Nearly 300 students from Santa Fe Computer Science School, and Monroe and Plymouth elementary schools moonwalked their way through a Michael Jackson tribute on Oct. 11 during a Lights On Afterschool celebration honoring their scholastic achievements.
Monrovia High School Senior Nathan Nakamura has been selected as a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist for earning a high score on his PSAT, placing him in the top 1 percent of high school seniors across the nation. Nakamura earned a 1500 out of a possible 1520 PSAT score.
Plymouth Elementary families gazed at a rising, red moon through telescopes, made glowing multi-colored paper lanterns and tasted sweet Chinese moon cakes during the school’s first Moon and Stars Night, celebrating the mid-autumn, or moon, festival on Oct. 6.
Monrovia Unified School District’s award-winning Village Extended School Program, which provides before- and after-school support for more than 600 District elementary and middle school students, will host a Lights On After School celebration highlighting student achievement with entertainment, songs and dance.
Clifton Middle School seventh-grade student Caroline Squirre is excited to learn how to build her projects through the school’s brand new 3-D printers and laser cutter, in addition to having an education focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), to help pave the road to her dream of attending the California Institute of Technology.