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06/11/19 History in the Making: Advocating for Arts Education

California School News Radio

Release Date: 06/12/2019

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Monrovia Unified’s Bradoaks Elementary School Principal Jayne Nickles discusses the school’s recent designation as a science academy, the importance of inquiry-based learning, increasing parent involvement and preparing for the school’s Spring Fair.

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La Serna High School senior Jocelyn Jimenez, who will attend Claremont McKenna College in the fall, discusses the life skills she learned as a member of the Whittier Police Department Explorer Program, and as a La Serna Oasis-Haven student mentor.

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02/11/20 Building Communities: Poetry in West Covina show art 02/11/20 Building Communities: Poetry in West Covina

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Edgewood High School senior Yuriko Chavez and spoken word artist David A. Romero discuss the importance of learning poetry at a young age and Chavez’s poem “Mission First, Mission Always,” which recently won a $500 Romero Scholarship for Spoken Word.

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Raymond Collins Elementary School Principal Theresa Diaz discusses the Collins student garden, which has provided nutrition and educational opportunities for nearly 10 years, and the support provided by the Paramount Board of Education and Chamber of Commerce to raise money for garden restoration.   Raymond Collins Elementary School,  student garden, education,  Paramount Board of Education, Chamber of Commerce

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Rio Hondo College Homeland Security Program Coordinator Dr. Nash Flores discusses Rio Hondo’s new Homeland Security degree and certificate programs and leading the effort to have the Homeland Security discipline approved by the California Community College Board of Governors.

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Clifton Middle School robotics adviser Paul Flores and eighth-grade students Guadalupe Hilario and Ty Weiss discuss Clifton’s Hippie Bots robotics team, which is preparing to compete in an international competition in Barcelona, Spain on Feb. 27-28 as the sole United States representative.

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West Covina Unified Director of Secondary Curriculum Dr. Marc Trovatore, West Covina High School Principal Dr. Ryan D’Errico and West Covina High Choir Director Tyler Wigglesworth discuss the mission and goals of the West Covina High Performing Arts Academy, which launches in fall 2020.

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El Monte City School District’s Wright School was recently named a 2020 California Distinguished School. Principal Dr. Monica Munoz discusses the importance of professional learning communities, transparency and the elementary school teachers who helped her develop a love for learning.

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South El Monte High School girls soccer coach Alex Rosales and El Monte High School football coach Jesse Ceniceros discuss El Monte Union High School District athletics and the dream seasons that brought two CIF state titles to the District in 2019.

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South El Monte High School business teacher Tam Ly-Wong is a 2019 Bobby Salcedo Esperanza Award recipient. Wong discusses emigrating from Vietnam as a child, joining the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) in high school, and her longtime role as South El Monte FBLA club adviser.

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Turnaround Arts California President and co-founder Malissa Shriver discusses partnering with renowned architect Frank Gehry to create an arts education advocacy organization, the importance of arts integration in classrooms, how art therapy heals cognitive functions of the brain, pairing celebrity influencers with regional arts organizations and making art a foundational part of school curriculum.