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Monrovia Unified Celebrates Mathematics During Second Annual Next Generation Math Bee
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Monrovia Unified Celebrates Mathematics During Second Annual Next Generation Math Bee

Using white boards and calculators, 30 elementary school students from Monrovia Unified School District competed in the District’s second annual Next Generation Math Bee on April 18, with the Mayflower Elementary Mariners taking the top prize. Working in teams of six, students employed collaboration, critical thinking, and language skills to solve math-related word problems. In…

Monrovia High School Photography Students Visit Oak Crest Institute
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Monrovia High School Photography Students Visit Oak Crest Institute

By Terry Miller Last Wednesday, ninth grade photography students from Monrovia High had the unique opportunity to visit and photograph a distinctive science laboratory based in Monrovia. Dr. Paul Webster of Oak Crest Institute of Science escorted the teens around the research facility on Chestnut Avenue Wednesday morning to the delight of the students and…

Monrovia’s Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet School Distributes Chromebooks
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Monrovia’s Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet School Distributes Chromebooks

Students from Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet School lined up to receive Chromebooks during the school’s one-to-one device rollout event on April 10, enhancing the school’s commitment to boost student-learner outcomes by providing a quality education that includes digital instruction. In addition to the Chromebooks, students also received chargers and laptop sleeves to protect the…

April College Search Guide
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April College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz You’d have to be living under a rock if you hadn’t heard about the college admissions scandal that unfolded a few weeks ago. Some of the most highly regarded universities were implicated in a coach-bribing scheme which parents were resorting to to get their children accepted. It…

Open Enrollment Underway for Online Public School
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Open Enrollment Underway for Online Public School

Field trips, talent-shows and a prom aim to give kids full school experience By Al Stewart Open enrollment for tuition-free home schooling is now underway for parents opting to move their child away from the traditional brick and mortar classroom setting. Online enrollment forms are available on the web site for California Connections Academy, a…

Early College Helps Monrovia High School Students Get Ahead
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Early College Helps Monrovia High School Students Get Ahead

By Joanne Montgomery Citrus College Governing Board Member Kayla Griffiths is currently a freshman at Monrovia High School. As with most freshmen across the state, Kayla enjoys spending time with friends, learning about new subjects and staying active on campus. One of the things that makes Kayla unique, however, is that she is already earning…

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