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Career and Technical Education – Beverly Vista students worked with K-BEV, the BHHS’ television news station

L-BV-CTE-Students Last Friday, Beverly Vista for the second-straight year partnered with Beverly Hills High School's Career and Technical Education department on a program that exposes Beverly Hills middle school students to the various media programs CTE has to offer. BV students worked with K-BEV, the BHHS’ television news station. Pictured (clockwise, from left): Lucas Fuhrer, Joshua Katz, Jayden Bulexa, Ricky Lee, Natalie Lightner, Talia Eshtiaghpour, Nicolette Kay, and Hannah Sokolovsky. 4:21 pm Read More

Great Debate – The Beverly Hills High School Speech and Debate Team brought home six medals at the Western Bay Forensics League’s 2nd Fall Congress tournament

L-Debate The Beverly Hills High School Speech and Debate Team brought home six medals at the Western Bay Forensics League’s 2nd Fall Congress tournament at Torrance High School. Pictured (from left):  Silver medal winners Dean Becker and Mason Ware; Bronze medal winner Diane Jeong; and Silver medal winner Ben Dahan. Not pictured: Silver medal winner Steven Aceti and Bronze medal winner Jules Shinbrot. Following on that success, twin brothers Evan and Seth Pizzurro went on to compete in the semi-finals Public Forum team debate. 4:17 pm Read More

Tutoring – The Beverly Hills Academic Tutoring Program is set to return again for another year, beginning with orientation on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 4-5:30 p.m.

M-Tutoring The Beverly Hills Academic Tutoring Program is set to return again for another year, beginning with orientation on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 4-5:30 p.m. at Roxbury Park Auditorium. The program is seeking volunteers to work with elementary school children having social and/or academic difficulties.  High School students will receive community service hours for volunteering in the program.  For more info contact Adrienne Weise at adriennetutor@gmail.com or call 310-285-6810. Pictured: a BHHS senior tutors a young student during last year’s Academic Tutoring Program. 6:15 pm Read More

Skills USA – Four students from Beverly Hills High School finished in 8th place at the National Skills USA competition, held in Louisville, Kentucky

Christian Ulirsch, Owen Lloyd, Bennett Gershwin, and Jonathan Gunn After clinching first place gold medals at the California Skills USA competition last April in San Diego, four students from Beverly Hills High School finished in 8th place at the National Skills USA competition, held in Louisville, Kentucky on June 20-25. This is the first time BHHS has ever competed in the national competition, which brought together over 6,000 students from around the country to compete in over 50 career-related industry categories. Pictured (from left): Christian Ulirsch, Owen Lloyd, Bennett Gershwin, and Jonathan Gunn. Ulirsch (senior) and Gunn (Johns Hopkins-bound) designed, built, and tested a robot to detect explosives by video camera. Lloyd and Gershwin (both seniors) wrote and recorded a 3-minute radio program about the Orlando shootings. 5:43 pm Read More

Lawyers Philharmonic Celebrates Sherman – Celebrating the LA Lawyers Philharmonic’s 7th annual Disney Hall “Concert Extraordinaire

S-Lawyers-Phil Celebrating the LA Lawyers Philharmonic’s 7th annual Disney Hall “Concert Extraordinaire,” and their Beverly Hills connections, were (from left): residents Gary S. Greene, founder/conductor; Lori Gordon, BHHS ’73; concert producer Debra Greene Kaiser, BHHS ’01; legendary songwriter of Disney film classics, and recipient of the “June Lockhart Humanitarian Award” (“Junie”) Richard M. Sherman, BHHS ‘46; Natalie Gordon, '13 and Victoria Gordon, BHHS ’11.    6:41 pm Read More

BHHS At SMC – Santa Monica College’s Dance Department hosted 35 students from Beverly Hills High School for a “Dance Day” at the SMC main campus

L-SMCBHSS-this-one Santa Monica College's Dance Department hosted 35 students from Beverly Hills High School for a "Dance Day" at the SMC main campus. BHHS Dance Company and other dance students took intermediate and advanced modern dance and African dance classes with SMC professors, and viewed student performances by Global Motion World Dance Company and Synapse Dance Theater, SMC's global dance and modern dance companies. SMC offers an Associate in Arts degree in dance as well as a Teaching of Dance department certificate, and prepares the serious dance student for transfer to University of California campuses and conservatory programs like NYU Tisch School of the Arts, among others. Classes include six different technique levels of ballet, commercial and modern dance, dance history and choreography. 6:07 pm Read More

Teacher’s Awareness Adds Up To Saving Student’s Life – Beverly Hills High School math teacher Kurt Schmalzbach (center) was recognized by the Health and Safety Commission

From left: BHHS Principal Dave Jackson, Kurt Schmalzbach,  and Lisa Schwartz, chair of the Health and Safety Commission. Beverly Hills High School math teacher Kurt Schmalzbach (center) was recognized by the Health and Safety Commission with the “Health and Safety Award.” Schmalzbach intervened when he noticed one of his students’ was not well. His actions resulted in the student receiving life-saving medical attention. From left: BHHS Principal Dave Jackson, Kurt Schmalzbach,  and Lisa Schwartz, chair of the Health and Safety Commission. 6:05 pm Read More

Career Day – Beverly Hills High School Culinary Arts students delighted over 100 local business leaders who came to speak at this year’s career day

Beverly Hills High School Culinary Arts students Kyle Chlavin, Ori Fedida, Kyle Khalili, Annabel Bao and Rubini Korasidis Beverly Hills High School Culinary Arts students Kyle Chlavin, Ori Fedida, Kyle Khalili, Annabel Bao and Rubini Korasidis (pictured above) delighted over 100 local business leaders who came to speak at this year’s career day at BHHS with a delicious luncheon prepared entirely by students. The annual event, which gave students the opportunity to attend some 150 sessions, introduced the City’s young minds to a multitude of professional opportunities that await. 5:55 pm Read More

State Contenders – The Beverly Hills High School Olympiad team is now headed to the state competition after its winning performance at Antelope Valley.

L-ScienceOlympiad The Beverly Hills High School Olympiad team is now headed to the state competition after its winning performance at Antelope Valley. Pictured, (from left): Back row: Rebecca Regwan, Jordan Lee, Quentin Sandhaus, Noah Danesh, Jordan Grode, Coach Emily Smith, James Dohm, Katie Wu, Katie Niknam, and Noella Kim;  Front row: Lital Peykar, Bella Cura, Jamie Kim, Sophia Goldberg, Parent Coach Eleonora K. Goldberg, and Elias Schablowski. 5:52 pm Read More

Science for Students – Beverly Hills High School students showed off their smarts at the Science Olympiad Polytechnic School Invitational

L-Science Beverly Hills High School students showed off their smarts at the Science Olympiad Polytechnic School Invitational, winning 1st place Experimental Design, 2nd place for Game On, 2nd place for Green Generation and 3rd place for Chemistry Lab. Overall, the BHHS team came in 10th. Pictured (back row, from left): Sophia Goldberg, Noella Kim, and Bella Cura; (middle row): Rebecca Regwan, Katie Niknam, Katie Wu, James Dohm, Jordan Lee, Jordan Grode, and Quentin Sandhaus; (front row): Jamie Kim, Lital Peykar, and Noah Danesh. 6:05 pm Read More