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Monrovia Unified School District

  • Plymouth Elementary to Highlight Coding Curriculum at Epic Build Showcase

    Plymouth Elementary School students will show off their coding projects during a Code to the Future Epic Build Showcase. Visitors are invited to tour classrooms to learn about coding and celebrate the school’s focus on incorporating coding as a second language. For Plymouth’s Mandarin students, coding can become a third language.

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  • Monrovia Unified’s Bradoaks Elementary Students Explore the Night Sky

    Bradoaks Elementary second-grader Brendon Rose held onto the lens of a powerful telescope and searched the stars for a glimpse of Saturn, Jupiter and Venus during a “Telescopes in the Sky” Moon Party family event that celebrated the school's effort to transition to a science emphasis school. “Telescopes in the Sky” is an example of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) events that Bradoaks Elementary plans to implement as it transitions to a science emphasis school.

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  • Pumpkin Drop to Mesh Science and Halloween Fun for Bradoaks Elementary Students

    Bradoaks Elementary students will put science to the test as Monrovia firefighters, perched atop their fire engine ladder, drop pumpkins – some carved, some not – to determine which can generate the largest splat. Students have been integrating the theme of pumpkins into their science and reading lessons all month. The pumpkin drop serves as the culminating activity. Two pumpkins will be dropped per grade level during the event, which is sponsored by the Bradoaks PTA.

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Mayflower Elementary to Host Coding Curriculum Showcase

Mayflower Elementary School will highlight its in-depth coding curriculum at an Epic Build Showcase event at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22. Visitors can tour classrooms to learn about class coding projects and celebrate the focus on coding as a second language. The event follows a similar event held Nov. 15 at Plymouth Elementary. Mayflower is at 210 N. Mayflower Ave., Monrovia.

Monrovia’s Monroe Elementary to Hold Cross-cultural Celebration

Monroe Elementary School will host a Convivio de Familia from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 at Monroe Elementary School, 402 W. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia. The Convivio de Familia serves as a cross-cultural event, where students and families participate in a potluck, salsa contest and learn a traditional dance.

Monrovia’s Bradoaks Elementary Students Incorporate Science into Halloween

Students from Bradoaks Elementary School put science to the test as Monrovia firefighters, perched atop their fire engine ladder, dropped pumpkins – some carved, some not – to determine which can generate the largest splat. Each grade level solved questions such as ‘what will happen to two different pumpkins when dropped from two different heights?’ and ‘will a hollow pumpkin or a pumpkin full of seeds create a larger splat when dropped from a ladder?’ Students integrated the theme of pumpkins into their science and reading lessons all month, and the pumpkin drop served as the culminating activity.

Monrovia Unified’s Bradoaks Elementary Students Explore the Night Sky

Bradoaks Elementary second-grader Brendon Rose held onto the lens of a powerful telescope and searched the stars for a glimpse of Saturn, Jupiter and Venus during a “Telescopes in the Sky” Moon Party family event that celebrated the school's effort to transition to a science emphasis school. “Telescopes in the Sky” is an example of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) events that Bradoaks Elementary plans to implement as it transitions to a science emphasis school.

Pumpkin Drop to Mesh Science and Halloween Fun for Bradoaks Elementary Students

Bradoaks Elementary students will put science to the test as Monrovia firefighters, perched atop their fire engine ladder, drop pumpkins – some carved, some not – to determine which can generate the largest splat. Students have been integrating the theme of pumpkins into their science and reading lessons all month. The pumpkin drop serves as the culminating activity. Two pumpkins will be dropped per grade level during the event, which is sponsored by the Bradoaks PTA.

Monrovia’s Clifton Middle School Participates in Great California Shakeout

Students from Clifton Middle School took part in the annual Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill on Oct. 17. As students made their way to the school’s field for an attendance check, a search and rescue team conducted a mock search for injured students and staff. The drill helps schools prepare for a potential major earthquake.

Monrovia Unified Hosts Lights on After School Celebration

Monrovia Unified School District will take part in the nationwide Lights on After School event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Clifton Middle School, 226 S. Ivy Ave., Monrovia. The event is a celebration of the positive impact that after-school programs have on students and their families. It will feature student-led activities and enrichment, a student recognition ceremony and a barbecue for students and families.

Monrovia’s Plymouth Elementary Hosts Mid-Autumn Festival

Plymouth Elementary will host its third annual Moon and Stars STEAM Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at Plymouth Elementary School, 1300 Boley St., Monrovia. Students and families will take part in robotics, arts and coding activities. The event will also celebrate the school’s Mandarin Dual Language program and students will perform a classic Chinese tale.