Education

Local Students Graduate From Azusa Pacific University
Education

Local Students Graduate From Azusa Pacific University

The following students graduated from Azusa Pacific University on Saturday May 6, and joined approximately 1,700 graduates at the spring commencement ceremonies. Gordon Chang of Arcadia with a Bachelor of Science in Business: Finance Luke Karsana of Arcadia with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Exercise Science Robert McDaniels of Arcadia with a Bachelor of…

May College Search Guide
Education

May College Search Guide

By May S. Ruiz This is it – your children have reached the homestretch!  Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade.  Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate the end of their high school career and spend the last remaining weeks…

How Arcadia Unified Is Doubling Taxpayers Savings to $80M
Education

How Arcadia Unified Is Doubling Taxpayers Savings to $80M

It was only a couple of months ago that the Arcadia Unified School District announced a bond refinance plan that would result in an estimated $40 million in savings to Arcadia taxpayers. With the refinancing process complete, that figure has more than doubled to over $80 million. In its presentation of the bond refinance results…

Online Schooling Helps Teen Pursue Her Dream to Play Golf
Education

Online Schooling Helps Teen Pursue Her Dream to Play Golf

By May S. Ruiz Isabelle Olivas-Lowell is a 13-year-old middle-schooler who plays a mean game of golf and is an outstanding volleyball server.  Lest you think she’s all sports, Isabelle is also an avid  photographer and an imaginative poet.  And, by the way, her favorite subject is math and she’s gotten all A’s in her…

25 Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists
Education

25 Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Arcadia High School made another exceptional showing in this year’s National Merit Scholarship Program, with 25 Apaches named as National Merit Scholarship Finalists. This is the 24th consecutive year that Arcadia High School has had over 85 percent of its students advance from semifinalists to finalists in this renowned program. Students honored each year by…

Arts & Entertainment, Education

104 kindergartners from Holly Avenue Elementary School in Arcadia couldn’t stop the feeling today

104 kindergartners from Holly Avenue Elementary School in Arcadia couldn’t stop the feeling today You can’t stop the good feeling after seeing this adorable performance… ((Take Vo)) 104 kindergartners from Holly Avenue Elementary School in Arcadia couldn’t stop the feeling today. The mostly 5-year-olds sang and danced to Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” These…

The Importance of Tutoring for Accelerated Students
Education

The Importance of Tutoring for Accelerated Students

  By Cliff Tyler It is a common misconception that accelerated students do not need additional help outside the classroom, but they have just as much need for tutors as their peers do. In fact, gifted students face a specific set of challenges that their peers do not. They are often bored in the classroom…

Greg Kaplan Teaches Effective College Application Strategies
Education

Greg Kaplan Teaches Effective College Application Strategies

  By May S. Ruiz Right about now, high school seniors across the United States are getting their acceptance (or dreaded rejection) letters from the universities to which they applied.  As many of these students have found out, getting into one’s their dream college has gotten increasingly difficult.  The admissions process has become a cause…

Options for Learning to Honor Pasadena Educator
Education

Options for Learning to Honor Pasadena Educator

  Options for Learning has a long standing commitment to ensure that San Gabriel Valley’s young children have the resources they need to be thriving members of our community.  Vera Vignes, an educator, community leader and advocate for children, will be honored by the agency for her community contributions to youth during the upcoming 34th Annual…

1 2 3 41
Join the Community
Fields marked with a * are required.
Follow Us On Instagram