Schools

Birds Receive Luxury Treatment

BIRD OF PARADISE – Marengo, Arroyo Vista and Monterey Hills Elementary Schools became construction zones last week as students, designed, measured, glued and painted their... More »

Boys’ Volleyball Rallies Past Gabrielino to Keep Win Streak Alive

The boys’ varsity volleyball team maneuvered its way to another three straight set wins for a sweeping victory in the home league match up against... More »

Swimming Triumphs over San Marino in League Meet to Remain Undefeated

Girls’ and boys’ varsity swimming took down the San Marino Titans on Thursday, March 16, with the boys seizing a 100-70 victory, and girls dominating... More »

Boys’ golf Loses Grip Against Three Rio Hondo League Teams

In a strange transitional period to the second half of the season, the boys’ varsity golf team could not compete against San Marino. Several members... More »

Tigers Edged by Monrovia in 3-4 Loss, Swept in Series

The boys’ baseball team fell short in their final game of the season against Monrovia on Friday, April 17, falling 3-4 to the Wildcats. Despite... More »

Tigers Falls to Monrovia 11-0 in Series Finale

The varsity softball team concluded its three-game series against Monrovia with an 11-0 loss on the road on Friday, April 17. The game marked the... More »

Celebrities Expected to Join Saturday’s Autism Speaks Event

Organizers say 55,000 people and a gaggle of television stars from shows like “Homeland.” “Parenthood,” and Jimmy Kimmel will flood into the Rose Bowl Saturday... More »

South Pasadena High Senior Irene Tang Earns $40,000 Scholarship

When Irene Tang’s father had a stroke a few years ago, it brought her college plans into focus. She always liked math and science, but... More »

Tigers grounds out to Monrovia in 15-4 loss

The South Pasadena softball team fell to Monrovia in a 15-4 loss at home on Tuesday, April 14. The loss put Monrovia ahead 2-0 in... More »

Boys’ volleyball tops Saddleback Mountain in four-set thriller

The boys’ volleyball team is on pace for an undefeated home record after beating the Saddleback Valley Christian Warriors today in four sets, 25-19, 25-20,... More »

Tigers avoids shutout but loses to Wildcats, 8-1

The boys’ varsity baseball team fell to the Monrovia Wildcats 8-1 at home on Tuesday, April 14. This is the second time the two teams... More »

Two Teens Admit to Making Criminal Threats at South Pasadena High

Two teens admitted Wednesday they made criminal threats in connection with a planned mass shooting at South Pasadena High School last fall, the Los Angeles... More »

South Pasadena Middle School Presents ‘Grease’ on April 24-26

All of us remember the first time we saw Danny and Sandy in the famed feature film, “Grease.” For years, we’ve sung along to classic... More »

Swimming defeats La Cañada to remain undefeated in league

The swim team dominated in a dual meet against La Cañada on Thursday with both girls’ and boys’ varsity taking down the Spartans. The girls... More »

Boys’ volleyball sweeps Temple City

The South Pasadena boys’ volleyball team is looking stout after sweeping the Temple City Rams on Thursday, April 9. So far in the Rio Hondo... More »

Track sweeps La Cañada on all levels

The South Pasadena High School track team swept all four levels in the meet against La Cañada last Thursday night. The team was missing several... More »

Tiger Invitational Track and Field Meet Attracts 800 Competitors

South Pasadena High’s track coach C.B. Richards threw a track party and they came, from near and far to take part in his shindig, aka... More »

South Pas Picks Up Key Non-league Victory in Baseball

A makeshift lineup, leaving South Pasadena High shorthanded, came up big Saturday as the Tigers got a much-needed 5-2 win over Mark Keppel of Alhambra... More »

Huge Track Meet at South Pasadena High Tonight

Proving that things do indeed improve with age, the fifth annual Tiger Track meet will be held at South Pasadena High School stadium Friday night.... More »

Academic Decathlon Team Headed to Nationals

It’s a huge accomplishment for a high school program relatively new to this kind of challenge. Only in existence for three years, South Pasadena High... More »

Tigers Suffers 9-0 Defeat to La Cañada in League Action

South Pasadena High’s softball team suffered a tough 9-0 loss at home against La Cañada on Wednesday, March 26. With the defeat the Tigers are... More »

Tigers Open Season with Win Over Monrovia

South Pasadena High’s boys’ and girls’ swim teams opened up league season with a successful meet against Monrovia this Tuesday, March 24, crushing the Wildcats... More »

South Pasadena Falls Short in Opener Against San Marino

South Pasadena High’s boys’ golf team was unable to come out on top in its first league matchup of the season against the San Marino... More »

Volleyball South Pasadena Rolls to Sweep Over St. Francis in Non-league

After claiming their first league win of the season against La Cañada on Thursday, March 26, the SPHS boys’ volleyball team swept the St. Francis... 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 »

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 »

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 »