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  • August 29, PUSD Update

    Just weeks into the new school year and we’re already seeing students learning and thriving. Our exceptional teachers are guiding students through explorations in language arts, math, the sciences, arts, history, and much more. Fall sports are in full power at our high schools. Join us to cheer on our student-athletes!

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  • JOINT STATEMENT FROM INTERIM CITY MANAGER CYNTHIA KURTZ & PUSD SUPERINTENDENT BRIAN McDONALD, Ed.D.

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  • August 22, PUSD Update

    Back to School Nights and Back in the Game! Building good attendance habits, and other good health news, such as vaccines .Professional artists coming to class in teaching residencies help even the shyest students build confidence.

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  • August 15, PUSD Update - Back to School!

    In this week’s update, we are not only asking for your help, we are also pointing out ways in which we can help you. Everything we do is driven by our goal to inspire the joy of learning in every child every day! Joy (and some first-day jitters) clearly showed on the faces of students and teachers as they headed back to class last week. Let’s make this year as joyful as it can be and when it gets tough, let’s remember to lean on each other.

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  • August 11, Join the PUSD Master Planning Process

    Pasadena Unified is seeking teachers, parents, students and/or community members to join one of several committees that will provide critical input and direction in our strategic planning process that will shape the future of PUSD for years to come.

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  • Aug. 9, PUSD Welcomes Employees to the New School Year

    Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald welcomed teachers, administrators, and employees to the 2022-2023 school year at a virtual kickoff that honored the Teacher, Principal, Classified Employee, and Hero of the Year, along with the recipients of the Superintendent’s Awards. “The new school year brings with it excitement and hope, and new challenges,” he said.

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  • Aug 5, Message from the Superintendent

    There is much to look forward to this year – more amazing academic achievements, more exciting athletic competitions, and more extraordinary student performances. We have added a new Armenian world language program at Webster Elementary, launched Ethnic Studies courses at high schools, and offered opportunities to extend the learning day with before and after school programs.

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  • August 4, PUSD COVID-19 Update

    At last night’s meeting, the Pasadena Unified Board of Education approved revisions to COVID safety protocols. The following revisions are now in place at all PUSD schools. Outdoor in-person meetings/activities with parents/guardians, community members, staff, and students are now allowed with masking strongly recommended.

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  • August 2, COVID-19 Update

    We’re looking forward to welcoming students on the first day of school, Thursday, August 11, 2022. To ensure that students and employees stay safe and learning continues on campus, we are putting in place layers of measures and making important adjustments to the start of the school year.

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