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Making Our Public School Community Stronger in 2022

Everyone at PEF is thankful for the support of our donors, volunteers, and partners. Together we have done wonderful things for our public school community. Thank you for actively supporting our mission to achieve excellence and equity in all Pasadena Unified School District schools. PEF Executive Director Patrick Conyers Receives…...

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Gratitude Served With Hot Sauce – Thanks to You BBQ 2022

Pasadena Educational Foundation hosted Pasadena Unified School District’s administration and facilities staff – the backbone of our school district – at our annual Thanks to You BBQ on Wednesday, November 16. The barbecue is a special once a year event when employees from various administrative departments and focuses have an…...

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PUSD Graduates Are Going Places!

Want to know where our PUSD Class of 2022 students are going to school after graduation? We designed this map to show the amazing spread of our graduates to colleges and universities across the country (and even the globe). The data originally came from a list collected by PUSD for the…...

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PUSD Proud Update: Ethnic Studies Recognized by UC System

A team of Pasadena Unified School District experts has been recognized by the University of California for the establishment of an Ethnic Studies course in our high schools. The course was created to broaden the perspective of American history available to our students and was funded in part by grants…...

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My Experience Riding on the Rose Parade: My Life in Full Bloom

courtesy of Coloradoboulevard.net The morning of the 133rd Tournament of Roses parade was a reflection of my life in full bloom. By Felita Kealing On New Year’s Day morning I was a member of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Unit composed of the PUSD All-Star Band, Dancers, and Auxiliary,…...

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2021 Year In Review: Your Support Made A Difference

As we wind down 2021, everyone at PEF is grateful for the support of our donors, volunteers, and partners. You have enabled us to do great things for our public school community this year. Together we make an impactful difference in the lives of our students and families. Thank you…...

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Recognizing Our Champion Volunteers of 2021

The last few months have been a whirlwind of activity at Pasadena Educational Foundation, but we didn’t want to end the year without once again recognizing volunteers who helped us support our public school community. From individuals to groups to local business and non-profit partners, our volunteers step in by…...

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PTA Council of PUSD – Helping Us Show Our PUSD Pride

Our November/December Volunteer Partner of the Month is our very own PTA Council of PUSD. We are thankful to the council and each of its PTA units for supporting the efforts of the Pasadena Unified School District to offer quality education. PTA support for our public schools takes an incredible…...

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2021: A Summer like no other!

The 2021 PEF Summer Enrichment Program was a summer like no other! For our 18th year of offering the program we were able to offer in-person programming once again. While this year might have looked a bit different, it was still filled with opportunities to create, grow, and connect in…...

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Celebrating the New Hopes and Dreams Scholarship

Celebrating the Inaugural Year of the Hopes and Dreams Scholarship In the wake of George Floyd’s murder and the following protests and campaigns for greater accountability and equality in our economic, political, and social systems, current Marshall parents Martin and Katrina Ortega had been thinking about how they could support…...

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