Tag: Education

Monrovia Unified Celebrates Adult School and Alternative Schools Class of 2019
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Monrovia Unified Celebrates Adult School and Alternative Schools Class of 2019

Monrovia Unified celebrated 270 students who graduated from the District’s Adult School, Canyon Oaks High School, and Mountain Park School during ceremonies that celebrated the achievements and successes of each student. On May 30, Monrovia Community Adult School held its commencement ceremony for graduates who had completed the graduation requirements for the schools’ programs. Students…

MUSD Celebrates 2018-19 Successes at Wild Rose School of Creative Arts
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MUSD Celebrates 2018-19 Successes at Wild Rose School of Creative Arts

Monrovia families are buzzing about expansions in instructional options at Wild Rose School, including this year’s successful restructuring as a School of Creative Arts and the 2019-20 addition of dual language immersion in Spanish. Spaces in the Spanish language program are already limited and the school is celebrating a partnership with Disney Musicals in Schools…

St. Gregory A. & M. Hovsepian School Goes Full STEAM Ahead
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St. Gregory A. & M. Hovsepian School Goes Full STEAM Ahead

By Emily Glory Peters “Don’t throw anything away.” It’s not a hoarder’s mentality—it’s the bedrock of teachers Michele Browning and Arpy Jahjah’s STEAM philosophy at St. Gregory A. & M. Hovsepian School in Pasadena. “For young learners, school is a freight train—it’s cognitive overload,” says Browning, who, like Jahjah, has been teaching since she was…

Meet Monrovia Unified’s Newly Appointed School Resource Officer
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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 the assignment is designed as a temporary one and at…

Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?
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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 was setting up a grant to wipe out…

Monrovia Unified Offers Students Alternative Approach to Learning With Tuition-free Independent Study
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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 opportunities that exist at Monrovia High School to help with…

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