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State Superintendent Announces Free Statewide Online Suicide Prevention Training Program
Education

State Superintendent Announces Free Statewide Online Suicide Prevention Training Program

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Wednesday that the California Department of Education (CDE), in collaboration with the San Diego County Office of Education, is launching a free online suicide prevention training program available to middle and high school staff and students throughout the state. “The COVID-19 pandemic not only disrupted the academic…

State Superintendent Releases Guidance for Schools Reopening
Education

State Superintendent Releases Guidance for Schools Reopening

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond released a new manual from the California Department of Education (CDE) titled “Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools” on Monday. The how-to guide makes recommendations for schools to consider as they reopen but it is neither a “one-size-fits-all” document nor a mandate….

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

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…

What Might L.A. County Schools Look Like When They Reopen?
Education

What Might L.A. County Schools Look Like When They Reopen?

The Los Angeles County Office of Education has released guidelines for reopening schools safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to L.A. County Superintendent Dr. Debra Duardo, the guidelines are not directives but a framework. “They can use parts of it or all of it. The only thing that I believe will be monitored and it’s…

Arcadia Students Spread Hope Through Podcast Poetry Contest
Education

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…

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

AEF’s Year-End Giving Donation Drive: Help Spread Holiday Cheer
Education

AEF’s Year-End Giving Donation Drive: Help Spread Holiday Cheer

The Arcadia Educational Foundation (AEF) invites the community to kick-off holiday gift-giving with a gift to the AEF. A donation to AEF promotes a world-class education in 11 Arcadia Unified schools and enhances learning opportunities for the nearly 10,000 students in the district. A donation of $100 or more to AEF at arcadiaedfoundation.org/donate is also…

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