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Barnhart Congratulates the Latest CJSF Members

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 Blvd., Arcadia, (626) 446-5588 or visit www.barnhartschool.org.

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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…

Saint Mark’s School Sixth Graders Demonstrates Mastery of English Concepts

St. Marks School Language and Arts Puppet Show pics01 Saint Mark’s School Sixth Graders demonstrated their mastery of English concepts such as fragments and run-ons, simple subject and predicate, compound subjects, and complex sentences. As part of the “mastery with flipping” philosophy utilized in sixth grade English, students are required to demonstrate mastery of…

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St. Elizabeth School: Captivating Students Through Discovery-Based Learning

At Saint Elizabeth Parish School, we believe that children have multiple intelligences. That is, not all children learn using traditional methods, and they each have…

Maranatha Recognized for Becoming Data Wise

Maranatha 10-17-2014 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…

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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 relatable for their students. The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) program provides winners with a $2,500 award and a matching grant for his or her school. “My first method that I believe really gets my students to buy into their learning is through the use of models and tools,” said Raytheon Math Hero Jeffrey Bracamonte, a math teacher at Cleveland Elementary School in the Pasadena (CA) Unified School District whose ideas include using Lego Mindstorms and…

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