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June College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz The mere mention of college applications is enough to cause apprehension among parents and high schoolers. To say that the process is a complicated one to navigate is a spectacular understatement. Frantic parents are now deeply involved in...

Meet Monrovia Unified’s Newly Appointed School Resource Officer

By Susan Motander For the last few years Officer James Ruano has served as the School Resource Officer (SRO) to Monrovia Unified School District (MUSD). Ruano brought his own special touch to the position bridging together the resources of the Monrovia Police Department (MPD) and MUSD. But...

Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?

By Terry Miller As we celebrate those who graduate this year, we are flummoxed by the out of control—the ridiculous—cost of higher education, or any education for that matter. Last week beaming graduates at Moorhouse college were shocked when Robert Smith, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, announced his family...

MUSD Scholars and Champions Shine at Monrovia Days Community Festival

Hundreds of Monrovia community members cheered as students from Monrovia Unified School District performed with their school bands and rode bikes, unicycles, and floats while dressed in spirit gear on May 18 during the Monrovia Days community festival parade. The three-day festival was hosted by...

Monrovia Unified Offers Students Alternative Approach to Learning With Tuition-free Independent Study

Mountain Park School, a K-12 tuition-free Independent Study School option provided by Monrovia Unified School District, offers flexibility to non-traditional students – some of whom are pursuing professional careers in acting or athletics. Mountain Park exposes students to career pathways, extra-curricular programs, and early college...

Monrovia Unified Students Take to the Stage During Monrovia Days Festival

Monrovia Unified School District is partnering with the City of Monrovia, Centre Stage Theater, and the Volunteer Center of San Gabriel Valley to host the Monrovia Days community festival. The Monrovia Days Parade will feature student scholars and champions from all Monrovia Unified schools,...

‘Summer with Shakespeare’ Teaches Children Soft Skills

By May S. Ruiz A Noise Within’s (ANW) ‘Summer With Shakespeare’ acting camp will once again be open from June 17 to July 19, 2019 and children don’t have to be aspiring actors to attend it. The most important skills that they will gain, in...

Monrovia Unified to Showcase Performing Arts During Superstars of Music

More than 600 Monrovia Unified School District students will demonstrate their vocal and instrumental music talents at the District’s annual Superstars of Music performance on May 9 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Monrovia High School’s Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center. Located at 845 W....

Monrovia Unified Dedicates Alternative Schools’ Library to Longtime Volunteers

More than 50 members of the Monrovia Unified community joined together May 6 to share stories, laughter, and tears as they dedicated a library at the District’s alternative schools to Bruce and Mariellen Staller – volunteers who spent more than 20 years developing and...

May College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz In a few weeks the school year will be over!!! Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade. Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate...
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