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November College Search Guide
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November College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN With all the wildfires raging on everywhere in Southern California, it would be a welcome relief for the weather to cool down and bring us some rain. And as we fully ease into the fall season and further into the school year, I hope your children…

Edison Scholarships Available for High School Students
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Edison Scholarships Available for High School Students

High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Each year, Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, awards $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30…

Arcadia Unified’s Longley Way Elementary Staff Reacts to Being Named National Blue Ribbon School
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Arcadia Unified’s Longley Way Elementary Staff Reacts to Being Named National Blue Ribbon School

Of the hundreds of thousands of public and private elementary, middle, and high schools across the United States, only a handful, comparatively, earn a spot in the U.S. Department of Education’s esteemed National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Securing its name on this year’s elite list of schools nationwide, Arcadia Unified’s Longley Way Elementary School has…

Arcadia’ Longley Way Elementary Recognized as National Blue Ribbon School
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Arcadia’ Longley Way Elementary Recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond this week congratulated 30 California public schools, including Arcadia Unified’s Longley Way Elementary, that have been chosen as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools. This coveted award honors public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students achieve high learning standards. “Congratulations to these schools that have tremendous…

October College Search Guide
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October College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz The road to college involves four years of complicated planning and complex scheduling. 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…

25 Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Semifinalists
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25 Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Another year and another impressive Arcadia High showing in the National Merit Scholarship competition with 25 Arcadia High students named as 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists. Arcadia High is the leader of all Los Angeles County high schools with the most students named to this year’s semifinalist cohort. While some high schools have less than…

Arcadia High School Remembers 9/11 Victims and First Responders
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Arcadia High School Remembers 9/11 Victims and First Responders

Nearly 4,000 students and staff from Arcadia High School packed the football stadium for the 18th annual 9/11 memorial tribute Wednesday morning. Representatives from the Marine Corps, Army, Arcadia Fire Department, and Arcadia Police Department joined the tribute. A bagpiper and Arcadia High student also performed “Amazing Grace.”

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