Education

Student and cultural exchange program popular in Temple City
Education

Student and cultural exchange program popular in Temple City

Olympia Education Institute, OEI has been providing educational services for overseas students for many years in the area. Recently we caught up with some of their students at Oak Avenue Intermediate school in Temple City where several students from Beijing followed their contemporaries for the day offering an invaluable lesson for both the American and…

Education

Cash for college workshops at PUSD

Students and families learn how to apply for Cal Grants and other financial aid High schools in Pasadena will host five Cash for College workshops in January and February to help Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) students and their families complete applications for college grants and scholarships. Following a presentation, volunteers and computers will be…

Adult school offers hybrid ESL classes
Education

Adult school offers hybrid ESL classes

El Monte-Rosemead Adult School intermediate level ESL (English Second Language) students are taking weekly quizzes online and submitting assignments from home during the weekends using Moodle. Moodle is “an Open Source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It has become very popular among…

‘What can a girl do? A world of good’
Business, Education

‘What can a girl do? A world of good’

It’s Girl Scout cookie time again There was a Girl Scout Cookie Kick-off event at the Holy Angels Church on Saturday, January 12 with Mayors MaryAnnLutz (Monrovia), Bob Harbicht (Arcadia) and Margaret Finlay (Duarte) helping kick off the event. The Mayors’ words of encouragement to over 400 girl scouts supported this year’s cookie theme, “What…

Education

ACT 2013 candidate forum – Jan. 17

Pasadena Unified School District and Pasadena City Council ACT – the oldest and largest progressive political organization in the San Gabriel Valley – is hosting a candidate forum at PCC, in cooperation with Andrew Bott, Vice-President for Business Affairs of the Associated Students of PCC. The forum is free and open to the public. All…

Hillsides Children and Youths to Ride on Wells Fargo Stagecoach Hillsides
Education

Hillsides Children and Youths to Ride on Wells Fargo Stagecoach Hillsides

Kicks Off Centennial Celebration at Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Parade -Courtesy Photo On New Year’s Day, Hillsides, the premier provider of high quality care, advocacy and innovative services to create lasting change for children, youth, and families, will celebrate its centennial anniversary at the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. This historic milestone for Hillsides is…

Education

PUSD Issues Statement on School Shooting in Connecticut

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Chief Academic Officer and Administrator in Charge Dr. Brian McDonald issued the following statement regarding the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut today: “All of us in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) are horrified by the tragedy that occurred today in Newtown, Connecticut. Our thoughts and prayers are…

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