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Monrovia Unified School District

  • Monrovia High School Class of 2019 Graduates ‘Poised to Change the World’

    Wildcat Stadium roared as administrators, teachers, and family and friends celebrated 367 Class of 2019 graduates who said goodbye to Monrovia High School during an evening commencement ceremony on June 5.

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

    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. During the ceremonies, scholarships were distributed to students by community groups such as Monrovia Rotary Club, Monrovia Kiwanis Club, Monrovia Latino Heritage Society, and Citrus College Bright Future. The scholarships totaled more than $15,000, a jump from the $8,000 distributed last year.

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  • Monrovia Unified Marks 2018-19 Successes at Wild Rose School

    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 that helped bring students to the big stage at Monrovia High School’s Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center.

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Monrovia High School Earns California Honor Roll Recognition

Monrovia High School has been recognized by the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence with a place on the 2018-19 California Honor Roll for narrowing the achievement gap on state standardized tests. Monrovia is listed as a Star School, a category indicating that it enrolls a high percentage of students who are socioeconomically disadvantaged.

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

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. During the ceremonies, scholarships were distributed to students by community groups such as Monrovia Rotary Club, Monrovia Kiwanis Club, Monrovia Latino Heritage Society, and Citrus College Bright Future. The scholarships totaled more than $15,000, a jump from the $8,000 distributed last year.

Monrovia Unified Marks 2018-19 Successes at Wild Rose School

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 that helped bring students to the big stage at Monrovia High School’s Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center.

Monrovia Unified Celebrates Graduates from Alternative Schools

Monrovia Unified celebrated 223 graduates from the District’s Adult School, Canyon Oaks High School and Mountain Park School during graduation ceremonies on May 30, June 4 and June 5. During the ceremonies, students were awarded more than $15,000 in scholarships from community groups such as Monrovia Rotary Club, Monrovia Kiwanis Club, Latino Heritage, Citrus College Bright Futures and more.

Monrovia Unified’s Wildcats Say Goodbye to Monrovia High School

Family and friends, teachers, staff and administrators cheered on 367 graduates from Monrovia High School during a commencement ceremony at the school’s Wildcat Stadium on June 5. The ceremony included performances by the school’s band and orchestra, and camerata singers, as well as valedictorian and class president addresses.

Monrovia Unified’s Wild Rose Elementary Students Share GATE Projects

Fourth- and fifth-grade Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) students from Wild Rose School of Creative Arts studied cultural literacy as they researched historical people. Students put together a GATE museum on May 30, creating living exhibits in which each portrayed an historical person. Students spoke about painter Bob Ross, musician David Bowie, scientist Stephen Hawking and more. The event ended with a student-directed play illustrating the life of artist Normal Rockwell.

Monrovia Unified, City of Monrovia Appoint School Resource Officer

Officer Thomas Montes, who has served the city of Monrovia since 2006, has been appointed as Monrovia Unified’s school resource officer for the 2019-20 school year. Montes is well known at Monrovia Unified, having worked closely with many of the District’s site administrators to ensure schools provide a safe and nurturing learning environment.

Monrovia Unified Celebrates Teacher for 50 Years of Service

Anne Battle, a photography teacher at Monrovia High school, was honored for her 50 years of service to the District and students during the District’s regular board meeting on May 22. Battle was celebrated by the Board of Education, Superintendent Katherine Thorossian, and current and past students of hers. Students told stories about Battle and shared that their love of photography grew the moment they enrolled in Battle’s photography class.

Monrovia Unified Celebrates Class of 2019

Seniors from Canyon Oaks and Monrovia high schools will celebrate their graduations in June. Canyon Oaks students will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 4 at Clifton Middle School, 226 S. Ivy Ave., Monrovia. Monrovia High School will hold its graduation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 at Wildcat Stadium, 845 W. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia.