AHS student aces ACT

Kevin Chou

An Arcadia High School junior achieved the highest possible score on the ACT test recently. 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. “We have some of the best and brightest students in the country in Arcadia working with exceptional teachers, … [Read more...]

AHS alumna’s “Cosmos” docu

Eli Loghavi

The highest-profile network TV show on TV Sunday night (March 9, 2014) was "Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey," which debuted simultaneously on 10 Fox-owned networks. Arcadia High School alumna Eli Loghavi, who is now Executive Producer and Co-owner of Bagg Street Productions, had what she calls "the incredible opportunity" to work with the series creators to produce a one-hour documentary about the making of the new 13-episode series update of … [Read more...]

Arcadian awarded by NASA

Edward Wong with rover

Arcadian Edward Wong recently received high honors from NASA and Space Flight Mechanics for his critical work on the guidance system that guided the Mars rover Curiosity to its highly successful renedvous with the Red Planet. His awards were presented during the 24th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico in late January. Work by Wong and his team was recognized as NASA Software of the Year for 2013 for NTR no. … [Read more...]

Betty Harris farewell

Betty Harris (L) receives the national AAUW’s certificate for fifty years of membership from  Alice Halberstadt, also a fifty-year member.

Betty Harris, husband Dick, and son Rich are relocating to Billings, Montana, to live closer to son Jim and his family. A farewell celebration for Betty will take place on Monday evening, March 10, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., in Jordan Hall of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 400 W. Duarte Rd., (SW corner of Duarte Rd. and Holly Ave.), Arcadia. Light refreshments will be served. This special evening offers an opportunity for friends and families to … [Read more...]

Harbichts Citizens of Year

Harbichts

Update: Ticket order deadline Thursday, March 20 Bob and Patsy Harbicht have been named Citizens of the Year for 2014-15 by the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. Individually and together the couple has devoted a lifetime of volunteer service to the community of Arcadia through scouting, schools, church and myriad organizations such as The Rotary Club, Assitance League and the Chamber. The Harbichts will succeed Jim and Shelly Romo at the … [Read more...]