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Goya Foods Offers Four $20,000 Culinary Arts & Food Science Scholarships to Students
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Goya Foods Offers Four $20,000 Culinary Arts & Food Science Scholarships to Students

Goya Foods, America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, will offer $20,000 Culinary Arts Scholarship granted annually to four students entering their freshman year of college to obtain their first undergraduate degree in culinary arts and/or a food sciences area of study. Goya’s Culinary Arts Scholarship is available on a competitive basis to students entering an accredited two-year or four-year institution. Scholarships are in…

The 2017 PUSD School Board Candidates Up Close and Personal
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The 2017 PUSD School Board Candidates Up Close and Personal

Part One By Gus Herrera In preparation for the upcoming 2017 PUSD School Board Elections, to be held March 7, Pasadena Independent reached out to this year’s candidates and asked them to complete a five-part questionnaire. Each candidate received the same five questions. This is part one in an ongoing series. District 1 Candidate: Rita…

Pasadena Master Chorale Fosters Young Musical Talent
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Pasadena Master Chorale Fosters Young Musical Talent

By May S. Ruiz Jeffrey Bernstein, Artistic and Executive Director of the Pasadena Master Chorale (PMC), has always been into music and music-making. He started playing the piano when he was eight years old; when he was 13, he sang Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in a choir. Therefore, it is not surprising that Bernstein’s interest in…

Pasadena Unified Accepting Applications for French Language Immersion Program
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Pasadena Unified Accepting Applications for French Language Immersion Program

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is accepting applications for a French dual language immersion program in the 2017-2018 academic year after a group of parents approached district officials with a proposal to add a third language to the district’s successful dual language programs. PUSD currently offers dual language immersion programs in Spanish and Mandarin….

Pasadena Unified 2017-18 Open Enrollment-School
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Pasadena Unified 2017-18 Open Enrollment-School

Jan. 12 – Feb. 3 Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) annual Open Enrollment-School Choice for the 2017-2018 academic year begins Jan. 12. Online applications will be accepted through Feb. 3 at www.openenrollment.info. PUSD is accepting applications for its newest Dual Language Immersion Program (DLIP) in French, which begins with kindergarten-2nd grade in 2017-2018. PUSD-resident families of entering kindergarten students (who…

Highlights Next Generation Science Standards Introduced
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Highlights Next Generation Science Standards Introduced

  To better prepare students for college and careers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today saluted the innovative science instruction taking place at Edna Brewer Middle School in the Oakland Unified School District—instruction that will be coming to all of California’s public schools as a result of recent efforts to dramatically enhance and…

Two PCC Dental Assisting Faculty Named to National Boards
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Two PCC Dental Assisting Faculty Named to National Boards

By Alex Boekelheide Two members of PCC’s dental assisting faculty have been named to positions on the boards of national organizations. The Dental Assisting National Board has elected Denise Romero, an associate professor of dental assisting at PCC, as the Secretary-Treasurer of its Board of Directors. Lori Gagliardi, dental assisting program director and a professor in…

State Schools Chief Urges “Safe Haven” Designation for 10,500 Public Schools
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State Schools Chief Urges “Safe Haven” Designation for 10,500 Public Schools

  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a letter encouraging all California public schools to be declared “safe havens” for students and their parents and to remind families about existing laws that protect students’ records from questions about immigration status. “Unfortunately, since the presidential election, reports of bullying, harassment, and intimidation of K-12…

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