Watch Orientation to Middle School
, a special presentation for families of children getting ready to transition to middle school. Middle school is a pivotal point in determining long-term student success—it is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in a short period of time. PUSD middle school principals and students preview the choices and talk about the components of excellent middle schools.
Just as Pasadena Unified School District’s annual school of choice process gets underway, families with school-age children are invited to this essential introduction to the unique education options tailored to children’s learning needs and interests from kindergarten through high school. Dr. Shawn Bird, PUSD's Chief Academic Officer, will spotlight the innovative programs, rigorous academics, highly-educated teachers, and world-class partnerships engaging PUSD students and families.