Tag: Arcadia Unified School District

Arcadia Unified’s Holly Avenue Elementary Named as a 2020 California Distinguished School
Education

Arcadia Unified’s Holly Avenue Elementary Named as a 2020 California Distinguished School

Arcadia Unified’s Holly Avenue Elementary School was recently named a California Distinguished School for the second time in three years by the California Department of Education. This annual recognition program honors schools that close the achievement gap and demonstrate exceptional student performance. “Our team of leaders, educators, staff, and students at Holly Avenue Elementary never…

Andrew Policky Resigns as Head Football Coach for AHS
Sports

Andrew Policky Resigns as Head Football Coach for AHS

By Terry Miller We heard late last week that the beloved head football coach for Arcadia has tendered his resignation, effective immediately. He remains a teacher at the high school. While there has been much speculation about Policky’s decision, Arcadia Weekly requested comment from Ryan Foran, Arcadia Unified School District’s public information officer for comment:…

Arcadia Innovation Summit Imagines, Inquires, and Inspires
Education

Arcadia Innovation Summit Imagines, Inquires, and Inspires

Hundreds of educators from all over California descended upon Arcadia for the 5th Annual Arcadia Innovation Summit on Friday. More than 900 teachers, administrators and staff representing nearly 200 different school districts, schools, and educational organizations registered for what’s becoming a very popular conference hosted by the Arcadia Unified School District at no cost to…

Angie Dillman Named Arcadia High Principal
Education

Angie Dillman Named Arcadia High Principal

After vetting a pool of competitive candidates and a rigorous interview process, the Arcadia Unified School District has announced Angie Dillman as the next principal of Arcadia High School. In a unanimous Arcadia Unified Board of Education vote at its May 28, 2019 board meeting, Dillman was approved to succeed seven-year Arcadia High principal, Dr….

School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns
News

School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns

15 violent school shootings have been recorded this year By Terry Miller Last week in Denver, a few miles away from Columbine High, yet another mass shooting took place at a STEM school. One student died trying to save his fellow students and eight others seriously injured. The police responded very quickly to the numerous…

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