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A Slow and Steady Growth in Hispanic College Enrollment

A Slow and Steady Growth in Hispanic College Enrollment

    By Mary McNulty Hispanics are now enrolling in college at a higher percentage rate than Caucasians. In 2012, 49 percent of Hispanics attended a college or…

Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Honors Latino Heritage Month

Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Honors Latino Heritage Month

    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson recently honored Latino Heritage Month with a celebration at the California Department of Education (CDE) headquarters building. Torlakson recognized the…

Pasadena Unified Establishes Foster Youth Advisory Council

Pasadena Unified Establishes Foster Youth Advisory Council

    At its meeting on Aug. 25, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education approved the establishment of the Foster Youth Guardians/Parents and Advocates Council…

Citrus College Honors Chris Holden for AB 288

Citrus College Honors Chris Holden for AB 288

    College and Career Access Pathways Act Improves Transition from High School to College…

PCC Named Finalist for Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

PCC Named Finalist for Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

    Pasadena City College (PCC) was named one of 10 finalists for the 2017…

September College Search Guide

September College Search Guide

    The Road to College By May S. Ruiz September marks the beginning of…

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Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

Calendar: Aug. 11 to 17

    EDITOR’S PICK: Monthly Bird Walk with Pasadena Audubon (Aug. 13 @ 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave.). Whether you’ve been…

Common Core Curriculum and California

Common Core Curriculum and California

By Mary McNulty It is hard to remember any issue that has sparked such a debate in education as the Common Core Curriculum. California finds itself in the…

Perry’s Joint’s Community-Driven Scholarships Give Hope to Three Mustangs

Perry’s Joint’s Community-Driven Scholarships Give Hope to Three Mustangs

    On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Perry’s Joint will be donating 100 percent of its proceeds from the day to help three young people…

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

By May S. Ruiz Carved into the foothills of Pasadena is a kindergarten to eighth grade independent school that has consistently…

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

By May S. Ruiz Carved into the foothills of Pasadena is a kindergarten to eighth grade independent school that has consistently provided an outstanding education for its…

Lancers Take on the World

    In mid-July, five La Salle Lancers competed in the World Scholar’s Global Round held in the beautiful city of Prague in the Czech Republic. Zach…

Help Send 300 Children Back to School With New Supplies

    The public’s help is needed to send at least 300 children to school with new backpacks and classroom supplies as part of the City’s 28th Annual…

Kristin Wright Appointed Director of Special Education Division

    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson recently announced that he has appointed Kristin Wright as the new special education division director at the California…

Bullying and the California Board of Education

    By Mary Mcnulty Bullying is not a new phenomenon; however the intensity in which it manifests itself is. Every neighborhood has been impacted and California…

194 Madison Parents Petition for Principal’s Removal

    The parents of 194 Madison Elementary School students demanded that Principal Juan Ruelas be removed before the start of school next month, in petitions to…

La Salle Junior Tallies Perfect ACT Score

    La Salle junior Howard Ho earned the highest possible ACT Composite score of 36. Howard’s achievement on the ACT is significant and rare. On average,…

PUSD Announces Selection of Cleveland Elementary Principal

    The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is pleased to announce the selection of Debra Lucas as principal of Cleveland Elementary School. “I am pleased to…

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