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Trauma-Informed Pilot Program Boosts Attendance at Beach High School

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  There’s a movement underway at Beach High School, and it has resulted in increased attendance and decreased suspensions during the first semester of the 2016-2017 academic year.

St. Anthony High School Students Among Over 1,000 Students From Long Beach Attend Carousel at Musical Theatre West

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Students from St. Anthony High School’s (SAHS) Theater I and Theater II classes attended a production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic, Carousel, on Thursday, March 30th.  The production is set to run from March 24th – April 19th at the Carpenter Center which is located on the campus of California State University, Long Beach.

Students From Long Beach Poly Students Win Prizes in C-SPAN’s National 2017 StudentCam Competition

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C-SPAN has announced that students at Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2017 StudentCam competition. Lucy Nottonson and Heather Davis have won third prize and will receive $750 for their documentary, “The Importance of Wetlands.” The following students have won honorable mention prizes and will receive $250 for their documentaries: Eric Hatch and Theo Lee for “Affordable Housing: The Solution to the Homelessness Crisis.” Peter Donovan, Zane Witter and Olivia Campos for “Atmosphere of Denial,” about climate change.

Hughes Middle School Environmental Sciences Class and Realtor Andrea Testa Host Free Shred & E-Waste Event

Taken at Hughes Middle School during last year's event, 1-23-16. Photo taken by Andrea Testa.  

  Taken at Hughes Middle School during last year’s event, 1-23-16. Photo taken by Andrea Testa. Hughes Middle School Environmental Sciences Class and Andrea Testa, neighborhood Keller Williams Realtor, will host a FREE Community Event on Saturday, January 28th from 9am to 1pm at Hughes Middle School, 3846 California Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807.

Elements, CSULB’s Acrobatic Physical Theatre Performance, Ends Nov 19

Elements, written and directed by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano. Production Photos by Keith Ian Polakoff

Elements, written and directed by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano. Production Photos by Keith Ian Polakoff California State University Long Beach (CSULB) Theatre Arts Department presents the world premiere of Elements, written and directed by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano.

Documentary Offers Insight Into LBUSD’s Trauma-informed Movement in Education

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School can be stressful for even the healthiest of children. But, for those children who have experienced trauma or continue to live in adverse environments, the stress can be too much to handle.

LBPD Reminds Drivers to Watch For Students as They Return to School Today

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The Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone that with most schools in the Long Beach Unified School District beginning today, August 31, 2016, and with the volume of pedestrian traffic around schools increasing dramatically, all commuters are urged to follow the laws of the road, in an effort to prevent avoidable accidents:

Eighth District Councilmember Austin Teams with Hughes Green Team Student to Host Rain Barrel Sale

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Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin – Photo from Facebook Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin II is partnering with Hughes Eighth Grade Student leader Miranda Luzanilla to host a Rain Barrel Sale and Free Rainwater Harvesting Class at Hughes Middle School, 3846 California Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807.

LPBD Provides Parents Winter Break Safety Tips

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Friday, December 18th was the last day of school for Long Beach Unified School District schools before the Winter Break, and the Long Beach Police Department is providing safety information parents can discuss with their kids to help keep them safe:

Operation Jump Start Legacy Continues to Grow

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For the fifth year in a row, the Operation Jump Start graduating class will include a Posse Scholar. But that’s only the beginning of the legacy. This year’s Posse Scholar is Panny Seng – the third in her family to graduate from Operation Jump Start, and the third in her family selected for this prestigious award.

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