Schools

Indecent Exposure Near South Pasadena Middle School

South Pasadena Police say a male subject exposed himself last Thursday at about 1:40 p.m. in the presence of two female middle school students as... More »

Congratulations to Minu Jun and Somi Jun

National Silver Medal Recipients for the 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Minu and Somi, local brother and sister, each will receive silver medals in... More »

Arroyo Vista Elementary School Students Dash for Dollars

Arroyo Vista Elementary School students ran around the school playground last Friday, stopping occasionally for a photo, as part of the annual jog-a-thon on campus.... More »

Chen and Sailaggi Savor Win on ‘Pi Day’ at Middle School

Recitation and Pie Eating Contests, along with Circle Drawing, Help Celebrate Big Event “3.1415926535897…,” recited South Pasadena Middle School 6th grader Jason Kim, and with... More »

South Pasadena High Baseball Team Picks Up Fourth Win

Behind solid pitching by Brandon Louie and 10 hits on the day, South Pasadena High rolled to a 6-2 win over Salesian Thursday in the... More »

Kathleen Michel Recognized as School District’s Golden Apple Award Recipient

On February 25, the South Pasadena Unified School District recognized long-time school and community volunteer, Kathleen Michel, at the Northwest San Gabriel Valley Administrators Association... More »

New Year Rings in Success at SPHS

The year 2015 has come in casting a lovely net of positivity and accomplishment at South Pasadena High School. In fact, the accolades for, and... More »

South Pasadena Middle School Students

Seven students from the South Pasadena Middle School’s (SPMS) Creative Writing Club were recently invited to visit IdeaLab, a technology incubator started by Bill Gross... More »

Robotics Assembly at Monterey School

Prof. Maja Mataric’ gave her 12th annual robotics assemblies at Monterey Hills on Friday, February 27, demonstrating state-of-the-art research robots that can help people to... More »

Wax Museum at Monterey Hills School

Monterey Hills Elementary School students in Christina Hansen’s third grade class culminated a biographical research project by bringing history to life. The Wax Museum showcases... More »

Chris “CB” Richards New Football Coach at South Pas High

The South Pasadena High School administration is very pleased to announce the hiring of their new Varsity Head Football Coach. Coach Chris “CB” Richards has... More »

Dealing with Teen Stress

Life is full of choices: Diet or regular, leaded or unleaded . . . fight or flight? That last couplet, the darling of what psychologists... More »

South Pasadena High Soccer Team Advances to CIF Semifinals

Under the cool desert air of Palm Springs, South Pasadena High’s boys’ soccer team advanced to CIF-SS semifinals with a 4-2 win over the Rancho... More »

Educators from China Come to City

On Monday, February 23, a group of five educators from China visited SPUSD’s District Office and Arroyo Vista Elementary School. The group toured various offices... More »

Singing and Dancing Highlights Talent Show at SPHS

South Pasadena High School is not only known for its high academic standards, but talent on stage as well. Students demonstrated their ability to sing... More »

Kids Showcase Talents at Marengo Elementary School Talent Show

An exciting show opened with teachers, with giant cutouts of their faces, dancing on stage and featured pianists, dancers, singers and magicians. There was a... More »

South Pas Basketball Team Advanced to the Second Round

The boys’ varsity basketball team advanced to the second round of CIF playoffs on Wednesday, February 18, handing the Burroughs High School of Ridgecrest a... More »

Marengo School Students

MAKING NEW DISCOVERIES – It was a super science night of fun last week at Marengo Elementary School as students made discoveries from professional scientists,... More »

Game Notes for Oregon Versus Florida State

The following are some quick facts as Oregon and Florida State are set to square off in the college football playoff semifinal game at the... More »

South Pasadena High Rolls to 41-18 Win Over Temple City

South Pasadena High ended a two game losing streak and rolled to a 41-18 Rio Hondo League win over Temple City Friday night, setting up... More »

South Pas High Rolls to 55-0 Win Over Blair

In the aftermath of South Pasadena High’s 55-0 Rio Hondo League opening victory over Blair on Friday, Tigers’ coach Marty Konrad told his team to... More »

South Pasadena, 4-1, Hands Beverly Hills a 42-9 Loss

Under the bright lights of busy Beverly Hills, South Pasadena football proved their 3-1 record to be no fluke. Going into the game, the Tigers... More »

South Pasadena High Rolls to 23-7 Victory Over Glendale

Big plays in the third quarter went South Pasadena High’s way as the Tigers turned a close contest into a one-sided 23-7 victory over visiting... More »

Tigers Roll to 13-3 Win Over Pasadena Poly

South Pasadena High School boys’ water polo sunk Pasadena Poly 13-3 in their season opening match on September 3 at the Tiger pool. The young... More »

South Pasadena Falls 22-7 to Eagle Rock in Season Opener

After taking a 7-0 lead into the locker room at halftime, Eagle Rock dominated the scoring in the final two quarters, and rolled to a... More »

South Pasadena High Sets Sights on Winning League Title

South Pasadena High School boys’ water polo faces the huge task of rebuilding its varsity team following a successful season. The Tigers graduated 11 seniors,... More »

Plenty of Talent Brings Title Hopes for South Pas High

The girls’ tennis varsity team is confident going into this year’s season. Comprised of ten people, a startlingly low number of people for a team... More »

Tigers Ready to Dominate Montview League Play in 2014

South Pasadena High’s varsity girls’ golf team is fully equipped for this fall season and ready to lengthen their unbelievable five-year championship streak in the... More »

South Pas Sets Lofty Goals After League Championship

After training throughout the summer, the South Pasadena High School girls volleyball team intensified practice as it gears up the 2014-2015 season. Last year, the... More »

Tigers Set Sights on Winning Rio Hondo League Title

The Tiger cross country squad is well into its third month of training, and is on its way to being ready for the 2014 season.... More »

It’s a Learning Experience for South Pas High Players

When you’ve coached football as long as John Fonseca, there’s a tendency to forget just how long you’ve been around the profession. “I don’t know,... More »

Tigers Seek to Compete for League Championship

Kenny Fisher will tell you his team is talented, full of energy and getting better everyday as the Tigers prepare to play Eagle Rock High... More »

Tigers Hope Experience will Put Them into Playoffs

They’re full of enthusiasm and confidence, with a desire to win while settling into their head coach’s mantra that hard work, dedication and, especially teamwork,... More »

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Comes to South Pas

It was only a matter of time. Just when the phenomenon was drying up and organizers were counting more than $100 million toward the cause,... More »

New Year, New Hopes, New Dreams!

It started with a series of passing league games in early summer, followed by a solid week of 5-hour practices to open fall drills three... More »

Strong Presence of Police at South Pasadena High on First Day of School

South Pasadena Police Chief Art Miller delivered on a promise Thursday when he said security at local campuses would be stepped up after a pair... More »

South Pasadena Unified Robotics Teams Continue to Excel

South Pasadena Unified School District’s new robotics teams are making a name for themselves. The South Pasadena High School team led by Helena Roberts-Mataric has... More »

School District Officials Say Campuses Set for Opening

MAKING EASY TRANSITION – WEB, which stands for “Where Everybody Belongs” is a middle school orientation and transition program that welcomes 6th graders to South... More »

Reminder to Drive Safely Around Schools

As South Pasadena schools open this week and congestion around the increases, South Pasadena Police Department officials encourage motorists so take some extra precaution. Here... More »

South Pas Schools Open!

WELCOME TO SPHS – South Pasadena High Principal Janet Anderson welcomed students during 9th grade orientation held earlier this week. Other administrators, along with SPHS... More »

Welcome to South Pasadena Unified School District

Twenty-three new teachers are joining the South Pasadena Unified School District for the 2014-15 school year. Twenty of the 23 went through orientation at district... More »

New Construction at SPMS on Target for Start of School

As the new school year approaches, South Pasadena Unified School District officials are pleased that a new construction project at the local middle school is... More »

Football Practice Underway at South Pasadena High

PREPARING FOR SEASON OPENER – South Pasadena High School football coach Marty Konrad, top, far left, addressed his team on Monday before the Tigers broke... More »

Greg Luna Looks Forward to New Role in School District

Greg Luna, a longtime coach  and teacher, has been named South Pasadena High’s newest athletic director, replacing Marc Zalin, who left the position in June.... More »

Meet SPHS 2014 Summer Graduates

HIGH HONOR – Six graduates who completed their requirements by attending summer school received their diplomas during a special ceremony on Wednesday, July 24, in... More »