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County Derails Monrovia High’s June 3 Graduation Plan

Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News By Terry Miller MUSD appeals county’s decision to NOT allow graduation plan Monrovia High Principal Kirk McGinnis recently published a YouTube video announcing plans...

Monrovia Unified to Offer Online Summer School

Courtesy photo by form PxHere Due to the safer-at-home orders in place for Los Angeles County, Monrovia Unified will provide online academic courses for summer school. The district offers a variety of intervention programs during summer to help students meet grade...

Monrovia High School Ranked Among Top High Schools In the Nation

Monrovia High School. - File photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News Monrovia High School has been ranked in the top 13 percent of schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

Monrovia’s Class of 2020 Receives Senior Lawn Signs In Drive-Thru Event

Last week, Monrovia High School seniors had a rather unique experience. The Class of 2020 was received  those lawn signs we told you about during a drive-thru celebration where school teachers, board members and the superintendent congratulated each senior...

May College Search Guide

Lawrence University. - Courtesy Photo The road to college By May S. Ruiz The last few weeks of the school year is usually an exciting time for students. Freshmen are looking forward to...

Monrovia High School’s Seniors Celebrated With Yard Signs

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Monrovia High Principal Kirk McGinnis shows off the signs graduates’ parents will proudly display on their lawns this year. – Courtesy photo Thirteen years of school and the grand finale is supposed to be your senior year: prom, graduation,...

Monrovia Unified Updates Extended Dismissal Grading Policy

Courtesy photo / David Mulder (CC BY-SA 2.0) After students were dismissed in March, the Monrovia Unified School District (MUSD) concentrated efforts on establishing a distance learning framework to ensure academic progress and maintain student-teacher connection. 

Pasadena Schools Embrace Remote Learning

Pasadena Unified School District Office. - Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News By May S. Ruiz In the midst of health concerns caused by the coronavirus outbreak, safe distancing has been implemented. Schools closed...

Clifton Middle School Named 2020 School to Watch

Clifton coronavirus exposure
Clifton Middle School. - Photo by Silentia Slaboch / Beacon Media News Clifton Middle School has been recognized as a 2020 School to Watch for its academic excellence, responsiveness to the needs of students, and commitment to helping every student achieve...

Monrovia Unified Adopts New Communication Platform for Parents

- Courtesy image / Facebook, @Parentsquare The need for constant communication between students, families, teachers, staff, and community is vital in the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic. The Monrovia Unified School District (MUSD) has adopted ParentSquare, a new...

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