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Scott Phelps new PUSD board president

The Board of Education of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Monday voted to elect Scott Phelps as board president for the 2014-2015 board year by a 5-1 (abstain) vote. Also at the organizational meeting, Kim Kenne was elected vice president and Tyron Hampton was elected clerk. The board elects officers for one year terms….

Education

Pasadena and Glendale schools garner ‘Distinguished school’ awards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today named 424 public elementary schools California Distinguished Schools for their strong commitment and innovative approaches to improving student academic achievement. “I applaud these strong, thriving schools that are making such impressive strides in preparing their students for continued success,” Torlakson said. “This award is well-deserved by these…

Education

Pasadena and Glendale schools garner ‘Distinguished school’ awards

Pasadena and Glendale schools garner ‘Distinguished school’ awards State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today named 424 public elementary schools California Distinguished Schools for their strong commitment and innovative approaches to improving student academic achievement. “I applaud these strong, thriving schools that are making such impressive strides in preparing their students for continued success,”…

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Shakespeare returns to a Noise Within to celebrate birth

Chuck Brogdon, a former Glendale teacher, played the 16th century wordsmith with the finesse of the Royal Shakespeare Company – Photos by Terry Miller It is a long way from Stafford-upon Avon in Warwickshire but Pasadena could be considered The Bard’s second home – especially at A Noise Within where Chuck Brogdon, a former Glendale…

Arcadia High School student aces ACT Exam
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Arcadia High School student aces ACT Exam

Earning the top score on the ACT College Admission and Placement Exam is achieved by less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the test. Arcadia High School junior Kevin Chou was one of the few to achieve this rare feat. “We have some of the best and brightest students in the country…

Arcadia High School student aces ACT Exam
Education, News

Arcadia High School student aces ACT Exam

Earning the top score on the ACT College Admission and Placement Exam is achieved by less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the test. Arcadia High School junior Kevin Chou was one of the few to achieve this rare feat. “We have some of the best and brightest students in the country…

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