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Arcadia Youth Awarded for Learning Vocabulary
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Arcadia Youth Awarded for Learning Vocabulary

Four students from Arcadia and San Marino were awarded trophies by “The 500 Club” for learning new vocabulary at the Club’s 26th anniversary awards ceremony. 19 students, parents and supporters enjoyed the picnic and ceremony at Eisenhower Park in Arcadia. In 1993, private tutor Sara Smith wanted to encourage her students to actively search out…

April College Search Guide
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April College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz You’d have to be living under a rock if you hadn’t heard about the college admissions scandal that unfolded a few weeks ago. Some of the most highly regarded universities were implicated in a coach-bribing scheme which parents were resorting to to get their children accepted. It…

Open Enrollment Underway for Online Public  School
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Open Enrollment Underway for Online Public School

Field trips, talent-shows and a prom aim to give kids full school experience By Al Stewart Open enrollment for tuition-free home schooling is now underway for parents opting to move their child away from the traditional brick and mortar classroom setting. Online enrollment forms are available on the web site for California Connections Academy, a…

Arcadia High School Student-Run Podcast Wins CalSPRA Award of Merit
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Arcadia High School Student-Run Podcast Wins CalSPRA Award of Merit

By Sarah Wang Video may rule social media, but a new platform is on the rise: podcast. This is something Arcadia High School’s Podcast Team knows all too well, especially after winning recognition from the California Schools Public Relations Association (CalSPRA). But who exactly is behind the now award-winning podcast, “Keepin’ It Arcadia”? The podcast…

Know a Local Teacher Whose Classroom Project Deserves Funding?
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Know a Local Teacher Whose Classroom Project Deserves Funding?

California Credit Union encourages local teachers to apply for a class project grant California Credit Union is inviting all Los Angeles area teachers who have a great class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant Program. The program is open to any full-time classroom teacher in Los Angeles…

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