The Beverly Hills Unified School District and Beverly Hills High School’s Career Education Department hosted the first BHUSD Middle School Speech & Debate Tournament at Beverly Vista on Dec. 12. Run by Coach David Finnigan, the program provides Middle School students from all four campuses with an opportunity to explore speech and debate, and to make new friends across the district. Pictured, front row (from left): Allison Hu (Horace Mann), Reese Margo (Beverly Vista), Alyla Crow (BV) and Lauren Mandel (BV). Back row, from left: Coach David Finnigan, Remy Javidzad (El Rodeo), Ronald Ricks (Hawthorne) and Alex Rho (HM).
Beverly Hills students looking to get an academic leg up can now avail themselves to early college courses via a partnership with West L.A. College.
The Board of Education unanimously voted to approve a $1 million contract with Calabasas-based Nastec International, Inc. to provide armed security at Beverly Hills Unified schools.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, when families gather around the table giving thanks for a bountiful spread and the warmth of relationships, the Beverly Hills Education Foundation is asking locals to help support public education in the City.
Beverly Hills Unified is set to look a bit different come fall 2019 with the historic K-8 four-school model reconfigured to one middle school and two elementary schools.
Following last week’s vote by the Board of Education to create a dedicated middle school in time for the 2019/20 school year, Beverly Hills Unified administrators have been hard at work to make the transition a reality.
Beverly Hills voters overwhelming selected Rachelle Marcus to serve on the Board of Education, giving her 46.61 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election. Tristen Walker-Shuman nabbed the second open spot with 32.69 percent of the vote.
Beverly Hills Unified School District’s PTA celebrated the district’s administrators, principals and PTA presidents at an annual dinner held at the home of PTA superstar Marjaneh Manavi. Pictured (back row, from left): Michael Bregy, Juliet Fine, Misty Johnson, Nathan Kruger, Sarah Kaber, Chris Regan, Mark Mead, Kevin Allen, Drew Stewart, Marvin Winans Jr.; (middle row, from left): Lorraine Eastman, Maria Bennett, Isabel Hacker, Rusty Banagas, Marjaneh Manavi, April Jergens, Molly Corey, Leonidas Tarca, Noah Margo, Timothy Ellis; (bottom row, from left): Romi Azevedo, Jill Egerman, Rachelle Marcus, Rose Kaiserman and Cindy Trost.
On Monday, Beverly Hills Unified School District is slated to get another shot in court to stymie a planned subway tunnel under Beverly Hills High School, where it must traverse scores of abandoned oil wells and pockets of methane gas.
Come fall 2019, the Beverly Hills Unified School District is set to include a dedicated middle school following Tuesday’s 3-0 vote to move ahead with a plan to reconfigure the district’s century-old education model.