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March College Search Guide

March College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s spring time! And most students are also on spring break. It may well be a welcome respite for your…

Near-Peer Mentoring for College Applicants

Near-Peer Mentoring for College Applicants

  By May S. Ruiz A year ago, Emma Li was a 17-year-old high school senior at Arcadia High School, eagerly yet nervously waiting to hear from the…

School Suspensions: Reward or Punishment?

School Suspensions: Reward or Punishment?

  By Jordan Yassine Suspensions are seen as one of the most severe punishments given by a school. When a school suspends a child, many assume they’ve done…

Free Drinking Water Lead Testing at California Public Schools

Free Drinking Water Lead Testing at California Public Schools

  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that public schools can receive free…

February College Search Guide

February College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Freshman Your children are well into…

College to Career Transition: Where Schools Fall Short

College to Career Transition: Where Schools Fall Short

  By Horatiu Stefan College is an important milestone for students and parents alike. It…

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CAASPP Results Show Significant Statewide Progress

CAASPP Results Show Significant Statewide Progress

  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Wednesday that California students made significant progress in the second year of the California Assessment of Student Performance and…

August College Search Guide

August College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s August – for some kids summer vacation is winding down, while for others it has ended.  If your…

Common Core Curriculum and California

By Mary McNulty It is hard to remember any issue that has sparked such a debate in education as the Common Core Curriculum. California finds itself in the…

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

By May S. Ruiz Carved into the foothills of Pasadena is a kindergarten to eighth grade independent school that has consistently…

High Point Academy Imagines a Bright Future

By May S. Ruiz Carved into the foothills of Pasadena is a kindergarten to eighth grade independent school that has consistently provided an outstanding education for its…

Kristin Wright Appointed Director of Special Education Division

    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson recently announced that he has appointed Kristin Wright as the new special education division director at the California…

Bullying and the California Board of Education

    By Mary Mcnulty Bullying is not a new phenomenon; however the intensity in which it manifests itself is. Every neighborhood has been impacted and California…

Mountain View School District Students Explore Space

    The Mountain View School District partnered with EcoVoices, an environmental education program of the San Gabriel River Discovery Center Authority, to provide 50 third through…

El Monte Hosts Healthy Summer Kick Off

Free Activities and Lunch for Children From June 20 through July 22, El Monte parks will host various summer activities Monday through Friday, which will include sports,…

El Monte High School Award Winning Ceramics

    El Monte High School (EMHS) is happy to report some great news about their Art program. Karen Peralta, an art student at El Monte High…

130 Students Flex Their Mental Muscle at MVSD’s Chess Competition

    Third through eighth grade students from throughout the Mountain View School District (MVSD) put their mental gaming talents to the test at the district’s 15th…

El Monte American Legion Auxiliary Unit 261’s ‘Americanism Essay Winners’

    – Group 1: “Why Should We Stand As Our Flag Passes By?” First Place Winner: Allan Legaspic – New Temple Elementary School. When a flag…

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