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Monrovia Unified Elementary Schools Host Students from China
Education

Monrovia Unified Elementary Schools Host Students from China

More than 100 students from Jiangsu Province, China, visited Monrovia Unified (MUSD) as a part of the culture immersion program from Jiangsu Education Services for International Exchange (JESIE). Over four days, these international students visited Mayflower, Plymouth, and Bradoaks Elementary. At Plymouth Elementary, a Mandarin Dual Immersion school, students quickly connected with international students as…

MUSD Creates College Bound Culture at Area Schools
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MUSD Creates College Bound Culture at Area Schools

Creating a “college-bound culture” for all Monrovia students is where curriculum and instructional practices begin. The District is committed to providing “world-class schools for world-class students.” This is the heart of Educational Services, to create students who are prepared and equipped to pursue the next phase in their educational development. From the earliest ages through high…

MUSD Holds Mass Elementary Winter Concert
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MUSD Holds Mass Elementary Winter Concert

Rather than holding individual concerts at each elementary school, Monrovia Unified School District held a mass concert on Tuesday for all the bands, choirs and orchestras from all the schools. It was a joyous event. While some of the music was not traditional holiday fare (“Hot Cross Buns?”), there were enough of the oldies such as…

Watch D.O.G.S. Roam Monrovia’s Mayflower Elementary
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Watch D.O.G.S. Roam Monrovia’s Mayflower Elementary

While giving high-fives and monitoring entrances, fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father-figures wished students a good day at school during the launch of Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) at Mayflower Elementary on Nov. 28. Volunteers wore designed Watch D.O.G.S. T-shirts and spent time on campus introducing themselves to students. The program encourages members…

Monrovia Unified Offers Parent Courses in College Admissions Requirements
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Monrovia Unified Offers Parent Courses in College Admissions Requirements

By Susan Motander Monrovia Unified School District offers a nine-week program that teaches parents how to prepare their children for high education, how to understand university entrance requirements and how to navigate the complexities of financial aid and scholarships. The program is called PIQE (Pronounced Pee Kay) which stands for Parent Institute for Quality Education. Hilda…

MUSD Adds Spanish Dual Immersion Program at Second Elementary School
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MUSD Adds Spanish Dual Immersion Program at Second Elementary School

Monrovia Unified School District (MUSD) will expand its highly popular Spanish dual-language program to Wild Rose Elementary in August of 2019 for transitional-kindergarteners and kindergarteners. Parents can attend one of two Program Showcase sessions discussing the new option on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 8:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. at Wild Rose Elementary School Cafeteria, 232…

MUSD’s Latest Production Will be ‘Annie’
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MUSD’s Latest Production Will be ‘Annie’

The “orphans” are all local school children By Susan Motander The Monrovia Unified School District’s professional production for the community this December will be “Annie” and all the orphans are local school children. Fourteen of the young girls playing orphans are from Monrovia. They range from elementary to middle school students, one youngster is even home schooled. Annie…

Monrovia Students’ Test Scores Improve
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Monrovia Students’ Test Scores Improve

Economically disadvantaged and English learners make significant improvements Monrovia Unified School District students continue to improve their performance in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), according to state data released Oct. 2. The 2018 state test scores show that 56.9 percent of students districtwide met…

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