Education

PUSD Launches ‘Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow’
Education

PUSD Launches ‘Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow’

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) launched “Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow,” an annual year-long campaign that brings students and their families, schools, public agencies, and community partners together to improve school attendance. PUSD’s goal is to raise attendance to 97 percent this year. “Students need to be in school to learn and get academic and social skills…

Pasadena Educational Foundation Receives Endowment of $500,000
Education

Pasadena Educational Foundation Receives Endowment of $500,000

The Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) received a $500,000 endowment gift from Keith and Margaret Russell to support PEF’s work supporting the students, teachers, and schools of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD). This gift is the largest endowment gift in PEF’s history and will be given out over a 10-year period. “We have always been…

Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough
Education

Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough

By Lucy Benton, Guest Contributor Of course, your college application essay is not enough to get accepted. Just look at Harvard’s 2018 admission statistics: out of 39,506 applicants, only 2,000 got accepted. Clearly, not only your application essay is at play here. College admission is a holistic process that involves a lot more than meets…

Dyslexia Simulation at Pasadena’s The Frostig Center
Education

Dyslexia Simulation at Pasadena’s The Frostig Center

Dyslexia is the most common cause of reading, writing and spelling difficulties. The Frostig Center invites the public to a simulation workshop that will allow participants to experience the challenges that people with dyslexia face every day. Barb Langeloh, an educational therapist and president of the Los Angeles Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, will conduct…

Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists
Education

Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program announced approximately 16,000 high school semi-finalists yesterday, with 40 of them coming from the Arcadia and Pasadena school districts. The Arcadia school district has 23 semi-finalists coming from Arcadia High School. The remaining 17 semi-finalists are from the Pasadena school district: one from La Salle High School, two from Maranatha…

Pasadena Board of Education Hears Positive Budget News  
Education

Pasadena Board of Education Hears Positive Budget News  

By Gus Herrera Following a rough 2017-18 school year, the Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) financial situation has begun to trend in a positive direction. At the board of education’s latest meeting, Chief Interim Business Officer Eva Lueck detailed various revisions to the budget that have resulted in net positives for the district going forward….

1 2 3 98
E-Newsletter

Follow Us On Instagram