February 2019

SMHS Honored As a California Distinguished School

Congratulations to San Marino High School for being named as a 2019 California Distinguished School. The amazing teachers, staff, students, and parents deserve credit in earning this recognition again for the High School. Congratulations! A school receives this award by meeting specific criteria based on the California School Dashboard. Dashboard criteria are determined under California’s […]

Don't Forget About Our Town Hall

“What recourse do students have when one or more teachers regularly assign much more homework than the District guidelines?” “Does SMHS allow students to apply college class credit towards high school credits or as a replacement for a high school class? If not, why and what is being done to change the policy, when it […]

The Importance of Music

Music programs have been scientifically proven to help children with improving their brain power, social skills, creativity, and patience. At both Valentine and Carver Elementary schools, Aileen Hsu helps foster these skills to her students every day. Her main goal is to, “spark my students’ interest in music – through singing, playing instruments, listening and […]

In Rehearsal

Huntington Middle School students are rehearsing for the spring musical, Mulan Jr. The Musical, based on the 1998 Disney animated hit film Mulan, features popular music of Stephen Schwarz Mulan Jr. opens March 7th at 7:00 PM in the Kenneth White Auditorium, continuing through March 8th, and closing March 9th at 5:00 PM. Tickets are […]

Congratulations to Carver's First Lego League Team

The Carver Elementary School First Lego League Team (FLL) Banquet was held last Friday evening to conclude and congratulate all team members for an unbelievably successful year. Students and their families were invited to share a night of food, highlights, and awards. Thank you to our San Marino Schools Foundation supporters, whose donations allowed the […]

2019 Gold Sustainer Recognition Event Success!

On Wednesday night, the San Marino Schools Foundation held its annual Gold Sustainer Dinner at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. This event allows the Foundation to thank our Gold Sustainer and above donors for their continued support of San Marino educational excellence. The night started with a reception and was followed by […]

Town Hall Meeting: Curriculum and Instruction

The San Marino Schools Foundation hosts periodic town halls to help all of us better understand our public school system. Our second town hall – in collaboration with the SMUSD School Board and San Marino Unified School District – focuses on public school curriculum and instruction, and will be held in the Barth Community Room […]

Happy Lunar New Year! 農曆新年快樂!

In Chinese culture, the pig symbolizes wealth. As we enter the Year of the Pig, we are thankful for the wealth of support and generosity from our community. 豬象徵著好運與財富。 在迎接豬年之際,我們在此衷心地感謝社區的大力支持和慷慨捐助 We wish you and your family a year filled with good fortune and joy. 我們祝愿您和您的家人在新的一年裡充滿幸福和快樂。