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January College Search Guide
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January College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Happy New Decade! 2019 was quite eventful for college admissions, with the bribing scandal dominating the news for months. This brought into light the inequity in the process – not only are students from wealthy backgrounds able to take SAT prep courses, they can also hire counselors…

Upper District Awards Water Education Grants to Local Schools
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Upper District Awards Water Education Grants to Local Schools

The Board of Directors of the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District) awarded 19 education grants totaling $13,413 to K-12th grade classrooms as part of the 2019/20 Water Education Grant Program (WEGP). Through this program, Upper District provides funding of up to $1,000 for water related projects. To qualify for a grant,…

December College Search Guide
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December College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Well, the rain certainly put a damper on our Thanksgiving weekend. But Southern California is always in need of it, so the rain was something to be thankful for. We’re also feeling the Southland version of winter with cooler daytime weather and freezing overnight temperatures in the…

Tina Wu Fredericks Announces Campaign for PUSD Board of Education
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Tina Wu Fredericks Announces Campaign for PUSD Board of Education

This week, at a public education unity rally, Tina Wu Fredericks launched her campaign for Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education, District 6. A mother of two PUSD students, Fredericks, is running to “instill integrity in its decision-making process, empower PUSD families, and focus on establishing equity for all students,” according to a press…

November College Search Guide
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November College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN With all the wildfires raging on everywhere in Southern California, it would be a welcome relief for the weather to cool down and bring us some rain. And as we fully ease into the fall season and further into the school year, I hope your children…

Edison Scholarships Available for High School Students
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Edison Scholarships Available for High School Students

High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Each year, Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, awards $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30…

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