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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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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.



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

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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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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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 ...



Long Beach Students Can Join Japanese Exchange Program  Gazette Newspapers

High school students interested in Japanese culture now have an opportunity to visit Japan as part of a cultural exchange program.



Jordan High School Publicly Honors Graduates With Street Banners  Gazette Newspapers

Military- and college-bound graduates from Jordan High School are being honored once again for their academic achievements.



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 ...



Graduation photos: Jordan High School’s Class of 2015 celebrates  Long Beach Press Telegram

A graduate throws her cap up in the air as the celebration begins at Jordan High School graduation class of 2015 which graduated 780 students the biggest ...



$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 ...



Long Beach Volunteers Ready, Able For MLK Service Day  Gazettes.com

In Long Beach, all ethnicities, ages and cultures come together on Reverend King's birthday to collaborate on worthy causes. It's a joyful day in every way, ...



A Look Back At The Long Beach Unified School District In 2017  Gazette Newspapers

Long Beach's Unified School District has been both challenged and rewarded in 2017. Here are a few of the highlights.



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 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?



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 ...



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Jordan High School Unveils Class Of 2018 Banners  Gazette Newspapers

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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'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 ...



Students Help Students Survive At Long Beach City College  Gazette Newspapers

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CSULB will begin process for naming Prospector Pete replacement next week, officials say  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Long Beach Pride Festival Celebrates LGBTQ People Of All Ages  Gazette Newspapers

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Long Beach State's New Mascot — Sharks | Education  Gazette Newspapers

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Parade Steps Off Sunday In Celebration Of Long Beach Pride  Gazettes.com

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Jordan High School Updated Inside And Out  Gazette Newspapers

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School notebook: Jordan High School academy receives certification  Long Beach Press Telegram

Jordan High School academy receives certification. Jordan High School's Business and Entertainment School of Travel, Trade and Tourism has received ...



Long Beach To Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday With Parade  Gazette Newspapers

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

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Long Beach City College Lifetime Learning Center To Honor Three  Gazette Newspapers

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Could Long Beach have a charter school dedicated to student activism? Its founders think so, but LBUSD says not enough kids  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Long Beach Water Commission Embroiled In Pollster Argument  Gazettes.com

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Margaret “Peggy” Oakey-Myers (Higgins)  Gilroy Dispatch

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Cal State Long Beach Students Explore Sustainability | Education  Gazettes.com

There are many ways to help save the planet, and on Wednesday, April 24, Cal State Long Beach hosted its largest sustainability event of the year to showcase ...



ON THE WATER: Long Beach Sailors At World Level  Gazette Newspapers

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Long Beach Aquarium's Charlie Oldest Sea Otter Around  Gazette Newspapers

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Nothing certain in Tuesday special election for Long Beach state Senate seat  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Long Beach Opera, Cal Rep, Students Offer New Take On Kafka's "Penal Colony"  Gazette Newspapers

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Everything you need to know about Long Beach Pride, which returns to town this weekend  Long Beach Press Telegram

Long Beach welcomed the coming flag-filled weekend on Wednesday, May 15, with multi-hued additions of its own: new rainbow crosswalks along Broadway.



Algalita Benefits From Refills At Eco-Friendly Business  Gazette Newspapers

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Homicide detectives investigating after 2 bodies are found in an industrial area of Long Beach  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Tree lighting will illuminate the holiday season in Downtown Long Beach  Long Beach Press Telegram

The Christmas season is lighting up with a festive bang downtown Tuesday. It's the fourth annual Christmas Tree Lighting event on the Terrace Theatre Plaza at ...



Long Beach Transit, Metro Offer Free Rides To Polls Election Day  Gazettes.com

Last week, the Metro board of directors approved a plan to offer free rides on all its buses and trains on election day next Tuesday.



Marina Drive Palm Tree Fight Continues Despite Coastal Commission Approval  Gazette Newspapers

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Naomi Rainey To Receive Honorary Doctorate From Long Beach State  Gazette Newspapers

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State Coastal Commission Praises, Approves Open Channel For Colorado Lagoon  Gazette Newspapers

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Press-Telegram’s Send-a-Kid-to-Camp Fund launches its 20th anniversary campaign  Long Beach Press Telegram

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How Senate Bill 50 — the bill that aims to address California’s housing crisis — would impact Long Beach  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Television's Battle Bots Come To Long Beach For 2019 Season  Gazette Newspapers

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DATELINE DINING: Panxa Cocina | Dateline Dining  Gazette Newspapers

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