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Santa Fe Middle School New Name
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Santa Fe Middle School New Name

Santa Fe Middle School new name will be Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet School. They will host an open house to exhibit student accomplishments in Santa Fe’s established programs with robotics demonstrations; band, dance and choir performances; poetry readings; and bottle rocket launchings. To kick off the evening, the school will also announce its official…

Monrovia Scholars and Hometown Heroes Honored
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Monrovia Scholars and Hometown Heroes Honored

Monrovia Unified School District is partnering with the City of Monrovia and Centre Stage to honor scholars and hometown heroes. This year’s Monrovia Days theme honors the city’s hometown heroes, including students, doctors and nurses, firefighters, police officers and men and women in the U.S. military. The Monrovia Days Parade will feature students from all…

May College Search Guide
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May College Search Guide

By May S. Ruiz This is it – your children have reached the homestretch!  Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade.  Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate the end of their high school career and spend the last remaining weeks…

Monrovia City Council Recognizes Young MAP Graduates
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Monrovia City Council Recognizes Young MAP Graduates

At a special meeting of the Monrovia City Council, the group recognized the twenty-five newest graduates of the Monrovia Area Partnership Youth Leadership Academy.  In seven and a half months, these young people have attended thirteen classes held throughout the city. Ariel Tolefree-Williams, the city’s Neighborhood Services Program Coordinator, introduced the members of the class.  The graduates had…

Citrus College Provides Resources for a Diverse Student Body
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Citrus College Provides Resources for a Diverse Student Body

By Joanne Montgomery Citrus College Provides Resources for a Diverse Student Body. Transitioning to college from high school, military service or the workforce can be an overwhelming undertaking, especially for first-generation college students pursuing higher education. Between meeting enrollment deadlines, becoming acquainted with a new campus and declaring a major, the excitement of this new…

Online Schooling Helps Teen Pursue Her Dream to Play Golf
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Online Schooling Helps Teen Pursue Her Dream to Play Golf

By May S. Ruiz Isabelle Olivas-Lowell is a 13-year-old middle-schooler who plays a mean game of golf and is an outstanding volleyball server.  Lest you think she’s all sports, Isabelle is also an avid  photographer and an imaginative poet.  And, by the way, her favorite subject is math and she’s gotten all A’s in her…

Monrovia Unified Schools Named to 2016 Honor Roll
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Monrovia Unified Schools Named to 2016 Honor Roll

  A Monrovia Unified high school and elementary school were recently named to the Campaign for Business & Education Excellence 2016 Honor Roll, which highlights higher-performing schools that narrow achievement gaps between student populations. Monrovia High and Mayflower Elementary were honored as Star Schools, a title that signifies academic improvement in schools with a significant population…

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