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St. Francis High School Faculty Participates in Technology-in-Service Workshop

The faculty at St. Francis High School recently spent the day after quarterfinals participating in a technology in-service. Our teachers are committed to learning more about integrating technology into the education process. St. Francis High School, 200 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada, (818) 790-0325 or visit

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Blair High and Middle School Freshmen Participates in Leadership Conference

This morning Freshmen at Blair High and Middle School – An IB World School are participating in a leadership conference with Juniors as peer leaders.…

Polytechnic School’s Global Scholar Program

Poly 3-4-3015 pics01 As part of Poly’s Global Scholars program, Alex V. ’15 recently taught seventh grade World Geography and Cultures students about the Southeast Asian geography, history and culture. He shared particular insights on the Cambodian Genocide and the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Polytechnic School, 1030 E.…

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Polytechnic School: Science of Solubility

In today’s lab Polytechnic School’s seventh grade students conducted a solubility test to determine an unknown substance. Looking at salt, MSG, epsom salt, sugar, and…

Palm Crest Elementary School Takes First, Second, in La Canada Spelling Bee

PCR 2-20-2015 pics01 Seventeen students, all of whom had proven themselves as superior spellers at their respective schools, gathered Thursday, January 22nd, for the La Cañada Spelling Bee. They began with practice words easy as cat, fox, and swan, then worked their way past gnome, pretentious and verify…

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Clairbourn School: Skeletal Discoveries – Fourth Grade Owl Pellet Lab

Clairbourn’s fourth graders are studying carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores, as well as food chains and food webs. The owl is a carnivore. In fact it…

Clairbourn Middle School: Building A Stream – Earth Science Erosion Studies

Clairbourn School 2-2-2015 1st pics01 “It worked! It worked!” was heard from several students in the Clairbourn Jungle this week as they carried out an assignment to build a “river” on a slope to study erosion. As part of their Earth Science studies, students were given the task of creating…

A SoCal University Champions the Best of East and West Cultures

Dr. Stephen Morgan Located in the city of Rosemead is a global university with strong Buddhist roots. The University of the West, a private non-profit…

Dairy Council of California Visits St. Andrew School

St. Andrew School 1-7-2015 pics01 The Dairy Council of California ( Healthy Eating.Org ) gave St. Andrew School’s TK-4th grade an assembly today about cows and dairy using their Mobile Dairy Classroom! Saint Andrew Catholic School, 42 Chestnut St., Pasadena, (626) 796-7697 or visit

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Assumption School ACRE Testing for Grades 5 and 8

Assumption School Students in grades 5 and 8 will take the ACRE (Assessment of Catholic Religious Education) test during the week of January 12, 2015. The purpose of ACRE is to evaluate the effectiveness of a religion program. A religion program in its totality includes the printed curriculum used in a teaching-learning session, plus formative experiences in and with the faith community, for example, Sunday Liturgy. ACRE data reports also shed light on those faith formation elements that are not the exclusive domain of the school or parish religion program, for example, physically getting students to the sacraments of penance…

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