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June College Search Guide
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June College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz June 21st is summer solstice, marking the beginning of summer. Most high schoolers have recently graduated, or are about to graduate. When I was in school the onset of summer meant taking a break from the harried pace of schoolwork, extra-curricular activities, and campus club events. But…

All Arcadia Unified Schools Named to California Honor Roll
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All Arcadia Unified Schools Named to California Honor Roll

By Staff Final report card season is underway and each Arcadia Unified school has made it onto the 2017 – 2018 Educational Results Partnership (ERP) Honor Roll. Of the nearly 130 school districts represented on ERP’s Scholar Honor Roll list, Arcadia Unified is the only school district to have each of its schools honored with…

Camino Grove Elementary School Hosts Arcadia High Graduates
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Camino Grove Elementary School Hosts Arcadia High Graduates

By Terry Miller Arcadia High School seniors, who donned their caps and gowns, went back to the future to their former elementary schools to do a graduation run to inspire the next generation of young people. The extremely vocal and excited elementary school children at Camino Grove were thrilled to see the big seniors right…

20 Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists
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20 Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Arcadia High School had another impressive showing in this year’s National Merit Scholarship program with all 20 Apache semifinalists named as 2018 National Merit Scholarship Finalists. This year marks the 25th consecutive year that Arcadia High School has had over 85 percent of its students advance from semifinalists to finalists in this prestigious program. “We…

Arcadia High School Students Develop New Mobile App
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Arcadia High School Students Develop New Mobile App

By Sarah Wang In our rapidly digitizing world, most teenagers can call themselves “tech-savvy.” One group of Arcadia High School (AHS) students, however, has taken the power of technology to the next level. Juniors Albert Yeung, Alex Hitti, Jason Zhao, Jessica Chou, Nathan Wong, Paul Lee, Seongwook Jang, and Tiger Ma have created what AHS…

Clairbourn School’s Robert W. Nafie Leaves a Lasting Legacy
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Clairbourn School’s Robert W. Nafie Leaves a Lasting Legacy

By May S. Ruiz He’s at transportation every single day, rain or shine, opening car doors for students arriving in the morning and leaving in the afternoon. He’s the one constant for the thousands of children who have attended Clairbourn School through the decades – Dr. Robert W. Nafie, headmaster. It was therefore with much…

Arcadia Unified Social Media Ranked Among World’s Best
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Arcadia Unified Social Media Ranked Among World’s Best

A double tap unlike any other for Arcadia Unified School District’s Instagram page. In its “Top 10 Best School Instagram Accounts” list, BuzzFeed named the school district among the top educational accounts (including college, high school, and elementary) in the world. “I was shocked when I received a message, fittingly on our Instagram page, with…

Arcadia’s Arroyo Pacific Academy Celebrates Grand Opening of New Campus
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Arcadia’s Arroyo Pacific Academy Celebrates Grand Opening of New Campus

Dedicated and passionate teachers, excellent new learning environment, outstanding educational opportunities, and more are all within walking distance from the Arcadia Metro Station and Transit Plaza. Established in 1998 by Philip Clarke, Arroyo Pacific Academy is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory secondary school. Arroyo Pacific Academy celebrated its 20th anniversary with a Grand Opening…

Arcadia High Hosts Second Signing Ceremony
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Arcadia High Hosts Second Signing Ceremony

Arcadia High hosted a second official signing ceremony to celebrate five more outstanding student-athletes who signed letters of intent to play their respective sports at the collegiate level. Before a room filled with proud family, friends, and Arcadia Unified teachers, counselors, staff, and administration, the following Arcadia High Apaches were celebrated for this incredible accomplishment:…

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