Mountain Views News, Sierra Madre Edition [Pasadena] Saturday, February 11, 2017

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Mountain Views-News Saturday, February 11, 2017 



Foothill Municipal Water District (Foothill MWD) 
is conducting its 6th annual K-12 student art contest 
with the theme of competition adhering to the phrase: 
“Water Is Life”. This is a fun, educational project that 
serves to inspire student creativity and the stewardship 
of our precious water resources.

 The contest is open to all K-12 students attending a 
school located within the Foothill MWD service area. 
This includes schools located within La Crescenta-
Montrose, the City of La Cañada Flintridge, and 

 All art entries for the 2017 “Water Is Life” Student 
Art Contest will be separated into three groups (Grades 
K-3, 4-6, and 7-12) prior to judging. The grand prize 
winning entry for each group will receive $100 for the 
student and a $50 gift card for the sponsoring teacher.

This event is co-sponsored by the Metropolitan 
Water District of Southern California (MWD) and 
all winning entries will be submitted to MWD for a 
second round of competition to be included in the 
2018 “Water Is Life” Student Artwork Calendar.

 Deadline for entries is Monday, April 3, 2017, 
including postmarked submissions. Late entries may 
be accepted at the discretion of Foothill MWD. For 
further information about the contest, including all 
rules, judging criteria, and other prizes, please visit and click on “Student Art Contest 
Information” on the main page.

 Foothill Municipal Water District provides 
imported water to Crescenta Valley Water District, 
La Cañada Irrigation District, Mesa Crest Water 
Company, Valley Water Company, Lincoln Avenue 
Water Company, Las Flores Water Company and 
Rubio Cañon Land & Water Association. Kinneloa 
Irrigation District, another retail agency, takes no 
water from Foothill.


200 N. Michillinda Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

(626) 355-3463 Head of School: Julia V. Fanara

E-mail address:

Arcadia High School

180 Campus Drive Arcadia, CA 91007

Phone: (626) 821-8370, Principal: Brent Forsee

Arroyo Pacific Academy

41 W. Santa Clara St. Arcadia, Ca, 

(626) 294-0661 Principal: Phil Clarke

E-mail address:

Barnhart School

240 W. Colorado Blvd Arcadia, Ca. 91007

(626) 446-5588 Head of School: Ethan Williamson

Kindergarten - 8th grade


Bethany Christian School

93 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

(626) 355-3527 

Preschool-TK-8th Grade

Principal: Dr. William Walner

website: www.

Clairbourn School

8400 Huntington Drive

San Gabriel, CA 91775

Phone: 626-286-3108 ext. 172

FAX: 626-286-1528


Foothill Oaks Academy

822 Bradbourne Ave., Duarte, CA 91010

(626) 301-9809 

Co-Principals Nancy Lopez and Diane Kieffaber

Frostig School

971 N. Altadena Drive Pasadena, CA 91107

(626) 791-1255

Head of School: Jenny Janetzke


The Gooden School

192 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

(626) 355-2410 

Interim Head of School, Merrily Dunlap 


High Point Academy

1720 Kinneloa Canyon Road Pasadena, Ca. 91107 

Head of School: Gary Stern 626-798-8989


La Salle High School

3880 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Pasadena, Ca. 

(626) 351-8951 website:

Principal Bro. Christopher Brady, FSC

Monrovia High School

325 East Huntington Drive, Monrovia, CA 91016 

(626) 471-2800 Principal Darvin Jackson


Odyssey Charter School

725 W. Altadena Dr. Altadena, Ca. 91001

(626) 229-0993 Head of School: Lauren O’Neill


Pasadena High School

2925 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Pasadena, Ca. 

(626) 396-5880 Principal: Roberto Hernandez


St. Rita Catholic School

322 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

Principal Joan Harabedian (626) 355-9028 


Sierra Madre Elementary School

141 W. Highland Ave, Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

(626) 355-1428 Principal: Esther Salinas

E-mail address:

Sierra Madre Middle School 

160 N. Canon Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

(626) 836-2947 Principal: Garrett Newsom

E-mail address:

Walden School

74 S San Gabriel Blvd

Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 792-6166

Weizmann Day School

1434 N. Altadena Dr. Pasadena, Ca. 91107

(626) 797-0204

Lisa Feldman: Head of School

Wilson Middle School

300 S. Madre St. Pasadena, Ca. 91107

(626) 449-7390 Principal: Ruth Esseln

E-mail address:

Pasadena Unified School District

351 S. Hudson Ave., Pasadena, Ca. 91109

(626) 396-3600 Website:

rcadia Unified School District

234 Campus Dr., Arcadia, Ca. 91007

(626) 821-8300 Website:

Monrovia Unified School District

325 E. Huntington Dr., Monrovia, Ca. 91016

(626) 471-2000 Website:

Duarte Unified School District

1620 Huntington Dr., Duarte, Ca. 91010

(626)599-5000 Website:



 ROSEMEAD, CA. – February 8, 2017 - Don Bosco Technical Institute 
(Bosco Tech) hosted its 45th Annual Mathematics Competition for fifth 
through eighth grade students on Saturday, February 4. The annual 
event offered awards to the highest scoring individuals and teams in 
large and small school divisions and Level I (grades 5-6) and Level II 
(grades 7-8). Approximately 300 students took part in this year’s event.

Participating schools included: Barnhart School, Beatitudes of Our Lord 
School, Bitely Elementary School, Christ Lutheran School, Epiphany 
School, Immaculate Conception, Jefferson Middle School, Los Angeles 
Leadership Academy, Macy Intermediate, Mesa Robles Middle School, 
Mountain Track Middle School, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal 
Catholic School, Pasadena Rosebud Academy, Polytechnic School, 
Portero Heights Elementary, Precious Blood School Catholic School, 
Ridgecrest Intermediate, St. Andrew School, St. Benedict Catholic 
School, St. Dominic Savio School, St. John the Baptist, St. Thomas 
Aquinas School, St. Thomas More, Sts. Felicitas & Perpetua Catholics 
School, Sts. Peter and Paul, San Gabriel Mission Elementary, Shively 
Middle School, Sierra Madre Middle School and Sky Mountain Charter 

The students who placed individually came from the followings schools:

Large-School Individual Student Results (Level II)

Christ Lutheran School

Sierra Madre Middle School

Sierra Madre Middle School

Large-School Individual Student Results (Level I)

Ridgecrest Intermediate


Mountain Track Middle School

Small-School Individual Student Results (Level II)

Sky Mountain Charter School

Precious Blood Catholic School

Sts. Felicitas & Perpetua Catholic School

Small-School Individual Student Results (Level I)

Beatitudes of Our Lord Catholic School

Beatitudes of Our Lord Catholic School

Sts. Felicitas & Perpetua Catholic School

The following schools’ teams placed:

Large-School Team Results (Level II)

Christ Lutheran School (110 out of a possible 200)

Sierra Madre Middle School (103 out of a possible 200)

Macy Intermediate (90 out of a possible 200)

Small-School Team Results (Level II)

Sts. Felicitas & Perpetua Catholic School (108 out of a possible 200)

Barnhart School (105 out of a possible 200)

Precious Blood Catholic School (103 out of a possible 200)

Large-School Team Results (Level I)

Christ Lutheran School (44 out of a possible 120)

Small-School Team Results (Level I)

St. Dominic Savio Catholic School (53 out of a possible 120)

Beatitudes of Our Lord (52 out of a possible 120)

Sts. Felicitas & Perpetua Catholic School (50 out of a possible 120)

 The Top Team in both Level I and II were awarded $250 for their 
school’s mathematics clubs on behalf of Printefex, Inc. Bosco Tech 
congratulates Level I winners, St. Dominic Savio Catholic School and 
Level II winners, Christ Lutheran School.

 “Bosco Tech wishes to thank you this year’s participants and 
commend the students for their effort and enthusiasm,” said Valeria De 
Luna, Bosco Tech Director of Admissions. “We also want to recognize 
the parents and teachers who so well prepared and supported these 
hard-working young people.”

 Celebrating its sixty second year, Bosco Tech is an all-male 
Catholic high school that offers an innovative curriculum allowing 
students to exceed university admission requirements while 
completing extensive integrated coursework in one of five applied 
science and engineering fields. Each year for the past several years, 
one hundred percent of the graduating class has earned college 
acceptances. Visit or call (626) 940-2000.for 
more information. 

 According to, Bosco Tech ranks in the top three of all-
boys schools in the Los Angeles metro area and among the top 100 all-
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Collaborate Pasadena (CollPAS) 
is pleased to announce the 
hiring of Lisa Cavelier as its new 
Director. For the past two years 
the initiative has operated with 
a part-time leadership team and 
has now grown to the point of 
bringing on a full-time Director. 
Through an extensive search 
process, Lisa was selected to lead 
the initiative which is focused 
on increasing partnerships and 
collaboration that support the 
shared vision of helping kids to 
succeed in school and in life. 
Lisa’s expertise in Pasadena-
based community organizations, 
fundraising abilities and strong 
leadership skills made her the 
perfect candidate to significantly 
move Collaborate PASadena 
forward in 2017.

Mayor Tornek

 “We are delighted to have 
Lisa on board with Collaborate 
PASadena and impressed with 
the enthusiasm she has brought 
to the initiative. With Lisa at the 
helm, Collaborate PASadena is 
well-equipped and prepared to 
accomplish its goals.”

 Pasadena Unified School 
District Superintendent Brian 

 “As we continue to deepen 
partnerships so that children 
and families thrive, I am pleased 
to welcome Lisa to Collaborate 
PASadena. She is a proven leader 
with vision and the ability to bring 
people together.”

About Lisa Cavelier

 With a nonprofit management 
career spanning more than 25 
years, Lisa Cavelier brings an 
impressive history that includes 
stints as an assistant to the US 
Ambassador to France; Executive 
Director of the Nancy Reagan 
Foundation; Chief Operating 
Officer for the California Art 
Club; Vice President of Guest 
Services for the 2015 Special 
Olympics World Games Los 
Angeles and more. For ten years, 
Lisa was the President of Cavelier 
Productions, Inc., a consulting 
firm specializing in marketing, 
organizational development, 
public relations, and event 
During that time she managed 
numerous projects in and around 
Pasadena including with nonprofit 
organizations Day One, Pasadena 
Educational Foundation, Junior 
League of Pasadena, as well as 
the City of Pasadena and the 
Pasadena Unified School District. 
She has been an active volunteer 
in both Pasadena and South 
Pasadena, serving repeatedly as 
PTA President, and sitting on 
multiple boards and committees 
for more than 15 years.

 Lisa has been on the job since 
the beginning of January and 
offers this perspective, “With my 
love for this community and my 
strong support for Collaborate 
PASadena, I am excited to join this 
effort! I plan to build on the great 
work that has been done so far, 
and take the CP message to every 
corner of Pasadena – ultimately 
to fully impact every child for 
success in school and in life.”

About Collaborate PASadena

Collaborate PASadena’s core 
vision is that the children of 
Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra 
Madre all grow up in a safe, stable 
and supportive environment 
that prepares them for success in 
school and in life. The backbone 
of this initiative includes the 
participation of the City of 
Pasadena, Town of Altadena, City 
of Sierra Madre, Pasadena Unified 
School District, area non-profit 
organizations, local businesses 
and Chambers of Commerce, 
faith-based organizations, 
parents, students and institutions 
of higher education. The structure 
includes Work Groups and a 
Leadership Council that facilitates 
the collection of data, providing 
first-hand reports and feedback, 
and offering guidance and 

 Collaborate PASadena is 
sponsored by the City of Pasadena 
and the Pasadena Unified School 
District. The fiscal sponsor of 
the initiative is the Flintridge 
Center, a long-time Pasadena 
organization focused on reducing 
violence and improving lives in 
the community.

For More Information

Collaborate PASadena


Telephone: 626-449-0839, 117

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