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‘STIP Program’ With Oak Crest Institute of Science Yielding Great Results for Monrovia
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‘STIP Program’ With Oak Crest Institute of Science Yielding Great Results for Monrovia

New incubator facility currently in development During the past few years, the city has been engaged in a directed effort to further advance the science and technology ecosystem that exists in Monrovia. Those efforts have involved facilitating the establishment of LabLaunch Monrovia, which was only the second bio-tech incubator in the San Gabriel Valley (with the…

July College Search Guide
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July College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz We in Pasadena know it’s the middle of summer when temperatures are soaring in the triple digits, and many of us are looking for ways to beat the heat. Summer was traditionally when teenagers found jobs flipping burgers at fast food joints, cashiering at retail stores, or…

June College Search Guide
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June College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz  June 21st is summer solstice, marking the beginning of summer. Most high schoolers have recently graduated, or are about to graduate. When I was in school the onset of summer meant taking a break from the harried pace of schoolwork, extra-curricular activities, and campus club events. But…

Blood Drive Slated June 2 for Monrovia High Student Battling Leukemia
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Blood Drive Slated June 2 for Monrovia High Student Battling Leukemia

More than 220 students, teachers, and community members have stepped up to donate blood during a drive benefitting Monrovia High School student-athlete James Speranta, who is facing an unexpected battle against leukemia. The numbers double the typical signups received by the American Red Cross, triggered by news of Speranta’s sudden diagnosis in mid-March. “The community…

Clairbourn School’s Robert W. Nafie Leaves a Lasting Legacy
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Clairbourn School’s Robert W. Nafie Leaves a Lasting Legacy

By May S. Ruiz He’s at transportation every single day, rain or shine, opening car doors for students arriving in the morning and leaving in the afternoon. He’s the one constant for the thousands of children who have attended Clairbourn School through the decades – Dr. Robert W. Nafie, headmaster. It was therefore with much…

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