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Richard and Eric Dong Give Additional $20,000 to Clairbourn in Honor of Dr. Nafie

Young Clairbourn Alums Give Additional Scholarship Funding in Honor of Headmaster
Alumni Richard and Eric Dong returned to campus to officially offer a generous donation to the school in honor of Dr. Nafie's years of service. They also performed a piano recital. Watch the video and read Richard Dong's inspirational speech to encourage young people to give back to the community.
 



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Richard and Eric Dong Give Additional $20,000 to Clairbourn in Honor of Dr. Nafie
Posted on: 12/6/2017 2:59 PMComments (0)

Clairbourn Alums and Current Student Raise $10,500 as Junior Ambassadors for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Young alums and current student lead fundraising efforts and volunteerism

On behalf of Madhatter Knits, an nonprofit organization that was started by Clairbourn alums, the leaders of the organization, including Clairbourn alums and one current student, raised $10,500 as Junior Ambassadors for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, surpassing their goal. Madhatter Knits is a nonprofit dedicated to knitting beanies for preemies. There are over 80 members in the organization and three school chapters.


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Clairbourn Alums and Current Student Raise $10,500 as Junior Ambassadors for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Posted on: 11/7/2017 4:43 PMComments (0)

Alumni Spotlight

Updates on Clairbourn Alums
What are Clairbourn Alumni doing now?

Do you want to find out what your classmates have been up to in the last few years? Did they move? Where did they go to school? Are they in graduate school or did they start their own company? Our Alumni Spotlight page is a great way to stay connected with the alumni community and keep Clairbourn informed of the latest news in your life.


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Alumni Spotlight
Posted on: 8/29/2017 3:19 PMComments (0)

Richard and Eric Dong, Youngest Members of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Leadership Council

Young Alumni on the Leadership Council
Alums Richard and Eric Dong are new members of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Leadership Council. They recently created an endowment for the International Leadership Foundation (IFL), which supports leadership training, global democracy and governance initiatives with an emphasis on Asian countries. They are paving the way in helping address some of the world's most pressing human rights issues.

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Richard and Eric Dong, Youngest Members of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Leadership Council
Posted on: 8/31/2017 11:33 AMComments (0)

1940s Alumnus Sylvia Pauloo Takes Us Back in Time

Alumnus Connected to the Bourne Family
1940s alumnus Sylvia Pauloo visited our campus in April of 2016 with her daughter Julia and shared with Nancy Ward her childhood experiences. She fondly recalled her time at Clairbourn, calling it a "turning point" in her life. Her connections to the Bourne family was simply astounding. Her mother as Mary Green Pauloo, who taught music at Clairbourn for three years in the 1940s. Sylvia Pauloo knew the Bourne family well, as she was friends with Claire Bourne and Douglas Bourne and she even dated Stephen Bourne at one point. Her time was Clairbourn was enriching and full of unforgettable experiences.
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1940s Alumnus Sylvia Pauloo Takes Us Back in Time
Posted on: 9/7/2017 1:11 PMComments (0)

New Richard & Eric Dong Endowment at SMHS

Young Alumni Philanthropists
Alums Richard and Eric Dong, from the Clairbourn Classes of 2014 and 2016, are young, budding philanthropists who have recently made a generous gift from their own personal investment earnings to San Marino High School to support its various programs.

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New Richard & Eric Dong Endowment at SMHS
Posted on: 4/20/2017 10:11 AMComments (0)

Pete Paciorek, Class of 1990


Pete Paciorek has a newly released guidebook on character development in sports that is now available on Amazon. Amy Paciorek, his sister and an alum from the Class of 1985, designed the cover.


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Pete Paciorek, Class of 1990
Posted on: 9/26/2016 1:15 PMComments (0)

Kris Mohandie, Class of 1976

Renowned Forensic Psychologist
The alumni office was fortunate enough to spend half an hour with Kris Mohandie, Class of 1976, who reminisced about his time at Clairbourn, the beginnings of his professional career, and the many components of his job... 
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Kris Mohandie, Class of 1976
Posted on: 9/22/2016 1:27 PMComments (0)

Digital Yearbooks for Viewing and Download

Years 1971 to 2006 Are Now Available!
As Clairbourn celebrates a remarkable milestone–90 years since its founding in 1926–it only makes sense that the school thinks back to its past. Yearbooks are a fond collection of everyone’s captured memories, and so the school has been working to digitize as many as possible to preserve those moments of the past. We are pleased to announce that 35 years of yearbooks are now available for viewing and downloading from the alumni website
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Digital Yearbooks for Viewing and Download
Posted on: 8/19/2016 1:14 PMComments (0)

New Graduates Join Alumni Association


Class of 2016 - Welcome to the Alumni Association! The following students joined Clairbourn's Alumni Association Website in June...
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New Graduates Join Alumni Association
Posted on: 8/5/2016 10:25 AMComments (0)

Class of 2006 – Corinne Botsford


Corinne obtained her undergrad degree from the University of Arizona, majoring in psychology. Now she is in a master’s program for Early Childhood Education at Grand Canyon University. Corinne was on campus to...
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Class of 2006 – Corinne Botsford
Posted on: 4/11/2016 11:29 AMComments (0)

Alumni Spotlight - Kris Van Cleave


(This second alumni spotlight shines on the Emmy-award winning broadcaster from Clairbourn's class of 1994.)  When did you realize you wanted to become a broadcast journalist? It really cemented in my time at Clairbourn. One of our assignments at Clairbourn was to do a presentation on a career field...
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Alumni Spotlight - Kris Van Cleave
Posted on: 3/4/2016 12:51 PMComments (0)

Class of 2012 – Paul Callahan


As one of only 40 area students to be chosen for the program, Paul recently finished his time as a Student Ambassador for the Pasadena Tournament of Roses...
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Class of 2012 – Paul Callahan
Posted on: 2/1/2016 11:34 AMComments (0)

Class of 2012 – Daniel Erdody and Albert Wu


Albert and Daniel visited campus today on a day off from Flintridge Prep. The two got a firsthand look at the newly renovated library and even read a book to the kindergarten students...
 

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Class of 2012 – Daniel Erdody and Albert Wu
Posted on: 1/15/2016 10:12 AMComments (0)

Alumni Spotlight - Jessica Morgan


Jessica and her writing partner, Heather Cocks, have written two young-adult novels, and their most recent book, The Royal We, has been on a number of bestseller lists. The alumni office recently caught up with the ever-busy Jessica Morgan to glean insights about her career, what it takes to succeed, and why reading is so important...
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Alumni Spotlight - Jessica Morgan
Posted on: 12/7/2015 12:13 PMComments (0)

Alumni Influx


Clairbourn hit the alumni jackpot when 12 alums visited campus on a day off from school. While all of them visited with their former teachers, Christian Yeghnazar, Nathan Garcia, and Austin Ning also helped out with PE classes. The other alums that stopped by were...
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Alumni Influx
Posted on: 11/16/2015 10:53 AMComments (0)

Class of 2007 – Brandon Wen


A very big congratulations to Brandon on being accepted into the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium. Brandon is studying fashion design and fulfilling a life-long dream in the process...
 

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Class of 2007 – Brandon Wen
Posted on: 11/16/2015 10:50 AMComments (0)

Class of 1986 – Kathleen (Minagawa) Miyasaka


Kathleen sends her greetings to the Clairbourn community from Japan. Kathleen works in Nagano, Japan teaching English to local children – working with middle schoolers during the day and elementary age students at night...
 

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Class of 1986 – Kathleen (Minagawa) Miyasaka
Posted on: 10/29/2015 10:44 AMComments (0)

Class of 2012 - Julia McMullan


Now in her last year at Mayfield Senior, Julia visited eighth-grade girls on the Clairbourn campus to let them know all about her exciting high school experience at Mayfield. She talked about the transition, the academics, social life, activities...
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Class of 2012 - Julia McMullan
Posted on: 10/22/2015 9:32 AMComments (0)

Class of 2012 - Anil Nankani, Spencer Raines, and Jack Trager


Alums from the Clairbourn Class of 2012, Jack , Anil, and Spencer, now all seniors at La Salle High School, visited Clairbourn's 8th-graders as high school reps for La Salle. They answered student questions, went over their own transition into high school, and spoke about the...
 

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Class of 2012 - Anil Nankani, Spencer Raines, and Jack Trager
Posted on: 10/21/2015 11:00 AMComments (0)
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