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Arcadia Educational Foundation Has the Gift that Keeps Giving
Education

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….

AUSD Accepted Into National Network of Innovative School Districts
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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
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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),…

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