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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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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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



$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, ...



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 ...



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



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.



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?



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.



Belmont Shore Christmas Parade Lineup | Entertainment  Gazette Newspapers

It's parade time in Belmont Shore. Here's the lineup for the 39th edition of the Belmont Shore Christmas Parade, as of Wednesday, Nov. 28.



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 ...



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 ...



PHOTOS: Belmont Shore Christmas Parade  Gazette Newspapers

The 36th annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade went off without a hitch Saturday on a clear, but brisk, night. Grunion photographer Geronimo Quitoriano ...



Here’s how you can honor Martin Luther King Jr. on National Day of Service in Long Beach  Long Beach Press Telegram

More than 400 Long Beach-area volunteers are expected to give back to the community to mark the national MLK Day of *Service* in honor of Dr. Martin Luther ...



UPDATED: LBUSD Graduation Lineups 2017  Gazette Newspapers

The Long Beach Unified School District begins the first of its high school graduation ceremonies on Wednesday, June 7. The graduation ceremony schedule is:



Crumbling Long Beach Unified pools, fields, gyms – see how bad it really is  Long Beach Press Telegram

Long Beach's Wilson High School has produced more Olympians than any other high school in the nation, including swimming medalist Jessica Hardy.



Jordan's STARs Receive Professional Training  Gazette Newspapers

Like many high school students, senior Teresa Hernandez, 18, said she'd been struggling with the question of what to do after graduation.



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.



Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library Approved by Long Beach City Council • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

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

LONG BEACH >> Jordan High School football is using an old school offensive approach to write a new chapter in program history. In September, the Panthers ...



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

One of Jordan High School's AIMS Academy graduates, when she starts her residency this summer, will be the first doctor to come out of AIMS and work in Long ...



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

LONG BEACH >> Opponents don't like the Jordan High boys soccer team after 80 minutes against the scrappy squad from North Long Beach. The Panthers are ...



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 ...



Jordan High School Hosts Youth Empowerment Conference  Everything Long Beach

The Long Beach Jordan High School, WRAP Program is please to announce the Youth Empowerment Conference “Beyond This Moment," Saturday, April 13, ...



Husky Football Players Who Outplayed Their Rankings  247Sports

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On Location: North Long Beach  KCET

This week L.A. Letters focuses on an underappreciated but equally fascinating section of the city: North Long Beach.



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

For the past two weeks, 40 black male high school students have attended classes at California State University, Long Beach. But they weren't attending college ...



Long Beach Unified to open high school with hospitality and tourism focus  Long Beach Press-Telegram

LONG BEACH >> Just months after the opening of McBride High, Long Beach's first new public high school in 18 years, plans are moving forward on another ...



Police pursuit in Long Beach ends with rollover crash, destroyed fire hydrant  Long Beach Press Telegram

A police pursuit in Long Beach ended with a vehicle shearing off a fire hydrant before the car rolled over onto the front lawn of Marshall Academy of the Arts ...



Jordan Moves Into 21st Century | Education  Gazette Newspapers

By 2015, Jordan High School will have a complete renovation of its facilities, educational opportunities and social impact, according to Long Beach Unified ...



Long Beach Pride 2018: Here are the parade grand marshals  qvoicenews.com

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

Gene Kinsey still remembers the evening his son announced that Long Beach students would have to wear uniforms to school. It was early 1994, and his son ...



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

John Ross III left a sizeable imprint on Football America over the weekend. On Saturday, the wide receiver and potential first-round pick out of the University of ...



Eight new principals set to take the helm at Long Beach schools  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Back to school in Long Beach, where the superintendent has lasted longer than your K-12 career  Los Angeles Times

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MLK Day in LA: 2019 Observance Features Parade, Mass  NBC Southern California

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Community Mourns Loss Of Poly Assistant Principal Brad Davidson  Gazette Newspapers

Assistant Principal Brad Davidson was probably best known for being able to relate to the students he worked with at Poly High School.



Jordan High School To Eliminate French Program | Education  Gazette Newspapers

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Greeks persist in Long Beach high schools  OCRegister

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Jordan’s Seth Guillory gives Panthers a shooter’s chance  Long Beach Press Telegram

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Bob Ellis, 1924 – 2017: Principal, educator and philanthropist dies at 92  Long Beach Press Telegram

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North Long Beach Security Camera Project Brings Free Wifi to Atlantic Corridor • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

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Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library opens its doors to the public  Daily 49er

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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.



Heavy rains bring treacherous travel conditions, flood advisories  Long Beach Post

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North Long Beach Could Soon Get New Shopping, Bank Services  Gazette Newspapers

The vacant lot on the west side of Atlantic Avenue just north of 61st Street could soon become a mix of shopping and services.



New Davenport Park walking path to be unveiled in North Long Beach  Long Beach Press Telegram

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

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Long Beach North Branch Library Will Soon Close Permanently  Gazette Newspapers

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Coroner’s reports released on Blackler twins found dead in Naples in February  Long Beach Press-Telegram

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Summer Swim Passes Now Available for Long Beach's Public Pools  Gazettes.com

Now that it's summer, it's time to make a splash in Long Beach's five public pools. Swimming in the city's pools is a convenient and inexpensive way to keep cool.



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 ...



#EDlection2018: California State Superintendent Candidate Marshall Tuck on School Turnarounds, Effective Teachers, and Student Achievement  The 74

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Q&A with Marshall Tuck, California schools superintendent candidate  The San Diego Union-Tribune

California Schools Superintendent candidate Marshall Tuck answers questions from The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board.



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Map: LAUSD settles legal case that cut to the core of how California funds high-needs schools  KPCC

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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.



EYE ON ART: North Long Beach Murals Lead Transformation Charge  Gazette Newspapers

There are seven new murals in North Long Beach that are leading the charge to transform the neighborhood.



Belmont Shore Parade Lineup Has Something For Everyone  Gazette Newspapers

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ELECTION 2014: Long Beach Fifth District Candidates Make Pitch  Gazette Newspapers

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Best and brightest: Long Beach valedictorians  OCRegister

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

Former Jordan quarterback Austin Kafentzis, who owns 15 state prep football records, will be a walk-on with the Cougars. He attended his first day of classes ...



Pilot program focuses on pre-apprenticeships  EdSource Today

Nine California high schools have been selected for a pilot program that will introduce students to pre-apprenticeships in the construction trades while also ...



OCVarsity Photos: See the fun, drama, excitement from the Week 0 football games  OCRegister

High school football fans across Orange County filled stadiums and cheered on their teams Friday night – the first taste of “Friday Night Lights” of the 2017 ...



L.A. Unified Sues City Housing Authority Over Cost of Lead, Arsenic Cleanup at High School in Watts  KTLA

Los Angeles Unified School District has spent more than $1 million in the last three years cleaning lead and arsenic from the soil at David Starr Jordan High ...



Five types of high school athletes who are overhyped  USA TODAY High School Sports

There are plenty of reasons some high school athletes are overhyped. They generally fall into one of several categories, some of which the media are to blame ...



Long Beach Goodwill becomes first in nation to offer certified nurse assistant training  Long Beach Press-Telegram

LONG BEACH >> When Rachal Underwood moved to Long Beach after studying political science in Atlanta and couldn't find work, she spent time helping a ...



John Ross working out with T.J. Houshmandzadeh  The Stripe Hype

After a disappointing rookie season, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross is working out with former wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh.



New Long Beach City College programs to train for union apprenticeships  Long Beach Press Telegram

Long Beach City College will launch programs next month that will train students for union apprenticeships, alternative fuels technicians and certification for ...



Database: How many children have experienced school shootings in America?  The Washington Post

The Washington Post has spent the past year determining how many children have been exposed to gun violence during school hours since the Columbine ...



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

LONG BEACH >> Houghton Park was a hive of activity on a recent Wednesday afternoon, with families gathering for picnics, children buzzing on the playground ...



Baseball: Poly Clinches Share Of Title | Poly  Gazette Newspapers

After 27 years of waiting, the Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits are Moore League Champions, earning at least a share of the title with a win at Jordan on Friday.



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

SEAL BEACH >> Friends of twin sisters who died mysteriously in their Naples home in February gathered on Seal Beach Pier on Friday night at sunset to say ...



Long Beach looks to future  OCRegister

By GREG MELLEN. You're a visitor who comes to Long Beach in 20 years. What might you see? You've come to check out this kaleidoscopic, international, ...



Richardson Proposes Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library In North Long Beach  Gazette Newspapers

Ninth District Councilman Rex Richardson has come up with a name for the new under-construction North Branch Library — the Michelle Obama Neighborhood ...



BETTER BEACH, BETTER WORLD: Bus Driver Knows City After Decades On Job  Gazette Newspapers

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

One day after nine people were rescued off the coast of Palos Verdes, divers were back in the water Wednesday searching for a missing swimmer. Rescuers ...



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

LONG BEACH >> City officials Tuesday marked the completion of a major street improvement project in North Long Beach on Atlantic Avenue, between 52nd ...



South Gate pays tribute to General Motors plant -  Los Angeles Wave Newspapers

SOUTH GATE — Mayor Maria Davila and the United Auto Workers Local 216 Union unveiled a plaque at South East High School on July 27 to commemorate ...



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 ...



Downey detectives used street-level investigative work, luck to solve a triple homicide  Long Beach Press Telegram

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New Business District Manager Sought For Uptown Property & Community Association  Everything Long Beach

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OCVarsity Photos: Orange County’s 2017 most spirited football fans, teams  OCRegister

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The 'best worst movie' was filmed in Utah. Here's the story behind it  Deseret News

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Sports  Beach Reporter

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Adaa Dance Academy, RIPA Win Big at Annual Neema Dance Competition  India West

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Joey Fatts Previews "iLL Street Blues" & Stresses Creative Control  HipHopDX

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Every Ten Feet was a Soldier: Jazz and the Watts Rebellion  KCET

Watts has produced generations of jazz talent. For many musicians who witnessed the 1965 riots, their decayed and burning neighborhood revealed to the...



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