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December College Search Guide
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December College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Well, the rain certainly put a damper on our Thanksgiving weekend. But Southern California is always in need of it, so the rain was something to be thankful for. We’re also feeling the Southland version of winter with cooler daytime weather and freezing overnight temperatures in the…

Tina Wu Fredericks Announces Campaign for PUSD Board of Education
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Tina Wu Fredericks Announces Campaign for PUSD Board of Education

This week, at a public education unity rally, Tina Wu Fredericks launched her campaign for Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education, District 6. A mother of two PUSD students, Fredericks, is running to “instill integrity in its decision-making process, empower PUSD families, and focus on establishing equity for all students,” according to a press…

November College Search Guide
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November College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN With all the wildfires raging on everywhere in Southern California, it would be a welcome relief for the weather to cool down and bring us some rain. And as we fully ease into the fall season and further into the school year, I hope your children…

Edison Scholarships Available for High School Students
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Edison Scholarships Available for High School Students

High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Each year, Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, awards $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30…

PUSD Holds Community Forums on Consolidation of Schools
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PUSD Holds Community Forums on Consolidation of Schools

By Terry Miller Unprecedented community outrage at Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) over recent school “consolidations” has prompted officials to hold a forum this Thursday to address community concerns about additional potential school closures. The PUSD Board of Education will discuss middle and high school consolidations on Thursday, Oct. 17 and Tuesday, Oct. 22. The…

Pasadena Board of Education Seals Fate of 3 Elementary Schools
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Pasadena Board of Education Seals Fate of 3 Elementary Schools

Franklin, Jefferson and Roosevelt to shutter by end of school year By Terry Miller Declining enrollment considered, the Pasadena Unified School Board voted Sept. 26 to close three elementary schools at the end of the school year. In an unusually long board meeting, the decision was handed down late Thursday night: 4-3 vote margin to…

October College Search Guide
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October College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz The road to college involves four years of complicated planning and complex scheduling. High school students are extremely busy – homework, extra-curricular activities in art and sports, campus clubs, all compete for their time. To add to that, they have to make sure they get excellent marks…

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