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District Announcements
Kelsey Brown Named as Baldwin Stocker Elementary School's New Principal

The Arcadia Unified School District Board of Education recently appointed Kelsey Brown as Principal of Baldwin Stocker Elementary School in a unanimous Board vote. Read more about Principal Brown here.
First Avenue's 110th Anniversary Celebration!
Arcadia Unified Middle Schools Take Top Rankings!
Arcadia Unified School District’s three middle schools, First Avenue, Foothills, and Dana, rank in the top 12 best public middle schools in the Los Angeles area, as reported by Read more here.
Digital Education Station: Personalized Learning 2

Arcadia Unified Superintendent Dr. Vannasdall discusses Personalized Learning and our recent Community Engagement Board of Education meeting, the journey and timeline of Personalized Learning in AUSD, and who owns the content that is entered into the AltSchool platform.
20 Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
20 Arcadia High School students were recently distinguished as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists. These skilled seniors join a group that represents less than one percent of high school seniors across the country. Read more about this story here.
Digital Education Station: Personalized Learning

Superintendent Dr. Vannasdall discusses Arcadia Unified's journey to personalized learning in the latest field trip edition of the Arcadia Unified Digital Education Station. 
Arcadia Unified Ranked as Best Place to Teach in Los Angeles
The Arcadia Unified School District ranks as the best place to teach in the Los Angeles Area according to Niche also rated Arcadia Unified at the top of the class in several other categories, naming the district as the #4 best place to teach in California, the #15 best school district in the state, and gave Arcadia Unified A+ ratings in overall school district, academics, teachers, and college prep. Read more about Arcadia Unified's 2018 Niche rankings here. 
AUSD New Parent Meeting

Superintendent Dr. Vannasdall welcomes and meets with new parents to the District to discuss expectations and the crucial role of our parents. 
August 2017 District Newsletter

Recent news and District highlights available in this month's Arcadia Unified District Delights available here.
July 2017 District Newsletter

Find recent news and district highlights in this month's Arcadia Unified District Delights by clicking here.
ABC7 Students from Arcadia High School accepted to each of the Ivy Leagues for 2nd year in row!
ARCADIA, Calif. (KABC) -- For the second year in a row, at least one student from Arcadia High School's 2017 graduating class will be headed to each of the eight Ivy League Universities in the country. Full story here.
Arcadia High Students Accepted Into Every Ivy League University for Second Straight Year!
For the second straight year, the graduating class from Arcadia High School has at least one student accepted into every Ivy League University in the country. Stanley Yu, who will be attending Columbia University in the fall, has been named the Class Valedictorian. Read more here.
ABC7 Arcadia High School students volunteer to play taps at Field of Honor

A nice story from ABC7 about one of our students, Ian Howe a junior at Arcadia High, working with the Arcadia Rotary to honor our veterans, current military, law enforcement, firefighters, and community members. We are very proud to be working in collaboration with our community on such a dignified and beautiful tribute. Thank you all. Read more here. 
Ashley Novak is Arcadia Unified's 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year
With the 2016-2017 school year coming to a close, the Arcadia Unified School District is beginning to look ahead, recently choosing Arcadia High School Speech and Debate coach and Sophomore Honors English teacher Ashley Novak as its 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. Read about the surprise reveal here.
Chromebooks for the Summer Grades 6-11!

Students in grades 6-12 have been assigned devices for use in school and at home through the school year. After considering all options, we are excited to let you know that we will
not collect the Chromebooks from students in grades 6-11 at the end of the school year! Read more here.
June 2017 District Newsletter

Find recent news and district highlights in this month's Arcadia Unified's District Delights by clicking here.
25 Arcadia High Students Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists
Arcadia High School made another exceptional showing in this year’s National Merit Scholarship Program, with 25 Apaches named as National Merit Scholarship Finalists. This is the 24th consecutive year that Arcadia High School has had over 85 percent of its students advance from semifinalists to finalists in this renowned program. Read more here.
Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Interns Receive Statewide Recognition
A group of talented Arcadia High School students is honored with a prestigious communications award that is typically reserved for seasoned public relations professionals. The Arcadia Unified School District and its Digital Communications Internship (DCI) program were recently honored by the California School Public Relations Association (CalSPRA) at its annual awards dinner held in Sacramento. Read the full story here.
Arcadia Unified Saves Taxpayers Over $40 million by Bond Refinancing

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.  

Arcadia High Recognized as One of California's Best!
Arcadia High School has been named among the top 2 percent of high schools in all of California! According to Niche’s 2017 Best Public High Schools list, Arcadia High School is number 30 out of the more than 1,300 public high schools in the state. Read the full story here.
2017 TK and Kindergarten Registration Dates and Information
Arcadia High Marches in 128th Rose Parade!

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! 
Arcadia Unified Named to College Board’s Prestigious AP® District Honor Roll!
The Arcadia Unified School District is one of just 22 school districts in California being honored by the College Board with placement on the 7th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. Read more.
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