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Arcadia Students Receive Academic Honors at Northeastern University
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Arcadia Students Receive Academic Honors at Northeastern University

Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. The following students were recently named to the University’s dean’s list for the fall semester, which ended in December 2018: Jacqueline Shang, majoring in pharmacy. Samantha Li, majoring in pharmacy. Joshua Field, majoring in electrical and…

February College Search Guide
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February College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz  After several years of drought and rainless months, we’re finally getting much drenching which may be affecting your family schedule. Maybe some sports events are being postponed or canceled and getting your children to all their after-school activities could be taking longer than usual. But don’t stress…

Arcadia Educational Foundation Announces 2018-19 Mini-Grant Winners
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Arcadia Educational Foundation Announces 2018-19 Mini-Grant Winners

For over 20 years, the Arcadia Educational Foundation (AEF) has supported the teachers and staff of the Arcadia Unified School District through its signature Mini-Grant Program. This year, AEF’s mini-grant program has accepted and funded 29 applications, benefiting 40 teachers and staff across the district for a total of over $21,000. AEF’s mini-grant program channels…

Arcadia Delegates Advocate in Sacramento at PTA Legislation Conference
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Arcadia Delegates Advocate in Sacramento at PTA Legislation Conference

By Sandi Khine, Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Intern Over a two-day period, 13 delegates from Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) gathered in Sacramento for the annual California State Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Conference to advocate on behalf of not only Arcadia students and families but also students all across California. For over 100 years, PTA…

2019 Scholarships Available to Eligible Local National Panhellenic Scholars
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2019 Scholarships Available to Eligible Local National Panhellenic Scholars

Applications are now available for the San Gabriel Valley Alumnae Panhellenic Association’s (SGVAPA) scholarships. The SGVAPA is affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference and seeks to nurture healthy fraternity and sorority communities. Scholarships are available for outstanding sorority women who are permanent residents or reside in the San Gabriel Valley. The scholarship amount is a…

Local Students Can Apply for a $1K Scholarship
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Local Students Can Apply for a $1K Scholarship

California Credit Union now accepting applications California Credit Union invites college-bound students in Los Angeles County to submit an application in its annual College Scholarship Program. Through the program, California Credit Union provides $20,000 in scholarships to recognize students who are motivated in their academic studies, active in their schools and communities, giving back to…

Arcadia Students Learn from Holocaust Survivor’s Courage
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Arcadia Students Learn from Holocaust Survivor’s Courage

Dana Middle School students had the opportunity of a lifetime to hear the incredibly brave and inspiring story of Trudie Strobel—a Holocaust survivor. Born in Ukraine in 1938, Strobel and her mother were sent 600 miles to a Jewish ghetto in Poland when the Nazi’s invaded Russia. Strobel experienced the atrocities of life in a…

Arcadia Educational Foundation to Announce Mini-Grant Winners
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Arcadia Educational Foundation to Announce Mini-Grant Winners

The 2018-19 Arcadia Educational Foundation (AEF) mini-grant winners will be announced by Jan. 15. During December’s year-end drive, AEF received nearly $9,000 in donations. All contributions collected will now go to preserving educational programs, enhance students’ learning experiences, and bridge the funding gap created by low state funding of public schools (California state funding for…

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Dodgers Visit Arcadia’s Camino Grove Elementary School

It was nothing but blue at Camino Grove Elementary School recently, proving the power of the pen is truly inspirational. A day after the Dodgers lost in the World Series, the entire fifth grade class was given a homework assignment they will likely never forget. The task: write the Los Angeles Dodgers a hand-written letter…

January College Search Guide
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January College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz Happy New Year! By this time, winter break is over and students are heading back to school I hope your children got the opportunity to de-stress and refresh, enjoyed time away from school, and just delighted in being teenagers. The years between middle and high school aren’t…

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