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Plymouth Elementary Students Display Coding Skills During Annual Epic Build Showcase

Plymouth Elementary students demonstrated how they created animated characters for digital stories and video games during the school’s annual Epic Build Showcase on Nov. 15, an event that celebrated the school’s computer science immersion program, Code to the Future. “Our Epic...

Monrovia’s Bradoaks Elementary Students Explore Night Sky During Inaugural Moon Party

Bradoaks Elementary second-grader Brendon Rose held onto the lens of a powerful telescope and searched the stars for a glimpse of Saturn, Jupiter and Venus during a “Telescopes in the Sky” Moon Party family event that celebrated the school's effort to transition to a science...

Monrovia High Students Involved in Next Professional Production, ‘Sister Act’

By Susan Motander Part of the reason the Monrovia Unified School District produces professional productions for the community is to give Monrovia students the chance to interact with professionals in the drama community. The next production, “Sister Act,” is no exception. Not only will students from...

November College Search Guide

UCLA. - Courtesy photo The Road to College By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN With all the wildfires raging on everywhere in Southern California, it would be a welcome...

Where Have All the Children Gone: Public Education by the Numbers

By Brian Beary In a state where the overall population has continued to steadily rise, school attendance has dropped ever so slightly over the past five years. The US Census estimates that California’s population last year was 39,557,045, up from just over...

Deep Dive Into Progress at Monrovia Unified

By Susan Motander Two weeks ago, the Monrovia Unified School Board along with the Superintend of Schools Dr. Katherine Thorossian, and the Teacher of the year Jennifer Maljian, made thorough presentations on the state of the schools in Monrovia; they’re good and getting...

Edison Scholarships Available for High School Students

High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Each year, Edison International,...

Red Ribbon Week in Monrovia

Are you wondering why trees at the schools of Monrovia Unified are all sporting bright red ribbons this week?  This is Red Ribbon Week, the celebration of living a drug-free life. The police department has also been busy tying ribbons around light poles in front of public buildings. In...

State of Monrovia Schools: Overall Doing Well, Absenteeism Remains a Problem

By Susan Motander Last Wednesday the Monrovia Unified School Board along with the superintendent of schools, Dr. Katherine Thorossian, and the teacher of the year, Jennifer Maljian, made a thorough presentation on the state of the schools in Monrovia....

Curious About Monrovia Schools? Get the 411 Next Wednesday

By Susan Motander The full picture about the Monrovia Unified School District will be given next Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the State of the Schools Address. The presentation from the members of the School Board and Dr. Katherine Thorossian, the superintendent of schools, will...
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