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Anyone for tennis?

USTA Youth Tennis Program Sign-ups The USTA’s 7-week youth tennis program for kids 4-10 years old begins September 16. Classes will be held after school at convenient locations in Southern California The cost is all-inclusive: $99 for 4-7 year olds and $125 for 8-10 year olds. Program participants will receive a free tennis racket, t-shirt,…

El Monteans learn to make Snowy Moon Cakes
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El Monteans learn to make Snowy Moon Cakes

Part of a series of events celebrating 100 years of the relationship between the El Monte libraries and the County of Los Angeles’ library system, El Monteans had a chance on August 17 to learn to make a Chinese treat that has existed for thousand of years – Snowy Moon Cakes. Snowy Moon Cakes are…

Education

A Farewell to Debby Collins

By Susan Motander Friends and coworkers of Monrovia School Superintendent Debby Collins gathered on Tuesday, August 13th to say “We Love You Debby.” The occasion was her retirement after her short tenure as Superintendent and long career with Monrovia Unified School District. She came to Monrovia Schools from Irvine School District and served first as…

Education

California Department of Education Monitors Social Media During STAR Tests

Heightened monitoring and reporting of California’s Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) assessments this year identified 242 schools where social media postings occurred during administration of the tests, only 16 of which included postings of test questions or answers. None of the postings affected school test results. As in 2012, when similar numbers of social media…

HOLDEN NAMES MONROVIA EDUCATOR:  ‘ALL STAR TEACHER OF THE YEAR’
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HOLDEN NAMES MONROVIA EDUCATOR: ‘ALL STAR TEACHER OF THE YEAR’

Students in Kyle McClure’s science classes can often be heard singing or clapping or creating fun stories with silly characters. It’s how he keeps their 12-year-old brains engaged. Kyle McClure’s devotion to his students and teaching is why Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) has selected the Monrovia middle school teacher as his “All Star Teacher” for…

Education

EPA Selects UCLA to help Improve Public Health Data and Research

One of Eight Universities Selected Nationwide EPA announced today its selection of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) as an academic partner for the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) University Challenge, a project designed to find innovative ways to increase public awareness of toxic chemical releases in their communities and around the country. UCLA is…

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Arcadia School district reaches agreement in transgender students’ rights case

The United States entered into a settlement agreement with the Arcadia Unified School District in Arcadia, to resolve an investigation into allegations of discrimination against a transgender student based on the student’s sex. Under the agreement, approved by the district’s school board unanimously at the most recent meeting, the school district will take a number…

Brain Training Summer Camp Is Coming to El Monte
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Brain Training Summer Camp Is Coming to El Monte

Do your children know their potential or do they know what made them have trouble paying attention in school, or do they easily forget newly learned material? Let your children do a simple test: stretch out their forefinger and middle finger of left hand ,and their thumb, middle finger and little finger of right hand,…

Education

CENTURY 21 VILLAGE BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Andy Bencosme, Managing Broker of CENTURY 21 Village Realty in Sierra Madre announced that his office will be supporting the Foothill Unity Center’s Back to School Drive 2013. Anyone who would like to donate new school supplies to low income kids can drop off donations at the CENTURY 21 Village Realty office in Sierra Madre….

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