Monrovia Unified School District

  • Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet School Distributes Chromebooks, Implements Digital Instruction

    Students from Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet School lined up to receive Chromebooks during the school’s one-to-one device rollout event on April 10, enhancing the school’s commitment to boost student-learner outcomes by providing a quality education that includes digital instruction. In addition to the Chromebooks, students also received chargers and laptop sleeves to protect the computers.

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  • Renowned Educator Inspires Clifton Middle School Students

    An educator known for her unconventional classroom tactics brought more than 700 Clifton Middle School students to tears on Feb. 14 with stories of how her “unteachable” students have blazed paths to college and successful careers. Erin Gruwell, a former Wilson High School teacher in Long Beach Unified School District featured in the film “Freedom Writers,” discussed the transformative power of education during a Freedom Writers Foundation assembly, leading students through activities demonstrating the impact of such obstacles as financial hardships, homelessness, and depression.

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  • Plymouth Elementary Students and Families Celebrate Lunar New Year with Dances, Skits and Songs

    Red and gold lights and decorations filled Plymouth Elementary’s cafeteria as students, dressed in traditional Chinese clothing, captivated families and friends with songs, dances, and skits during a Lunar Near Year Family Night Celebration. PTA sponsored the school-wide celebration that drew scores of students, siblings, parents, and grandparents to watch student performances, build paper lanterns, craft fire-breathing dragons out of paper cups, streamers and pompoms, and design a Lunar New Year calendar.

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Monrovia Unified Hosts Superstars of Music Concert

Monrovia Unified School District will host a Superstars of Music Concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 9 at Monrovia High School’s Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center, 845 W. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia. More than 600 students from second through 12th grades will showcase their instrumental and vocal talents.

Monrovia Unified’s Bradoaks Elementary Hosts Open House

Bradoaks Elementary students will showcase art projects they have worked on throughout the school year during an open house from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at 930 E. Lemon Ave., Monrovia.

Monrovia Unified’s Plymouth Elementary Hosts Open House

Plymouth Elementary students will showcase coding and robotics projects during an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 at 1300 Boley St., Monrovia. An In-N-Out food truck will serve meals as part of a PTA fundraiser.

Monrovia Unified’s Clifton Middle School Begins Legacy Tile Wall

Students, teachers and PTA members joined together on April 10 to paint tiles to be added to the school’s tile wall, which aims to tell a story about the school’s rich diversity and school pride. Students painted what they felt was a representation of Clifton Middle School and the community. The tiles will be glossed and kiln-fired before being added to the tile wall outside by the cafeteria.

Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet School Distributes Chromebooks, Implements Digital Instruction

Students from Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet School lined up to receive Chromebooks during the school’s one-to-one device rollout event on April 10, enhancing the school’s commitment to boost student-learner outcomes by providing a quality education that includes digital instruction. In addition to the Chromebooks, students also received chargers and laptop sleeves to protect the computers.

Monrovia Unified Students take on ‘Lion King Kids’ for Spring Production

Wild Rose School of Creative Arts students will impress the audience with their spring production of Disney’s “Lion King Kids” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 19 at the Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center, 845 W. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia. The school is partnering on the production with Center Theatre Group and Disney Musical in Schools. The cast features 50 student actors who will sing and dance to such songs “Circle of Life” and “I Just Can’t Wait to be King.”

Monrovia Unified Honors 10 Volunteers for Dedication

Ten volunteers were honored for their hard work, dedication and passion for students during Monrovia Unified School District’s Golden Apple Awards on March 25. The ceremony, which began with a breakfast provided by Monrovia’s local chapter of the Association of California School Administrators, highlighted the important role volunteers play across the district.

Monrovia Unified Elementary School Holds Math Bee

Monrovia Unified elementary school students participated in the District’s second annual Next Generation Math Bee on April 18, an event that aims to nurture mathematical skills in students. Students enthusiastically solved equations, while at the same time nurturing a passion for mathematics.

Monrovia Unified Celebrates Student Athletes at Olympic Games

More than 400 fourth- and fifth-graders from Monrovia Unified School District’s five elementary schools filled Monrovia High School’s Wildcat Stadium to compete in Olympic-inspired games such as the 100-yard dash and the 4x400 relay during the Elementary Olympic Games on March 28. Student athletes were joined by teachers, District administrators and community members as they participated in the daylong event, which also featured softball throws, jump rope, football punt, long jump, soccer shoot, and partners volleyball.