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Friday, October 30, 2020

Education

The Gap Year Option for Everyone

- Courtesy photo Until a few short years ago, the gap year was a British tradition – when a high school graduate spends a year before going off to college to pursue an interest or to work on a humanitarian project...

State Superintendent Announces Free Statewide Online Suicide Prevention Training Program

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Wednesday that the California Department of Education (CDE), in collaboration with the San Diego County Office of Education, is launching a free online suicide prevention training program available to...

The Generation that will Change the World

Michelle Dong of Arcadia High School - Courtesy Photo By May S. Ruiz  The high school class 2020 is a generation whose lives have been upended by the global pandemic. While it can be argued that being asked...

State Superintendent Releases Guidance for Schools Reopening

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond released a new manual from the California Department of Education (CDE) titled "Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California's Public Schools" on Monday. The how-to guide makes recommendations for schools to consider...

Monrovia High School Graduates Class of 2020

This proud athletic graduate donned numerous bibs from various meets over cap and gown. – Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News Honors graduate of MAD Class of 1938 On Wednesday, Monrovia High School followed...

Canyon Oaks High & Mountain Park Celebrate Class of 2020

A graduate bumps elbows with a school official. - Courtesy photo / Facebook, @MonroviaSchools Highlighting the achievements and successes of each student, Canyon Oaks High School and Mountain Park Independent Study School celebrated the graduating Class of 2020 with a...

June College Search Guide

University of Connecticut. - Courtesy Photo The road to college By May S. Ruiz Seniors are about to have their virtual graduation or have recently done so. Having spent the last semester of their...

What Might L.A. County Schools Look Like When They Reopen?

The Los Angeles County Office of Education has released guidelines for reopening schools safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to L.A. County Superintendent Dr. Debra Duardo, the guidelines are not directives but a framework. "They can use parts of it or all of it. The...

Monrovia Unified Announces Class of 2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

For their strong academic achievement, perseverance, and dedication to pursuing their goals, Monrovia High School seniors Kate Tadeo and Jessica Lee have been named the Class of 2020’s valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. “It is with great pleasure that we...

Sending Off the Class of 2020

Michelle Dong, Arcadia High School's senior class president. - Courtesy Photo / Arcadia High School By May S. Ruiz It’s graduation time for high school seniors across America – the culmination of four years of frenetic...
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