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Commentary: School safety means physical, intellectual and emotional safety – How Jordan High School in Watts is transforming school culture  LA School Report

Six years ago when I became the principal of Jordan High School (part of the Partnership for LA Schools), in Watts, I walked onto a campus where 20 percent of ...



Here's Why This Teacher Brought Arts Back to One Watts High School  Spectrum News 1

LOS ANGELES -- Between fitting in and trying to get good grades, teens also need to find a way to express themselves. That's why Cesar Flores, a 10th-grader ...



L.A. Unified sues city housing authority over cost of lead, arsenic cleanup at Watts high school  Los Angeles Times

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 ...



3 juveniles arrested in connection with online threat against Jordan High in Long Beach  Long Beach Press Telegram

Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with a threat posted on social media against Jordan High School in Long Beach, police said Monday.



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, ...



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

Redevelopment of the public housing complex, where thousands of LA's poorest residents live, is finally underway. But concerns about soil contamination linger.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



4 Teens Injured In Shooting Outside June Jordan High School; Suspects At Large [Updated]  Hoodline

The Excelsior's June Jordan School For Equity (325 La Grande Ave.) went into lockdown around 3:15pm today, following a shooting in the area that injured ...



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 ...



Six decades of togetherness  VVdailypress.com

VICTORVILLE — It didn't take long for Hosie Thomas to forget about his girlfriend once he saw his future wife for the first time."He was smitten," said his daughter ...



LA parent voice: Schools 'need to be sensitive to the differences' of children with dyslexia and partner with their parents  LA School Report

Every week, we sit down with Los Angeles parents to talk about their students, their schools, and what questions or suggestions they have for their school district.



School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...



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 ...



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 ...



21 black pastors call on UTLA to return to the table to end LAUSD teacher strike because 'the fortunes of African-American children do not improve on a picket line'  LA School Report

Updated Jan. 16 Nearly two dozen African-American pastors urged United Teachers Los Angeles to return to the negotiating table because “the fortunes of ...



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?



The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools adds Grape Street Elementary to its network  LA School Report

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools and LA Unified announced today that Grape Street Elementary in Watts will be added into the organization's network of ...



$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 ...



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.



Teachers at 8 of 10 schools Tuck oversaw rejected his leadership  San Francisco Chronicle

When choosing between Marshall Tuck and Tony Thurmond for California's next schools chief, it's worth remembering, “when the character of a man is not clear ...



LAUSD students to board members: We need a superintendent who will make brave decisions in supporting all — not just some — of us!  LA School Report

An open letter by LAUSD students, to the Los Angeles Unified School Board members: We are a group of students that recognize our voices and experiences ...



2 Arrests Made In Shooting At June Jordan High School  Hoodline

Two people have been arrested in connection with Tuesday afternoon's shooting at the Excelsior's June Jordan School for Equity, SFPD has confirmed.



Guru and author Ace Metaphor stars at black tie gala Saturday gala at Anchorage Museum  Anchorage Press

Saturday night at the Anchorage Museum, BBAAD productions will be putting on its first Love Gala, a black tie/formal event to celebrate the Valentine's Day ...



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 ...



North Long Beach could get higher education center  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 ...



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.



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 ...



California's baffling new approach to evaluating public schools  Los Angeles Times

It's not easy to measure the performance of a school, because there are so many things that go into providing a good education. But neither should it be as hard.



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 ...



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 ...



Environmental Issues Surround $1B Watts Redevelopment Project  CBS Los Angeles

WATTS (CBSLA.com) – Amid growing environmental concerns, a groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday afternoon for the first phase of a $1 billion ...



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

In a South Los Angeles classroom, a boy hassles a girl. The teacher moves him to the back of the room, where he scowls, makes a paper airplane and ...



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

LONG BEACH >> When she was starting high school, Joanna Lopez wanted to be cool and popular “like the rest of the kids.” Unfortunately, in wanting to be cool ...



'Big Jay' McNeely, whose honking tenor saxophone style helped turn R&B into rock 'n' roll, has died  Los Angeles Times

Cecil “Big Jay” McNeely, whose honking tenor saxophone helped define Los Angeles rhythm and blues and set the stage for the rock 'n' roll explosion of the ...



Jan. 18, 2018 Miracle Treasure McGowan, 15  Los Angeles Times

Miracle Treasure McGowan, a 15-year-old black girl, died Thursday, Jan. 11, after being shot in the 9300 block of South Hooper Avenue in the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Scenes from 2019's San Francisco Carnaval Festival & Grand Parade  Hoodline San Francisco Bay Area

Culture, color, music and fun took over the Mission District this past weekend as San Francisco celebrated its 41st annual Carnaval.



Miracle's Young Adult Entrepreneur Program Expands to Carson Community Center  Compton Herald

Following a successful 2017 roll-out as part of L.A. County Parks After Dark activities at Ted Watkins Park, the Entrepreneur Educational Center (EECI) will ...



Watts 'Parks in the Dark' program adds entrepreneur training  Compton Herald

“Miracle's Young Adult Entrepreneur Program” gives students building blocks of entrepreneurial success. LOS ANGELES — Young adults ages 16-26 with a ...



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.



Marshall Tuck cites need for change, action plan in 2nd run for California schools chief  EdSource

Marshall Tuck is back with the intensity that took him tantalizingly close in 2014 to upending Tom Torlakson's bid for a second and final term as state ...



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 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 ...



UMMA Clinic celebrates new wellness center, garden at Fremont High School  89.3 KPCC

A wellness center at Fremont High School that broke ground just over a year ago had its grand opening on Friday morning, adding to South Los Angeles' ...



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 ...



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.



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

The word “Watts” reverberates in Los Angeles history due to the struggles that have taken place on the neighborhood's ground dating back a century and a half.



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 ...



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.



For these LA students, a ‘pop-up’ boutique turned this year’s prom night from long shot into reality  LA Daily News

Grey, raining skies on Wednesday, March 21, couldn't dampen the smiles of a hundred homeless high school seniors on a field trip like no other to a pop-up ...



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 ...



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 ...



#EDlection 2018: Marshall Tuck on good school leadership and why he's running for state superintendent  LA School Report

Updated May 21 Marshall Tuck is one of four candidates running for state Superintendent of Public Instruction. He spent two years as educator-in-residence at ...



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

LONG BEACH >> The mysterious deaths of twin sisters in the upscale Long Beach neighborhood of Naples continues to perplex those who knew them, and ...



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

Long Beach celebrated its newest protected bike lane facility this morning. The Artesia Boulevard bike lanes extend half a mile from Atlantic Boulevard to ...



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

When you first set your eyes on Seth Guillory, stepping off the team bus or trotting onto Ron Massey Court, it's easy to overlook him. At 5-foot-7, 135 pounds, his ...



ALL-USA Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Lonzo Ball, Chino Hills (Calif.)  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports is unveiling the 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Boys Basketball Teams as selected by Jim Halley with input ...



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 ...



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

A killer's twin children invited them to the memorial. The cops accepted. On a blistering August day in 2005 at the Palm Memorial Park in Las Vegas, detectives ...



Subscribing Schools  Teen Ink

Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to ...



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

When Bethany School, the “Little School That Could,” opened its doors in Long Beach in 1947, one of its guiding principles was that it should be run like a family.



Neighbors find 17-year-old girl dead behind home in Durham, North Carolina  KABC-TV

The Durham Police Department says a 17-year-old girl was found dead behind a house in Durham, North Carolina, on Saturday afternoon.



DBIA’s 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Awards  Facility Executive Magazine

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) announced its 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Awards at its annual conference last week. These annual awards ...



Graduates-to-be: Need mortarboard inspiration? Check out these graduation caps  OCRegister

If you want your graduation hat to stand out, draw inspiration from these previous mortarboard cap designs and messages.



Reporter Corps 2013  The South Los Angeles Report

Intersections welcomes the first class of Reporter Corps South LA. Click here to read their stories. Xochil Frausto. Xochil Frausto My parents emigrated from Baja, ...



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 ...



Duke Baseball: Blue Devils Selected in MLB Draft  FanSided

Five current Blue Devils and future Duke Baseball commits were recently drafted by professional teams in the 2017 MLB Draft.



Long Beach landmarks: Harriman Jones brought health to the city  Long Beach Press-Telegram

The sign on front of the building on the southeast corner of Cherry Avenue and Broadway identifies it as a Rite Aid pharmacy. Strange. When did Rite Aid start ...



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 ...



Memorial gallery: October 2018 | Southern Idaho Local News  Twin Falls Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.



Star of Award-Winning Documentary “First Generation” returns to Watts Alma Mater for Special Screening  PR Web

Jordan Educational Complex: Partnership Academy for the Arts along with the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools will host a special screening of the ...



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 ...



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

The four candidates vying to become the next Fifth District City Council representative all say that the area deserves a champion — they just have different ...



Meet Franklin Session, the best basketball player you've never heard of  Yahoo Sports

How Franklin Session, a former manager at Verizon Wireless, became the best basketball player at the Drew League.



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 ...



San Jose Unified, teachers to ask State Board for waiver from tenure law  EdSource Today

In the ongoing trial Vergara vs State of California, lawyers for the state and the California Teachers Association have been defending the state's two-year ...



Marin Honors Volunteers, Student Interns  Patch.com

Marin Honors Volunteers, Student Interns - San Rafael, CA - The county recently recognized 187 outstanding volunteers and student interns who ranged in age ...



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, ...



Hans Raj Hans Thrills Audience with Sufi, Folk Music  India West

Long Beach, Calif. — Punjabi Sufi and folk music weaved together with improvisations and Hindi film songs, lifting the mood to pure elation when renowned Sufi ...



Jazz great Anthony Ortega maintains his sax appeal at 88  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Anthony Ortega only plays once a week. But when the 88-year-old saxophone great takes the stage each Sunday night at Mr. Peabody's in Encinitas, he often ...



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