SPHS Students Explore Various Jobs During Second Annual Career Fair

This week during lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, SPHS students are experiencing the second annual Career Fair, a special event co-hosted by the...
PHOTO: provided by South Pasadena Unified School District | The South Pasadenan | Rachel Fox (middle left) and South Pasadena Unified School District representatives celebrated Fox receiving the Golden Apple Award for Volunteerism.

SPUSD Recognizes Rachel Fox with Golden Apple Award

If you have had a student in our public schools in the past twenty years, then you know the name Rachel Fox - a...
PHOTO: provided by Marengo Elementary School | The South Pasadenan | Marengo Elementary students add their acts of kindness to the school’s kindness tree in the main office.

SPUSD Elementary Students Celebrate Kindness

All three SPUSD elementary schools celebrate Kindness Week at the end of January through the beginning of February in various ways throughout the District...
PHOTO: provided by SPUSD | The South Pasadenan | SPUSD elementary students in language class.

South Pasadena Unified Offers Mandarin and Spanish Programs for Elementary Students

Media Release from SPUSD SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (December 19, 2023) – In the past decade, research has shown that learning a second language at a...
PHOTO: Anna Fratto | The South Pasadenan News | SPUSD building on El Centro Street in South Pasadena.

South Pasadena Unified 2023 CAASPP Scores Reveal Overall Gains

MEDIA RELEASE SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (October 23, 2023) – Recently, the California Department of Education released the 2022-2023 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress...
PHOTO: provided by SPUSD | The South Pasadenan | SPHS students engage with Guide Dogs of America dogs in training during Mental Health Week activities.

SPUSD | Mental Health Week Activities for Secondary Students

SPHS Peer Mediators, with the support of SPUSD Train Your Brain staff and the SPHS PTSA, worked together to create a week of uplifting...

SPUSD Seeks Drama/Theater Arts Teacher

South Pasadena Unified School District is seeking a Career Technical Education (CTE) teacher, who has worked or is currently working in the theater/acting industry,...
PHOTO: SPUSD | The South Pasadenan | SPHS Art students from left to right: Hanniel Park, Jayel Bright, Eloise Wilson, and Icarus Foerstner lend a hand on a summer improvement project in the high school cafeteria.

Summer Improvements Spruce up SPHS Cafeteria

 While many school site improvements take place during the summer when students areon break, the SPHS cafeteria is getting a makeover with help from...
Hanniel Park's Heritage of Machinery

Hanniel Park’s “Heritage of Machinery” receives EFTA award

Congratulations to South Pasadena High School's student award winners and exhibitors in the juried 2023 Expressing Feelings Through Art (EFTA) contest sponsored by Light...

Sarit Swanborn | In Conversation with SPUSD Teacher of the Year

Ask any family in town whose children have gone through our public elementary schools and they will tell you how much art teacher Sarit...
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