Mountain Views News, Sierra Madre Edition [Pasadena] Saturday, March 23, 2019

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 ROSEMEAD, CA—March 22, 2019—Eric Tom, Don 
Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) Assistant Principal 
of STEM Education, has won the 2019 Vernier 
Engineering Award for the school’s Green and Sustainable 
Technology curriculum.

 The award annually recognizes educators who use Vernier 
Software & Technology sensors in innovative ways to 
introduce engineering concepts or practices to their students. 
Awardees receive $1,000 in cash, $3,000 in Vernier 
technology, and $1,500 toward attendance at upcoming 
STEM conferences.

 At Bosco Tech, Mr. Tom teaches a course that investigates 
green and sustainable technologies utilizing the company’s 
products. The course, which is aligned to the Next Generation 
Science Standards (NGSS), has students designing, 
building, and testing wind turbines, simple off-grid solar power systems, and energy-efficient lighting 
systems.A video about the project is available at

 “We’re extremely proud of Mr. Tom and the engineering curriculum he has developed,” said Memo 
Gutierrez, Bosco Tech Vice President of Administration and Development. “He epitomizes the 
deep commitment our faculty has to providing students with forward-thinking, technology focused 

 An all-male Catholic high school, Bosco Tech uniquely combines a rigorous college-preparatory program 
with STEM-based studies. The innovative approach allows students to exceed university admissions 
requirements while completing extensive integrated coursework in one of several applied science 
and engineering fields. The school’s 
Green and Sustainable Technology program 
is part of its unique applied science 
and engineering curriculum.

 On’s list of top boys high 
schools and Catholic high schools in 
California and the U.S., Bosco Tech 
boasts a college acceptance rate of 100 
percent, with the majority of graduates 
pursuing STEM-related post-secondary 
majors. The school is located at 1151 
San Gabriel Boulevard, Rosemead, 
91770. More information is available atwww.

 Vernier Software & Technology is an 
Oregon-based educational software 
and equipment company that produces 
sensors and graphing software for use 
in science education. Vernier is one of 
the first companies to popularize the 
use of computers and sensor technology, 
known as probeware or microcomputer 
based labs during laboratory 

Left: Students using Vernier Software


Alverno Heights Academy

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 E. Bradbourne Ave., Duarte, CA 91010

(626) 301-9809

Principal: Nancy Lopez

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 

Head of School, Carl Parke 


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 Mrs. Courtney Kassakhian

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: Lindsay Lewis

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:

Arcadia 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 


Duarte Unified School District

1620 Huntington Dr., Duarte, Ca. 91010



Arcadia Christian School

1900 S. Santa Anita Avenue Arcadia, CA 91006

Preschool - and TK - 8th Grade



Principal: Cindy Harmon



Annually, the Sierra Madre Rose Float Association 
is proud to award a

scholarship to a qualified college-bound student 
who meets the following qualifications:

1. Applicants must currently be a student in their 
senior year of high school or be a

college freshman with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

2. Applicants must have been active in one or 
more Sierra Madre Rose Float activity such as fundraising, 
design, construction, decorating or as a 
past or present float rider.

Application and Reference Forms Are attached 
and can be Downloaded from the website

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