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Arcadia Students Learn from Holocaust Survivor’s Courage
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Arcadia Students Learn from Holocaust Survivor’s Courage

Dana Middle School students had the opportunity of a lifetime to hear the incredibly brave and inspiring story of Trudie Strobel—a Holocaust survivor. Born in Ukraine in 1938, Strobel and her mother were sent 600 miles to a Jewish ghetto in Poland when the Nazi’s invaded Russia. Strobel experienced the atrocities of life in a…

Arcadia Educational Foundation to Announce Mini-Grant Winners
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Arcadia Educational Foundation to Announce Mini-Grant Winners

The 2018-19 Arcadia Educational Foundation (AEF) mini-grant winners will be announced by Jan. 15. During December’s year-end drive, AEF received nearly $9,000 in donations. All contributions collected will now go to preserving educational programs, enhance students’ learning experiences, and bridge the funding gap created by low state funding of public schools (California state funding for…

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Dodgers Visit Arcadia’s Camino Grove Elementary School

It was nothing but blue at Camino Grove Elementary School recently, proving the power of the pen is truly inspirational. A day after the Dodgers lost in the World Series, the entire fifth grade class was given a homework assignment they will likely never forget. The task: write the Los Angeles Dodgers a hand-written letter…

Arcadia Educational Foundation Has the Gift that Keeps Giving
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Arcadia Educational Foundation Has the Gift that Keeps Giving

As the season of giving sets in and folks mull over the perfect gift ideas, the Arcadia Educational Foundation (AEF) has an option for a gift that keeps on giving – an excellent education. “Our organization [AEF] exists to support Arcadia Unified schools,” explained AEF Director Anne Rai. “We run donation drives to pay for…

Arcadia High School Students Promoting Literacy Club Hosts Book Drive
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Arcadia High School Students Promoting Literacy Club Hosts Book Drive

All throughout Arcadia High School (AHS), students are immersed in a variety of opportunities for community service. One event that was especially unique was AHS’s Students Promoting Literacy club’s book drive, held from Dec. 3 to Dec. 7. Led by officer team members President Natalie Samadi, Vice President Rachel Lee, Secretary Kenna Gao, Treasurer Matthew…

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

Arcadia School Honor Red Ribbon Week
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Arcadia School Honor Red Ribbon Week

Observance runs through Oct. 31 Red Ribbon Week began in remembrance of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Enrique Camarena who was kidnapped and murdered in Mexico in 1985. Agent Camarena had been working undercover for the DEA and was key in developing information that led to the eradication of large-scale narcotics manufacturing operations in Mexico….

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