May Ruiz

San Gabriel Valley Schools Adopt Anti-Bullying Program
Education

San Gabriel Valley Schools Adopt Anti-Bullying Program

By May S. Ruiz Bullying is a common occurrence in schools and the numbers prove it; one study revealed that as many as 49 percent of children in grades 4-12 have been bullied at least once during the past month. School administrators and teachers have been looking for ways to solve this prevalent problem.  For…

November College Search Guide
Columns, Education

November College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN Your children have come this far into their 9th grade and should be fully settled in on their courses and their teachers’ teaching style.  Hopefully, they have found some new friends among their classmates, and have adjusted to high school life in general. Encourage your children…

Visiting Dublin, Ireland: Land of Leprechauns and Shamrocks
Travel

Visiting Dublin, Ireland: Land of Leprechauns and Shamrocks

By May S. Ruiz Summer this year took me back to Europe, my favorite travel destination.  I journeyed to Scotland for the third time on British Airways via Heathrow International in London, which is one of the busiest and most crowded airports in the world. To avoid having to go through Heathrow again coming back,…

October College Search Guide
Columns, Education

October College Search Guide

  The road to college for a better future By May S. Ruiz High school students are extremely busy – homework, extra-curricular activities in art and sports, campus clubs, all compete for their time. To add to that, they have to make sure they get excellent marks in their courses and on the standardized tests….

September College Search Guide
Education

September College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz September is usually still warm even as it marks the beginning of the fall season and, for decades, it meant the opening of a brand-new school year.  But slowly, the start of the school year began to inch earlier; in some districts, students were on campus…

DIAVOLO Debuts at Arcadia’s Performing Arts Center
Arts & Entertainment

DIAVOLO Debuts at Arcadia’s Performing Arts Center

DIAVOLO’s “In Flight”  – Courtesy Photo By May S. Ruiz        DIAVOLO, fresh from its performances on NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’, makes its high-energy Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley debut at Arcadia’s Performing Arts Center on September 23, 2017 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Featured during this maiden show is DIAVOLO’s groundbreaking masterpiece, ‘Trajectoire’, which…

CSArts-SGV Welcomes its First Group of Incoming Students
Education

CSArts-SGV Welcomes its First Group of Incoming Students

By May S. Ruiz  August 14, 2017 marks a milestone for the Duarte Unified School District (DUSD) when CSArts-SGV officially opens its doors to admit the first group of incoming students to the Art School.  A welcome festival on August 18 will celebrate this much anticipated event. An off-shoot of the Orange County School of…

August College Search Guide
Education

August College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Summer break is close to an end for some kids; August usually heralds the start of another school year.  If your children are heading back to class this week, I hope they had the chance to breathe, decompress, and savor the lull because they are now…

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