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High School Voter Education Weeks Sept. 18–29
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High School Voter Education Weeks Sept. 18–29

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson strongly encourages sixteen- and seventeen-year-old students to pre-register to vote with the beginning of High School Voter Education Weeks from Sept. 18–29. “This is a terrific opportunity for educators to talk with high school students about the critical importance of voting, prepare them to participate in elections and pre-register…

Schools Working Together: Judson and Waldorf Form Unique Partnership to Provide High School Athletics for Their Schools
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Schools Working Together: Judson and Waldorf Form Unique Partnership to Provide High School Athletics for Their Schools

Judson International School of Pasadena and Pasadena Waldorf School in Altadena both began as K-8 schools which have added high schools over the past 5 years. While the smaller size of both high schools provided excellent faculty/student ratios and creative learning options, providing competitive athletics at the high school level has proven a challenge. Thus…

Engineer Your World at Duarte High School
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Engineer Your World at Duarte High School

Duarte, the only district in the San Gabriel Valley Offering EYW Engineer Your World (EYW™) is a high school course offered in nearly 200 schools nation-wide, and Duarte High School is the only school providing this innovative STEM class currently in the San Gabriel Valley. Developed with funding from the National Science Foundation by a…

DUSD Launches Premier Tk-8 Dance Program
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DUSD Launches Premier Tk-8 Dance Program

In partnership with CSArts & Elements Dance Space, DUSD starts dance and movement classes taught by industry professionals. Through the unique partnership Duarte Unified has cultivated with the California School of the Arts (CSArts), the district has launched a premier dance and movement program taught by industry professionals from Elements Dance Space studio located in…

Pasadena Unified State of the Schools Address Sept. 26
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Pasadena Unified State of the Schools Address Sept. 26

This year’s annual Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) State of the Schools address by School Board President Roy Boulghourjian and Board of Education members is Sept. 26, 2017, in the gymnasium of Washington STEAM Magnet Academy, located at 1505 N. Marengo Ave., Pasadena. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m.  The event is free and…

Pasadena Unified School District Launches Attendance Campaign
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Pasadena Unified School District Launches Attendance Campaign

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) recently announced the launch of “Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow,” a campaign to improve school attendance and get students to attend class at least 97 percent of the time, which equates to missing fewer than five days of school this year. “If kids aren’t in school, they can’t learn. Missing school…

TECHNOLOchicas Provides Support to the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Girl’s Empowerment After-School Programs
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TECHNOLOchicas Provides Support to the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Girl’s Empowerment After-School Programs

The LULAC institute and the Televisa foundation have presented a grant of $5000 to the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley through their WE Initiative: TECHNOLOchicas Lift Program. This donation will support the YWCA’s Girl’s Empowerment After-School Programs and will provide an enriching tech curriculum to the participants. “We are honored to receive this grant and incorporate the…

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