Arcadia Unified School District’s Board of Education voted unanimously at its February 28 meeting on a resolution that will save Arcadia taxpayers over $40 million. The savings will come by way of refinancing bonds that were obtained through the Measure I, Facilities Bond. Read more here.
As you may know, funding for public education in California ranks among the lowest in the nation. Governor Brown’s recent state budget projections have California running at a $1.6 billion deficit by next summer. Read more here.
This was the 16th time the Apaches have marched in the prestigious Rose Parade. The Arcadia High Band has also marched in two Presidential Inaugural Parades (1957 Dwight Eisenhower, 2005 George W. Bush). The band also performed at the very first Super Bowl in 1967, in the 1981 World Series, the Gator Bowl, Alamo Bowl, was featured in an NFL Super Bowl commercial last year, and has won countless field show competitions. Congrats Apaches!
Hundreds of students throughout the entire Arcadia Unified School District are participating in the global Hour of Code movement where they are taught about computer science and coding. There are even many Kindergarten classes in the Arcadia Unified School District, including Ms. Pinto's at Holly Avenue Elementary School, where students as young as 5 years old are learning to code.
Each of the nearly 10,000 students in the Arcadia Unified School District now has their own Chromebook. All middle school and high school students can even bring their Chromebooks home to use. The 1:1 Student to Technology device program began three years and was fully implemented on the first day of school this year.
Pick up registration packet from the Arcadia Education Center
Go to http://goo.gl/jpQkoD to sign up for an appointment
Complete the registration packet before your appointment
- Make sure you bring all required documents for your appointment
***Apache Day Appointments Need to be Completed on the AHS ASB Webage (CLICK HERE)***
Our school community recently took part in an online learning process. We’ve reviewed your thoughts and priorities and now want to share the results with you. Visit: AUSD Thoughtexchange to learn about the top priorities in our schools and the top priorities of the district.From the 1,309 stakeholders who participated, we received 2,325 thoughts and 81,865 stars were assigned. We learned about our strengths and the areas that we can improve. Thank you for contributing to the success of our schools. Your participation in the process was invaluable.