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BHHS Alum Helps L.A. Trained Rabbis Celebrate Delta-Themed Wedding

Love was in the air last fall when Beverly Hills High School alum Jason Friedman (Class of 2013) received a message at his new job after graduating college from Emory. He recalled reading through email at his Delta Air Lines office in Atlanta, Georgia as an analyst in Customer Engagement and Loyalty, when he received something that was a bit out of the ordinary. 6:50 pm Read More

School Board Takes Emergency Action On Faulty BHHS Elevator

Notwithstanding the fact that the Beverly Hills High School Science and Technology Center (STC) elevator is projected to continue breaking down throughout its remaining lifespan, on Tuesday the Board of Education unanimously voted to approve an emergency resolution to spend $149,418 to modernize the elevator in order to more expeditiously fix it in the future. The STC elevator, which is currently operational, has broken down and been repaired at least three times this year. 6:06 pm Read More

Broken Elevator Triggers Disability In BHHS Freshman

For most people, when an elevator is out of service, taking the stairs might be considered a healthy alternative. For 15-year-old Rhiannon Carter, a Beverly Hills High School freshman who was diagnosed with childhood arthritis at the age of two, walking too many flights of stairs might land her in a wheelchair or in braces. 5:56 pm Read More

Saluting Graduates – Beverly Hills High seniors made pennants to signify their college plans for next year at the school’s “Pennant Party.”

Pictured, from left: BHHS seniors Ben Dahan, Sophia Goldberg, Dominique Petrie, Jamie Kim and Jonathan Artal. Beverly Hills High seniors got creative this week, making pennants to signify their college plans for next year at the school’s “Pennant Party.” The BHHS College Center and PTSA supplied free pizza and snacks while students won raffle prizes while creating their pennants. Pictured, from left: BHHS seniors Ben Dahan, Sophia Goldberg, Dominique Petrie, Jamie Kim and Jonathan Artal. 6:15 pm Read More

Beverly Hills High Assembly On Racism Raises Awareness

The power of words echoed poignantly throughout Beverly Hills High School last Friday following a series of intimate assemblies where around 200 students at a time packed the Salter Family Theatre and listened to speakers address the topic of racism. 6:42 pm Read More

Beverly Hills Teachers At Impasse With School District

For the first time in almost 30 years, Beverly Hills Unified School District teachers have reached an impasse with the school district, leading formal bargaining negotiations to be suspended as a third-party mediator now steps in to try to achieve consensus. 6:49 pm Read More

Getting Drowsy At Beverly High – Starting tonight, the Tony award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone caps off this season for the BHHS Performing Arts department

Pictured (above) are Performing Arts benefactor Michael J. Libow and the cast of the musical. Starting tonight, the Tony award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone caps off this season for the Beverly Hills High School Performing Arts department. Shows are March 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10 at 7 p.m. in the Salter Theatre at 241 S. Moreno Dr. Tickets are available online (bhhs.bhusd.org), at the Student Store, or onsite before each show as space permits. Pictured (above) are Performing Arts benefactor Michael J. Libow and the cast of the musical. 6:00 pm Read More

Serious Skills – The Beverly Hills High Career Education Department sent culinary and KBEV broadcast students to compete in the annual SkillsUSA regional competition

The medal winners and students advancing to the SkillsUSA State competition this coming April in Ontario are:  Gold Medal Broadcast team (Ethan Bootesaz, Eva Danesh, Noah Danesh, Arian Tabibian); Gold  Medal Job Skill Demonstration Student (Donya Noubaharestan); Gold Medal Radio team (Ryan Dubin, Tohar Samir); Silver Medal Broadcast team (Ben Cohan, Sophia Martin, Jacob Suomi, Gabrielle Urman); Silver Medal Culinary (Eric Cherdak);  Silver Medal Radio (Jacob Kurtz, Gabriel Tabariei); Bronze Medal Broadcast team (Bridgette Fussman, Leo Padilla, Hunter Trost, Noelle Trost; Bronze Medal Culinary (Ethan Eils); Broadcast All Freshmen team 7th Place (Fiory Carey, Riley Mehdizadeh, Alana Perkins, Ryan Tabatabai). On Feb. 3, the Beverly Hills High Career Education Department sent culinary and KBEV broadcast students to compete in the annual SkillsUSA regional competition held at LA Trade Tech. The medal winners and students advancing to the SkillsUSA State competition this coming April in Ontario are:  Gold Medal Broadcast team (Ethan Bootesaz, Eva Danesh, Noah Danesh, Arian Tabibian); Gold  Medal Job Skill Demonstration Student (Donya Noubaharestan); Gold Medal Radio team (Ryan Dubin, Tohar Samir); Silver Medal Broadcast team (Ben Cohan, Sophia Martin, Jacob Suomi, Gabrielle Urman); Silver Medal Culinary (Eric Cherdak);  Silver Medal Radio (Jacob Kurtz, Gabriel Tabariei); Bronze Medal Broadcast team (Bridgette Fussman, Leo Padilla, Hunter Trost, Noelle Trost; Bronze Medal Culinary (Ethan Eils); Broadcast All Freshmen team 7th Place (Fiory Carey, Riley Mehdizadeh, Alana Perkins, Ryan Tabatabai). 5:50 pm Read More

School District OK’s City’s $8M Offer To Monitor Beverly Hills High Oil Well

On Tuesday, the Board of Education unanimously voted 4-0 (Board VP Lisa Korabtov was not in attendance) for the school district to enter into an agreement with the City concerning abandoning and plugging oil wells on school district. The agreement, wherein the City will pay up to $8 million to monitor the Beverly Hills High School Oil Well drill site and plug and cap 19 oil wells, comes less than two weeks after energy company Venoco, LLC agreed to pay the school district $760,000 as part of a “Full and Final Settlement Agreement” following its bankruptcy filing. 7:03 pm Read More

Frighteningly Good Lunch – The Beverly Hills High School staff was treated to a Halloween luncheon by the BHHS PTSA

Pictured (from left): Eliza Eshaghian, Carolynne Dyner, Laura Margo, Dori Kenneally, BHHS Principal Mark Mead, PTSA Co-President Jodi Galen, Dorit Abramov, Stephanie Rund,  PTSA Co-President Laurie Okum and Patti Stein. The Beverly Hills High School staff was treated to a Halloween luncheon by the BHHS PTSA "Thank You Tuesday" committee this week. They hosted a fun-filled chili and cornbread event for the staff. Pictured (from left): Eliza Eshaghian, Carolynne Dyner, Laura Margo, Dori Kenneally, BHHS Principal Mark Mead, PTSA Co-President Jodi Galen, Dorit Abramov, Stephanie Rund,  PTSA Co-President Laurie Okum and Patti Stein. 5:30 pm Read More

BHEF Donation – Beverly Hills realtor Michael J. Libow presents a $25,700 check to BHEF to benefit the Beverly Hills High School Performing Arts Department

Pictured (from left): Libow, BHHS music teacher Bill Bradbury and BHEF President Cindy Trost. Beverly Hills realtor Michael J. Libow presents a $25,700 check to BHEF to benefit the Beverly Hills High School Performing Arts Department. This marks Libow’s third year of supporting the incredibly talented individuals participating in the high school program. For years, Libow has been a devoted contributor to BHEF, the fundraising arm of Beverly Hills Unified School District. “I was looking for another way to give back to the school while directing funds in ways that are meaningful to me,” he said of this week’s donation. Under his sponsorship, BHHS started the season with The Bomb-itty of Errors, a rap version of Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors. Pictured (from left): Libow, BHHS music teacher Bill Bradbury and BHEF President Cindy Trost. 5:37 pm Read More