Pasadena Unified's Health Program Wins Top Statewide Honor
The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) has been chosen as one of 56 recipients of the state’s leading educational honor, the Golden Bell Award. The Golden Bell Award, now in its 37th year, is sponsored by the California School Boards Association and recognizes public school programs that are innovative and sustainable, make a demonstrated difference for students and focus on meeting the needs of all public school students. PUSD is being recognized for its Building a Healthy School Environment program, which increases students’ physical activity on campus; access to healthy foods at school; knowledge about healthy eating through experiential learning in school gardens; student engagement and training through paid high school internships; and the number and depth of community partnerships. Read the full story here!