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    6.12.24 Covina-Valley Unified Celebrates Class of 2024 with Vibrant Commencement Ceremonies

    Covina-Valley Unified School District celebrated the culmination of a year filled with accomplishments from its talented and diverse Class of 2024 with five vibrant commencement ceremonies, held June 3-6, that honored the achievements of more than 1,000 graduates. Among the many standout graduating seniors, the District recognized 49 valedictorians who achieved 4.0 GPAs. Class of 2024 graduates from South Hills, Covina, and Northview high schools will go on to attend esteemed schools in the fall such as Yale University, Columbia University, Northwestern University, Arizona State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the University of Colorado Boulder, the University of Oregon, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, and many more. -- CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE FULL STORY.

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    5.20.24 Covina-Valley Unified Student’s Passion and Dedication Earns Full-Ride Wrestling Scholarship

    As a child, Marcus Tolentino kept his parents on their toes with his boundless energy. They introduced him to wrestling in seventh grade to help channel his energy, igniting an instant passion for the sport in the process. Now a senior at Northview High School, Tolentino’s passion and hard work have earned him a full-ride wrestling scholarship to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA). USMMA is one of the five United States service academies and trains future officers for the Merchant Marine, branches of the military, and the transportation industry. Out of 2,000 qualified applicants, only 200 were granted an appointment to the school. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE FULL STORY.

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    5.14.24 Two Covina-Valley Unified Schools Named 2024 California Distinguished Schools

    Covina High School and Las Palmas Middle School have been named 2024 California Distinguished Schools by the California Department of Education, showcasing Covina-Valley Unified School District’s dedication to providing students with the best possible education that helps them realize their unlimited potential. Recognizing only 293 schools this year, the California Distinguished School Award is a prestigious honor for high-achieving schools that have proven to demonstrate exceptional student performance and dedication to closing achievement gaps. “It’s such a massive honor for our staff, students, and community to receive such a distinguished award,” Covina High principal Dr. Daisy Carrasco said. “There has been so much intentional focus and great work from everyone, and we’re so proud to see all that work come to fruition. Covina High is so special because everyone feels like they belong here and are part of a family – we are Colt Nation strong!” CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE FULL STORY

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    4.29.24 Covina-Valley Hosts Third Annual Health and Wellness Fair, Offering Health Services, Resources to Community

    COVINA, CA – Covina-Valley Unified School District students, families, and community members received complimentary health screenings, wellness tips, and valuable demonstrations during the District’s third annual Health and Wellness Fair on April 18, spotlighting the District’s commitment to nurturing the holistic well-being of every individual within their community. The Health and Wellness Fair has seen significant growth over its three-year history, expanding from 40 community partners to nearly 100 this year.

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    3.28.24 Covina-Valley Unified Senior Receives Full-Ride Scholarship to Columbia University

    Covina High School senior Terran Li will bring her unique skills, passions, and goals to Columbia University in the fall after receiving a full-ride scholarship to the prestigious school. Columbia University granted the income-based scholarship to Li after she applied Early Decision to the university. Li’s experience in the Alexander Hamilton Scholars program, which provides high-achieving and underserved students with a comprehensive network of support and guidance as they transition from high school to college, provided her with resources to apply to prestigious universities like Columbia.

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