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Use our facility...

Our facility is available for filming. Please contact 626-441-5830 ext 3902 for more information. To see some of our campus, please click on the following link.  

Math Kangaroo Winners

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Eleven students from South Pasadena ranked in the top 20 for their grade level in the 2015 International Math Kangaroo. The objective of this competition is to encourage children and teenagers to ...more


On April 30, South Pasadena 8 th graders excelled at the 31 st Los Angeles County Math Field Day. Over 400 students representing school districts from throughout the county participated. The ...more

Our Mission

Our purpose is to inspire, challenge and empower all students to acquire the knowledge, skills and values to become a successful, responsible and caring citizen in a diverse society.



Lunch will begin at 11:45 and the students will have Homeroom again.



Tue. May 24 - Orchestra Concert at S.P. Middle School at 6pm

Wed. May 25 - Choir Concert at S.P. High School at 7pm


Among the many exciting promotion activities for our 8th graders is our annual 8th grade promotion dance. This year's promotion dance will take place this Saturday, May 28th from 6pm-8pm at the South Pasadena Mason Center. The theme is The Great Gatsby and dress is semi-formal. Students can purchase tickets for $10 during lunch this week with a signed parent permission slip. Dinner, catered by Mix n' Munch, is included in the price of the ticket, and gluten-free options are available with advance notice. Any questions about the dance can be directed to the 8th grade activities adviser, Hilary Clegg (hclegg@spusd.net). We hope your student will join us in celebrating the accomplishments and growth of our wonderful 8th grade class!‚Äč


* Monday (June 6th,) Tuesday (June 7th,) and Wednesday (June 8th) are all minimum days with school ending at 12:30 PM each day.

* 8th Grade Promotion will take place on Tuesday, June 7th starting at 5:30 PM in the school’s quad.

* The last day of school is Wednesday, June 8th. 


We will be selecting two speakers for the 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony.  All 8th graders interested in entering the writing contest, please come to the Library Computer Lab on May 25, 2016 from 2:50pm to 3:45pm.  You will be instructed on the requirements and have time to write out your speech.  Good Luck!


Purple-Lei-150x150.png White-Lei-150x150.png  Pre-Order a Triple Lei for Promotion Day.  Place your order online, via Paypal, by clicking on this link.  Leis will be available in the traditional purple or all white - $30 each.  Orders must be submitted by Monday, May 23rd.  Please see the flyer attached for more info.  Thank you for supporting the PTA.


8th Grade Promotion Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 7th beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the school's quad. Please read the attached information to help plan for the evening. 


South Pasadena Middle School will administer the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) beginning on Thursday, May 5th. Testing will occur in Science classes, English classes, and Math classes fromMay 5th through May 27th. 


Although only some teachers are administering the test, the testing impacts everyone.


Please take a look at our daily bulletin (to the right) to see the altered daily schedule during CAASPP testing.  It is very important that students stay on campus during their testing time.  Please try not to schedule appointments where students will be away from their testing classroom.  Thank you.


8th Grade T-shirt/ Sweatshirt - Only a few left...

Hurry up and buy your 8th Grade t-shirt and sweatshirt because supplies are running out! Come to room 113 with cash or a check during homeroom! T- shirts are $15 and sweatshirts are $25, First Come, First Served!

8th Grade Panoramic Pictures - Only a few left

If you haven't purchased your 8th Grade Panoramic 2016 Picture, please see Mrs. Kennedy.  There are about 5 left for sale.  $19 each.

YEARBOOK SALE DAY - June 3 - Cash Only

For families who forgot to purchase a 2016 Yearbook, by the March 18 deadline, please note there will be approximately 100 yearbooks for sale, after school on June 3 in Room 107 - $65 CASH ONLY - first come, first served.   A line will form outside of the Oak Street entrance to the school, a sign will be posted.


Key Dates for the 2015-2016 School Year

First Day of School - Thursday, August 20, 2015

Back to School Night - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Parent Conference Week - October 19, 2015 to October 23, 2015

Thanksgiving Break - November 23-27, 2015

Winter Break - December 21, 2015 to January 1, 2016

Spring Break - April 4-8, 2016

Last Day of School - Wednesday, June 8, 2016


First Day of School - Thursday, August 18, 2016

Daily Bulletin

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Monday, May 23, 2016
Friday, May 20, 2016
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Monday, May 16, 2016
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South Pasadena Unified School District

For more information on SPUSD, our schools, registration, programs, and so much more, please click on our link.

Thank you!

South Pasadena Educational Foundation

For more information on SPEF, upcoming after school classes, summer school classes and so much more, please click on our link

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Congratulations MathMoveU Scholarship Winners



Five students from South Pasadena Middle School were among 150 students nationwide who were awarded scholarships of $1,000 each from Raytheon Company. Raytheon ...more

2016 Regional Award Scholastic Art & Writing

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Student Name: Maddie Yoo

Work Titles: Brave Face & Tough Facade - Gold Key (Drawing & Illustration)

Check Out the Latest Art Projects

Mrs. Tanaka's Art Classes have been adding  a lot more color to our school for Open House.  Please check out the great pieces of art before they're gone.  Link.