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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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