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Lauralee Farrer Named Chief Storyteller and VP of Communications
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Lauralee Farrer Named Chief Storyteller and VP of Communications

Longtime Fuller trustee, renowned author, and former Herman Miller Inc. CEO Max De Pree believed that without “tribal storytellers,” a community like Fuller will forget who we are. Lauralee Farrer has been named the new Chief Storyteller and Vice President of Communications at Fuller to fulfill Max’s challenge: to remember who we are, to help…

MUSD Elementary Students Receive Free Dictionaries from Local Elks Club
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MUSD Elementary Students Receive Free Dictionaries from Local Elks Club

Bradoaks Elementary School third-grader, Alaina Delgado, eagerly flipped through the pages of her new dictionary during the school’s October 30 Dictionary Giveaway Assembly, thrilled at having a resource to expand her vocabulary. “It’s really cool that they gave us these dictionaries because it will help me learn new words to use every day,” Delgado said….

San Gabriel Valley Schools Adopt Anti-Bullying Program
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San Gabriel Valley Schools Adopt Anti-Bullying Program

By May S. Ruiz Bullying is a common occurrence in schools and the numbers prove it; one study revealed that as many as 49 percent of children in grades 4-12 have been bullied at least once during the past month. School administrators and teachers have been looking for ways to solve this prevalent problem.  For…

November College Search Guide
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November College Search Guide

THE ROAD TO COLLEGE By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN Your children have come this far into their 9th grade and should be fully settled in on their courses and their teachers’ teaching style.  Hopefully, they have found some new friends among their classmates, and have adjusted to high school life in general. Encourage your children…

Apply Now to Reap the Rewards of $1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program
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Apply Now to Reap the Rewards of $1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program

High school seniors whose dream is to make a difference in the world by majoring in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, is awarding $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30 high school…

Mt. Sierra College Awards Scholarships to High Achieving Students
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Mt. Sierra College Awards Scholarships to High Achieving Students

Mt. Sierra College attracts top students and awards Honors Scholarships Sukhman Kaur had a dream of one day attending college. Her cousin, who studied Information Technology at Mt. Sierra College recommended she look into their business program. After speaking to an Admissions Advisor she found out she qualified for an honors scholarship. Her GPA from…

Monrovia Unified Shows Strong Performance in State Standardized Tests
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Monrovia Unified Shows Strong Performance in State Standardized Tests

Monrovia Unified School District students continue to perform strongly in their third round of state testing on the California Standards for English language arts (ELA) and math, according to a new state report. The two standardized tests, introduced in 2015, are computer-adaptive exams that focus on writing and critical-thinking skills aligned with the rigorous California…

October College Search Guide
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October College Search Guide

  The road to college for a better future By May S. Ruiz High school students are extremely busy – homework, extra-curricular activities in art and sports, campus clubs, all compete for their time. To add to that, they have to make sure they get excellent marks in their courses and on the standardized tests….

CSArts–SGV Seeks Art Passionate Students for 2018-2019 School Year
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CSArts–SGV Seeks Art Passionate Students for 2018-2019 School Year

Preview Days to be held Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Jan. 20   California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV), a new public charter school offering unparalleled opportunities for 7th-12th grade students passionate about the arts, invites prospective students and their families to attend one of three Preview Days on Oct. 21, 2017, Nov. 18,…

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