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PTSA Co-President Laurie Okum, Patti Stein, Stephanie Rund, Laura Margo, Mallory Lee, Dorit Abramov,   Dagny Dubelko, and PTSA Co-President Jodi Galen

Healthy Snacking – Teachers and staff went bananas for this month’s “Thank You Tuesday” (TYT) produce stand, put on by the Beverly Hills High School PTSA

Teachers and staff went bananas for this month’s “Thank You Tuesday” (TYT) produce stand, put on by the Beverly Hills High School PTSA. One Tuesday a month, the BHHS PTSA treats the school’s staff  to a special TYT event. This month, staff members were invited to a farmers market produce stand with beautiful locally grown produce and recyclable bags donated by Mickey Fine Pharmacy. Pictured (from left):  PTSA Co-President Laurie Okum, Patti Stein, Stephanie Rund, Laura Margo, Mallory Lee, Dorit Abramov,   Dagny Dubelko, and PTSA Co-President Jodi Galen. 6:42 pm Read More

Career Day – To cap off Beverly Hills High School’s career day this year, students had the opportunity to visit with representatives from several local businesses

Preston Rozwood, Meltem Su, Michelle Redston, Spencer Edelman, Cindy Dubin, Kinsey Hogan, and John Johnson To cap off Beverly Hills High School’s career day this year, students had the opportunity to visit with representatives from several local businesses offering summer internship opportunities to BHHS students. Pictured at the Stardust Penthouse at The Beverly Hilton (from left): Preston Rozwood, Meltem Su, Michelle Redston, Spencer Edelman, Cindy Dubin, Kinsey Hogan, and John Johnson. 6:39 pm Read More

Courier in Peru – Beverly Hills residents Sheila and Bruce Ellman took along a copy of the Courier on their recent trip to Peru

Beverly Hills residents Sheila and Bruce Ellman Beverly Hills residents Sheila and Bruce Ellman took along a copy of the Courier on their recent trip to Peru, where they were joined by a sweet sloth from the Amazon region. To join the Ellman faimly and many others in the Carry The Courier Club, simply snap a photo of yourselves holding a copy of the Courier on your next trip abroad and email it directly to mlopez@bhcourier.com. 6:38 pm Read More

Career Day – Beverly Hills High School welcomed 110 speakers from over 50 different professions on campus for its annual Career Day

Speakers Michael Libow with Coldwell Banker and Michael Navarre with Farmers Insurance stand beside BHHS Principal Dave Jackson (center) Beverly Hills High School welcomed 110 speakers from over 50 different professions on campus for its annual Career Day on Wednesday.  The event was organized by the school’s DECA marketing students and ended with a “thank you” luncheon curated by BHHS  Chef Rick Leece and prepared by culinary arts students. Pictured above: Speakers Michael Libow with Coldwell Banker and Michael Navarre with Farmers Insurance stand beside BHHS Principal Dave Jackson (center). 6:09 pm Read More

Deca Stars – Last weekend, Beverly Hills High School’s DECA chapter competed at the annual state conference.

Jacqueline Hauser and Jessica Moghaddam Last weekend, Beverly Hills High School's DECA chapter competed at the annual state conference. The duo of Jacqueline Hauser and Jessica Moghaddam (pictured) wound up as state champions for their event, Hospitality and Tourism Team Decision Making. They will compete at DECA's pinnacle conference, the International Career Development Conference, in Anaheim April 26-29. 5:27 pm Read More

Water Conservation – Beverly Hills-based KidUnity last week furthered its research in learning about water usage and conservation

Neal Shapiro, SMURRF Watershed Management Coordinator, Carys Woolley, Ruby Rose Carlson, Nico Gonzalez, Michael Coleman and Guy Marks. Beverly Hills-based KidUnity last week furthered its research in learning about water usage and conservation in their endeavor to become junior water ambassadors for the City. The group went outside of Beverly Hills to Santa Monica to learn about the work the Santa Monica Urban Runoff Recycling Facility (SMURRF) is doing.  In April, the group will be headed to Greystone Mansion. KidUnity provides local students with the ability to spend a day with a community organization or business to learn the inner workings of how they operate. Pictured (from left): Neal Shapiro, SMURRF Watershed Management Coordinator, Carys Woolley, Ruby Rose Carlson, Nico Gonzalez, Michael Coleman and Guy Marks. 5:22 pm Read More

Courier in Israel – Former Courier intern Judy Lampert recently visited Israel and made sure to bring a copy of the newspaper

Judy Lampert Former Courier intern Judy Lampert recently visited Israel and made sure to bring a copy of the newspaper where she used to work. Pictured is Lampert at the Argaman Iris Reserve in Netanya, Israel. Lampert, who grew up in Beverly Hills and attended Beverly Vista and Beverly High, worked as an intern at the Courier in 1983 and 1984 and after graduating high school, worked at the Courier as a paid employee for a short time. Safe travels, Judy! 5:19 pm Read More

Candidates Forum – Candidates for Beverly Hills City Council came to Beverly Hills High School this week to speak to students about issues close to their hearts

L-CandidateForum Candidates for Beverly Hills City Council came to Beverly Hills High School this week to speak to students about issues close to their hearts for a forum put on by Interact and Teen BHEF. Issues discussed included the subway, finances, the troubled Beverly Hills Postal Service, the new rent ordinance, and of course, local schools. Candidate Bob Wunderlich even encouraged students to get involved with local government by watching City Council meetings and using their social media skills to inform their peers about important issues. Pictured above: teen BHEF students with the seven candidates vying for three open seats in the upcoming City Council election. 5:29 pm Read More

Beverly Hills News – New BHUSD Superintendent Michael Bregy Shares His Goals For The District

Dr. Michael Bregy After just a few days on the job, Beverly Hills Unified School District’s new superintendent, Dr. Michael Bregy, is proving himself to be a man who’s not afraid to shake things up a bit. One need only look at his reorganization of the dais at public Board of Education meetings, where he arranged to have the board president seated beside him and added a key leadership staff member, to see he wants to rock the status quo–at least by the look of it. 7:01 pm Read More

Las Madrinas – At its annual meeting last year, Las Madrinas completed its year with a major gift to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Pictured: outgoing President Marcie Newby (right) and incoming President Lisa Brandt (left) presented Bonnie McClure, chairman of the Associates and Affiliates of CHLA with a large contribution to complete the $5 million Las Madrinas Pediatric Simulation Research Laboratory Endowment at the hospital. At its annual meeting last year, Las Madrinas completed its year with a major gift to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Pictured: outgoing President Marcie Newby (right) and incoming President Lisa Brandt (left) presented Bonnie McClure, chairman of the Associates and Affiliates of CHLA with a large contribution to complete the $5 million Las Madrinas Pediatric Simulation Research Laboratory Endowment at the hospital.  The group’s newest project was then announced – the $5 million Las Madrinas Endowment for the Chief of Neurology Chair and the Neurological Institute Epilepsy Program, under the direction of Douglas Nordli, Jr., MD, chief of neurology at CHLA.     6:24 pm Read More

Inspiration In Beverly Hills – Lompoc High School students visited Beverly Hills last week with California Space Center CEO/Founder Eva Blaisdell as part of an outreach effort

v-Lompoc-students Lompoc High School students visited Beverly Hills last week with California Space Center CEO/Founder Eva Blaisdell as part of an outreach effort to expose kids to the limitless possibilities in space - and on earth. Kids visited City Hall, the Paley Center for Media and toured the City of Beverly Hills. 5:27 pm Read More

Medals and Trophies – The Beverly Hills High School Speech and Debate Team took home two silver medals, two bronze medals, a 2nd Place trophy and a 1st Place trophy last Saturday

L-debate The Beverly Hills High School Speech and Debate Team took home two silver medals, two bronze medals, a 2nd Place trophy and a 1st Place trophy last Saturday at the Western Bay Forensics League's Winter Congress Tournament at Leuzinger High School in Lawndale. Pictured (from left): Ryan Navi, Diane Jeong, Sasha Kubichka, Dean Becker and Alex Andrews. (Not pictured is silver medal winner Jules Shinbrot.) Congratulations to the team! 5:25 pm Read More

Home Sweet Home – The Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday honored the Krentzman family who were in Nice, France when a terrorist in a large truck plowed into a Bastille Day crowd

v-krantsman The Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday honored the Krentzman family who were in Nice, France when a terrorist in a large truck plowed into a Bastille Day crowd, killing 87 people and seriously injuring Greg Krentzman and his daughter Lola. Krentzman returned home two weeks ago, to his mother’s El Camino Drive home on a street lined with pink ribbons donated by Vice Mayor Nancy Krasne. Pictured (from left): Mayor John Mirisch, Krasne, Councilmember Kathy Reims, Lola Krentzman, councilmember Julian Gold, Sophie Krentzman, Greg Krentzman and Sandy Krentzman.  5:23 pm Read More