EVENTS

A Virtual Night to Remember

At Immaculate Heart High School’s virtual “MASKerade” prom, junior Janine Medina won “Best Dressed” for her coordinated outfit and mask.   In lieu of a…

La Salle College Prep Delivered Signs and Goodies to the Class of 2020

Members of La Salle College Preparatory faculty and staff recently delivered signs and goodies to Class of 2020 to celebrate them! Throughout the afternoon and…

New Horizon School to Host “Words Spoken Virtual Concert”

PUSD Safety and In-Person Celebrations

Maranatha High School to Hold 2020 Virtual Commencement on May 30



FOCUS ON LEARNING

The Many Advantages of Virtual Learning

Virtual learning can be an indispensable learning option for many families, especially in times when heading to school is just not possible. Among the many…

Playing “Guess Who” Online with Barnhart Students

Barnhart School’s 2nd Grade teacher, Ms. Hawks, asked Head of School Mrs. Beilstein and Music teacher Mrs. Yoder to help them play “Guess Who?”.  They…

What’s the Ramona Difference?

Shadow Drawing at Assumption School

Virtually Enriching Experiences at High Point Academy



THE ARTS

Maranatha Performing Arts Honors Seniors

 Performing Arts Senior Tribute from Maranatha High School on Vimeo. Maranatha High School’s Performing Arts Department typically recognizes it’s graduating seniors each Spring with…

The Music Never Ends at Bethany Christian School

Music is about expression and artistry across a wide range of styles, but it is also about discipline and preparation. Whether the student’s instrument is…

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s Visual Arts Online Gallery

Join Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy (FSHA) in viewing the work by students in the visual arts program by visiting their online gallery! https://hkent088.wixsite.com/website. Nothing compares…

Hollywood Burbank Airport Honors Artwork from Pasadena High School Students

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) thanks Hollywood Burbank Airport – BUR for its annual honoring of artwork from its students. PUSD expresses pride in this…

Flintridge Prep Ceramics Students’ Work Recognized in Museum Exhibition

Seven Prep ceramics students were finalists in the American Museum of Ceramic Art’s (AMOCA) annual juried show, with five students receiving awards for their works.…

South Pasadena Middle School Tiger Cub Orchestra Performs “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”

 South Pasadena Unified School District congratulates the members of South Pasadena Middle School (SPMS)’s Tiger Cub Orchestra who successfully delivered a phenomenal end-of-year concert.…

Comedian Shelley Carling Provides Maranatha High School Drama Students with Improv Instruction

All School Visual and Performing Arts Zoom Meeting on May 21

Magnet Students Take the Virtual Stage

New Horizon School Pasadena’s Art Shop



SCHOOL NEWS

In the Midst of Pandemic, Barnhart School Provides Connection, Community, and Meaningful Education

Barnhart Kindergartener Eloise Z. enjoys a crazy hat day with her classmates on Zoom.   Barnhart School in Arcadia, CA, one of San Gabriel Valley’s best kept private school secrets, has provided excellent academics, strong…

Muir HS Early College Valedictorian Commits to UCLA

The key to becoming a valedictorian? Prioritize. That’s the advice from John Muir High School Early College Magnet senior Haley Cogshell. The young graduate told Pasadena Now this week, “If you know that you have…

Celebrating the Class of 2020

George Zevada ’20 – Valedictorian (l) and Kai Glassen ’20 – Salutatorian (r)   One hundred and sixty-three young men from the Class of 2020 graduated on Saturday, May 23rd, in a virtual ceremony hosted…

Teen Engineering Major to Graduate from Cal State LA, begin Work at a Pasadena Environmental Design Firm

Alexis Kam. Photo by Ty Washington/Cal State LA Alexis Kam dreams of building cities of the future, where sustainable design helps create a healthy, productive environment. The 17-year-old Kam will graduate in May with a…

Pasadena Educational Foundation Celebrates PUSD Teachers with UTP and Chiquita Bonita

May 13, 2020, is California’s Day of the Teacher and this year’s theme is California Teachers: Inspiring Generations. Whether in person or at a distance during the global pandemic, the educators of the Pasadena Unified…


SPORTS

Assumption’s Spirit Week Day 5: Gator Move-a-thon!

What a great Move-a thon on a Saturday morning! Assumption School of the Blessed Virgin Mary thanks everyone for their great participation in this very…

Poly Athletics Hires New Head Girls Basketball Coach, Chris Rodgers

Polytechnic School’s Athletics department welcomes Chris Rodgers to the coaching team. Rodgers will be heading up the girls basketball program and comes to Poly from…

Kaitlyn Chen Receives USA Today Nomination for LA Girls Basketball Player Of The Year

USA TODAY nominated Kaitlyn Chen ’20 as one of the top 11 girls basketball players from Los Angeles high schools. The newspaper announced their nominations…

Immaculate Heart Honors Six Members of its Track and Field Team

Members of Immaculate Heart High School (IHHS) Track and Field team recently honored six seniors on their last season with flowers and letters of encouragement.…


COMMUNITY SERVICE

ACADEMICS

PUSD Sends Out Survey for Coming School Year

Pasadena Unified School District officials are preparing to open schools on Aug. 17, the original date kids were scheduled to return after the summer break.…

California Credit Union Awards Scholarship to Blair High School Student

California Credit Union has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Blair High School student Denisse Andersen. The scholarship is part of the credit union’s annual College…

Alverno Heights Academy Announces its Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Class of 2020!

 It was a very special day for a few of Alverno Heights Academy (AHA) seniors! Join AHA on the journey as Alverno’s Julia V.…

Pasadena Christian School Teachers: Extraordinary Times Call for Extraordinary Measures

Pasadena Christian School campus is closed, but learning is ON! When teachers are given ownership of the learning in their classroom, shifting to a new…


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