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Pasadena Educational Foundation Presented Excellence in Communications Awards
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Pasadena Educational Foundation Presented Excellence in Communications Awards

The Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) was honored to receive two Excellence in Communications Awards from the California Schools Public Relations Association (CalSPRA) at the 2017 CalSPRA Annual Seminar in Sacramento. For more than 45 years, PEF has been committed to building dynamic community partnerships to support the public schools of Altadena, Pasadena and Sierra Madre. PEF was…

Pasadena City College to Host Community Town Hall and Resource Fair
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Pasadena City College to Host Community Town Hall and Resource Fair

The County of Los Angeles Consumer Affairs Advisory Commission invites residents of Pasadena and neighboring communities to a Town Hall and Resource Fair on Thursday, July 20 at Pasadena City College’s Craveling Lounge from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Consumer experts from the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will offer free advice to community members about…

8 Helpful Tips to Learning New Languages
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8 Helpful Tips to Learning New Languages

By Sarah Wang For most of us, learning a foreign language was a brief stint that we dutifully accomplished to graduate high school. But how much of that knowledge did we actually attain? Were there any other languages that we might’ve been interested in but didn’t have the time to pursue? Whether you’re fresh out…

Newly Adopted English Learner Roadmap to Affect Pasadena Students
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Newly Adopted English Learner Roadmap to Affect Pasadena Students

On July 12, 2017, the California State Board of Education unanimously adopted new policy for educating California’s 1.3 million English Learners (ELs) by approving an English Learner Roadmap. As stated in the approved Board Item, “This policy is intended to assist the California Department of Education in providing guidance to local educational agencies (LEAs) in…

10 Meaningful Summer Activities for High School Students
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10 Meaningful Summer Activities for High School Students

By Sarah Wang With the ring of the last class bell, millions of high school students across the country are filled with bubbling anticipation for the days that lay ahead – summer vacation. Although summer break is often synonymous with fun and freedom, it’s also important for students and parents to keep in mind how…

Pasadena City College Client Chosen as Local ‘InnovateHer’ Winner
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Pasadena City College Client Chosen as Local ‘InnovateHer’ Winner

  Giggle Chips, a Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) client, won the local InnovateHER Business Challenge competition on June 15. Giggle Chips is also a proud completer of the PCC Venture Launch Program sponsored by Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center (SBDC). InnovateHER Business Challenge, held through The SBA Office of…

July College Search Guide
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July College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz It’s the middle of summer and temperatures are soaring in the triple digits. I hope you and your children are finding fun ways to beat the heat. Summer was traditionally when teen-agers found jobs flipping burgers at fast food joints, cashiering at retail stores, or working as…

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