EVENTS

Virtual Candidate Forum for La Cañada School Board

The League of Women Voters and La Cañada PTA Council announce a Virtual Candidate Forum for La Cañada School Board on October 13th from 6:30…

PUSD’s Virtual College Fairs

Instead of PUSD’s typical annual college fair, it is curating a calendar of virtual college fairs and information sessions featuring hundreds of colleges and universities.…

Clairbourn School to Hold Virtual Tour via Zoom

SMUSD: Chinese Club of San Marino Video Fundraising Program

High School Blood Drive Competition



FOCUS ON LEARNING

Oak Knoll Montessori School’s Elementary Program

Oak Knoll Montessori School’s Elementary Program (6-12 years) cultivates the exploration and imagination typical of children this age through an integrated curriculum. Children in this…

Aveson Charter Schools’ Personalized Mastery Learning

 Aveson’s Personalized Mastery Learning (PML) allows for students and advisors to have a conversation about what gets learned, how it gets learned and when…

Poly Global Initiatives: Dr. Claire Jarashow on the COVID-19 “Ripple Effect”

It’s Fun to Learn Science Online at Flintridge Prep

Virtual Learning at STEM World



THE ARTS

Perspective Drawing at Pasadena Waldorf School

In the 7th grade, Pasadena Waldorf School (PWS) students are introduced to perspective drawing. The challenge of creating two-dimensional drawings from three-dimensional shapes enables students…

Flintridge Prep’s Virtual All-School Assembly with Author Sandra Cisneros

Flintridge Preparatory School (FPS) welcomed Sandra Cisneros recently where the renowned author talked with students at a virtual all-school assembly. Cisneros’ classic novel “The House…

Carver Elementary School PTA Presents 2020-21 Reflections Program featuring the Theme of “I Matter Because…”

Carver Elementary School PTA’s 2020-21 Reflections program, featuring the theme of “I Matter Because…” Due date for submission is on Due Date: October 9, 2020.…

Over 150 Kits Assembled and Handed Out this Weekend to VADA Students

 Over 150 Kits assembled and many handed out this long hot Saturday to PHS’ Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) students. Next round coming…

Fine Arts at St. Andrew Catholic School

Participation in and exposure to the Arts help children to develop very important social concepts and life skills including self-worth, team work, problem solving, and…

Art Matters In PUSD

“Art saved my life, if you must know. Art history lifted me out of a dark immigrant’s existence. I was eight months old when my…

Visual Arts Department at La Salle College Preparatory

Polytechnic School’s Voces Book Club: Junot Diaz’s “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”

South Pasadena Unified School District Arts Receives Los Angeles County Arts Advancement Grant

South Pasadena Unified School District’s Elementary Visual Arts Program



SCHOOL NEWS

Happy Founders Day at Chandler School!

“Happy Founders Day!” While Chandler School would usually spend the morning singing Chandler’s school song together, there’s no reason they can’t celebrate virtually! Check out Mr. John Finch’s (Chandler’s Head of School), Morning Message to…

Marengo Elementary School Awarded 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools Honor

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized 367 schools, including Marengo Elementary in South Pasadena, as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in…

PEN and the PTA Council: A Recap of the School Board Candidate Forum

 On November 3, residents in School Board Districts 2, 4, and 6 will have the opportunity to vote for their school board representative. As everyone know, elections matter. And local elections are where that…

Pasadena’s Mayfield Junior School Invites the Public, 7th and 8th-Grade Families to Virtual High School Options Week, Oct. 5-9 2020

Mayfield Junior School invites 7th and 8th-grade students and families to attend the popular High School Options Week from Monday to Friday, October 5-9. The virtual, week-long event taking place in the late afternoon and…

PEN and PTA Council to HOST Candidate Forum on September 22

Pasadena Education Network (PEN) joins with PTA Council of PUSD to host a forum on Tuesday, Sept. 22, to give voters the chance to hear from School Board candidates. Seats 2, 4, and 6 are…


SPORTS

Flintridge Prep’s Kaitlyn Chen Receives John R. Wooden High School Player of the Year Award for CIF Southern Section Division II

Flintridge Prep’s Kaitlyn Chen ’20 added another award to her already crowded mantle. Over the summer, Kaitlyn received the John R. Wooden High School Player…

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…


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Valentine Elementary Pumpkin Patch

Click on image to enlarge Join Valentine Elementary School in supporting their school with the Annual Pumpkin Patch! As with everything this year, Valentine School…


ACADEMICS

Poly’s Upper School: Intellectual Challenge and Curiosity

At the heart of Poly’s Upper School are ambitious students who are committed to intellectual, athletic, and co-curricular pursuits, service to others, and most importantly,…

How Parents Can Help Teachers Put Their Child on Track to Become Successful Students

Hard work and involvement can ensure a student’s progress Parents of young children are facing two scenarios this fall and possibly throughout the school year.…

Schedule a Parent/Student Campus Tour at La Salle College Preparatory

La Salle College Preparatory (LCP) recommend that all prospective students visit them at some point during the application process. LCP have several opportunities to tour…

Futures Academy Pasadena: Virtual School Day Free Trial Experience

Discover personalized one-to-one and small-group learning at Futures Academy Pasadena. Take an online 1:1 class, explore a virtual small group elective/club and wrap up the…


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