials at the U.S. Court of Appeals in Pasadena April 16 at a Running and Winning Forum from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area in cooperation with the Pasadena Unified School District, Running and Winning engages students in the political process, beginning with personal interactions with elected officials in small group discussions. They will focus on the why and how of running for…

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