Orchesis Dance show April 30-May 3


Arcadia High School's Orchesis Dance Company presents its annual show April 30 - May 3 at the new Arcadia Performing Arts Center. (Video teaser below... ) "Breath Of Life" consists of many dance styles including jazz, hip hop, modern, contemporary, and hula. Come see breathtaking dancing, listen to a great variety of music, and experience the drama, storytelling, and daring displays of athleticism. Show times are 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, … [Read more...]

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...]

Sneak peek at AHS play Curtains


The 1,200-seat Arcadia Performing Arts Center is sold out for Friday night's performance (March 21) of the Arcadia High School Theatre Department's musical comedy "Curtains," and only a few tickets are left for the closing performance on Saturday at 4 p.m. Good seats are still available for opening night this Thursday, March 20. Hurry and get your tickets -- 50% off the few remaining $30 VIP tickets for opening night Thursday courtesy of … [Read more...]

School admin bldg nearly done


The Arcadia School District's new two-story Education Center is nearly complete adjacent to Bonita Park at the corner of Bonita Street and South Third Avenue. The new building is a replacement for the current administration building next to the high school and Performing Arts Center on Campus Drive, which will be torn down. The building just south of the Gold Line train tracks below Huntington Drive is expected to be fully staffed and opened … [Read more...]

50% off VIP tix to AHS comedy-musical


Once again Arcadia's Best is helping promote the Arcadia High School Theatre Department by offering special 50% off VIP tickets to the upcoming comedy-musical play "Curtains" March 20-22 at the fabulous new Performing Arts Center. Here's what you get for only $15: No Waiting in the General Admission Line Priority Up-Front Seat Selection $100 in Discounts to Local Restaurants. Every member along with their family and friends can get … [Read more...]