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Polytechnic School: Building Rome (Not in a Day)

Polytechnic School’s Sixth grade students gave tours of Ancient Rome this week. The project, which evolved over about a month’s time, included constructing all the major buildings of Ancient Rome circa 300 AD. Students used their math skills to build to scale, wrote papers about the people associated with each building, and researched other buildings that were not built by members of their class, so…

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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…

Blair High and Middle School Freshmen Participates in Leadership Conference

PUSD 3-17-2015 740px This morning Freshmen at Blair High and Middle School – An IB World School are participating in a leadership conference with Juniors as peer leaders. Collaboration and positive peer-peer relationships build a culture of respect on campus. Blair High School, 1201 South Marengo Avenue, Pasadena,…

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Polytechnic School’s Global Scholar Program

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…

Polytechnic School: Science of Solubility

Polytechnic School 2-24-2015 1st again pics01 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 the unknown, students mixed each substance with water to observe how much of each substance would be dissolved. From this…

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

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.…

Clairbourn School: Skeletal Discoveries – Fourth Grade Owl Pellet Lab

Clairbourn School 2-6-2015 pics01 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 eats only live prey. What’s especially interesting about the owl is that not all of what it eats is broken…

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

“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”…

A SoCal University Champions the Best of East and West Cultures

2015-01-23-Dr-Morgan-740x400-copy 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…

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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 Dairy Classroom! Saint Andrew Catholic School, 42 Chestnut St., Pasadena, (626) 796-7697 or visit www.saspasadena.com.

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