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Holly Avenue Tribute Video
The very thoughtful students and staff at Holly Avenue Elementary School created this video to show their support of a Holly Avenue teacher who is recovering from surgery after battling breast cancer. We have such an amazing and supportive community. Thank you all.
Congrats AHS Girls Tennis CIF Champions!
Arcadia High Girls Tennis completes a perfect 21-0 season with a Division 2 CIF Championship! The Apaches beat Murrieta Valley 13-5 to win the first CIF Girls Tennis Title in school history! Way to go Apaches! Click here for full photo album.
AUSD Staff Appreciation Night!
More than 300 Arcadia Unified VIP staff and their guests took to the field to be honored before the Arcadia High School Football game against Burroughs on 10/16/15. A great game and night with a lot of smiles shared by many in the AUSD family! Thank you AUSD staff! Full photo album here
"A Lesson in Love" First Avenue Middle School
First Avenue Middle School demonstrated “A Lesson in Love” in a lunchtime event for UNICEF and their efforts to help Syrian refugees, especially children. The idea began when Dr. Semeen Issa, the assistant principal, shared her heart with the staff about the horrible situation in Syria. Read more here.
The Great California ShakeOut!
On Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 10:15 a.m., Arcadia Unified School District will join millions of Californians as we all “drop, cover, and hold on” in the Great California ShakeOut. We are proud to say Arcadia Unified School District has participated in this annual earthquake drill every year since its inception in 2008. Read more here.
AEF Raises $40,000 at Bright Night!
It was a bright night for Arcadia students and staff thanks to the Arcadia Educational Foundation raising $40,000 at its inaugural gala. Over 250 members of the community packed the event which showcased the multitude of talents of Arcadia students. Read more here.
Arcadia High School Marching Band Selected for 2017 Rose Parade!
Smarter Balanced Assessment Results Released
Parents should have recently received scores from last year’s end-of-year assessments where students in grades 3-8, and 11 took online tests in English-Language Arts and Mathematics. These tests are called the Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBAC). Read more here.
Arcadia High Opens State-of-the-Art Aquatics Center and Career Technical Education Facility!
Arcadia High School officially opened its new aquatics center and sports medicine complex on Sept. 11 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, ending years of construction of new facilities that include the Science Building and the Performing Art Center (PAC). Read more here.
Newsweek Names Arcadia High School One of the Best in the Nation!
Arcadia High School, named a Gold Medal High School three times by U.S. News and World Report, is rated by Newsweek as one of the elite public high schools in the country. Read more here.
Baldwin Stocker School Spirit Video!
State Officials Announce Delay in Assessment Results
California state officials have announced that results from the Smarter Balanced Assessment will take longer than expected. Officials say that because this is the first time results on the new assessments will be released, they want to take extra care to make sure everything is accurate and complete before the official release sometime in September. You can read more here. Above is a video that will help explain the results when parents receive them.
AUSD Best In San Gabriel Valley!
Yet another study has concluded that Arcadia Unified School District is the best in San Gabriel Valley and #2 in Los Angeles County and offers parents one of the best values in all of Southern California, ranking third of 153 school districts in ten counties. Read more via Arcadia's Best.
AUSD Launches New Weibo Page 我们对于公布全新推出的微博版面而表示兴奋!
AUSD Middle Schools Lip Dub!
The students and staff of all three Arcadia middle schools joined together to display our amazing school spirit and Arcadia pride!  Deepest thanks to the Foothills, First Ave, and Dana students, teachers, staff members, teams, groups and clubs that participated!
Smarter Balanced Assessment Results
Within the coming weeks, the State of California will be sending Smarter Balanced assessment results out to parents and school districts statewide for tests taken in grades 3-8 and 11. Continue reading in English (click here) or Chinese (click here).
Arcadia High School Lip Dub 2015!
Arcadia High School Wins National Quiz Bowl Championship!
The Arcadia High School Quiz Bowl team won the National Quiz Bowl Championship hosted by National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) in Chicago on May 30 and May 31. Read more here.
Arcadia High School Band on KCAL!
Middle School Football Camp on Saturday at AHS!
Arcadia High Constitution Team Scores Big in Washington D.C.!
The Arcadia High School “We the People” Constitution Team earned a coveted spot to compete in the 2015 National Finals in Washington D.C. last weekend. The team, which is also known as the Arcadia High Government or “Gov” Team, has won the prestigious National Finals twice before in 1993 and 2010. Read more here.
Summer Meals for Kids and Teens
Parent Math Night Meeting Presentation
NBC 4: Arcadia High Senior Scholarship Surprise!
Community Email List!
Please sign up if you would like to receive the Arcadia Unified School District monthly newsletter and other communications from AUSD. This email list is for community members who are NOT current parents or students, and therefore would not already be in our system. Click here to sign up!
ABC7- Three Arcadia High Students Earn Perfect SAT Scores!
2015-2016 AUSD School Calendar Dates (TENTATIVE)
2015-2016 AUSD School Calendar Dates Click Here. Please note: These dates are tentative pending ratification and board approval. 
Medal of Honor Recipient Visits Arcadia High School 2015


Medal of Honor Recipient Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall and his energetic dog Huey delivered a powerful message about honor and education to nearly 1,000 Arcadia High School students and staff Wednesday. Read more

AUSD is now on Facebook!
Stay in touch throughout the new 2014-2015 school year, and receive important news and updates from your school and the district! Go here to like our page! 
New State Testing Goes Smoothly for Arcadia Unified
The first year of testing with the Smarter Balanced Assessment, the new standardized state test in California, went well for the Arcadia Unified School District. More than 15,000 tests were administered to approximately 5,000 students. Students in grades 3-8 and 11 were tested in English Language Arts and Math. Read more here
Arcadia High School Receives Prestigious Gold Medal Ranking!
U.S. News and World Report has named Arcadia High School as one of its gold medal schools in its “2014 Best High Schools” national rankings. Less than three percent of the more than 19,000 schools that were evaluated earned a gold medal. Read more here
Arcadia High School Student Aces ACT Exam!
Earning the top score on the ACT College Admission and Placement Exam is achieved by less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the test. Arcadia High School junior Kevin Chou was one of the few to achieve this rare feat. Read More here
Common Core Facebook Page for AUSD!
This Facebook Page was created to help parents, students, staff, teachers, and the entire community of Arcadia better understand how the Common Core State Standards are being implemented in our schools. Click here to go to the page! 
Arcadia Unified School District is now on Twitter!
Arcadia High Student Earns Rare Perfect Score on AP Exam!

Nathan Chou, a senior at Arcadia High School, earns a rare perfect score on his Advanced Placement Calculus Exam. Of the 3,938,100 AP exams taken in 2013, Chou was one of just 11 students in the world that reached perfection on the AP Calculus BC Exam.
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