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Barry Lisbin Named Arcadia Unified Teacher of the Year
Education

Barry Lisbin Named Arcadia Unified Teacher of the Year

Out of 400 Arcadia Unified teachers, Arcadia High School math teacher Barry Lisbin has been named the2020-21 Arcadia Unified Teacher of the Year. This fall marks the beginning of Lisbin’s 29th year at Arcadia Unified and he has devoted his career to dispelling the notion that some students are not “math person.”With creative ways for…

Police Are Investigating Arcadia High School Sexual Assault Allegations
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Police Are Investigating Arcadia High School Sexual Assault Allegations

On June 23, 2020, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Arcadia Police Department Investigators learned of alleged sexual assault allegations against a former Arcadia High School student possibly involving female victims who also attend Arcadia High School. “The allegations involve sexual activities of high school students both present and former and one of the allegations was photos…

The Generation that will Change the World
Education

The Generation that will Change the World

By May S. Ruiz  The high school class 2020 is a generation whose lives have been upended by the global pandemic. While it can be argued that being asked to stay home as we wage a war against a disease is a far cry from having to fight a war on the battlefields as the…

Foot Locker Awards Arcadia Student With $20K College Scholarship
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Foot Locker Awards Arcadia Student With $20K College Scholarship

Arcadia High School senior Andre Yeung was awarded $20,000 by Foot Locker as part of the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program that annually recognizes 20 students nationwide for exceptional leadership in the classroom and community, as well as for achievements in sports. Across the country, school closures continue to impact millions of students, parents, and…

Sending Off the Class of 2020
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Sending Off the Class of 2020

By May S. Ruiz It’s graduation time for high school seniors across America – the culmination of four years of frenetic juggling of school and extra-curricular activities, finishing homework and long-overdue essays, and preparing for the vortex called college admissions. Graduation is a rite-of-passage for teenagers everywhere.         But the coronavirus pandemic deprived the class…

Arcadia Students Spread Hope Through Podcast Poetry Contest
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Arcadia Students Spread Hope Through Podcast Poetry Contest

By Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Intern Claire Li During these difficult and isolating times, it is often hard to find hope and maintain a positive outlook. Aiming to help promote a sense of hope throughout their community, Arcadia Unified School District’s (AUSD) Digital Communications Internship (DCI) students hosted a poetry contest centered around the theme…

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.”

Arcadia Volleyball Has Up and Down Week
Sports

Arcadia Volleyball Has Up and Down Week

By Nathan Foster The Arcadia High School varsity volleyball teams had an up and down week to open their season. Both the JV and varsity squads defeated San Marino but dropped their contests against Flintridge Sacred Heart. The Apaches varsity team dominated the San Marino Titans 3-0 (25-12, 25-8, 25-16) on Tuesday at home. The…

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