Summertime Fun Begins This Week at Pasadena Educational Foundation’s Summer Program

first_imgCommunity News Summertime Fun Begins This Week at Pasadena Educational Foundation’s Summer Program From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | 4:01 pm 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) Summer Enrichment Program is off to a great start with more than 1,400 students showing up for their first fun-filled day of summer learning and exploration.The summer program, in its twelfth year, offers hands-on exploration opportunities to perform, explore, and strategize for students entering grades K-12. Whether they are creating their own art, music, or cartoons, unleashing their inner chefs, mastering new math concepts, or immersed in Spanish or Mandarin language courses, this summer will be an exciting time for students at the PEF Summer Enrichment program.“With a focus on learning through discovery in a project-based learning environment the PEF Summer Enrichment Program provides a low-cost, high-quality, summer opportunity for our community’s children,” says PEF Executive Director Patrick Conyers. “Thanks to the support from our community partners and donors we are able to provide tuition assistance to more than a third of our students.”This year the dual language programs have been expanded to two campuses, a multidisciplinary art program and a dance company have been added, and the cutting-edge 3D printing classes are now available on multiple campuses to students in grades 3-12.For middle school students, Lab Rats science classes, School of Rock, Action Sports, and Robotics are back this year along with many other great classes, including A Day at the Improv, Algebra Prep, and Woodworking.At the high school level, in partnership with College Access Plan (CAP), students are enrolled in SAT/ACT prep classes that help students prepare for the college application season and include workshops on choosing colleges, scholarships, and personal statements. Additional course offerings included the return of the popular Graphic Design course that explores the changing trends in the global field of design and incorporates 3D printing.Classes are offered at Don Benito, McKinley, Madison, Franklin, Roosevelt, and the Pasadena Unified School District(PUSD) Headquarters. The program is open to all students entering kindergarten through 12th grade; residence in the district or attendance in PUSD schools is not required.For more information go to www.pased.org/summer or call (626) 396-3625. Top of the News center_img Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Business News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes HerbeautyBaby Boom: The Stars Are Getting Busy In QuarantineHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribelast_img read more

Youth killed in Cross Plains crash

first_imgCross Plains, In. — Indiana State Police say a 16-year-old Switzerland County youth was killed in a crash near Cross Plains just after midnight Thursday.The report says Delbert Miller drove off the right side of State Road 129 overturned and struck a tree. Passenger in the vehicle, Joseph Miller, 38, his father, sustained serious injuries and was transported to University of Cincinnati Hospital for treatment.Alcohol or drugs are not believed to be factors, the investigation is ongoing.last_img read more