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

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 to all Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) high school seniors planning to attend college. To accommodate the busy schedules of…

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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…

St. Elizabeth School’s Gala An Amazing Success

St. Elizabeth Parish School 4-4-2014 The recent St. Elizabeth Parish School Gala was an amazing success with a net profit of: $42,000! $10,000, dedicated to Technology through the Fund A Project and the remaining $32,000 will be dedicated to supporting the school budget. For those who wished to contribute, they can…

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Pasadena Unified to Host Community Update on Sierra Madre Middle School Construction

The Proposed $27 million Sierra Madre Middle School Project The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will be updating the Sierra Madre community on the construction progress of the new Sierra Madre Middle School (SMMS) at a community meeting April 8. The meeting will convene at 6:00 p.m. and will be held in the Sierra Madre Elementary School Auditorium, 141 West Highland Avenue, Sierra Madre. Also at the meeting will be a briefing from the project’s architect on the school design. The $27 million Sierra Madre Middle School project will have 20 classrooms, a multipurpose room, music rooms, computer lab, library,…

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