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Pasadena Unified Names New Principals at Altadena Elementary School and Eliot Arts Magnet Middle School

Lorena Martinez (l) and Lori Touloumian (r). Photo courtesy PUSD Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Brian McDonald, Ed.D. has named Lorena Martinez as Principal of Altadena Elementary School and Lori Touloumian as the Interim Principal of Eliot Arts Magnet Middle School, pending board approval. “I am appreciative of the work that Lorena Martinez has accomplished at Eliot and that she has agreed to go…

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Pasadena Unified 2015-2016 School Year Open Enrollment Ends Today

Thursday, January 29 at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline to complete an application for the Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) Open Enrollment for the 2015-16…

Chris Kealey Named Director of Development for San Marino Schools Foundation

San Marino Schools Foundation Logo 2nd pics01 The Board of Trustees of the San Marino Schools Foundation (“Foundation”) announced that after an extensive search, Christopher E. Kealey will lead the Foundation office as the new Director of Development. Chris brings over 20 years of non-profit leadership experience to the role, and was…

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PUSD to Hold Bullying Prevention Seminar

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) presents a free seminar for parents on spotting and preventing bullying on campus Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 5:30…

Jackson Elementary Receives Art from Interfaith Middle School Group

jackson group shot2 pics01 Student representatives left to right: Karen Ohlgisser, Alec Weissman, Madison Gibson, Abdullah Hasan, Noor Hasan, Adrian Arcaro. The STEM banners are unfurled at Jackson Elementary's STEM Showcase. On Friday morning, during Jackson Elementary School’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Showcase, the middle school representatives…

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PEN/PTA/PEF Sponsor PUSD Board of Education Candidate Forum

The Pasadena Education Network (PEN), the PTA Council of Pasadena Unified School District, and the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) host a PUSD Board of Education…

PUSD Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

PUSD MLK DAY Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Brian McDonald will be the keynote speaker for Monday’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Holiday Celebration at Robinson Park, 1801 N. Fair Oaks Ave. “Dreams Become a Reality”’ will be the theme for this year’s celebration. The celebration will begin…

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Westridge Alum Diana Jue ’05 Named One of Forbes’ 2015 Under 30

Diana Jue ’05 has been named one of Forbes’ 2015 “30 under 30″ for her work as a socially conscious entrepreneur with Essmart, a distribution…

Fulfilling a ‘Mission’ Through Quality International Baccalaureate Education

San Gabriel Mission High School 1-9-2015 740px Empowering young minds since 1949, San Gabriel Mission High School (SGMHS) is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School committed to developing inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring women who aim to make a change in the world through active global citizenship. SGMHS, which began as a Catholic…

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Pasadena Unified 2015-2016 School Year Open Enrollment Begins January 8

As Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) students begin the second semester of the 2014-15 school year, it is time for families to think about next school year as well. PUSD’s Open Enrollment application period for the 2015-16 academic year begins January 8 and continues through January 29, 2015 exclusively online at openenrollment.info. Open Enrollment is the district’s school of choice program that offers students the opportunity to attend schools with themed or specialized programs or a campus other than their school of residence. All students living within PUSD boundaries entering kindergarten-11th grade in the 2015-16 school year are eligible to…

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