District Announcements
Arcadia Unified Middle Schools Take Top Rankings!
Arcadia Unified School District’s three middle schools, First Avenue, Foothills, and Dana, rank in the top 12 best public middle schools in the Los Angeles area, as reported by Niche.com. Read more here.
Arcadia Unified Ranked as Best Place to Teach in Los Angeles
The Arcadia Unified School District ranks as the best place to teach in the Los Angeles Area according to Niche.com. Niche also rated Arcadia Unified at the top of the class in several other categories, naming the district as the #4 best place to teach in California, the #15 best school district in the state, and gave Arcadia Unified A+ ratings in overall school district, academics, teachers, and college prep. Read more about Arcadia Unified's 2018 Niche rankings here. 
August 2017 District Newsletter

Recent news and District highlights available in this month's Arcadia Unified District Delights available here.
Arcadia Unified Saves Taxpayers Over $40 million by Bond Refinancing

Arcadia Unified School District’s Board of Education voted unanimously at its February 28 meeting on a resolution that will save Arcadia taxpayers over $40 million. The savings will come by way of refinancing bonds that were obtained through the Measure I, Facilities Bond. Read more here.  

School Announcements
School Annoucements
         FMS Sports Corner 
Boys Basketball
        Practice: Mondays & Tuesdays from 2:55 PM - 4:15 PM
Boys Basketball Games: 
Junior Varsity game at Clifton on Thursday, 11/9 at 3:30 PM
       Varsity at Clifton on Thursday, 11/9 at approx. 4:30 PM

Girls Basketball     
Practice: Mondays & Thursdays from 2:55 PM - 4:15 PM
Girls Basketball Games:
Varsity game at Clifton on Tuesday, 11/7 at 3:30 PM
Junior Varsity at Clifton on Tuesday, 11/7 at approx. 4:30

Upcoming Meetings and Dates
Weds, Nov. 8 - Early Release-1:55pm Dismissal
Picture Day for Music Students and Drill Team
Thurs. Nov. 9 - PTSA Mtg at 8:45 am in the Library
Fri. Nov. 10 - School Closed for Veteran's Day
 Tues. Nov. 14 - Foothills Drama Production in the MPR. Doors open at 6:00 PM 
Weds. Nov. 15 - Foothills Drama Production in the MPR. Doors open at 6:00 PM
Thurs. Nov. 16 - School Site Council




AM Traffic Drop-Off
*Parking lot closed for busses only for PM Pick-Up*

Helpful pick up and drop off reminders:
  • Morning drop off traffic must use school entrance at 2nd and Sycamore
  • No drop offs on Oakhaven
  • The parking lot is closed for pick up after school
  • It may be helpful to arrange pre-designated location for pick up and review the safest way to get there 
  • Review the parent/student handbook for all safety procedures
  • Keep safe - cross at cross walks and wear a bike helmet!