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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 WASC accredited university, was founded by Grand Master Hsing Yun, the founding master of Fo Guang Shan, one of the largest Buddhist organizations in the world. It has a strong business program and fosters an international community of students representing…

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Dairy Council of California Visits St. Andrew School

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…

Assumption School ACRE Testing for Grades 5 and 8

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School 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…

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Maranatha to Present Series on Preparing for Private High School

Dan Bodwell, Teby Wammack, and Tammy Huang-Anacleto. Photo courtesy Maranatha High School Maranatha High School staff are giving back to the community by presenting three…

St. Elizabeth Parish School: Tamales and Tradition

IMG_2633-2 pics01 Saint Elizabeth Parish School believes in and advocates for teaching to the whole child; that is, teaching core subjects as well as giving each child a well-rounded arts education. Part of teaching this way includes bringing representations of different cultures into the classroom and allowing…

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Crestview Preparatory School Joins the “Hour of Code”

Crestview Preparatory School joins the mission to introduce students to computer programming by hosting an Hour of Code. This grassroots campaign’s goal is for tens…

The Advent Season at Mayfield Junior School

MJS 12-8-2014 pics01 Advent at Mayfield Junior School is filled with joyful celebrations, wonderful traditions and opportunities to give back to our community. Morning Prayer has special significance these days with the lighting of the Advent wreath each morning. First graders are planning visits to senior living residences…

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Teaching Touching Safety Program Begins at Assumption School

Starting December 8, Assumption School students will be taught lessons related to personal safety. The program, entitled “Teaching Touching Safety” helps children protect themselves from…

Barnhart Congratulates the Latest CJSF Members

Barnhart School 11-24-2014 PICS01 Barnhart School congratulates its 8th graders for all of their hard work in the second semester of their 7th grade year.  They received their official California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF) membership cards and took the oath in the CJSF ceremony. Barnhart School, 240 W. Colorado…

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Holocaust Survivor Speaks to Westridge’ 7th Graders

Holocaust survivor and author Erika Jacoby shared her story of survival with the 7th Grade class on Thursday, November 13. Deported to Auschwitz along with her mother after Germany occupied Hungary on March 19th, 1944, Ms. Jacoby endured and outlasted the atrocities and deprivations of the Nazi persecutors for four years before being liberated back to her native Hungary. Though her experiences happened more than 65 years ago, Ms. Jacoby described vivid details that reminded the girls she was just their age when her freedom was seized. She recounted sharing a pot of soup with others in her barrack after…

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