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College Access Plan Students Receive $191,000 from the Masons of California and the All Ways Up Foundation

College Access Plan (CAP), a Pasadena nonprofit that provides free programs in college preparedness and success, has had the honor of supporting thousands of students who attend Pasadena’s public schools as they reach for their college dreams since 2006. This year, CAP partnered with the All Ways Up Foundation and the California Masonic Foundation, whereby selected twelfth graders were invited to apply to scholarships provided…

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Assistance League of Pasadena Honors Marshall’s Very Important Performers

Assistance League of Pasadena honors Marshall’s Very Important Performers: Jocelyn Sanchez, Marco Carrera-Puga, and Eder Cano. Congratulations! Marshall Fundamental Secondary School, 990 N. Allen Avenue,…

Sierra Madre Middle School Ribbon Cutting Celebration is May 25

Sierra Madre Middle School 5-22-2016 pics01 Sierra Madre Middle School and Gym Dedication flyer Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Brian McDonald and Board of Education Clerk Larry Torres will join other PUSD board members, representatives from the Sierra Madre City Council, Sierra Madre Middle School (SMMS) students, teachers, parents, and…

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Silicon Valley’s Award-winning Stratford School Opens Campus in Altadena

Stratford Altadena Allen rendering Recognized in April 2016 as a leader in Early Childhood STEM education by the White House, Stratford School, a Silicon Valley…

Bosco Tech Students Sweep Top Spots in Industry Design Competition

Bosco Tech BIA awards 1 pics01 Bosco Tech's ACE Instructor Nira Chandrasekar with winning students L-R: Bosco Tech students Kyle Chiang and Reiley Akkari Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) students took first, second and third place in five categories at the 2016 Building Industry Association (BIA) of Southern California’s Architectural…

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Pasadena Unified Announces the Selection of District and School Administrators

L-R: Trudell Skinner, Roberto Hernandez and AnaMaria Apodaca. Photo courtesy PUSD The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is pleased to announce the selection of district…

Blair Students Swept the 23rd Annual Human Relations Commission High School Essay Contest

BHS 5-16-2016 pics01 L-R: Mr. Dakan, Lily Small, Allesandra Navarette, Angelica Horsman, Audrey Cameron, Johanna Dickie Blair students swept the 23rd Annual Human Relations Commission High School Essay Contest “What Can I Do to Improve Human Relations in Pasadena?” The Winners are: 1st Place – Audrey Cameron 2nd…

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Alverno High School Students Receive Silver Award from Girl Scouts of the USA

Pictured above are Kate Bolin '19, Cassie Lianto '20, Amanda Hill '19, Isabella Lara '20, Aelena Gillies '20, and Vianni Barzallo '20 with Lise Luttgens,…

Pasadena High School Student Wins $5,000 1st Prize for Pasadena Bar Association Speech Scholarship Contest

Mr. and Mrs. Moore (l), PBA President Kimberly Frasca-Delaney, Trinity Moore and PPD Chief Sanchez pics01 Mr. & Mrs. Moore (l), Maranatha’s Speech & Debate Coach, Patrick Mesisca, Trinity Moore and PPD Chief Sanchez. A student from Maranatha High School in Pasadena was declared first prize winner in the 6th Annual Pasadena Bar Association Speech Scholarship Tournament, conducted at the Pasadena…

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New Principal at La Salle High School

Mrs. Courtney Kassakhian Subsequent to a national search which attracted nearly 40 qualified candidates, Dr. Richard Gray, President of La Salle High School, has appointed Mrs. Courtney Kassakhian as the School’s 15th principal. Mrs. Kassakhian will begin her duties on July 1, 2016. She succeeds Brother Christopher Brady, FSC, who is retiring as Principal. Mrs. Kassakhian brings 15 years of professional elementary and secondary school experience including two years as Principal of Incarnation Elementary School in Glendale. A native Angelino, Mrs. Kassakhian earned her B.A. at the University of Southern California, a Single Subject Credential (English) from the California State…

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