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Class of 1966 50th Reunion

August 11, 2016 by Kathie Eggum Proctor (Register to contact)

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Class of 1966 50th Reunion to be held at LB Marriott Hotel.
Friday and Saturday September 23 & 24, 2016
Please contact *****@mail.com for further information

Sad news

February 22, 2016 by Kathie Eggum Proctor (Register to contact)

Gary Brooks from Class of '65 has been assisting with our reunion activities. He passed away on February 20th suddenly.

Jordan Softball

December 4, 2014 by Dan Garcia (Register to contact)

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Hello Alumni!
My name is Dan Garcia (Jordan C/O 83') and I am pleased to announce that the Jordan Softball Booster Club, a 501 (C)(3) non profit (the only booster club at Jordan!) is now registered in AmazonSmile. It is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Jordan Softball Program every time you shop, at no cost to you! When you shop at AmazonSmile you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as *****.com, with the added bonus that Amazon with donate 0.5% of the purchase price to support the Jordan Softball Program. Our needs are field upgrades, Uniforms, equipment, banquet costs and this year we are starting a scholarship program! Let's help the new generation of Panthers out! Thank you in advance for your support!
Dan

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Banner Tradition Continues At Jordan High School | Education  Gazette Newspapers

In partnership with Ninth District City Councilman Rex Richardson and Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education board Megan Kerr, Jordan High ...



Buddies Work At Art in Long Beach's Jordan High School  Gazettes.com

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3 teens arrested after threat against Jordan High School spreads online • Long Beach Post News  Long Beach Post

A threat of violence against Jordan High School started circulating on Instagram Sunday night, prompting Long Beach police to take three 15-year-olds to ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: 8 Long Beach Schools Make List  Long Beach, CA Patch

8 Long Beach Schools Make Elite US News List - Long Beach, CA - U.S. News & World Report ranked more than 17000 schools, an increase from 2700 last ...



Long Beach Jordan High School Unveils Class Of 2018 Banners  Gazette Newspapers

This year, Long Beachers can see the banners once again displayed along Atlantic Avenue between South Street and Artesia Boulevard, and between Butler ...



Jordan High School’s 2018 graduation  Long Beach Press Telegram

604 David Starr Jordan High seniors celebrate their graduation in the school's 83rd commencement at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach on Tuesday, ...



Graduation Ceremonies Ring In The End Of The 2018-2019 School Year  Gazette Newspapers

It's time to finally bid adieu to the 2018-2019 school year.



LBUSD Roundup 2018  Gazette Newspapers

Another year has come and gone, leaving the Long Beach Unified School District with plenty of accomplishments to boast about, as well as some notable ...



Graduation 2019: Counterfeit tickets overcrowd Wilson High School’s commencement ceremony in Long Beach, officials say  Long Beach Press Telegram

Counterfeit tickets led to a large crowd of family members getting stopped outside the entrance to Wilson High's stadium for about an hour this week as the ...



Graduation Schedules Lined Up For Long Beach High Schools  Gazette Newspapers

More than 5,400 high school students will receive their diplomas this month. Here's the graduation lineup for the Long Beach Unified School District's Class of ...



Long Beach student arrested in second high school campus threat this week  Long Beach Press Telegram

Police arrested a student at a Long Beach high school Wednesday, Jan. 16, on suspicion of threatening to commit a shooting on campus. A verbal threat was ...



How a former Long Beach teacher is connecting to students through poetry  Long Beach Press Telegram

Jerome Carter will never forget one of the most shocking moments of his 30-something years as an educator. It was 2001 and he was teaching English at ...



Jordan High School’s Class of 2014 celebrates Graduation  Long Beach Press-Telegram

Students from David Starr Jordan High School in Long Beach celebrate after graduating on Wednesday. Having trouble viewing this on a mobile device?



$135.6-million construction project aims to revitalize Long Beach’s Jordan High School  Long Beach Press Telegram

LONG BEACH >> Instead of a central quad, an L-shaped pathway separates most buildings at Jordan High School, leaving students to scatter around the ...



This is why Millikan High School is renaming its auditorium for a beloved stage technician  Long Beach Press Telegram

One of Bob Brigham's most memorable moments as a stage technician is meeting Queen guitarist Brian May backstage before a show. It was the early '80s at ...



6 more schools in Long Beach Unified will have air conditioning in every classroom this year, but more than half to go  Long Beach Press Telegram

The first weeks of school in Long Beach draw excitement to the air. Students, in their first-day-of-school best with new pencil boxes and uniforms, eagerly catch ...



Construction Still Underway In Long Beach School District  Gazette Newspapers

Parts of the Long Beach Unified School District are still under construction, thanks to a bond called Measure K. Approved in 2008, Measure K has allotted $1.2 ...



Jordan High students in Long Beach prepare to run Los Angeles Marathon  Long Beach Press-Telegram

LONG BEACH >> After cheering her older brother on at the Los Angeles Marathon last March, Itzel Enriquez signed up to run 26.2 miles at the event this year.



Jordan High School Updated Inside And Out  Gazette Newspapers

There's plenty of change that's easy to see with construction crews working at Jordan High School — but there also are some significant academic and social ...



Jordan High School may use Houghton Park baseball field for six years during reconstruction  Signal Tribune

Sean Belk Staff Writer Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) officials are proposing an agreement with the City of Long Beach to allow Jordan High ...



Jordan High graduation was an impossible dream come true for Joanna Lopez of Long Beach  Long Beach Press-Telegram

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PHOTOS: Veterans Day Parade 2018  Gazette Newspapers

Blue skies greeted marchers and spectators Saturday for the 22nd annual Long Beach Veterans Day Parade in north Long Beach. Gazette photographer ...



North Long Beach could get higher education center • Long Beach Post News  Long Beach Post

For many low-income students in North Long Beach, earning a higher education degree is a struggle, especially when it means riding the bus for hours to the ...



Expanding higher education benefits Long Beach residents and LBCC  Long Beach Press Telegram

This Tuesday, November 13th, both the Long Beach City Council and Community College Board of Trustees will take part in dialogues, focused on expanding ...



Heritage Adds Hi Tech Historic Walk In North Long Beach  Gazette Newspapers

Long Beach Heritage wants people to take a stroll down history lane this summer in North Long Beach.



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PHOTOS: Belmont Shore Christmas Parade  Gazette Newspapers

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Jordan High School's "Best Buddies Club" To Feature Art Show At MoLAA  Gazette Newspapers

Best Buddies Club at Jordan High School will be hosting an "Art for Inclusion: 4th Annual Jordan High School Best Buddies Art Show and Sale" next Friday, April ...



Uptown Commons project in North Long Beach gets the OK to move ahead  Long Beach Press Telegram

The Long Beach Planning Commission approved the final permits for the Uptown Commons project in North Long Beach on Thursday, Dec. 20. But the group ...



William Satulua, rushing attack lifting Long Beach Jordan football  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Coaches, Players, Parents Respond To 'Shocking' Firing At Jordan  Gazette Newspapers

A week later: coaches, players, and parents react to the 'shocking' firing of Jordan football coach John Kane.



Disaster Simulation At Jordan  Gazette Newspapers

Police officers will converge on Jordan High School to simulate something they hope never to see during official duty — a major security issue.



Program For Black Male High-Schoolers Moves To Cal State Long Beach  Gazette Newspapers

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Jordan boys soccer does not mind if you hate them  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Jordan High School To Eliminate French Program | Education  Gazette Newspapers

Parlez-vous francais? The answer is probably no if you're a student at Jordan High School, according to Principal Shawn Ashley. Demand for French classes is ...



When and where Long Beach students will be moved during construction for Measure E projects  Long Beach Press Telegram

Students at Rogers Middle School and others in the city will be out of their school buildings this fall so they can eventually learn in air conditioned classrooms.



Jordan High Seeks Input For Project  Gazette Newspapers

Jordan High School's planned $150 million modernization will be the single largest public works project in North Long Beach,” said Robert Tagorda, LBUSD ...



Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles with Villalobos Brothers - The Soul of Mexico  Gazettes.com

It's never too early to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Join America's first all-female mariachi ensemble, Grammy-nominated Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, along ...



Jordan AIMS Student Back In Long Beach To Practice Medicine  Gazette Newspapers

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A rendering of the newly named Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library. Stock photo. - ADVERTISEMENT -. After months of debate behind the dais, in public ...



NFL Combine star John Ross' HS track coach: 'He can run faster than that'  USA TODAY High School Sports

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20 years pass since Long Beach Unified’s historic school uniform policy  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Community Mourns Loss Of Poly Assistant Principal Brad Davidson  Gazette Newspapers

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Jordan Downs redevelopment: Construction finally starts on ‘beautiful new’ apartments  Curbed LA

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Bethany School in Long Beach celebrates 70 years of teaching and family  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Long Beach Celebrates New Protected Bike Lanes On Artesia Boulevard  Streetsblog California

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Former Jordan four-star quarterback Austin Kafentzis will play football for BYU next fall  Deseret News

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Police Department Conducts Training Session | Crime  Gazette Newspapers

Officers from around the region converged on Jordan High School to practice scenario tactics they hope they never have to use. The Long Beach Police ...



Long Beach landmarks: Houghton Park is a 90-year testament to one of California’s early leaders  Long Beach Press-Telegram

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Why some LAUSD teachers are balking at a new approach to discipline problems  Los Angeles Times

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Pilot program focuses on pre-apprenticeships  EdSource Today

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More schools opening Advanced Placement courses to all students  Los Angeles Times

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Twin sisters who died together in Naples mourned  Long Beach Press-Telegram

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Officials mark completion of Atlantic Avenue rehabilitation project in North Long Beach  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Dooley's Principal Talks Class Sizes | Education  Gazette Newspapers

By Stephanie Minasian. Staff Writer. The first day of school, on Wednesday, marked the beginning of some changes at Dooley Elementary School in the heart of ...



No Sign of Teenage Swimmer Missing in the Waters Off Palos Verdes  KTLA

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Trio Departs To Japanese Sister City  Gazette Newspapers

Chosen to represent Long Beach as goodwill ambassadors, a trio of two students and one teacher embarked Wednesday for Yokkaichi, Japan.



John Ross working out with T.J. Houshmandzadeh  FanSided

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CityDig: This 1904 Tract Map Is the Beginning of Watts' Story Los Angeles Magazine  LA Magazine

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2019 High School Track & Field Coaches of the Year – State-By-State Winners  U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

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