Webinar Recording Now Available

Did you miss our latest PTSA forum? Don’t worry, you can find the recording on our PTSA YouTube Channel. This webinar featured local psychologists, Drs. Kim and Jeffrey Prater, sharing insights on managing anxiety in this uncertain era of history. Learn tips for identifying students in crisis, navigating child peer-to-peer relationships during a pandemic, and caring for yourself as well as your family.

Mindfulness Masterclass

SOUTH PASADENA HIGH SCHOOL invites you to join Renee Jain, an award-winning tech entrepreneur turned public speaker, New York Times best-selling author, resilience expert, certified life coach, and founder of online social and emotional wellness programs – GoZen!, for some mindfulness and meditation. Learn what mindfulness is including its benefits to the brain and body, ways to bring a wandering anxious mind back to the present, and how to implement mindfulness into everyday interactions with your loved ones. Walk away with several in-the-moment mindfulness techniques. 

This event will take place on Thursday, November 12th at 7:00 PM. For more details please see the above flyer.

Event Information
Date: 11/12/2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Zoom ID: 437 535 6519
Zoom Password: pfagozen

COVID-ED: Mental Health Webinar

2020 has offered us intense and unprecedented challenges for both students and parents: COVID-19, social isolation, unemployment, distance learning, social justice and a relentlessly divisive political atmosphere, to name a few.

Join this webinar with our local psychologists, Drs. Kim and Jeffrey Prater, as they share insights on managing anxiety in this uncertain era of history. Learn tips for identifying students in crisis, navigating child peer to peer relationships/contact during a pandemic and caring for yourself as well as your family.

Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00 PM.

This is a PTSA-sponsored event. This material was not prepared by the School District. Any programs and/or events described herein are not necessarily endorsed and will not be supervised by SPUSD.

Register here.

School Board Candidate Interviews

The South Pasadena PTA Programs (at all five schools and council PTA) and the Special Needs Committee collaborated to host interviews with the SPUSD school board candidates for 2020.

Thanks so much to everyone who offered questions. Thanks as well to Heather Bland, PTA Council Programs Chair, for organizing and to Oscar Madrigal, Special Needs Committee Chairperson, for conducting the interviews.

Interviews with each candidate are available for viewing on the Special Needs Committee YouTube Channel. 

View the videos at https://youtube.com/channel/UCoYGktHYTNP0fRBk5eYDHIg

Reflections Art Program Deadline Is Approaching

SPHS Students:

Showcase your creativity and talent by expressing your interpretation

of this year’s theme:

I Matter Because…

All entries must be received by October 15, 2020. Contest rules and entry forms are available at https://www.sphsptsa.net/reflections-art-program/. Print out the Student Packet (carefully follow the rules for each category, then completely fill out the entry, except the PTSA info box).

Please contact the PTSA Reflections Art Chairs at sphsptsaArts@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Click here to DOWNLOAD A PDF of the Call for Entries, including clickable links. 

College Talk

Jeffrey Oh, SPHS junior and Region 9 (LA County) President for the California Association of Student Councils, invites SPHS upperclassmen to this college talk webinar fundraiser on September 12. CASC alumni will speak about their college admissions process and other key information. Aimed for seniors who were unable to visit colleges this summer, the event will feature students from a range of top universities such as UC Berkeley, Georgetown, and USC. 

Learn more at https://www.casc.net/region-9