EVENTS

The 100th Poly Pet and Hobby Show in Photos

The 100th Poly Pet and Hobby Show has come and gone! The Maypole has been woven, dogs have been shown, teachers have been dunked, hobbies…

Immaculate Heart Celebrates Beloved Tradition of Mary’s Day

The “Great Lawn Dance” – always an anticipated part of Immaculate Heart’s Mary’s Day – brought the high school student body to its feet on…

Alverno Heights Academy’s Class of 2019 Receive Class Rings

Motown Themed Benefit Raises Funds for St. Monica Academy

Make the Most of Your Summer at Immaculate Heart



FOCUS ON LEARNING

How to Develop a Passion for Reading in Your Child

In a world that is constantly fighting for our children’s attention with flashing buttons, crushing candy, and YouTube, it is no wonder that it is…

The Gooden School Eighth Graders Visit Washington DC and Williamsburg VA

Gooden School eighth-graders enjoying day two of their five day trip to Washington D.C. and Williamsburg, VA. At today’s outing to Jamestown, the students learned…

Pasadena LEARNs After School Program is Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Summer of Discovery

Marshall Fundamental School Offer Enrichment Class to Students Interested in Filmmaking

Interested in Maranatha High School’s Summer Academy for This Summer?



SCHOOL NEWS

Ramona Convent STEM Department Co-Chair Receives Fulbright Award

Mrs. Aulikki Pekkala-Flagan The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board recently announced that Ramona Convent Science teacher, Mrs. Aulikki Pekkala-Flagan has been awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching…

Roy Boulghourjian Elected President of the Pasadena Unified Board of Education

(left to right) Elizabeth Pomeroy (District 5), Scott Phelps (District 7), Kim Kenne (District 1), Superintendent Brian McDonald, Board President Roy Boulghourjian (District 2); Board Vice President Larry Torres (District 6), Board Clerk Pat Cahalan…

Pasadena’s New Horizon School Unveiled Its New Student Inspired Peace Garden

New Horizon Pasadena, an independent Islamic school, unveiled its expansive new Peace Garden at a Friday morning ceremony on campus to celebrate and tour the lush outdoor space that aims to cultivate deeper academic learning, environmental…

Two Pasadena Unified Schools Receive U.S. News & World Report Silver Medals; Named CBEE Honor Roll Schools

Two Pasadena Unified School District campuses have won U.S. News & World Report silver medals as part the magazine’s 2017 Best High Schools ranking, and another five have been named Honor Roll schools by a…

Nickelodeon Visit New Horizon School

New Horizon School Pasadena was excited to host Nickelodeon yesterday, who came to celebrate the progress of NHS’ Peace Garden! Actor, Greg Cipes from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and actress, Daniella Monet from Victorious sang,…


SPORTS

Flintridge Prep Girls Soccer Earns Numerous Post-Season Honors

Following the most successful season in many years, including the team’s first ever trip to CIF semifinals, Prep’s varsity girls soccer team has even more…

Pasadena Unified Recognizes Pasadena High School Athletes

PUSD congratulates Pasadena High School Bulldogs boys and girls basketball CIF Playoff Champs, Blair boys CIF basketball champs, and Blair LA Marathon participants! Pasadena Unified…

Chandler Middle School Girls and Boys Golfers Win League Tournaments

Chandler School congratulates its Middle School girls and boys golfers, who won their league tournaments this week. Chandler has won golf titles in six of…

St. Francis High School’s Head Athletic Trainer, Coach Eli Hallak, Nominated for Prestigious Newell National Athletic Trainer of the Year Award

Coach Eli Hallak. Photo courtesy St. Francis High School St. Francis is thrilled to announce that its Head Athletic Trainer, Coach Eli Hallak, has been…


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Alverno Heights Academy Students Share Children’s Stories with St. Rita School

Ms. Ellen Hoffman ’74, Julia Landis ’17, Amanda Coscarelli ’18, Kate Samaniego ’18, Natalie Scigliano ’18, Moondera Rabb ’17, Ms. Jannifer Heiner Students in Alverno…


ACADEMICS

Westridge’s First STEM Expo

Westridge School students recently hosted the first-ever Westridge STEM Expo! With projects from Lower and Upper Schools’ Science Olympiad team, Robotics team, and the 3D…

Barnhart School Earn 150 Awards and Qualified for World Scholar’s Cup Global Round

Over Spring Break, fifteen Barnhart School 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th graders competed in the World Scholar’s Cup at La Salle. Together, the group earned…

South Pasadena High School SkillsUSA Students Win Big at State Competition in San Diego

Photo Credit: Mike Hogan The SPHS chapter of SkillsUSA traveled to San Diego, Calif. April 20-23, 2017 to participate in the annual state conference. Students…

Poly’s Lower School Explores the Wonder of Science

“Have you ever wondered about something?” Poly’s youngest scientists recently had the chance to wonder about something and create their own test to test it.…



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