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Monrovia High’s Suit Bots Advance to Next Level
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Monrovia High’s Suit Bots Advance to Next Level

Competition will be held March 9 By Susan Motander The Suit Bots, one of Monrovia High School’s robotics teams, emerged as the top ranked team in the Lucky Baldwin League of First, the not-for-profit foundation that works to inspire students in science and technology. The Suit Bots earned the Byson Cup for their achievement. They…

Monrovian Students to Hear from Renowned Educator
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Monrovian Students to Hear from Renowned Educator

Next Thursday, students at Clifton Middle School will hear from Erin Gruwell, the educator whose unique style of teaching inspired her students to stay in school. In 1999 she wrote a book about the experience. The book inspired the 2007 movie Freedom Writers starring Hilary Swank. Gruwell had refused to give up on her low-performing…

Monrovia Unified Elementary Schools Host Students from China
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Monrovia Unified Elementary Schools Host Students from China

More than 100 students from Jiangsu Province, China, visited Monrovia Unified (MUSD) as a part of the culture immersion program from Jiangsu Education Services for International Exchange (JESIE). Over four days, these international students visited Mayflower, Plymouth, and Bradoaks Elementary. At Plymouth Elementary, a Mandarin Dual Immersion school, students quickly connected with international students as…

February College Search Guide
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February College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz  After several years of drought and rainless months, we’re finally getting much drenching which may be affecting your family schedule. Maybe some sports events are being postponed or canceled and getting your children to all their after-school activities could be taking longer than usual. But don’t stress…

2019 Scholarships Available to Eligible Local National Panhellenic Scholars
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2019 Scholarships Available to Eligible Local National Panhellenic Scholars

Applications are now available for the San Gabriel Valley Alumnae Panhellenic Association’s (SGVAPA) scholarships. The SGVAPA is affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference and seeks to nurture healthy fraternity and sorority communities. Scholarships are available for outstanding sorority women who are permanent residents or reside in the San Gabriel Valley. The scholarship amount is a…

Local Students Can Apply for a $1K Scholarship
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Local Students Can Apply for a $1K Scholarship

California Credit Union now accepting applications California Credit Union invites college-bound students in Los Angeles County to submit an application in its annual College Scholarship Program. Through the program, California Credit Union provides $20,000 in scholarships to recognize students who are motivated in their academic studies, active in their schools and communities, giving back to…

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