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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 multiple strengths in various academic areas. Therefore, teachers at Saint Elizabeth try to reach all learners with motivating and engaging alternative strategies. Some of these strategies include hands-on learning within the classroom. In the Fourth grade classroom this week, students…

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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…

Lights On Afterschool: Celebrating After School Programs

Lights On After School 10-14-2014 pics01 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! Everyone is encouraged to participate in “Lights on Afterschool: Celebrating After School Programs,” on Thursday October 23, 2014, 4:00 p.m.…

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San Marino Unified School District Presents Everyday Mathematics

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…

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

Polytechnic School 9-26-2014 pics01 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 today. Students were divided into groups and challenged to design a mural for the station’s 75th anniversary. Sure, it’s a…

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Barnhart School’s Bobcats Thinks Out of the Box

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.

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

Jeffrey Bracamonte 9-23-2014 pics01 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…

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Mayfield Junior School: Back to School

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,…

Poly Sixth-Graders: Splish splash

Splish splash 9-10-2014 1st pics01 Poly Sixth-graders were charged this week with a water distribution project. Students engineered a device using cardboard, tape, tubing – and not much else – to move 200 ml of water at least 50 cm and divide in two parts. Click here to view more…

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Summer Sale

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 put into practice what they learned by organizing, promoting, and running a lemonade sale for the larger student body attending the Summer Advantage Program. During lunchtime, the crowd was invited to buy lemonade, Skittles, or ring pops. Their booth was well attended, and on some of the days, the students actually sold out of product.…

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