EVENTS

St. Rita Second Graders’ New Buddy this Summer

St. Rita second graders have a new buddy this summer. Flat Stanley is going on all sorts of adventures with Mrs. Crady-Hernandez’s students. From Utah…

Maranatha’s College Essay Workshop Coming Soon!

In less than a year, Maranatha’s Class of 2021 will be heading to college, so it’s time for them to start working on their applications.…

SPUSD Informational Webinars and July 31 Deadline

Incoming Muir 9th Graders are Invited to Join PUSD Academy Summer Bridge 2020

Maranatha to Offer an Industry Audition Workshop on August 1



FOCUS ON LEARNING

The Gooden School Students Learn Writing Online

The Gooden School’s Second and Third-grade writing students are refreshing grammar, spelling, and punctuation knowledge with their fantastic teacher, Mrs. Fujii. The whole process has…

English as a Second Language Program at Southwestern Academy

For more than 60 years, students from all over the world have come to Southwestern Academy (SWA) to learn English and prepare to attend an…

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy: A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Tolog

Aveson Charter Schools: Socratic Seminars are Key to Developing Critical Thinking Skills

St. Andrew Catholic School’s Camp Tiger and Enrichment Programs



THE ARTS

South Pasadena High School PTSA Presents Reflections Art Program

All students attending PTA schools sponsoring the program are invited to participate and submit original artwork in one of six areas: • Dance Choreography •…

Maranatha Launches New Virtual Art Gallery

Unable to visit art exhibits and galleries in-person right now? A new art gallery has just been unveiled online featuring the original creations of some…

Performing Arts at Chandler

Chandler produces several spectacular musical theatre productions each year. In the Middle School, sixth graders are exposed to musical theatre in mini-courses. Recent productions have…

Academy for Creative Industries at Marshall Fundamental School

The Academy for Creative Industries (ACI) located at Marshall Fundamental School is focused on the performing arts and music, dance, and drama along with the…

Four Year Art Program at La Salle College Preparatory

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” -Albert Einstein Since the Arts have been recognized as a major discipline…

Flintridge Preparatory School Summer “Digital Video” Course

Flintridge Preparatory School’s Summer “Digital Video” course, students fully embraced the digital medium as a space for creative and experimental expression. While learning all the…

Music and the Arts Lead to Creative and Balanced Children

Musical Arts at Arroyo Pacific Academy

St. Francis High School’s Sunday Scenes Showcase #8 Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” 2011

Creative Arts Media and Design Presents the PUSD Academy Summer Bridge 2020 Program



SCHOOL NEWS

Ramona Convent Secondary School Welcomes New Principal

Ramona Convent is thrilled to welcome new Principal, Jacqueline Quiñones Sienkowski, J.D. Mrs. Sienkowski joins Ramona from the Diocese of Orange where she taught English, was Dean of Students, and Head of School at Cornelia…

PUSD: Getting Ready for 2020-21

2020-2021 Opening School Guide Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is pleased to share with you the 2020-2021 School Opening Guide. The intent of this guide is to provide families, students, and staff with insight into…

Meet New PUSD District and School Leaders

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) introduces district and school leaders who have joined its team. Please join PUSD in welcoming them! Marco Villegas, Ph.D., Associate Superintendent of Specialized Student Support/SELPA. Dr. Villegas is responsible…

Online Enrollment Still Available for Pasadena Students

The Pasadena Unified School District will begin the school year August 17th with a 100 percent remote learning model, including structured daily schedules, daily live interaction, and standards-based curriculum. The district will also use new…

PUSD to Open 2020-2021 with Distance Learning

A Message from Superintendent Brian McDonald about the 2020-2021 School Year On July 16, 2020, the Board of Education authorized the start of the new school year, which begins August 17, in a distance learning…


SPORTS

Safe and Active Adventures during Quarantine with Alverno’s Cross Country and Track Coach Grimstad

Quarantine and the pandemic hasn’t stopped Coach Grimstad from taking safe and active adventures. As the Cross Country and Track coach she is known for…

St. Francis High School Basketball Player André Henry ’20 Named John R. Wooden Award Winner for 2020

St. Francis High School congratulates its basketball player André Henry ‘20 who was recently named the John R. Wooden Award winner for 2020 in remembrance…

Polytechnic School: California Interscholastic Federation Announces the 2020-2021 Sports Calendar

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) released a memo and the sports calendar for the 2020-2021 season. Due to unforeseen obstacles with COVID-19, CIF has announced…

St. Francis High School’s Robert Alietti ’21 Selected to 2019-20 All-American Water Polo Team

St. Francis High School congratulates Robert Alietti ’21 for being selected to the 2019-20 All-American Water Polo Team, a first for SFHS Water Polo! He…


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Sequoyah Parents Delivers Lunches to Hollywod Food Coalition

Lunches were delivered recently to Hollywood Food Coalition (https://hofoco.org/) along with 100 masks donated by Sequoyah parent @hayleyjanetees. The Lunch Bunch will continue doing this…


ACADEMICS

Impact: What Transitioning to the “New” Normal Means in Education

Stratford School is excited to welcome students back for the upcoming school year with safety in mind and plans for a flexible learning environment. We…

La Cañada Unified School District’s Back to School Aeries Registration/Data Confirmation Now Open

All new and returning families need to complete the annual registration and data confirmation in the Aeries Parent Portal. Click here for the link to…

The Holy Family School Curriculum

The curriculum of Holy Family School (HFS) is designed to educate the whole child and provide a solid foundation for higher Catholic education. HFS facilitate…

Early College at John Muir High School

John Muir High School is home to the only Early College in PUSD. In collaboration with Pasadena City College (PCC), students engage in a rigorous,…


Pasadena Now has been published daily since April, 2004 and is among the very oldest continously operated community news websites in the U.S.

Pasadena Now strives to publish a full spectrum of news and information articles in service to the entire community. The publication will remain free to readers and will not erect paywalls.

Pasadena Now strives to provide factual, unbiased reporting. Our opinion section is open to all.

COMPANY INFO

CONTACT

 

CONNECT & SHARE

© 2016-2020 PASADENA NOW, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED