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How to Become an Arcadia High National Merit Semifinalist
Education

How to Become an Arcadia High National Merit Semifinalist

By Arcadia Unified School District Digital Communications Intern Sofia Nagy Over the past 25 years, Arcadia High School has had nearly 600 students, qualify as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists, with an exceptional average of 20 students receiving admittance into this program. This year, Arcadia High’s Class of 2019 had 23 Apache semifinalists. The National Merit…

4 Arcadia High Students Named College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners
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4 Arcadia High Students Named College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners

Wednesday, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced over 3,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Among the winners announced Wednesday were four Arcadia High School students: Dean Albert Frame will study at Northeastern University and plans to pursue a career in computer science. Jason Ke will continue his education at…

June College Search Guide
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June College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz The mere mention of college applications is enough to cause apprehension among parents and high schoolers. To say that the process is a complicated one to navigate is a spectacular understatement. Frantic parents are now deeply involved in the process that should have been between their children…

Angie Dillman Named Arcadia High Principal
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Angie Dillman Named Arcadia High Principal

After vetting a pool of competitive candidates and a rigorous interview process, the Arcadia Unified School District has announced Angie Dillman as the next principal of Arcadia High School. In a unanimous Arcadia Unified Board of Education vote at its May 28, 2019 board meeting, Dillman was approved to succeed seven-year Arcadia High principal, Dr….

Graduates, How Would You Like to Pay for That Education?
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Graduates, How Would You Like to Pay for That Education?

By Terry Miller As we celebrate those who graduate this year, we are flummoxed by the out of control—the ridiculous—cost of higher education, or any education for that matter. Last week beaming graduates at Moorhouse college were shocked when Robert Smith, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, announced his family was setting up a grant to wipe out…

Arcadia High Seniors Bid Farewell With Words of Wisdom
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Arcadia High Seniors Bid Farewell With Words of Wisdom

By Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Intern Anya Yang With the end of the school year just around the corner, the Senior Men and Women (SMW) of Arcadia High School have decided to bid the Home of the Apaches a farewell through words of wisdom that can be shared for generations via a “Little Free Library.”…

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