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Monday, 03 March 2014 22:24
First Place to Earn $5,000 and Second Place to Earn $1,000.
Pasadena, CA — Announcing an investment in the City's youth, Pasadena's Water and Power Department (PWP), www.PWPWeb.com, is offering two new college scholarships to Pasadena high school seniors who can devise creative new ways to promote water conservation and renewable energy.
"We meet so many bright young students each year during community events and field trips, and they're always so willing to share their excitement and ideas," PWP General Manager Phyllis E. Currie said. "This is our way of harnessing that creativity for the good of the community while preparing the next generation for higher education and the workforce."
Monday, 03 March 2014 22:13
Increased Enrollment of Students Receiving Free and Reduced Priced School Meals a Priority
Pasadena, CA -- Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon R. Gundry today welcomed Ralph A. Peschek as PUSD's new administrator for child nutrition. Peschek will be responsible for the management and operations of school cafeterias and the district's federal free and reduced price school meal program. Peschek will also be involved in PUSD's Farm to School initiative (F2S) and implementation of the district's wellness policy in partnership with the health programs office.
"Mr. Peschek brings broad experience in developing healthy learning environments for the well -being of students," said Gundry. "I look forward to his leadership in continuing to transition our school cafeterias to the new federal regulations and district wellness programs."
Monday, 03 March 2014 22:07
Pasadena, CA -- Making the transition from elementary to middle school can be exciting -- and daunting for students and parents. To help ease the transition, Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) counselors and teachers present Middle School Prep for Parents, a parent education seminar on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blair Middle School, located at 1201 S. Marengo Street, Pasadena.
Designed for parents of students who will enter sixth grade in the 2014-2015 school year, the seminar includes a guide to middle school curriculum and the new Common Core state learning standards. Counselors will discuss the daily schedule, passing periods, the transition to semesters, the requirements to promote from middle to high school and an overview of electives.
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