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Monrovia Unified School District

  • Monrovia High Showcases Academic Pathways, Campus Life during Annual Open House

    Monrovia High School hosted its annual Open House while showcasing scholastic academies, career technical education (CTE) pathways, visual and performing arts programs and extracurricular activities on Jan. 15, giving Monrovia Unified students and their parents a comprehensive overview of what it means to be a Wildcat.

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  • Monrovia High School Invites Students and Parents to Open House Showcase

    Monrovia High School will open its doors to future students and parents during its Open House Showcase, which will feature an overview of academic programs and academies, co-curricular clubs and activities, and parent organizations. The event will also serve as the school’s open house for current students and families.

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  • Monrovia Unified Recognized With Golden Bell Award for Dual Enrollment Partnership with Citrus College

    Monrovia Unified’s Early College Program (ECP), a dual-enrollment partnership with Citrus College that allows students to graduate from high school with up to two years of college coursework, has been recognized with a Golden Bell Award by the California School Boards Association (CSBA). Superintendent Dr. Katherine Thorossian and Director of Counseling, College and Careers Dr. Catherine Real accepted the award on behalf of the District during the CSBA annual conference, held in San Diego on Dec. 5.

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Monrovia High Showcases Academic Pathways, Campus Life

Monrovia High School showcased scholastic academies, career technical education (CTE) pathways, visual and performing arts programs and extracurricular activities during an annual open house on Jan. 15, giving middle school students and their parents a comprehensive look at what to expect as future Wildcats. Families spoke with teacher and student representatives from Monrovia’s Math and Science, Humanities and Digital Arts academies, Theater Arts Conservatory, Achievement Via Individual Determination (AVID), Advanced Placement and eight CTE programs.

Monrovia Unified Middle School to Compete at Robotics Contest in Spain

Monrovia’s Clifton Middle School robotics team, the Hippie Bots, has been selected to represent the United States in the FIRST Tech Challenge Barcelona Championship in Vic, Spain. The competition, open to middle and high school students, will take place Thursday, Feb. 27 and Friday, Feb. 28.

Monrovia Unified’s Early College Program Wins Golden Bell Award

Monrovia Unified’s Early College Program (ECP), a dual-enrollment partnership with Citrus College that allows students to graduate from high school with up to two years of college coursework, has been recognized with a Golden Bell by the California School Boards Association.

Monrovia Unified Recognized With Golden Bell Award for Dual Enrollment Partnership with Citrus College

Monrovia Unified’s Early College Program (ECP), a dual-enrollment partnership with Citrus College that allows students to graduate from high school with up to two years of college coursework, has been recognized with a Golden Bell Award by the California School Boards Association (CSBA). Superintendent Dr. Katherine Thorossian and Director of Counseling, College and Careers Dr. Catherine Real accepted the award on behalf of the District during the CSBA annual conference, held in San Diego on Dec. 5.

Monrovia Unified Trustees Offer Workshops for State Education Leaders

Monrovia Unified representatives – including members of the Board of Education – are giving presentations on how intervention and support programs build stronger ties with parents to boost student achievement during the California School Boards Association’s (CSBA) 2019 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show held Dec. 5-7 at the San Diego Convention Center. The conference features over 120 workshops on topics that span teaching and learning, to advocacy, engagement and community relations; equity, opportunity and access; wellness and safety; and funding, finance and facilities.

Monrovia Unified’s Plymouth Elementary Students Display Coding Skills

Plymouth Elementary students demonstrated how they created animated characters for digital stories and video games during the school’s annual Epic Build Showcase on Nov. 15, an event that celebrated the school’s computer science immersion program, Code to the Future. Through Code to the Future, students work with block-based coding and JavaScript and engage in hands-on programming, robotics and analog activities.

Monrovia Unified’s Canyon Oaks Staff Serve Students Thanksgiving Dinner

The staff at Monrovia Unified’s Canyon Oaks High School and Mountain Park School served about 160 students a Thanksgiving dinner featuring turkey, a host of side dishes, and pumpkin and apple pies, all in honor of a 10-year tradition that celebrates community, perseverance and kindness. Community volunteers, retired staff, Board of Education President Ed Gililland, Board Vice President Rob Hammond and Board Member Selene Lockerbie all pitched in to help serve students a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Monrovia Unified Elementary Schools Unite for Holiday Concert

Monrovia Unified’s five elementary schools will join for a night of holiday celebration during the District’s Elementary Holiday Showcase from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center, 845 W. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia. Choirs and instrumental groups will delight the audience with classic holiday songs and instrumental performances.