FOCUS ON LEARNING
8th-main PICS01
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…

Assumption School State of the School Video 6-19-2014 1st
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School State of the School Video

See the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School students at work. Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Community School, 2660 E. Orange Grove…

Pasadena Waldorf School’s 9th Grade Students on their Trip to Yosemite National Park

Pasadena Waldorf School 6-13-2014 1st pics01 The Pasadena Waldorf School ninth grade trip this year followed the tradition of its lead class through a trip to Yosemite National Park. High School teachers, Karin Doerr and Gisella Gatica, accompanied the 9th grade students as their chaperones and fellow hikers. This field trip…

St. Francis High School 6-6-2014 pics01
St. Francis High School Students Brings Church History to Life

St. Francis High School Students bring Church history to life in Mr. Fredette’s freshmen religion class. St. Francis High School, 200 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada,…

Westridge School’s Students Presents Various Science Research Projects

Westridge School 6-2-2014 PICS01 What an exciting day at Westridge! Senior Research in Science students recently presented their research, the 7th Grade continued on in their Soil Unit, and the 5th Grade launched rockets! Click here for more photos. Westridge School, 324 Madeline Drive, Pasadena, (626) 799-1053 ext. 200…

Waverly School 5-28-2014 1st PICS01
Waverly School’s Purple Parrots Visits Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

On May 22nd, Waverly’s Purple Parrots spent the day at the https://www.facebook.com/CabrilloMarineAquarium! They explored the tanks, nurseries, educational exhibits and tidepools–what a fantastic adventure! The…

Angela Lee Duckworth: The Key to Success? Grit

Angela and SFHS pics01 Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. In the TED video below,…

Chandler School 5-19-2014 pics01
Chandler School: Tales from the Other Side

Puru Pandey ’09 visits Chandler’s Paul Korn’s eighth grade science classes to discuss his somewhat unconventional path to becoming an astrophysics major at UCLA. Chandler…

Pawprints 2014 – Clairbourn’s Student Literary Magazine is Here

Clairbourn 5-16-2014 PICS01 Clairbourn’s award-winning, student-produced, literary magazine Pawprints 2014 is here! The staff of Pawprints presented the first copy fresh from the presses to Headmaster Dr. Nafie at Chapel on Wednesday, May 14. Check out the full magazine online here at issuu.com/clairbournschool/. This year’s Pawprints is the…

Chandler School 5-9-2014 pics01
Chandler School Fourth Grade Embarks on a Sacramento Trip

Fourth-graders embark on an all-day sojourn to Sacramento, making time for stops in the Capitol building (featuring a tour of the governor’s office), the railroad museum and Sutter’ Mill where students panned for gold. Chandler School, 1005 Armada Drive, Pasadena, (626) 795-9314 or visit www.chandlerschool.org.  

More Stories