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Maranatha 10-17-2014
Maranatha Recognized for Becoming Data Wise

This summer three staff members; English Department Chair Kerry Roche, Dean of Educational Services Christie Akins, and Principal Dr. Michelle Purghart were selected to attend a week-long Data Wise conference at Harvard Graduate School of Education. They were trained in the Data Wise project which offers a collaborative step-by-step process for educators to analyze data with the goal of improving student learning. Dr. Purghart said…

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Lights On Afterschool: Celebrating After School Programs

Want to know what Pasadena’s youth does when school is out? Join us as we showcased what our after school programs offer all school year!…

San Marino Unified School District Presents Everyday Mathematics

SMUSD Everyday Mathematics 10-9-2014 pics01 Parents from Carver and Valentine Elementary Schools are invited to attend the session at the most convenient time, at either school. Craig Wilmore, Everyday Mathematics Consultant from McGraw-Hill Education, will present an overview or the Everyday Mathematics Program for parents. Please join either of the…

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Polytechnic School Union Station Mural Project: Seniors Took to the Metro

Union Station mural project: Poly Seniors in Cotter Donnell’s and Nathan Stogdill’s City of Angels AP English/Urban Studies class took the Metro to Union Station…

Barnhart School’s Bobcats Thinks Out of the Box

Barnhart School 9-25-2014 pics01 Out of the box games and Puppet Show at Bobcats! Imagination at its best. Barnhart School, 240 W. Colorado Blvd., Arcadia, (626) 446-5588 or visit www.barnhartschool.org.

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Congratulations to PUSD and Cleveland Elementary Teacher Jeffrey Bracamonte for Being Named a Raytheon Math Hero

Twenty-seven middle and high-school math professionals are being recognized by Raytheon as “Math Heroes” for their creative and interactive techniques to make math real and…

Mayfield Junior School: Back to School

MJS 9-16-2014 pics01 The Mayfield Junior School campus was once again filled with happy students ready for all that awaits in the new school year. Wearing big smiles, students spent their first moments back hugging friends and teachers and welcoming new students. New kindergarteners and their parents arrived…

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Poly Sixth-Graders: Splish splash

Poly Sixth-graders were charged this week with a water distribution project. Students engineered a device using cardboard, tape, tubing – and not much else –…

Summer Sale

Clairbourn School 9-3-2014 pics01 It’s all about the Washingtons and Lincolns. First and second-grade students in Clairbourn School’s Money Sense class profited in more than one way from their studies this summer. For five weeks the class learned to distinguish monetary denominations and the value of money. They then…

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Flintridge Prep Celebrates Middle School Promotion

At the 8th Grade Promotion and Middle School Awards Ceremony, administration, faculty and parents took time to celebrate the achievements of middle school students and to honor the 8th graders as they make the transition to their high school years. Headmaster Peter Bachmann congratulated the 7th graders for their seamless transition, both academically and socially, to a new school. He then recognized the 8th graders for their contributions to Flintridge Prep thus far, through their academic, athletic, artistic and community service endeavors. The Promotion speaker, Board Secretary Karen Bogaard, parent of Andrew ‘04, Erik ‘09, John ‘08 and Katherine ‘13,…

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