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San Gabriel Valley Schools Adopt Anti-Bullying Program
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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
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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…

Apply Now to Reap the Rewards of $1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program
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Apply Now to Reap the Rewards of $1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program

High school seniors whose dream is to make a difference in the world by majoring in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, is awarding $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30 high school…

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…

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