Temple City Unified School District

TCHS Senior Excels in Physics Competitions, Placing in Top 1%

Temple City High School Senior, Frank (Chih-Yuan) Chiu, is a Gold Medal Semifinalist in the United States Physics Team competition. Frank placed in the top 1 percent of over 4,000 students who participated in the national competition. Frank also recently competed in the 2014 Physics Bowl, where he placed 1st in Southern California (Division 12) for second-year physics students. He placed 4th internationally last year in the first-year student category. The average score for second year students was 15.7 out of 40 and Frank earned 31 out of 40. Media contact: Chelsea Dickerson, 909-445-1001 (office) or 818-497-5839 (cell)

TCUSD and Partners to Host ‘Building Upon Success’ Parent Forum

The Temple City Unified School District and the Temple City Schools Foundation are partnering to host a “Building Upon Success” Parent Forum on Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. The evening will include workshops on school facilities, Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), assessment testing and Common Core standards. The Forum will be held at Memoli Hall on the north side of the Longden Elementary School campus located at 9501 Wendon St., in Temple City. Child care will be provided. Please register for workshops online at http://www.123contactform.com/form-942475/TCUSD-Parent-Information-Forum. Workshop spaces are limited and registration closes at 4 p.m. on May 5. Media contact: Chelsea Dickerson, 909-445-1001(office) or 818-497-5839 (cell)

TCHS Rams Repertory Company Performs ‘Tartuffe (The Imposter)’

The Temple City High School Rams Repertory Company is pleased to present its spring production of “Tartuffe (The Imposter)” at Theatre 601 at Temple City High School, 9501 Lemon Ave., Temple City. The performance will take place on Friday, May 2 at 7 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are $5 and available by calling (626) 548-5000. General admission is $7 a person at the door. Media contact: Chelsea Dickerson, 909-445-1001 (office) or 818-497-5839 (cell)

Temple City Unified to Hold Blood Drive May 20

The Temple City Community Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, May 20 from noon to 6 p.m. at the TCUSD District Office, 9700 Las Tunas Drive. This blood drive is co-sponsored by the Temple City Unified School District, Temple City and the Temple City Chamber of Commerce. Donors must have a photo identification to donate. To make an appointment to donate blood, visit the blood drive website at www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “TCUSD,” or call Lynne Burkardt at (626) 548-5120. Media contact: Chelsea Dickerson, 909-445-1001(office) or 818-497-5839 (cell)

Temple City High Invites Community to Participate in 2015 Rose Parade Fundraising Extravaganza

Come out for a night of fun, casino games and entertainment all while supporting the Pride of Temple City Band and Pageantry Corps’ efforts to raise $125,000 to participate in the 2015 Rose Parade. The event will be on Saturday, May 3 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Tired Iron Works, 135 E. Foothill Blvd., Monrovia. Cost to attend is $35 a ticket and includes $25 in casino chips and a free drink ticket. Participants must be over 21 to attend. To purchase tickets, contact Kathy Perini (kperini@tcusd.net) or Lynne Burkardt (lburkardt@tcusd.net) or call (626) 548-5120. Media contact: Chelsea Dickerson, 909-445-1001 (office) or 818-497-5839 (cell)

Temple City HS Instructor Receives Dartmouth Scholarship

Temple City High School Social Science Instructor Stacy Rudzik has received a full scholarship to attend a Native American History Seminar at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire from August 3-9. Rudzik teaches World History, U.S. History, and Speech and Debate at Temple City High School. Contact: Chelsea Dickerson, 909-445-1001(office) or 818-497-5839 (cell)