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Summer Boot Camps for Teachers and Staff

La Canada Unified School District (LCUSD) is excited to present a series of Google Bootcamps that will further develop productivity skills, support instructional integration, and build collaborative processes. There are four dates to choose from. Please fill out this form to reserve a spot: June 6-10 2pm-5pm June 20-24 2pm-5pm July 25-29 9am-12pm July 25-29 2pm-5pm At the end of the week, attendees will be…

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Blair Students Visit Univision Spanish Language TV Station

Blair High School’s Dual Language Immersion Program (DLIP) students visited the Univision Spanish Language TV station to learn about the importance of bilingualism/biliteracy. Their 6:00…

Keep Learning This Summer

Arroyo Pacific Academy 5-11-2016 pics01 Summer can be a tricky time to keep your child’s learning abilities and skills in check – kids just want to play and are not really thinking about opening their math exercise books. But here are a couple of ideas how to make sure your…

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Yes, Preschool is Important

Education in the preschool years involves preparing a foundation for children’s learning and sets the stage for a positive approach to education, which is a…

Mayfield Junior School: Exploring with Google Expeditions

MJS 4-12-2016 pics01 “Whoa! Oh! This is awesome!” Beware Google Expeditions can cause spontaneous exclamation. Students and teachers in grades 2-8 discovered this when Mayfield Junior School was selected to experience Google’s latest innovation this week. With Google Cardboard devices held firmly over their eyes, students stood amidst…

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Bosco Tech Senior Creates Mini Game Console

While freshmen in Bosco Tech’s Computer Science & Electrical Engineering (CSEE) program have been busy building their own computers, senior Donovan Gonzalez has taken the…

42 Marshall Students and 4 Teachers Tours Boston and New York

Marshall Fundamental Secondary School 3-23-2016 1st pics01 Over Spring Break 42 Marshall students and 4 teachers toured Boston and New York. Click here to view more photos of the tour. Marshall Fundamental Secondary School, 990 N. Allen Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 396-5810 or visit www.marshallfundamental.org.          

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Arroyo Pacific Academy: A Visit to LA Brea Tar Pits Museum

Arroyo Pacific Academy school students recently experienced a truly unique educator-led excursion at LA Brea Tar Pits Museum. They explored the diverse range of the…

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy: Liquid Nitrogen Experiments in Chemistry/Physics Classes

large_news812106_771903 pics01 Students in Mr. Buxman and Ms. Miller’s physics and chemistry classes had some this week studying the effects of liquid nitrogen on everyday items during in class demonstrations. Mr. Buxman and Ms. Miller dipped every day items into the liquid nitrogen and students predicted what…

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Maranatha High School Students Attend Holistic Medical Conference

Last month, 28 Maranatha High School students attended the 4th Annual UCLA-SIM (Students for Integrative Medicine) Conference. This day-long conference was held at the Ronald Reagan Medical Center at UCLA. The field trip was organized by Maranatha Science Faculty Dr. Allen Jang and attended by fellow Science Faculty Ms. Janessa Ocan. The purpose of the UCLA-SIM Conference was to present/explore evidence-based clinical studies on holistic medicine, such as acupuncture. Conference presenters were medical doctors who were also licensed acupuncturists and/or certified in Nutrition, Yoga, Tai-Chi, and Ayurvedic medicine. Maranatha students were the only high school students in attendance. Three years…

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