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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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Monday February 11 2013

Free Dental Care Available for Qualifying PUSD Students

Press Release posted 2/11/13 - Qualifying students who are between the ages of 6-18 and live in Altadena, Pasadena or Sierra Madre can get free dental care when the USC Mobile Dental Clinic returns to PUSD March 1.  Kids who don’t have dental insurance, are income eligible and have dental cavities will receive free comprehensive dental [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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Wednesday December 07 2011

School Auditorium Renamed for Bluemel, Celebration Wednesday, 12/14

School Auditorium Renamed for Bluemel, Celebration Wednesday, 12/14

Posted 12/7/11 – At the request of the Sierra Madre PTA and by unanimous support and endorsement of the School Board of the Pasadena Unified School District, the auditorium at Sierra Madre School has officially been named the Gayle L. Bluemel Auditorium. Gayle’s extensive tenure of 38 years as an educator with PUSD, 21 of [...]

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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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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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Saturday May 14 2011

Agenda for Special Joint Meeting, City Council and PUSD Board

Click here to view the agenda Special 5-17-11 Joint Mtg with PUSD

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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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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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