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PCC Welcomes Students to Fall Term on Aug. 26

Pasadena City College's 2013 fall semester will begin Monday, Aug. 26 and end Dec. 15. More than 27,000 students are expected to attend the first day of fall semester. PCC will offer 2,769 class sections in the morning, afternoon and evening for the...

WESTRIDGE STUDENT ELIZABETH STEIDEL RECEIVES OUTSTANDING LIBRARY VOLUNTEER AWARD FROM PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY

Elizabeth Steidel, a high school student at Pasadena’s Westridge School, was honored as the Outstanding Library Volunteer by Pasadena Museum of History at its annual Volunteer Recognition Reception on Saturday, August 24. "I have the honor of presenting this year’s Mary Borgerding Award for Outstanding...

Temple City Football gets underway

By SHEL SEGAL It looks like a transitional year for the Temple City High football team. After finishing last season with a record of 5-6, coach Mike McFarland said the team’s main objective is just to improve. “That’s our goal, to get better every day,” said...

Anyone for tennis?

USTA Youth Tennis Program Sign-ups The USTA's 7-week youth tennis program for kids 4-10 years old begins September 16. Classes will be held after school at convenient locations in Southern California The cost is all-inclusive: $99 for 4-7 year olds and $125 for 8-10 year olds. Program participants...

El Monteans learn to make Snowy Moon Cakes

Part of a series of events celebrating 100 years of the relationship between the El Monte libraries and the County of Los Angeles' library system, El Monteans had a chance on August 17 to learn to make a Chinese treat that has existed for...

A Farewell to Debby Collins

By Susan Motander Friends and coworkers of Monrovia School Superintendent Debby Collins gathered on Tuesday, August 13th to say "We Love You Debby." The occasion was her retirement after her short tenure as Superintendent and long career with Monrovia Unified School District. She came...

California Department of Education Monitors Social Media During STAR Tests

Heightened monitoring and reporting of California's Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) assessments this year identified 242 schools where social media postings occurred during administration of the tests, only 16 of which included postings of test questions or answers. ...

HOLDEN NAMES MONROVIA EDUCATOR: ‘ALL STAR TEACHER OF THE YEAR’

Students in Kyle McClure's science classes can often be heard singing or clapping or creating fun stories with silly characters. It's how he keeps their 12-year-old brains engaged. Kyle McClure's devotion to his students and teaching is why Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) has selected...

EPA Selects UCLA to help Improve Public Health Data and Research

One of Eight Universities Selected Nationwide EPA announced today its selection of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) as an academic partner for the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) University Challenge, a project designed to find innovative ways to increase public awareness of toxic chemical...

Arcadia School district reaches agreement in transgender students’ rights case

The United States entered into a settlement agreement with the Arcadia Unified School District in Arcadia, to resolve an investigation into allegations of discrimination against a transgender student based on the student's sex. Under the agreement, approved by the district's school board unanimously at...
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