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Arcadia High’s Unity Through Poetry Empowers Teens for Change
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Arcadia High’s Unity Through Poetry Empowers Teens for Change

By AUSD Digital Communications Intern Sarah Wang Walking through the halls at lunch, students at Arcadia High School pass various clubs with specific objectives for the student body. Of the new clubs granted charters this year, right after being given the green light, Arcadia High’s Unity Through Poetry club has already made a profound impact…

Arcadia’s Longley Way Offers Classes for Visually Impaired Students
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Arcadia’s Longley Way Offers Classes for Visually Impaired Students

By Arcadia Unified School District Digital Communications Intern Sofia Nagy Visually impaired students at Longley Way Elementary School (Longley Way) are given the opportunity to apply their unique learning styles and abilities in the classroom. Longley Way’s Megan Robinson, special education teacher for the visually impaired, makes it possible for her students to develop their…

November College Search Guide
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November College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN As we slowly ease further into the school year, I hope your children have also fully settled in as high-schoolers. Encourage your children to focus on their studies and to make use of all the resources available at their school to accomplish all the work required…

Arcadia School Honor Red Ribbon Week
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Arcadia School Honor Red Ribbon Week

Observance runs through Oct. 31 Red Ribbon Week began in remembrance of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Enrique Camarena who was kidnapped and murdered in Mexico in 1985. Agent Camarena had been working undercover for the DEA and was key in developing information that led to the eradication of large-scale narcotics manufacturing operations in Mexico….

Addressing Anxiety and Depression  on Campus
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Addressing Anxiety and Depression on Campus

By May S. Ruiz In an article which published last April in Time magazine, Katie Reilly reported that record numbers of college students are seeking treatment for anxiety and depression, and schools can’t keep up. She further described that when UCLA offered, for the first time, all incoming students a free online screening for depression,…

AUSD Accepted Into National Network of Innovative School Districts
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AUSD Accepted Into National Network of Innovative School Districts

AUSD will partner with other leading educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers from across the country Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) was accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking school districts organized by Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization with the mission to accelerate innovation in education and improve the opportunity to learn…

Arcadia High Teacher Brings French Program to First Avenue
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Arcadia High Teacher Brings French Program to First Avenue

By Arcadia Unified School District Digital Communications Intern Sofia Nagy “Bonjour les élèves et bienvenue!” teacher Christina Vaughan excitedly exclaims (“Hello students and welcome”) as her students enter Room 25 at First Avenue Middle School (FAMS). The students occupy their seats and wait attentively as Madame Vaughan, a French teacher at Arcadia High School (AHS),…

Have You Applied to the $1.2 Million Edison Scholarship Program?
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Have You Applied to the $1.2 Million Edison Scholarship Program?

High school seniors who dream of making a difference in the world through STEM studies are invited to apply to Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. The parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE) is awarding $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30 high school students planning to major in science, technology, engineering or…

October College Search Guide
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October College Search Guide

The road to college  By May S. Ruiz The road to college involves four years of complicated planning and complex scheduling. 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…

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