Special Board Meeting – Thursday 3/4/21


The South Pasadena Board of Education has scheduled a special board meeting for ‘Thursday evening (3/4/21) at 6:30pm to discuss a “Provisional In-Person Reopening Date for SPHS.”

You may find the agenda at https://go.boarddocs.com/ca/spusd/Board.nsf/Public and may view the meeting broadcast at http://spusd.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=2.

For special Board meetings, public comment will be received only for items listed on the agenda. If you would like to comment on an agenda item, submit those comments in writing by emailing them to: publiccomment@spusd.net

Public Comments must be received by 12 Noon on March 4, 2021, to ensure adequate time to compile. Public Comment portion of the email is limited to 250 words. Only one comment per person, per meeting. Please make sure to indicate:

  1. your name
  2. the agenda item for which you are submitting public comment,
  3. if you would like your public comment to be read at the meeting. 

Sophomore Parent Social Rescheduled to March 11

Because of the special board meeting scheduled for March 4, 2021, we have decided to push our Sophomore Parent Social from this Thursday to next Thursday evening, March 11, at 7pm. Thanks for understanding! If you already RSVP’d for the social, the link you received will still work and you do not need to do anything else.

If  you have not RSVP’d but would like to, please RSVP here: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Senior Scholarships Available

SPHS PTSA Scholarships 

Graduating high-school seniors who are PTSA members are eligible to apply.

First District PTA Commemorative Scholarship – $750
Deadline is March 15
Application is now available here

SPHS PTSA – 5 Distinguished Service Scholarships – $500 each
Deadline is April 30
Application will be available soon

Seniors must be members of the SPHS PTSA in order to apply for these scholarships. You can join here

To check if you are a current member, contact PTSA Membership Chair: Yuen Chung.

Learn more at https://www.sphsptsa.net/senior-scholarships/

Tiger Takedown

Congratulations to Jack Bartlett and Gavin Visco for their first and second place finish in the first ever SPHS Video Tournament, Seniors Only Super Smash Brothers Ultimate.

Thank you to all the players and stay tuned for future tournaments!

Tiger Takeaway 2

Watch The Tiger Takeaway, this week with a special tour of our new sports facilities. Don’t forget to enter the Takeaway Challenge for a chance to win a cool pair of SPHS socks. We encourage students to submit their own material and are working with clubs and programs to get their submissions. 

Stay in the know with Instagram

Want to know more about what’s going on at SPHS? Follow an Instagram account. There is one for almost EVERYTHING. Below are some examples. If you want more, search SPHS on Instagram (but make sure to choose the right SPHS. Look for the orange tiger.)

Student Groups

ASB – Associated Student Body@sphsasb
Student Wellness Group@sphswellness
COPA (yearbook)@sphscopa2021
Tiger Newspaper@tigernewspaper

Class by Year

To know what your child’s graduating class is up to:


Parent Groups

Music BoostersCOMING SOON
for now, follow them on FB
at sphsmusicboosters

Other Helpful Accounts


Pandemic Guide

The AV Equity Committee, an AV PTA committee, has created a Pandemic Resource Guide for SPUSD Families.  The guide is full of useful local community resources for families in need of support. Whether you are searching for a therapist, a tutor, or needing assistance with paying bills or securing affordable housing, this guide can help point you in the right direction. We also have translations available in SpanishChinese, and Korean .

The Pandemic Resource Guide can also be found HERE on the AV Website.