Entries by Sheila Rossi

Major Grants Awards 2019

South Pasadena’s public schools will be able to introduce or expand three vital academic and behavioral programs, thanks to $100,000 in grants from the South Pasadena Educational Foundation. SPEF’s Major Grants committee informed school administrators this week that it had agreed to fund requests to expand the Project Lead the Way/Engineering Pathway and the elementary […]

SPEF Color Festival 2019

SOUTH PASADENA, CA- Get ready to celebrate spring with a burst of color! The South Pasadena Educational Foundation’s 4th Annual Color Festival returns on Saturday, March 16th, from 10am-3pm at the South Pasadena Unified School District parking lot, located at 1020 El Centro Street. Inspired by the Indian Festival of Holi, the SPEF Color Festival […]

SPEF Major Grants Awards: 2017-2018

In 2017-18, SPEF was proud to announce the awarding of over $62,000 in major-grants funding to two programs at South Pasadena High School. The funded projects are: Project Lead The Way STEM/Engineering: Schools across California have been tasked with implementing the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS) over the course of the next few years. […]

SPEF Major Grants Awards: 2016-2017

Major Grants: Awards 2016-2017 In 2016-17, SPEF steered nearly $100,000 in major-grants funding to programs at all five of the district’s schools. Here are the funded projects: Project Lead The Way Science Modules To meet the state’s next generation science standards, SPUSD has been testing curriculum from the innovative non-profit Project Lead The Way with […]