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Tuesday January 24 2017

Alverno Heights Senior Cassidy Castillo To Receive LA Archdiocese Christian Service Medal

Press Release posted 1/24/17 – Alverno Heights Academy senior Cassidy Castillo has been selected as Alverno’s recipient of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Christian Service Medal for 2017. Cassidy will receive her award on Tuesday, March 14 during a special Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. Cassidy, a [...]

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Wednesday January 11 2017

Senator Portantino Reacts to Governor’s Budget Proposal

Press Release posted 1/11/17  - (1/10/17) This morning, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education, issued the following statement: “I was pleased to see that the Governor’s proposed budget reflects our State’s continued commitment to K–12 and Higher Education. The Governor’s 2017–2018 [...]

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Thursday August 25 2016

Free CERT Emergency Preparedness Classes Begin Sept. 10

Press Release posted 8/25/16 – During the week of September 10th, Sierra Madre CERT will be offering FREE comprehensive emergency preparedness training classes to the public.  Classes involve a mix of lecture and hands on exercises. The final day even includes a comprehensive disaster scenario!  For more information about CERT and about the classes check out [...]

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Wednesday January 13 2016

Alverno Jaguars Varsity Soccer Defeats Sacred Heart Comets 3-0

Alverno Jaguars Varsity Soccer Defeats Sacred Heart Comets 3-0

Press Release posted 1/13/16 – The Alverno High School Jaguars (1-1) traveled to face the Sacred Heart of Jesus Comets (1-3) for the first Horizon League game of the season on Wednesday, January 6. The pouring rain did not damper the Jaguars’ game plan as thunder-and-lightning teamwork propelled them to victory. After several offensive attacks [...]

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Monday December 21 2015

Alverno High School Inducts New Members Into National Honor Society

Alverno High School Inducts New Members Into National Honor Society

Press Release posted 12/20/15 – The Daemen Chapter of the National Honor Society at Alverno High School has inducted 12 new members into its ranks. Photo courtesy of Alverno  High School, click to enlargeFront: Alicia Lindheimer, Clara Avila, Alexis Baro, Danielle Ramirez, Moondera Rabb, Maria Luchetta, Emily Lopez, Caitlyn Delgadillo, Amy Aghajanian, and Asia Leong [...]

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Sunday December 20 2015

Alverno Welcomes Grandparents and Special Friends to Campus

Alverno Welcomes Grandparents and Special Friends to Campus

Press Release posted 12/20/15 – Alverno High School recently welcomed over 115 grandparents and special friends to campus to participate in Alverno’s annual Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day. Grandparents and special friends were treated to a morning reception in the Alverno library before joining the rest of the student body for Thanksgiving Liturgy. The Liturgy, [...]

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Sunday May 31 2015

Alverno Softball Makes Final Four with 4-1 Win Over St. Anthony’s

Alverno Softball Makes Final Four with 4-1 Win Over St. Anthony's

Posted 5/31/15 – The Alverno High School Jaguars varsity softball team advanced to the final four of the 2015 CIF Southern Section Softball Playoff Brackets – Division 6 on Thursday, with a 4-1 over St. Anthony’s of Long Beach, led by Player of the Game Katie Taix who pitched six hit ball, including 12 strikeouts and [...]

Thursday May 28 2015

Alverno Softball Wins 2nd Round Playoff Game Against Windward, 6-5

Article “Powered by Narrative Science and GameChanger Media. Copyright 2015. All rights reserved.” - Clara Avila went 3 for 3 at the plate as Alverno Jaguars Varsity took home a 6-5 victory over Windward in eight innings at Glendale Sports Complex on Thursday. She singled in the fourth and sixth innings and tripled in the seventh inning. [...]

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Monday May 18 2015

Republican Legislators Introduce SB150: Tax Relief for Students with School Loans When College Goes Under

Press Release posted 5/18/15 – Following the shutdown of several campuses owned by Corinthian Colleges headquartered in California, two Republican Senators introduced a bill to help students with their federal loan debt forgiveness. Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) and Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) jointly authored Senate Bill 150, which would allow students [...]

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Tuesday May 12 2015

Alverno High School Seniors Celebrate National College Decision Day

Alverno High School Seniors Celebrate National College Decision Day

Press Release posted 5/12/15 – On Friday, May 1 members of Alverno High School’s Class of 2015 joined in the celebrations for National College Decision Day by sporting their college sweatshirts. As in years past, Alverno High School is excited and proud that 100 percent of its graduates will be going onto college next year. [...]

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Monday May 11 2015

Alverno Softball Ends Season as Undefeated League Champions , Rodriguez Hits Three Homers, Gets 10 RBIs

Alverno Softball Ends Season as Undefeated League Champions , Rodriguez Hits Three Homers, Gets 10 RBIs

Press Release posted 5/11/15 – The Alverno High School Varsity Softball defeated Ramona Convent 18-10 in the final game of the Horizon League season. With a League record of 10-0, the Jaguars are the undefeated victors of the Horizon League and are headed to the CIF Southern Section for the 18th time in 20 years. [...]

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Thursday May 07 2015

Alverno Softballers Continue Winning Ways

Posted 5/7/15 – The Alverno High School varsity softball team continued it’s winning ways on Tuesday, defeating Sacred Heart of Jesus on SHJ’s field.  Senior catcher Cailen Rodriguez led the way on offense, going 5 for 5, including 3 doubles and a triple.  She knocked in 2 and scored twice in the process. Junior second [...]

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Thursday May 07 2015

Summer Reading Programs For All Ages At The Library

Press Release posted 5/7/15 – Adults, teens & children – get ready to sign up for Sierra Madre Public Library’s Summer Reading Program — June 8 through August 10. Register anytime during this period and win prizes along the way. Children read and record their books (print or e-Book), and prizes are awarded when each [...]

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Thursday May 07 2015

PUSD’S 2nd Annual Innovation Exposition to Show Off Student S.T.E.M. Ideas

Press Release posted 5/6/15 – The Innovation Exposition is the Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) alternative to the typical science fair. This exciting event will showcase elementary through middle school student-generated work – connecting students with their community on Friday, May 8 at Blair High School. PUSD’s Innovation Exposition is a novel approach to inspire students to think critically [...]

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Wednesday May 06 2015

Bill To Protect Physicians Passes Out of Judiciary Committee

Press Release posted 5/6/15 – Legislation authored by Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) passed a crucial policy committee test after receiving a unanimous vote of support in the Senate Judiciary Committee. SB 738 is follow-up legislation from SB 1266, which Senator Huff successfully authored and the governor signed into law last year. SB 1266 required [...]

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Sunday May 03 2015

Alverno Varsity Softball Knocks off Holy Family

Posted 5/3/15 – Senior Olivia Rivas knocked in two runs, junior Emily Yakikian went 3 for 3 including two doubles and an RBI, and senior Cailen Rodriguez knocked in another as the Jaguars defeated Glendale’s Holy Family Gaels behind the complete game shut out pitching of junior Katie Taix on Thursday.  The win followed Tuesday’s [...]

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Sunday April 26 2015

Alverno Shuts Out Bishop Conaty-Loretto

Alverno Shuts Out Bishop Conaty-Loretto

Posted 4/26/15 – Senior Cailen Rodriguez and Junior Cameron Rodriguez knocked in two runs apiece and Junior Katie Taix threw six innings of 1-hit ball as Alverno’s varsity softball team defeated Bishop Conaty-Loretto on Thursday on their home field.  Freshman Isabella Fyson added an inning of no-hit ball, as the Jaguars combined to one-hit Bishop [...]

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Saturday March 21 2015

Rodriguez Hits 2 HR, but Alverno Jaguars Lose to Maranatha 8-7

Posted 3/21/15 – Despite the best efforts of senior Cailen Rodriguez, who hit two home runs, driving in four, Alverno lost at Maranatha in the final inning.  Alverno got off to a good start, scoring in their first at bat, but Maranatha answered with two in the bottom of the first.  Each team scored two [...]

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Sunday February 22 2015

Kiwanis to Host School Board Candidate Forum Luncheon Tuesday, 2/24

Press Release posted 2/22/15 – Kiwanis Club of Sierra Madre will conduct a School Board Forum at their meeting of February 24 At The Lodge, 33E. Sierra Madre Blvd.   Lunch will start at 11:30 AM for those who want to eat lunch at a cost of $10.00.  Seating will be available for those not wanting lunch.   [...]

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Friday February 20 2015

SMPD Busts East SGV ROP Teacher for Sexual Encounter With Minor Gladstone High Student

SMPD Busts East SGV ROP Teacher for Sexual Encounter With Minor Gladstone High Student

Press Release posted 2/20/15 –  The Sierra Madre Police Department arrested an East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program (ROP) teacher for allegedly having a sexual encounter with a minor, who is a student at Gladstone High School in Azusa. While this teacher was not a direct employee of the Azusa Unified School District, the [...]

Sunday February 15 2015

Editorial – Why SierraMadreNews.Net Endorses Larry Torres for PUSD Board of Education

Editorial - Why SierraMadreNews.Net Endorses Larry Torres for PUSD Board of Education

Editorial posted 2/15/15 - Why SierraMadreNews.Net Endorses Larry Torres for PUSD Board of Education When you meet Larry, you get the feeling that he’s genuinely happy to meet you. When you talk with Larry, you feel you’re speaking with someone who honestly cares what you think. When Larry talks with you, you feel you’re speaking with [...]

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Thursday February 05 2015

Read, Discover, Connect Art & Essay Contest at the Sierra Madre Library

Press Release posted 2/5/15 – Students in grades K – 8 are invited to enter the Library Art and Essay contest, starting February 2, 2015. This year’s theme is: Read, Discover, Connect @ Sierra Madre Public Library and entries should reflect the theme as closely as possible. Entry forms are available at the Public Library, [...]

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Monday March 10 2014

Infant and Toddler Programs Scheduled at the Library

Press Releases posted 3/10/14 - 1-2-3 Play with Me: A Parent/Child Workshop Series/Baby Rhyme Time (see below) 1-2-3 Play with Me: A Parent/Child Workshop Series Families with children ages three and younger are invited to the Sierra Madre Public Library’s new five-week parenting workshop series, 1-2-3 Play with Me. Lively interactive sessions will include toys, crafts, [...]

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Monday March 10 2014

Sierra Madre Elementary 1 of 3 PUSD Schools Recognized for High Student Academic Achievement, Closing Achievement Gaps

Sierra Madre Elementary 1 of 3 PUSD Schools Recognized for High Student Academic Achievement, Closing Achievement Gaps

Press Release posted 3/10/14 – The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) announced today that Hamilton Elementary School, Roosevelt Elementary School and Sierra Madre Elementary School have been selected by California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) to receive the title of 2013 Honor Roll school. The 2,099 public schools in California receiving this distinction from the [...]

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Saturday March 01 2014

PHS Boys Basketball Advances to Quarterfinals, Falls in Overtime

PHS Boys Basketball Advances to Quarterfinals, Falls in Overtime

Posted 3/1/14 – After beating Ontario by 19 in the first round of the CIF Div. II-A playoffs with a final score of 77-58, the Bulldogs advanced to a second round game against the Eisenhower Eagles of Rialto.  That game was played at PHS on Tuesday, Feb. 25th, and PHS came away from that with [...]

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Monday February 10 2014

Sierra Madre Civic Club Education Awards Applications Now Available

Sierra Madre Civic Club Education Awards Applications Now Available

Press Release posted 2/10/14 – The Sierra Madre Civic Club is pleased to announce the availability of the 2014 Education Awards applications.  High school seniors who live in Sierra Madre, work in Sierra Madre, or are related to a Civic Club member are eligible to apply.  Applications will be available at the Sierra Madre Library, [...]

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Saturday October 12 2013

In-n-Out Children’s Reading Program at the Library – Burgers and Books!

Press Release posted 10/12/13 – Children ages 4-12 are invited to sign up for the In-N-Out reading program, now through Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Each child reads five books at his or her reading level and notes the titles on a reading log.  After five books are read, a [...]

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Thursday August 08 2013

Sierra Madre Leads PUSD in English, Math STAR Testing Scores

Press Release posted 8/8/13 – Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) test scores on the 2013 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) exams mirrored statewide results and dipped slightly, according to results released August 8 by the California Department of Education (CDE). STAR tests are administered each spring to students in grades 2-11. “The progress at most [...]

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Sunday July 21 2013

Library Receives 400+ New Books Thanks To Grant

Library Receives 400+ New Books Thanks To Grant

Press Release posted 7/21/13 – Sierra Madre’s Public Library was the recipient of a one-time grant of $7,500 from the state library and was able to purchase over 400 new, print books. New books include children’s, teens, popular fiction, classics, non-fiction and reference materials. All new books are part of collections with high demand and [...]

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Friday June 14 2013

Video of Residents Supporting Middle School at PUSD Meeting

Posted 6/14/13 – Here’s some video I shot at the school Board meeting on Tuesday.  There are a couple speakers whose names I don’t know, followed by Bart Doyle.  The Board voted following some discussion right after Bart spoke.  I have video of the Board discussion too, as well as the vote itself. I’ll be [...]

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Tuesday June 11 2013

PUSD Board Approves Construction Bid for Sierra Madre Middle School

Posted 6/11/13 – At a Board meeting that overflowed into an extremely crowded hallway, the PUSD Board voted to approve the construction budget for the long delayed Sierra Madre Middle School.  More coverage and video later, but thought you might enjoy seeing the vote.

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Monday June 10 2013

PUSD Board to Vote on SM Middle School Construction Bid at Board Mtg. Tues, June 11

PUSD Board to Vote on SM Middle School Construction Bid at Board Mtg. Tues, June 11

Letter to the Editor posted 6/10/13 – We have reached a critical point in the Construction of the Sierra Madre Middle School campus. On Tuesday, June 11, the PUSD School Board will be voting on whether to award the revised $27.888M bid (last January the $31.4M bid was rejected by the Board). Four votes in [...]

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Saturday June 01 2013

Sierra Madrean Appointed to PUSD School Board

Sierra Madrean Appointed to PUSD School Board

Press Release posted 6/1/13 - Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education appointed Mikala Rahn, Ph.D. to fill the vacant at large Seat 4 on the PUSD Board of Education at a Special Board meeting held at Pasadena City College on June 1. Dr. Rahn will be sworn in June 11 and will [...]

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Thursday May 23 2013

American Red Cross To Offer First Aid and CPR/AED Courses in Sierra Madre

American Red Cross To Offer First Aid and CPR/AED Courses in Sierra Madre

Press Release posted 5/23/13 – The Community Services Department is happy to announce Red Cross certification course are now available! Certified instructors are holding courses for First Aid and CPR/AED for both professional rescuers and workplace, schools and individuals. All courses are held in the Sierra Madre Room, located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., [...]

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Monday April 22 2013

Sierra Madre Rose Float Association Scholarship Opportunity

Posted 4/22/13 – The Sierra Madre Rose Float Association announced an opportunity for local students to receive (a) scholarship(s) distributed by the organization.  To qualify, applicants must: – have actively participated in one or more Sierra Madre Rose Float activity (such as fundraising, design, construction, flowering or as a past or present float rider) – [...]

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Saturday April 20 2013

Senate Education Committee Blocks Huff Reform Bills

Press Release posted 4/20/13 – Sacramento – The Senate Education Committee took action today to defeat reforms intended to help California students by voting against measures authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar). With the actions of the Senate Education Committee, students have been denied the right to public school choice regardless of [...]

Saturday April 20 2013

PUSD Kindergarten Registration And Readiness Fair Is Today

PUSD Kindergarten Registration And Readiness Fair Is Today

Press Release posted 4/20/13 – Families can register prospective kindergarten students and learn how to get ready for the first day of school at the Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) Kindergarten Registration and Readiness Fair Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Parents and incoming students can meet PUSD kindergarten teachers, learn about [...]

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Saturday April 20 2013

Alverno High School to Present Godspell April 25, 26

Alverno High School to Present Godspell April 25, 26

Press Release posted 4/20/13 – Alverno High School is proud to present Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak’s Godspell on April 25 and 26 at 7:00 p.m. the Lanterman Theater in La Cañada. Told almost entirely through song, Godspell presents the Gospel of Matthew to a group of modern “hipsters” spending time in a city junkyard. [...]

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Monday February 11 2013

Tomorrow Final Day of PUSD Open Enrollment

Press Release posted 2/11/13 – Tomorrow is the final day to submit applications for the Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) 2013-2014 Open Enrollment. Applications are accepted for admission to specialized programs such as: ·         Dual Language Immersion – Spanish (now offered on two campuses) ·         Dual Language Immersion – Mandarin Chinese ·         Science, Technology, Engineering, [...]

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Monday February 11 2013

Forty-Seven Alverno Seniors Make A Commitment to Give Back

Press Release posted 2/11/13 - Alverno High School Community Service Fair raises more than $1,100 for charities  Alverno High School recently hosted its Third Annual Alverno Community Service Fair, which showcased the senior class’ self-created service projects ranging from fighting abuse and cancer to providing funds for schools and art programs. The fair grew out of [...]

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Sunday January 13 2013

Library to Hold Workshop on Child Oriented Picture Book Apps for iPads

Press Release posted 1/13/13 – How does a good parent sort out the good and the bad, the useful and harmful for their children in today’s electronic world? The Sierra Madre Public Library has an app for that!  Several, actually. Parents of young children are invited to Apps for Toddlers on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 [...]

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Sunday January 13 2013

PUSD Open Enrollment Application Period to Open Soon

Press Release posted 1/13/13 – The application period for 2013-2014 Open Enrollment begins January 23, 2012. Open Enrollment is PUSD’s school of choice program. Applications will be accepted for admission in popular specialized programs such as: Dual Language Immersion – Spanish (now offered on two campuses) Dual Language Immersion – Mandarin Chinese Science, Technology, Engineering, [...]

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Wednesday January 09 2013

Alverno High School To Host Third Annual Senior Service Fair

Press Release posted 1/9/13 - As a new year begins, Alverno High School would like to invite members of the local community to attend the Third Annual Alverno Service Fair on Thursday, January 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. The fair will showcase self-created projects by Alverno’s senior class ranging from fighting abuse and cancer [...]

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Saturday December 22 2012

“Alverno Discount Cards Make Great Stocking Stuffers!” – SierraMadreSue

Posted 12/22/12 – Special edition of SierraMadreSue’s Music News Hey Friends and Family -  it’s that time again – for our school’s big fundraiser of the year.  The Alverno High School Jaguar Discount Card is now on sale, and it has TWICE as many vendors on it as last year’s! (Vendors include: Hot Dog on [...]

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Monday December 10 2012

Busy Week of Events at Alverno High School

Busy Week of Events at Alverno High School

Press Releases posted 12/10/12 – Alverno High School campus will be busy between now and Sunday, with three events scheduled that the general public is invited to attend..See below for more information.  All three events have been added to the SierraMadreNews.Net Community Calendar at www.SMCalendar.info. Alverno High School To Host Annual Candlelight Celebration Candlelight Celebration includes [...]

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Monday December 10 2012

Holiday Performances Scheduled at Sierra Madre School

Press Release posted 12/10/12 - The musical talents of Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) elementary, middle and high school students will be on display this holiday season as glee clubs, choirs, bands and orchestras perform a full schedule of winter concerts and performances throughout Altadena, Pasadena and Sierra Madre.   Sierra Madre events still to take [...]

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Friday November 23 2012

St. Rita Kids Featured in Rise of the Guardians Trailers

St. Rita Kids Featured in Rise of the Guardians Trailers

Press Release posted 11/23/12 - If you look carefully, you may notice some familiar little faces in TV spots promoting Dreamwork’s holiday blockbuster movie, Rise of the Guardians! Junior kindergarteners through second graders from St. Rita School were interviewed in early October by Hurwitz Creative Production for inclusion in TV spots and online featurettes promoting the movie. [...]

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Tuesday November 20 2012

Alverno Varsity Volleyball Celebrates First CIF Championship Title in School History

Alverno Varsity Volleyball Celebrates First CIF Championship Title in School History

Press Release posted 11/20/12 - Alverno became CIF Division 5AA Champions After Defeating Pomona Catholic For the first time in school history, the Alverno High School Varsity Volleyball can claim the title “CIF-SS Champions.” The Jaguars volleyball team brought home the title after defeating Pomona Catholic 25-15, 27-25, 25-22 in the Saturday, November 17 Division 5AA [...]

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Saturday November 17 2012

SM Community Nursery School Auction Fundraiser Tonight

Posted 11/17/12 – The Sierra Madre Community Nursery School’s annual auction will take place this evening from 5:30-10:00pm at the Sierra Madre Room in the Rec. Center, 611 East Sierra Madre Blvd.  Stop by for dinner, cocktails and amazing auction items!  Tickets are $20 at the door!  Start your holiday shopping today!

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Thursday October 25 2012

St. Rita Alum Chosen for US Army All-American Bowl

St. Rita Alum Chosen for US Army All-American Bowl

Press Release posted 10/25/12 - St. Rita alum and Cathedral High School senior, Hayden Rettig, has been selected to play in the prestigious US Army All-American Bowl in 2013. Rettig will join the nation’s top 90 high school football players in the East vs. West game at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, Jan. [...]

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Tuesday October 16 2012

Sierra Madre School Again Tops in API in PUSD

Posted 10/16/12 - Student achievement in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) remained steady, according to the 2011-2012 Academic Performance Index (API) growth results released today by the California Department of Education (CDE). Washington Accelerated Elementary saw the biggest increase among PUSD schools with a 49 point jump to score an 810 and cross the 800 [...]

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Tuesday October 16 2012

Sierra Madre School News

Posted 10/16/12, From PUSD Weekly Newsflash - At its meeting October 9, the PUSD Board of Education approved the establishment of Sierra Madre Middle School as a separate grades 6-8 entity from Sierra Madre Elementary in the 2013-2014 academic year. The district’s successful Mandarin Immersion program, located at Field Elementary for grades K-5, will also eventually [...]

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Wednesday September 05 2012

PUSD To Begin Text Messaging For Parent And Public Communication

Press Release posted 9/5/12 - The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) today announced that parents, students, staff and community members now have another way to receive information from the district. PUSD has partnered with Nixle to provide emergency alerts, district updates and school news via text message and email in both English and Spanish. Nixle is [...]

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Wednesday September 05 2012

Sierra Madre Rotary Club Donates Books to Library

Sierra Madre Rotary Club Donates Books to Library

Press Release posted 9/5/12 – Building on their long-standing partnership with the library, the Rotary Club of Sierra Madre donated more than 50 children’s fiction books to the Sierra Madre Public Library in August 2012. The books will be located in the recently remodeled and newly named Rotary Children’s Library. All the brand new books [...]

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Saturday September 01 2012

Sierra Madre School Shines in State Testing

Press Release posted 9/1/12 - Student achievement remained steady in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), according to results of the 2012 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) exams released Friday by the California Department of Education (CDE). PUSD’s greatest gains were seen in the writing portions of the exam. Fourth grade students improved by 18 percentage [...]

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Wednesday August 29 2012

Governor Signs Huff Authored Legislation into Law

Press Release posted 8/29/12 - SACRAMENTO: Two measures authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) have received the approval and signature of the Governor after receiving support from both Democrats and Republicans during the legislative process. Both SB 1364 and SB 1137 address key consumer protection issues. “My thanks to the Governor for his [...]

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Tuesday August 28 2012

Local Resident Wins a Kindle Fire From Library Adult Summer Reading Program, EBook Workshops Scheduled

Local Resident Wins a Kindle Fire From Library Adult Summer Reading Program, EBook Workshops Scheduled

Press Release posted 8/28/12 – Donna Singer was the lucky winner of a Kindle Fire eReader in the Sierra Madre Public Library Adult Summer Reading Program.  Ninety-five adults entered the drawing this summer, sponsored and funded by the Friends of the Library.  “eReaders are a wonderful idea and handy for travelling”, said Donna, “a big [...]

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Friday August 10 2012

Library’s Parent/Child Workshops Slated for September

Press Release posted 8/10/12 – Registration is now open for Sierra Madre Public Library’s popular Parent/Child workshop series, slated for September 6, 13, 20, 27, and October 4. Sessions will take place at the Library on consecutive Thursdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and will be interactive including toys, crafts, books and play in addition [...]

Wednesday July 25 2012

Aquatic Safety Demonstration Event Scheduled

Press Release posted 7/25/12 – With the warm summer months upon us and kids out of school for the summer, it’s time to hit the beach and pools for some fun. Come out on Tuesday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Splash into Summer Safety with Waterworks Aquatics and the Sierra Madre [...]

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Friday July 06 2012

Letter to the Editor re: Student Loan Apps

Posted 7/6/12 – Please forward this to anyone who might need to know… Monday my daughter sat down to renew her FAFSA for the fall semester (if you don’t have college kids yet this is the Federal student aid application that must be filed for any type of student aid to be considered).  She didn’t [...]

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Sunday June 10 2012

Rotary Children’s Library Grand Opening, Photos and Video

Rotary Children's Library Grand Opening, Photos and Video

Posted 6/10/12 – On Thursday, June 7th, more than a hundred people turned out to celebrate the opening of the Rotary Children’s Library at the Sierra Madre Public Library.  Formerly the Children’s Library Room, the Rotary Children’s Library has undergone a major upgrade, with financial assistance from numerous individuals and organizations throughout the community.  Improvements [...]

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Friday June 08 2012

Darlene Traxler Leads Sierra Madre Library’s Summer READ™ Campaign

Darlene Traxler Leads Sierra Madre Library’s Summer READ™ Campaign

Press Release posted 6/7/12 - Darlene Traxler, President of the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library has graciously agreed to help promote the Library’s Summer 2012 READ campaign.  In an effort to promote a life-long love of reading, a local citizen is chosen to select their favorite book and encourage residents of all ages to visit [...]

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Thursday June 07 2012

Measure TT Oversight Committee Meeting Tonight to Discuss Middle School, Can You Go?

Posted 6/7/12 - Fresh off the Organize Sierra Madre Schools FB page: “HELP NEEDED! Last minute catch – the Measure TT Oversight committee is meeting TONIGHT (Thursday, 6/7) at 6:30pm and they have “Update on Sierra Madre Middle School — Scheduling and Cost Issues” on their agenda. Can you come join this meeting? It would be [...]

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Monday June 04 2012

Doyle Updates Council Regarding School Redistricting, Measure A

Doyle Updates Council Regarding School Redistricting, Measure A

Posted 6/4/12 – At the City Council meeting on May 22nd, the City Council received an update from its representative on the PUSD Redistricting Task Force, Bart Doyle. Mr. Doyle replaced Joe Mosca as the city’s representative when he resigned to move to London. Despite his late entry into the process, Mr. Doyle was able [...]

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Thursday May 31 2012

Free E-Reader Workshops At Sierra Madre Library

Press Release posted 5/31/12 – Learn how to download free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad, Nook and other e-devices this summer at the Library.  The class will focus on how to download free books from our Overdrive service to your e-reader, and will include a demonstration followed by a hands-on practice.  If possible, please bring [...]

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Thursday May 24 2012

Sierra Madre Civic Club Awards Scholarships to Ten Local Students

Sierra Madre Civic Club Awards Scholarships to Ten Local Students

Posted 5/24/12 -  By Christine Bachwansky Family and friends looked on proudly during the ceremony held at the Hart House in Memorial Park as ten local students were awarded scholarships by the Sierra Madre Civic Club.  Committee co-chairs Dorothy Jerneycic and Joan Crow, along with committee members Kathleen Coyne and Mary Beth Knox all agreed that [...]

Thursday May 24 2012

SM Library Offers Summer Reading Programs for Kids, Teens, Adults -Teen Volunteers Needed

Press Release posted 5/24/12 – “Dream Big – Read!” is the theme for Sierra Madre’s eight-week 2012 Summer Reading Program, which runs from Monday, June 18 through Saturday, August 11.  There are programs for all age groups, including adults. Come in and register any time during this period and win prizes along the way. In [...]

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Monday May 21 2012

Civic Club Grant to Help Preserve, Put Online Oral Histories of Sierra Madreans

Press Release posted 5/21/12 – The Sierra Madre Historical Archives is pleased to announce that it has received a $400 grant from the Sierra Madre Civic Club to launch the Save Our Stories Project.  Library Archivist Debbie Henderson, who applied for the grant, explained that the purpose of the project is to preserve and provide [...]

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Monday May 21 2012

Updates Re: PUSD, SM Middle School Construction, Community Support Sought

Posted 5/21/12 – According to the group Organize Sierra Madre Schools (OSMS), self-described as “a group of concerned parents and citizens fighting for the future of Sierra Madre Schools,” some good news has been received regarding the long awaited review and approval of the plans for the Sierra Madre Middle School by the Office of [...]

Thursday April 26 2012

State Senate Committee Rejects New Funding Source for Schools

Press Release posted 4/25/12 – The Senate Committee on Education rejected a measure today that would have given California school districts a new funding source, without raising taxes. SB 1295, authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar), would have allowed districts to provide advertising space on the exterior of its school buses and [...]

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Wednesday April 25 2012

St. Rita Students Visit Washington D.C.

St. Rita Students Visit Washington D.C.

St. Rita students pose in front of the White House during recent trip, photo courtesy of St. Rita School  Press Release posted 4/25/12 – Fourteen members of the St. Rita eighth-grade class had a trip to remember over their recent Spring Break. They toured the nation’s capital on a non-stop, 5-day itinerary that incorporated many of [...]

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Wednesday April 25 2012

St. Rita Accepting Applications for Junior Kindergarten Program

St. Rita Accepting Applications for Junior Kindergarten Program

Press Release posted 4/25/12 – Registration is now open for admission into the new Junior Kindergarten program atSt.RitaSchoolfor the 2012-2013 academic year. The full-day program, available to 4 and 5-year olds, will prepare students for classroom routines with plenty of time for free-exploration. The developmentally-based curriculum is designed for the “early 5-year old” who is [...]

Monday April 23 2012

SMCNS to Host Annual Carnival

SMCNS to Host Annual Carnival

Posted 4/23/12 – On Saturday, May 5, the Sierra Madre Community Nursery School will host its annual Carnival in the Park. Enjoy more than 30 booths with food, games, face painting, pony rides, and a petting zoo. Stop by the silent auction booth and enter the raffle to win fantastic prizes. Don’t miss our great [...]

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Sunday March 04 2012

Bethany Lions Choir Performs at State of the City

Posted 3/5/12 – At the State of the City address on Feb. 27th, before the Mayor got up to speak, the audience was treated to three songs by the Bethany School Choir.  This video is of that part of the evening.  Enjoy.

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Friday February 24 2012

Library Children’s Room Remodel Begins

Posted 2/24/12 – Renovation of the Sierra Madre Public Library Children’s Room is slated to begin the first week in April. During the makeover, Children’s Services will move into the adjacent Reference Room with a limited collection of picture, fiction and non-fiction books.  The popular Preschool Story Times will continue during the six-week construction period [...]

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Monday February 06 2012

PUSD Districting Taskforce Seeks Sierra Madre Input

The PUSD Districting  Task Force will hold a public meeting to provide information and solicit public input on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., Sierra Madre City Hall Chambers, 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Participants will have an opportunity to review proposed maps of sub-districts and comment directly to the [...]

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Saturday February 04 2012

Alverno to Honor Anniversary of Japanese EQ/Tsunami with Japanese Visitors

Posted 2/4/12 - On Monday, February 6, 2012, Alverno High School will welcome 80 visitors from the Uekusa Bunka Girls High School in Tokyo, Japan. For the past nine years, the students at Uekusa Bunka have made the 5,000 mile visit to see Los Angeles and visit their sister school in Sierra Madre.   The morning will [...]

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Thursday January 19 2012

Sierra Madre’s Got Talent ???

Join the students and families of Sierra Madre School as they hop on stage and show Sierra Madre what they’ve got on Friday, January 27th in the Gayle Bluemmel Auditorium at Sierra Madre Elementary School 141 West Highland Avenue, Sierra Madre. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 for [...]

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Thursday January 19 2012

Library’s Free Parent/Child Workshops Slated For February

Posted 1/19/12 – Sierra Madre Public Library’s latest five-week Parent/Child Workshop for families with children ages three and younger will feature noted resource professionals from the community. Each workshop session will feature a different aspect of parenting, including early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play, and health. The popular workshop [...]

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Thursday January 19 2012

Alverno Wins Game Against Sacred Heart of Jesus, 5-0

Alverno Wins Game Against Sacred Heart of Jesus, 5-0

 Updated 1/19/12 – We received word from Alverno that the press release stating that Alverno had won its 11th straight championship was in error, and we have made the correction.   Posted 1/19/12 – Alverno’s soccer team won their game against Sacred Heart of Jesus on January 13th.  Having lost their first league game to Bishop [...]

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Wednesday January 18 2012

“MY PC” Computer Classes At Sierra Madre Library

Posted 1/18/12 – If you’ve wanted to take computer classes, but have avoided them because you thought they’d be boring or full of incomprehensible “techno-babble, then the “MY PC” series is for you!  Sierra Madre Library staff members Jill Schofield and Gerard Brane will be teaching this hands-on, fun, and user-friendly series of 10 one-hour [...]

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Wednesday January 18 2012

The 2012 Sierra Madre Library READ™ Campaign

The 2012 Sierra Madre Library READ™ Campaign

Posted 1/18/12 – In 1985, the American Library Association (ALA) launched the READ™ campaign which has proven immensely effective in promoting literacy among all age groups.  Comedian Bill Cosby was the first notable to appear on a poster; since then, more than 150 celebrities have donated their images for these posters, which convey the simple, [...]

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Thursday January 05 2012

Pasadena YMCA – Teen Leadership Club Offered at YAC

Posted 1/5/12 – The City of Sierra Madre has partnered with the Pasadena YMCA to offer teens 11-17 years-old Teen Leadership Club at the Youth Activity Center.  Starting Monday, January 9, 2012 the Pasadena YMCA will offer teen programing at the Sierra Madre Community Recreation Center, in the second story Youth Activity Center.  The YMCA [...]

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Thursday January 05 2012

City Class Registration Now Open

Posted 1/5/12 – The Community Services Department is happy to announce that registration is now open for the winter/spring session for both youth and adults.  Classes include Tennis, Ballet/Tap, Gymnastics, Soccer, Karate, Yoga (Tuesday & Thursday evenings plus a new Wednesday morning class) and Tai Chi. The Spring Aquatic Center schedule includes a variety of [...]

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Tuesday December 13 2011

Local Community Invited to Attend Alverno’s Candlelight Celebration

Local Community Invited to Attend Alverno's Candlelight Celebration

The Christmas season brings wonderful traditions to Alverno High School including the annual Candlelight Celebration. This year, Alverno will host this special tradition on Wednesday, December 14th at 7pm. The entire Alverno community will gather near the Villa Del Sol d’ Oro and take part in the story of Christmas from the birth of Jesus [...]

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Wednesday November 23 2011

Library Closed This Weekend for Holiday

The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27. Library materials to be returned may be placed in the Book Drop, which will remain open during the four-day holiday break.

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Wednesday November 16 2011

Workshop on Tips & Strategies for Effective IEP Goal Writing Scheduled

What: Tips and Strategies for Effective Goal Writing – Mark Woodsmall, Esq. Date: Thursday, November 17th Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm Where: Justine Sherman & Associates Address: 55 Auburn Avenue, Sierra Madre, California 91024 Office Phone: (626) 355-1729 Interactive workshop will detail three essential components required for drafting quality Individual Education Program (IEP) goals including the [...]

Monday October 31 2011

City Seeks to Fill PUSD Redistricting Committee Opening

Posted 10/31/11 - The Sierra Madre City Council is seeking interested individuals to serve on the Pasadena Unified School District Redistricting Committee, due to a vacancy created with Councilmember Mosca’s upcoming resignation. The Redistricting Committee is responsible for determining the sub-geographic regions which will make up the voting districts within the Pasadena Unified School District. The [...]

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Thursday October 20 2011

Alverno Celebrates the Gifts of Its Founders

Alverno Celebrates the Gifts of Its Founders

Alverno High School is fortunate to have its roots with both the Sisters of St. Francis and the Immaculate Heart Community, and the October 4 Founders’ Day celebration blended their traditions and the year’s school theme with great success. “Beyond Borders” is this year’s theme at Alverno. Students were matched into “families” of mixed grade [...]

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Thursday October 20 2011

Alverno to Host Networking Event

Alverno to Host Networking Event

Alverno High School will host a business networking event featuring job information from local organizations at the Villa del Sol d’Oro on Wednesday, November 2nd from 6 to 8pm.  Here are some of the highlights of the event! ~ Alverno is partnering with “Women at Work” and “WINTER: Women in Non-Traditional Employment Roles” to present this joint event. [...]

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Monday October 03 2011

Alverno’s Hamilton Leads State in Volleyball Kills

Alverno’s Hamilton Leads State in Volleyball Kills

Posted 10/3/11 – Max Preps has named Alverno High School junior Jessica Hamilton number one in the state of California with 264 kills in games so far this year.  Jessica only began playing volleyball in 7th grade and says she really took to it. Freshman year she was on the Varsity team and has never [...]

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Sunday October 02 2011

Five Alverno Cross-Country Athletes Medal at Bell-Jeff Invitational

Five Alverno Cross-Country Athletes Medal at Bell-Jeff Invitational

Posted 10/2/2011 - Five Alverno runners climbed the medals platform to receive medals at the Bell-Jeff Cross Country Invitational on September 24.  Both Varsity and JV teams improved their times over the year before. Eryn Blakely ran a fast 19:24 with Katherine Haysbert close behind with a 19:57.  Also receiving medals were Rachel Achterman, Adrianna Martinez, and [...]

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Monday September 26 2011

Alverno Junior Jumps to Victory

Alverno Junior Jumps to Victory

Alverno High School junior Eryn Blakely won three blue ribbons at Showcase Stables’ horse show in Redlands. It was her first competition riding Havana Knights. Eryn calls the event a “warm-up” to see where she and the 16.2 hand thoroughbred are in preparation to represent Alverno in the first IEL (Interscholastic Equestrian League)show at the [...]

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Tuesday September 20 2011

Fall Dinner Dance to Benefit Sierra Madre School

Fall Dinner Dance to Benefit Sierra Madre School

Posted 9/20/11 – Shake your leaves and join the fun at the Fall Dinner Dance benefiting Sierra Madre School’s Annual Fund, Saturday, October 15th from 6:00 to 10 p.m. at the exclusive private club Area 51 in Monrovia. Hire a sitter, leave the kids at home and put on your dancing shoes. Enjoy a delicious [...]

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Sunday September 04 2011

Foothill Unity Center Auxiliary Needs Help to Fill Semi for Goodwill Fundraiser

Foothill Unity Center Auxiliary Needs Help to Fill Semi for Goodwill Fundraiser

Sept. 4, 2011 – Throughout September, Foothill Unity Center Auxiliary and Goodwill are partnering in a program that aims to raise funds for the Center as it supports Goodwill’s education, training and job programs for people with disabilities or other disadvantages. If the Auxiliary and its supporters can fill a 28-foot semi trailer with donated [...]

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Sunday September 04 2011

HUTDogs, Santa Anita work with Chambers for Social Media Workshop

HUTDogs, Santa Anita work with Chambers for Social Media Workshop

Sept. 4th, 2011 – HUTDogs will present a FREE social media workshop on Thursday September 22, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM PDT at Santa Anita Park.  Learn how to streamline your efforts and get today’s top social media and Internet marketing tools working together for your business: web site, Facebook page, YouTube, Twitter, [...]

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Sunday September 04 2011

Fall Recreation Registration Is Open

Sept. 4th, 2011 – Registration for fall classes is now open online at www.cityofsierramadre.com onlineregistration or in person at the community services office, 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., M-TH 8:30 am to 6:30 pm. Returning classes include adult & youth tennis, Tai Chi, yoga, Zumba, water aerobics & karate for adults as well as youth [...]

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Sunday September 04 2011

Retirement Reception To Honor Toni Buckner, Celebrate 34 Years of Service

Retirement Reception To Honor Toni Buckner, Celebrate 34 Years of Service

Sept. 4th, 2011 – On Friday, September 16, from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., the City of Sierra Madre and the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library will host a reception to honor Toni Buckner, Director of Library Services for the City of Sierra Madre, who is retiring at the end of September after 34 years of [...]

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Wednesday August 24 2011

Short Notice – PUSD Redistricting Meeting TONIGHT

9:15am, 8/24/11 – I just (8:45am, 8/24) received the attached notice regarding a Districting Task Force meeting that will take place in City Council Chambers this evening at 6pm.  Click here to view

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Tuesday August 02 2011

Law Enforcement’s National Night Out is Tonight in Sierra Madre

SMPD will be a participant in the “National Night Out” program, the event taking place on Tuesday, August 2nd from 6pm to 8pm. The public is invited to this event, which is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate support for anticrime efforts, and strengthen neighborhood spirit and Police community partnerships. Police, Fire, City Staff [...]

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Tuesday July 19 2011

Storyteller Ken Frawley to Appear at Sierra Madre Library

Storyteller Ken Frawley to Appear at Sierra Madre Library

“The Wonderful World of Stories and Songs” with storyteller and troubadour Ken Frawley, is coming to the Sierra Madre Public Library on Monday, August 8, at 10:00 a.m. This sparkling family-friendly program, chock-full of songs, stories, puppets, and spiced with a little magic, will feature music from England, America, and the Caribbean, and tales from [...]

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Tuesday July 19 2011

Free Parent/Child Workshops At Sierra Madre Library

The Sierra Madre Public Library is again offering its popular five-week parenting workshop series in September.  The workshops, for families with children ages three and younger, will cover general parenting; speech, language and reading; child development; nutrition; physical fitness and play for young children.  The informal sessions will be interactive and will include toys, crafts, [...]

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Thursday July 07 2011

Sierra Madre Summer Fun in the Park

Sierra Madre Summer Fun in the Park The City of Sierra Madre is offering the Summer Fun in the Park program every Tuesday and Thursday morning starting on July 5 and running through August 25. The youth program is from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the Memorial Park Bandshell, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd. [...]

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Thursday July 07 2011

“Cookie Einstein, the Cockapoo Math Whiz” – A Family-Friendly Event at Sierra Madre Library

Cookie Einstein, an adorable AKC Cockapoo, has been thrilling audiences of all ages with her phenomenal mathematical talent. This amazing canine “math genius” will be appearing at the Library on Monday, July 11, at 10:00 a.m. Cookie is a former therapy dog who has the uncanny ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, as well [...]

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Tuesday June 28 2011

City Council Recognizes Gayle Bluemel Upon Her Retirement

Retiring Sierra Madre School Principal (and 2011 4th of July Parade Grand Marshal) Gayle Bluemel was recognized by the City Council at Tuesday’s meeting for “the dedication and service that she has provided to this community.”  Here’s a video of that…

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Monday June 27 2011

Sierra Madre Library’s READ™ Campaign Features the Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team

The Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team is a group of dedicated volunteers committed to saving lives in the wilderness and to outdoor safety education. In celebration of the Team’s 60th anniversary, the Library’s READ™ campaign honors the members by featuring SMSR on its third round of campaign posters and souvenir bookmarks. Founded in 1951, [...]

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Friday June 17 2011

Teachers, Students Surprise Retiring Principal Gayle Bluemel

Teachers and students surprised an emotional Gayle Bluemel this morning at Sierra Madre School, turning a “fire drill” into a flash mob, singing and dancing to the Beatles tune “Oh-blah-di, oh-bla-da,” with the willing participation of members of the Sierra Madre Fire Department, who even joined the dancing toward the end.  Bluemel began teaching at Sierra [...]

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Thursday May 26 2011

New Summer Recreation Classes Announced – Registration Now Open

The Sierra Madre Community & Personnel Services Department announced that four new classes have been added to their Summer Recreation Program: Water Aerobics, Zumba, Kidz Love Soccer and a special Teen Acting for Theater. These four new programs join the department’s already active youth & adult summer schedule that includes: Swim Lessons, Ballet & Tap, [...]

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Wednesday May 11 2011

Invest In PUSD Kids (IIPK) Sponsors Meeting To Build Support For PUSD

Invest In PUSD Kids (IIPK) Sponsors Meeting To Build Support For PUSD

Invest in PUSD Kids (IIPK) – an organization of parents, teachers, and community supporters of public education – will hold its annual  Community Meeting  on Wednesday, May 18th  at 6:30   p.m. at the Corner Bakery Plaza, 345 South Lake Avenue in Pasadena.  This gathering  will provide participants with opportunities to learn about and get involved in [...]

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Wednesday May 11 2011

Math Field Day Students Recognized

Math Field Day Students Recognized

At City Council last evening, 49 students were recognized for their participation in the PUSD Math Field Day Competition.  Sierra Madre School Ass’t. Principal Garrett Newsom introduced 10 students each from 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th grade, and nine students from seventh grade.  According to Newsom, the Sierra Madre School students came in first overall [...]

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Thursday May 05 2011

Sierra Madre Mayor to Get Dunked at Carnival

Sierra Madre Mayor to Get Dunked at Carnival

On Saturday, May 14, Sierra Madre Community Nursery School will host its annual Carnival in the Park with some good old-fashioned carnival games, tasty food and dessert booths, a plant sale booth, a hand-made item boutique and much more. Be the first in line at the Dunk Tank Booth, to dunk Sierra Madre’s new mayor, [...]

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Tuesday May 03 2011

Blair High School Wins California Distinguished School Honor

Blair High School Wins California Distinguished School Honor

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) announced recently that Blair High School has been named a 2011 California Distinguished School Award winner by the California Department of Education.   Blair High School is among 97 secondary schools statewide to win the award, which honors schools that have demonstrated educational excellence for all students and progress in narrowing [...]

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Friday April 29 2011

Community Invited to Festive Carnival in the Park

On Saturday, May 14, Sierra Madre Community Nursery School will host its annual Carnival in the Park with some good old-fashioned carnival games, tasty food and dessert booths, a plant sale booth, a hand-made item boutique and much more. The event will take place from 10 am – 4 pm in Sierra Vista Park, 611 [...]

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Tuesday April 05 2011

Alverno Junior is Named Queen of the Doo Dah Parade

Alverno Junior is Named Queen of the Doo Dah Parade

Alverno High School junior Rosalind Schoen has been named 2011 Queen of the Doo Dah Parade, that funky, funny alternative to the Rose Parade. She’ll preside over the 34th “occasional” annual event at its April 30 march down Colorado Boulevard in East Pasadena. Rosalind beat out dozens of other aspirants with her transformation into the [...]

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Tuesday April 05 2011

Alverno Senior Earns Archdiocese Christian Service Award

Alverno Senior Earns Archdiocese Christian Service Award

At the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, in one of his first acts as Archbishop, Jose H. Gomez presented awards to students from throughout the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for community and parish service during their high school careers.  Alverno High School senior Regina Cabrera received the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Christian Service Award.  In her [...]

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Tuesday March 01 2011

PUSD Candidate Forum at Kiwanis Club

PUSD Candidate Forum at Kiwanis Club

All seven candidates were in attendance for a forum at the Kiwanis Club luncheon meeting on Tuesday, March 1st. Renatta Cooper, incumbent candidate for Seat 2 and Cushon Bell, write-in candidate for Seat 2, Kim Kenne and Gene Stevenson, candidates for Seat 4, and Tom Selinske (incumbent), Sean Baggett and Gaylaird Christopher, candidates for Seat [...]

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Tuesday February 08 2011

Civic Club Education Awards Deadline is March 1st

Civic Club Education Awards Deadline is March 1st

Sierra Madre Civic Club, reaching out to high school seniors graduating in 2011 with their Education Awards, reminds applicants that March 1, 2011 is the deadline to enter the program.  Applications received or postmarked after this date, as well as incomplete or illegible applications, will not be considered. Generous monetary awards and individual certificates will [...]

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