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Foot Locker Awards Arcadia Student With $20K College Scholarship
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Foot Locker Awards Arcadia Student With $20K College Scholarship

Arcadia High School senior Andre Yeung was awarded $20,000 by Foot Locker as part of the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program that annually recognizes 20 students nationwide for exceptional leadership in the classroom and community, as well as for achievements in sports. Across the country, school closures continue to impact millions of students, parents, and…

June College Search Guide
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June College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz Seniors are about to have their virtual graduation or have recently done so. Having spent the last semester of their high school sheltering in place, these teenagers have been looking forward to the loosening of the lockdown orders so they can finally get out of the house….

What Might L.A. County Schools Look Like When They Reopen?
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What Might L.A. County Schools Look Like When They Reopen?

The Los Angeles County Office of Education has released guidelines for reopening schools safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to L.A. County Superintendent Dr. Debra Duardo, the guidelines are not directives but a framework. “They can use parts of it or all of it. The only thing that I believe will be monitored and it’s…

Sending Off the Class of 2020
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Sending Off the Class of 2020

By May S. Ruiz It’s graduation time for high school seniors across America – the culmination of four years of frenetic juggling of school and extra-curricular activities, finishing homework and long-overdue essays, and preparing for the vortex called college admissions. Graduation is a rite-of-passage for teenagers everywhere.         But the coronavirus pandemic deprived the class…

Arcadia Students Spread Hope Through Podcast Poetry Contest
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Arcadia Students Spread Hope Through Podcast Poetry Contest

By Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Intern Claire Li During these difficult and isolating times, it is often hard to find hope and maintain a positive outlook. Aiming to help promote a sense of hope throughout their community, Arcadia Unified School District’s (AUSD) Digital Communications Internship (DCI) students hosted a poetry contest centered around the theme…

Arcadia Unified Students Attend USC Annenberg Youth Academy: Learning the Future of Journalism
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Arcadia Unified Students Attend USC Annenberg Youth Academy: Learning the Future of Journalism

By Arcadia Unified Digital Communication Intern Bethany Chow “I knew I wanted to pursue something I was already interested in: journalism and communications. I thought the University of Southern California Annenberg Youth Academy was an incredible opportunity that I had to take advantage of,” said Sandi Khine, Arcadia High School (AHS) senior and student manager…

Arcadia Unified Launches Mental Health Mondays
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Arcadia Unified Launches Mental Health Mondays

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, the Arcadia Unified School Districts (AUSD) has decided to launch Mental Health Mondays. Each Monday, for the remainder of the school year, AUSD will provide mental health resources to help support everyone navigating the coronavirus pandemic and school closures simultaneously. In addition to helping support students, these resources…

Arcadia Unified New Student Enrollment Now Open Online
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Arcadia Unified New Student Enrollment Now Open Online

The Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) is now enrolling new students for the 2020-2021 school year thanks to a newly developed and completely online process. Families are encouraged to enroll as soon as possible to ensure a smooth transition into school. New student enrollments are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Arcadia Unified is expecting…

May College Search Guide
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May College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz The last few weeks of the school year is usually an exciting time for students. Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade. Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate the end of their…

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