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February College Search Guide
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February College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz  With winter break in the rearview mirror, your children’s emphasis should have shifted back to school work. Hopefully, they have also done well in their first semester and are actively involved in this phase of their learning. FRESHMAN Your children are well into the second semester of…

Arcadia Unified’s Holly Avenue Elementary Named as a 2020 California Distinguished School
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Arcadia Unified’s Holly Avenue Elementary Named as a 2020 California Distinguished School

Arcadia Unified’s Holly Avenue Elementary School was recently named a California Distinguished School for the second time in three years by the California Department of Education. This annual recognition program honors schools that close the achievement gap and demonstrate exceptional student performance. “Our team of leaders, educators, staff, and students at Holly Avenue Elementary never…

January College Search Guide
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January College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Happy New Decade! 2019 was quite eventful for college admissions, with the bribing scandal dominating the news for months. This brought into light the inequity in the process – not only are students from wealthy backgrounds able to take SAT prep courses, they can also hire counselors…

Upper District Awards Water Education Grants to Local Schools
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Upper District Awards Water Education Grants to Local Schools

The Board of Directors of the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District) awarded 19 education grants totaling $13,413 to K-12th grade classrooms as part of the 2019/20 Water Education Grant Program (WEGP). Through this program, Upper District provides funding of up to $1,000 for water related projects. To qualify for a grant,…

AEF’s Year-End Giving Donation Drive: Help Spread Holiday Cheer
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AEF’s Year-End Giving Donation Drive: Help Spread Holiday Cheer

The Arcadia Educational Foundation (AEF) invites the community to kick-off holiday gift-giving with a gift to the AEF. A donation to AEF promotes a world-class education in 11 Arcadia Unified schools and enhances learning opportunities for the nearly 10,000 students in the district. A donation of $100 or more to AEF at arcadiaedfoundation.org/donate is also…

Arcadia High’s Club Day Illuminates Endless Possibilities
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Arcadia High’s Club Day Illuminates Endless Possibilities

By George Win, Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Intern Arcadia High School celebrates the diversity of its students’ interests and passions each year through its annual “Club Day.” An event that involves a showcase of the more than 60 Arcadia High clubs on campus, students from all grade levels are given the opportunity to find other students…

December College Search Guide
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December College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Well, the rain certainly put a damper on our Thanksgiving weekend. But Southern California is always in need of it, so the rain was something to be thankful for. We’re also feeling the Southland version of winter with cooler daytime weather and freezing overnight temperatures in the…

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