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October College Search Guide
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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….

CSArts–SGV Seeks Art Passionate Students for 2018-2019 School Year
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CSArts–SGV Seeks Art Passionate Students for 2018-2019 School Year

Preview Days to be held Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Jan. 20   California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV), a new public charter school offering unparalleled opportunities for 7th-12th grade students passionate about the arts, invites prospective students and their families to attend one of three Preview Days on Oct. 21, 2017, Nov. 18,…

Twenty Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
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Twenty Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Twenty Arcadia High School students were recently distinguished as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists. These skilled seniors join a group that represents less than one percent of high school seniors across the country. Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program will have an opportunity to compete for nearly 7,500 National Merit Scholarships collectively worth almost…

Hillsides Education Center Provides Free and Reduced-Price Meals for Children Under National School Lunch or School Breakfast Program
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Hillsides Education Center Provides Free and Reduced-Price Meals for Children Under National School Lunch or School Breakfast Program

Hillsides Education Center is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program. Each school and/or the district/agency’s central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party on request. Meal applications will be sent to…

“Beyond Safe Havens” Conference Supports Students Who Could Be Harmed By Federal Immigration Policies
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“Beyond Safe Havens” Conference Supports Students Who Could Be Harmed By Federal Immigration Policies

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson will join California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and other education experts in a panel discussion on how to help students and parents who are anxious and fearful about federal immigration policies at a “Beyond Safe Havens” conference. Torlakson is inviting the public to watch the…

High School Voter Education Weeks Sept. 18–29
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High School Voter Education Weeks Sept. 18–29

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson strongly encourages sixteen- and seventeen-year-old students to pre-register to vote with the beginning of High School Voter Education Weeks from Sept. 18–29. “This is a terrific opportunity for educators to talk with high school students about the critical importance of voting, prepare them to participate in elections and pre-register…

Arcadia Unified Debuts ‘Profiles in Education’ YouTube Series
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Arcadia Unified Debuts ‘Profiles in Education’ YouTube Series

By Sarah Wang Many school districts around the country struggle to maintain transparency and communication within their communities, but Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) is certainly not one of them. The award-winning school district already boasted a thriving relationship with the public, but this summer, its Public Information Office took that rapport one step further…

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Arcadia High School 9/11 Tribute

Nearly 4,000 students and staff of Arcadia High School congregated this morning for its annual 9/11 memorial tribute. Representatives from the Marine Corps, Army, Arcadia Fire Department, and Arcadia Police Department joined our Apaches in this very powerful and emotional history lesson and reminder for our students, many of whom were not yet born when…

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