SMUSD Expands Kurtenbach’s Role

Photo by Zane Hill / OUTLOOK Huntington Middle School Principal Jason Kurtenbach, speaking with students on campus last week, is being promoted to San Marino Unified School District’s executive director of curriculum and development.
Photo by Zane Hill / OUTLOOK
Huntington Middle School Principal Jason Kurtenbach, speaking with students on campus last week, is being promoted to San Marino Unified School District’s executive director of curriculum and development.

Jason Kurtenbach will graduate as principal of Huntington Middle School this year, joining the San Marino Unified School District administrative cabinet as its executive director of curriculum and development.
The promotion, made official at last week’s Board of Education meeting, creates the third principal vacancy in three years for SMUSD. Kurtenbach is finishing his fifth year at HMS. Continue reading “SMUSD Expands Kurtenbach’s Role”

‘More of Less’ Author to Speak April 19

If you find yourself spending an inordinate amount of time cleaning up a storage area or straightening up your home, you can learn about downsizing from a guy who was doing just that 10 years ago.
Partnership for Awareness is bringing in author Joshua Becker for two speaking sessions on Thursday, April 19 — first at noon in the San Marino Unified School District board room and second at 7 p.m. in the Huntington Middle School auditorium. Becker is the author of the bestselling “The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own.” Continue reading “‘More of Less’ Author to Speak April 19”

Yoga Breathes New Life Into P.E. Classes at HMS

Having wrapped up a trial period at Huntington Middle School, the nonprofit organization Two Trees Wellness hopes to continue introducing San Marino’s schoolchildren to the benefits of yoga.
For three weeks, yoga instructors Miranda Bear and Harry Bui taught HMS students — one week for each grade — yoga for their physical education class. Continue reading “Yoga Breathes New Life Into P.E. Classes at HMS”