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Noah nominated Mr. Brian Jehue of Arroyo Vista Elementary School I am in seventh grade and throughout my education I have had numerous great teachers, but my overarching favorite was my second grade teacher, Mr. Jehue. He has a plethora of good qualities, including being extremely smart, funny, encouraging, and enthusiastic about learning. He pushed […]

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  Natalia nominated Ms. Ashley Nava of Jackson Elementary STEM Dual Language School I think she should be Teacher of the Year because she taught me how to speak more Spanish. She also taught me how to do math really fast.

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Jean Hooper nominated Lila Vick Schob of Altadena Elementary I would like to nominate Lila Vick Schob for Vroman’s Teacher of the Year. Ms. Schob is a special education teacher at Altadena Elementary, where she has worked for six years. Prior to that, she taught at Loma Alta Elementary in the PUSD. Ms. Schob is […]

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Shahe Mankerian nominated Miss Armig of St. Gregory Hovsepian School The gods of education have a wicked sense of humor; they purposefully bestow upon every individual only one great teacher. Ask anyone, “Who’s your favorite teacher?” and the answer always comes in haste, always a single name, always with an honorary prefix Mr., Mrs., Miss, […]

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Jossalyn Emslie nominated Betty Cole of Westridge School Ms. Betty Cole has taught generations of students at Westridge School over a career that spans 35 years at the same location, so that she has taught the children of former students. Ms. Cole has taught students from grade 7 through 12, though she has been primarily […]

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The Day Dystopia Morphed Into Psychedelia!

by Jessica on May 3, 2017

Written By Allene Symons The Day Dystopia Morphed Into Psychedelia Buzz about dystopia – the opposite of utopia – is in the air and trending online. Trending is all about being timely, like this morning’s headlines. Or, when old becomes new, like resurging reader interest in what happens when dreams of the good life become […]

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Well, another successful Indie Bookstore Day has come and gone. The energy in the store is always so incredible on days like this and we certainly felt it on Saturday! The day started at 9am when our doors opened and customers were able to check out at all the really cool exclusive items that were only […]

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So What Is This Indie Bookstore Day All About?

by Jessica on April 28, 2017

If you didn’t know April 29th is Indie Bookstore Day and we cannot wait to celebrate with indies everywhere. Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. But in […]

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Democracy Wise 2.0!

by Jessica on April 26, 2017

In March, we began a brand new speaker series we call Democracy Wise. We had three events over the course of the month that covered topics including How to Run for Office, Democracy 101 and Effecting Change in Government. Our speakers included members of the League of Women Voters and a representative from emergeCA. These […]

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On Saturday, April 29th, Vroman’s and indie bookstores all over the country will be celebrating Independent Bookstore Day! Indie Bookstore Day is like Record Store Day. Indies celebrate who they are to their communities with parties, exclusive items that are only available that day, guest author appearances and more. To help us celebrate this year […]

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