AHS Pops Concert May 19-20, Arboretum

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In the tradition of outdoor concerts at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Arcadia High School is proud to present its 57th annual Pops Concerts under the stars at 6 p.m. May 19 and 20. Come listen to the nationally renowned Arcadia High School bands and orchestras in one of Arcadia's most beautiful locations, the Wedding Garden. Gates adjacent to Ayres Hall will open at 5 p.m. Dessert and drinks will be available for sale. … [Read more...]

Kids rock in Downtown Arcadia

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Congratulations to all the rock band students of Mike Danielson's classes at First Avenue Middle School, who put on a concert on the stage of the Arcadia Blues Club on Downtown Arcadia Friday afternoon and evening. And congratulations to John and Monique C., the randomly-chosen winners of the Ultimate Downtown Arcadia Giveaway contest featuring prizes valued at thousands of dollars for which the concert was created by event organizers … [Read more...]

AHS Orchesis Dance show April 29-May 2

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Come Join Orchesis Dance Company as we take you on a journey of dance, music, emotions and of course LOVE. Experience the joy, the pain, the drama, the blessing and everything else that comes with being loved. This year’s production will be more than just a dance show. It is an experience that stimulates all The senses. From the moment you walk in through the doors of the Performing Art's Center you will feel as though you are entering the doors … [Read more...]

First Ave student rock bands at club May 1

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Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Arcadia First Avenue Middle School rock bands live in concert 3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. on May 1 at the nationally-known Arcadia Blues Club in Downtown Arcadia at 16 E.Huntingdon Drive. This will be a sold-out concert so get your tickets now, especially since they are free! And free parking! (On the street and across the road in the parking lots behind Denny's and other shops on the north side of Huntington.) Even … [Read more...]

Three students have perfect SATs

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Three Arcadia High School students have earned perfect scores of 2,400 on this year's SAT tests. All are juniors and all took the test on the same day. In 2012 about 1.6 million SAT tests were taken nationwide with only 360 students reaching perfection ( 0.0225%). To have three at the same high school is extremely rare. Arcadia High students who scored a perfect 2,400 on SAT Test: Hanah Lee, 11th grade 4.0 GPA, straight A’s her entire … [Read more...]

Arcadia Invitational April 10-11

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The nation's largest annual high school-hosted sporting event will once again be coming to Arcadia this weekend, drawing 12,000 attendees, including 4,000 athletes from nearly 550 schools in 28 states and four countries. The 48th Annual Arcadia Invitational Track and Field meet, slated for Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11, will also feature appearances by NFL star De’Anthony Thomas and Olympic gold medalist Dawn Harper-Nelson. The … [Read more...]

50% VIP offer for AHS Hairspray

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Arcadia Stage, the award winning theatre department of Arcadia High School, is offering SPECIAL 50% OFF VIP TICKETS to Arcadia’s Best readers and their families and friends (only $15) - offer ends March 13 -- for their spring production of... a light-hearted musical piled high with laughter, romance, and bouffant hair styles! Order tickets online by clicking here -- to get the VIP 50% discount, be sure to click on "Enter Promotional Code … [Read more...]

Constitution team to Nationals

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After finishing second in the state finals on February 7, the Arcadia High School Constitution Team has received an at-large or wild card bid to the National Finals, according to longtime volunteer team coach and Mayor Pro Tem Gary Kovacic. They will be held at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, on April 24-27, 2015. The students unanimously voted to go. Preparation starts immediately. … [Read more...]