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List of 12 news stories.

  • Head of School's Message: January 25

    The tone, structure and impact of Wednesday’s inauguration reminded me of a middle school assembly on a much larger scale.
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  • Head of School's Message: January 19

    Fall testing data for elementary and middle school students analyzed by state education associations have concluded that learning setbacks during the pandemic have been less severe than were feared, with students showing continued academic progress in reading and only modest setbacks in math.
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  • Head of School's Message: January 11

    A US history teacher I worked with at the Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland, from 1982-1990 was a retired CIA officer who was friends with Dan Coats, then a Congressman from Indiana, and John Warner, the Senator from Virginia at the time.
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  • Head of School's Message: January 4

    There was more hush than hoop-la on Pasadena’s streets as the old year passed away. Not since World War II has the Rose Parade been canceled, and the Rose Bowl moved to another state. 
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  • Head of School's Message: December 14

    I have a cousin in Washington D.C. whose wife runs her own veterinary practice. She's struggling to find enough employees to cope with the growing demand for services resulting from increasing numbers of people adopting dogs.
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  • Head of School's Message: December 7

    Kindergarten students returned to the Chandler campus today, and plans are in place for First and Second Grades to return on January 11. Pasadena’s Health Department has informed schools that the K-2 waivers remain in effect.
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  • Head of School's Message: November 30

    During this challenging, unpredictable time, the concept of giving thanks did not come as naturally this year. The impact of the pandemic has been felt by everyone to varying degrees.
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  • Head of School's Message: November 16

    On Thursday morning, kindergarten students sat on their benches in the Johnson Courtyard distanced from each other and enjoying their snacks.
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  • Head of School's Message: November 9

    Chandler's lead kindergarten teachers and their assistants were on campus last week preparing their classrooms and rehearsing the hygiene and safety measures that will be implemented starting tomorrow when children return to the campus for the first time in eight months.
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  • Head of School's Message: November 2

    Here is an update for parents in all grades about what is happening with respect to Chandler's application for a K-2 waiver and re-opening plans for grades 3-8.
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  • Head of School's Message: October 26

    For true love to flourish, long-distance relationships cannot survive the long haul. Phone calls, letters and face time help maintain a connection, but they are no substitutes for being in the same place simultaneously.
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  • Head of School's Message: October 19

    On Thursday evening, Adrienne Hollingsworth, Chandler’s Social & Emotional Coordinator, offered balm for the frazzled and strength for the journey as parents gathered on Zoom in three sessions to share experiences from home and to hear Adrienne’s wise counsel about parenting during a pandemic.
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