Tag: AUSD

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…

Five Arcadia High Athletes Sign to Play in NCAA Division I & II
Sports

Five Arcadia High Athletes Sign to Play in NCAA Division I & II

By AUSD Digital Communications Intern Jasmine Oang Five Arcadia High student-athletes have signed to play in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Seniors Ayala Plummer, Haley Kennedy, Jeffrey Castillo, Lauren Ko, and Rachelle Yang ended 2018 with commitments to continue their academic and sports careers at top schools in NCAA Divisions 1 and 2. Arcadia…

Arcadia’s Longley Way Offers Classes for Visually Impaired Students
Education

Arcadia’s Longley Way Offers Classes for Visually Impaired Students

By Arcadia Unified School District Digital Communications Intern Sofia Nagy Visually impaired students at Longley Way Elementary School (Longley Way) are given the opportunity to apply their unique learning styles and abilities in the classroom. Longley Way’s Megan Robinson, special education teacher for the visually impaired, makes it possible for her students to develop their…

AUSD Accepted Into National Network of Innovative School Districts
Education

AUSD Accepted Into National Network of Innovative School Districts

AUSD will partner with other leading educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers from across the country Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) was accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking school districts organized by Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization with the mission to accelerate innovation in education and improve the opportunity to learn…

Arcadia High Teacher Brings French Program to First Avenue
Education

Arcadia High Teacher Brings French Program to First Avenue

By Arcadia Unified School District Digital Communications Intern Sofia Nagy “Bonjour les élèves et bienvenue!” teacher Christina Vaughan excitedly exclaims (“Hello students and welcome”) as her students enter Room 25 at First Avenue Middle School (FAMS). The students occupy their seats and wait attentively as Madame Vaughan, a French teacher at Arcadia High School (AHS),…

Arcadia High Among Best Public High Schools in the Nation
Education

Arcadia High Among Best Public High Schools in the Nation

Arcadia High standouts in STEM and college prep Out of more than 19,000 public high schools in the nation, Arcadia High School ranks in the top 1 percent of the best public high schools in America. According to Niche.com’s 2019 list for Best Public High Schools, Arcadia High School not only receives this national honor…

Arcadia Unified Celebrates its 2018-19 Teacher of the Year
Education

Arcadia Unified Celebrates its 2018-19 Teacher of the Year

The Arcadia Unified School District celebrated its 2018-19 Teacher of the Year, Janice Dickson, at the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) 2018-19 Teachers of the Year luncheon on Friday, Sept. 21. Dickson, a fourth grade teacher at Longley Way Elementary School, has taught in the district for 14 years and meets students’ unique…

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