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September College Search Guide
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September College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz We’ve enjoyed lower temperatures the last few days, which is uncommon for  September. It’s not only a pleasant change after months of extreme heat, but also is a welcome relief for students who are back on campus. For decades, the new school year didn’t commence until after…

Arcadia Elementary Music Program Starts September
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Arcadia Elementary Music Program Starts September

The Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) is providing music instruction for all fourth and fifth grade students starting the week of Sept. 10. Students in fourth and fifth grade will select a music class to attend once a week during school. All parents will need to register their child for a music class by 4…

Arcadia Unified Ranked as Best Place to Teach in LA
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Arcadia Unified Ranked as Best Place to Teach in LA

AUSD named as district with the Best Teachers in LA By Staff Arcadia Unified ranks as the best place to teach in the Los Angeles area for the second year in a row according to Niche.com. In the recent release of its 2019 school district rankings, Niche also noted Arcadia Unified as having the best…

Pasadena YWCA Hosts Blockchain 101
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Pasadena YWCA Hosts Blockchain 101

Learn about the hottest topic in the tech world right now. Join other business professionals to learn and build relationships at First Foundation Bank (301 N. Lake Ave.) on Aug. 23 from 9 – 11 a.m. All professions and backgrounds are welcome. They will answer questions such as: Why do I need to know about…

AUSD Partners With USC Annenberg Youth Academy
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AUSD Partners With USC Annenberg Youth Academy

Through Arcadia Unified School District’s (AUSD) Digital Communications Internship (DCI) program, the district has been fortunate to partner with USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and its Youth Academy (AYA) summer program. The past two summers, four Arcadia High School students were accepted into this prestigious program at USC. You can see them in…

August College Search Guide
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August College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz I remember a time when Labor Day was officially the end of summer break. But in recent years the school year has been starting in August. If your children are heading back to class this week, I hope they had the chance to breathe, decompress, and savor…

Make Back to School Season the Greenest Ever
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Make Back to School Season the Greenest Ever

Earn an A+ in sustainability this school year As millions prepare to head back to school, Waste Management of Southern California is offering parents, students, and educators practical tips to make this school year more sustainable by reducing, reusing, and recycling right – in and out of the classroom. “Back to school season is the…

July College Search Guide
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July College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz We in the San Gabriel Valley know it’s the middle of summer when temperatures are soaring in the triple digits, and many of us are looking for ways to beat the heat. Summer was traditionally when teenagers found jobs flipping burgers at fast food joints, cashiering at…

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