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Horace Mann 8th Grader Davin Jeong Earns Prestigious High School Scholarship

Horace Mann 8th grade student Davin Jeong, 13, has been awarded a four-year scholarship to attend any high school program by the Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA).  Davin is among a cohort of 30 students named as Caroline D. Bradley Scholars who were chosen from a competitive pool of gifted 7th grade applicants from across the country.

Teen BHEF Seeks Applicants For 2018-19

Beverly Hills students looking to make a difference in their community’s public education are encouraged to join Teen Beverly Hills Education Foundation (BHEF), which is now accepting applications through Sept. 8.

Stinky Corpse Flower Blooms in San Marino Huntington Library Botanical Garden

There's a smell of success Friday at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens -- and it sure stinks.

Pancake Breakfast – Hawthorne Elementary held its second annual Pancake Breakfast to welcome all new and returning families back to school

On August 12, Hawthorne Elementary held its second annual Pancake Breakfast to welcome all new and returning families back to school for the 2018/2019 school year. Pictured (from left): BHPD Young Explorer Brandon Brener; Hawthorne parent Doreece Artal; Hawthorne student Aaron Artal; BHUSD Board of Education Vice President Noah Margo; BHUSD Superintendent Michael Bregy; and Hawthorne PTA Co-President Maria Bennett.

Hawthorne School’s 1948 Third Grade Class Holds 70th Reunion

Hawthorne School's third-grade class of 1948 holds 70th reunion.

Higher Education Notes—Local Students Excel at Tufts University, Graduate From Tulane, Fairfield, Springfield

Local students named to Tufts University dean's list; earn degrees from Springfield College, Tulane, Fairfield universities.

New Teacher Contracts Will Include 15.2 Percent Salary Increases And Eliminate Salary Formula

Later today, the Beverly Hills Education Association (BHEA) is set to vote to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the Beverly Hills Unified School District giving the association a compounding increase of 15.2 percent to the base salary schedule in exchange for eliminating the salary formula.

Teen BHEF To Hold School Board Candidate Forum On Wednesday

Mark your calendars for next Wednesday at 5 p.m. for the first Board of Education candidate forum, which will be held at Beverly Hills High School. There are three candidates vying for two empty seats in the upcoming Nov. 6 election: Marvin Winans Jr., Rachelle Marcus and Tristen Walker-Shuman.

EATING AWAY AT CROHN’S & COLITIS

EATING AWAY AT CROHN’S & COLITIS – Former Beverly Hills Mayor Nancy Krasne was honored last week at the Guts & Glory Gala for the Chrohn’s & Colitis Foundation at The Beverly Hilton. The nonprofit, volunteer organization is dedicated to finding a cure for these diseases, which affects more than 1.6 million people in the United States. Krasne has devoted much of her life to public service. Sharing the evening’s honors was Tyler James Williams, an American actor and Hip-Hop artist, diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Pictured, from left: Beverly Hills High Sophomore Elise Knebel, Honoree Nancy Krasne, Crohn's patient/advocate Tyler Carl and Ilene Knebel.

Horace Mann 8th Grader Davin Jeong Earns Prestigious High School Scholarship

Horace Mann 8th grade student Davin Jeong, 13, has been awarded a four-year scholarship to attend any high school program by the Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA).  Davin is among a cohort of 30 students named as Caroline D. Bradley Scholars who were chosen from a competitive pool of gifted 7th grade applicants from across the country.

Teen BHEF Seeks Applicants For 2018-19

Beverly Hills students looking to make a difference in their community’s public education are encouraged to join Teen Beverly Hills Education Foundation (BHEF), which is now accepting applications through Sept. 8.

Where Everybody Belongs – Hawthorne 8th grade student leaders (pictured) helped incoming middle school students acclimate this year

Hawthorne 8th grade student leaders (pictured) helped incoming middle school students acclimate this year as part of the school’s WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) peer mentoring program. Top row (from left): Marissa Terranova (teacher), Evan Shaham, Edward Kim, Dylan Van Rossum, Jonathan Saboorian, Natasha Jadidolahi, Rena Nassirzadeh and Marissa Long (teacher). Bottom row, from left: Jacqueline Cohen, Alexandra Bakshian, Nikki Bennett, Ben Padilla, Julia Tabatabai and Taylor Rubin.

Beverly Hills High Principal Mead Talks Academics, Security

Now starting in on his second year as head of Beverly Hills High School, Principal Mark Mead is no stranger to education.

Stinky Corpse Flower Blooms in San Marino Huntington Library Botanical Garden

There's a smell of success Friday at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens -- and it sure stinks.

Pancake Breakfast – Hawthorne Elementary held its second annual Pancake Breakfast to welcome all new and returning families back to school

On August 12, Hawthorne Elementary held its second annual Pancake Breakfast to welcome all new and returning families back to school for the 2018/2019 school year. Pictured (from left): BHPD Young Explorer Brandon Brener; Hawthorne parent Doreece Artal; Hawthorne student Aaron Artal; BHUSD Board of Education Vice President Noah Margo; BHUSD Superintendent Michael Bregy; and Hawthorne PTA Co-President Maria Bennett.

Grand Jury Report Tells of 300 Predator Priests in Pennsylvania

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