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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…

St. Gregory A. & M. Hovsepian School Goes Full STEAM Ahead
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St. Gregory A. & M. Hovsepian School Goes Full STEAM Ahead

By Emily Glory Peters “Don’t throw anything away.” It’s not a hoarder’s mentality—it’s the bedrock of teachers Michele Browning and Arpy Jahjah’s STEAM philosophy at St. Gregory A. & M. Hovsepian School in Pasadena. “For young learners, school is a freight train—it’s cognitive overload,” says Browning, who, like Jahjah, has been teaching since she was…

4 Arcadia High Students Named College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners
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4 Arcadia High Students Named College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners

Wednesday, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced over 3,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Among the winners announced Wednesday were four Arcadia High School students: Dean Albert Frame will study at Northeastern University and plans to pursue a career in computer science. Jason Ke will continue his education at…

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….

Graduates, How Would You Like to Pay for That Education?
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Graduates, How Would You Like to Pay for That Education?

By Terry Miller As we celebrate those who graduate this year, we are flummoxed by the out of control—the ridiculous—cost of higher education, or any education for that matter. Last week beaming graduates at Moorhouse college were shocked when Robert Smith, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, announced his family was setting up a grant to wipe out…

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