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Mayfield Junior School Debaters Take First Place

Mayfield Junior School Debaters earned first place at last weekend’s Rancho California Debate League Tournament. The teams successfully argued topics such as the 710 Freeway Tunnel, the elimination of tackle football in high school and banning gun ownership. All their hardwork on presentation and content made it look easy! Mayfield Junior School, 405 South Euclid Ave., Pasadena, (626) 796-2774 or visit www.mayfieldjs.org.    

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La Salle High School Wins 2nd Place Overall in Division 3 and Wins First Place Overall in Division 4 Academic Decathlon

La Salle High School recently placed in two divisions, winning 2nd place overall in Division 3 and winning First Place Overall in Division 4 in…

Polytechnic’s Michelle Miller’12 Named Princeton’s NJAIAW Woman of the Year

Polytechnic School 2-8-2016 pics01 Congratulations Michelle Miller ’12 named Princeton’s NJAIAW Woman of the Year! Read more at http://ow.ly/XP41h Polytechnic School, 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 396-6300 or visit www.polytechnic.org.

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Alverno High School Students Win National Research Award from Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth

A sensor to help emergency vehicles measure the speed and depth of flood waters. A microorganism that can decompose BPA. A hydrogel injection that can…

Assistance League of Pasadena Honors Marshall Very Important Performers

MFS 2-3-2016 pics01 Assistance League of Pasadena honors Marshall Very Important Performers (VIPs): Lorenzo Sanchez, Patrick Fuentes, and Stefani Avila. Marshall Fundamental School congratulates these students for their exceptional performance in serving the community. Assistance League of Pasadena, 820 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 449-2068 or visit www.pasadena.assistanceleague.org. Marshall…

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Pasadena Unified Launches Family Survey

The Pasadena Unified School District is conducting a survey among current, former, prospective and private/charter school families this February, to gather data that would help…

The Frostig Center Presents “Preparing Students with Special Needs for Independence”

The Frostig Center Speaker Series 2-1-2016 pics01 Rebecca Hoyt (l) and Jerri Ward (r). Photo courtesy The Frostig Center State and federal agencies can provide vital resources to young adults with disabilities. Two experts from Disability Rights California will help families access services and support from two of those agencies–the state Department…

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Washington Elementary STEM Magnet School’s STEAM Showcase in Pictures

Washington Elementary STEM Magnet recently held its STEAM Showcase. Families were busy viewing student projects, engaging with the community and STEAM partners, exploring science labs,…

Pasadena Unified Invites High School Families to “Cash for College” Workshops

Cash for College workshop pics01 Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) counselors are urging high school seniors and their families to attend “Cash for College” workshops on January 30 at Pasadena City College and get one-on-one help completing applications for college grants and scholarships that are due March 2, 2016. Additional…

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Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena Names 2016 Youth of the Year

Lowell Anthony Romero. Photo courtesy Boys & Girls Club Marshall Fundamental School ninth grader Lowell Anthony Romero, 15, has been selected as the Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena’s 2016 Youth of the Year, and will represent Pasadena as he joins 26 other Boys & Girls Club members in vying for the title of Los Angeles County Youth of the Year. Each nominee represents one of the 27 Clubs that comprise the Los Angeles County Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs. Youth of the Year is the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier youth recognition program for teenage members,…

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