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).
El Rodeo Musical Theatre students were awash in excitement this week as they took to the stage at the Salter Family Theatre to practice numbers from their upcoming run of Into The Woods, which debuts Wednesday, May 2.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner and there are plenty of places to celebrate mom’s special day in and around Beverly Hills.
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El Rodeo held its annual Fun Run this week, and what a celebration it was. With food, music, and of course, running, the entire school had a wonderful time. Pictured (from left): Eli Biehl, Charlie McDermott, Emma Newman, Julia Kamara, Taylor Fuchs, and Noah Abramov.
El Rodeo school enacted a "shelter in place" Tuesday morning following reports of a stranger on campus.
Taking a nod from El Rodeo, which launched Beverly Hills Unified School District’s first annual “Fun Run” a few years ago, Hawthorne held its own Fun Run this past week, "Running With The Viking,” raising over $40,000. Pictured: Hawthorne students and parents enjoy Multicultural Day.
The Beverly Hills Unified School district held its annual Feed The Hungry event Sunday at El Rodeo, which was well-attended by parents and students alike. More than 1,000 lunches were made for the Greater West Hollywood Food Coalition. Pictured above, left: Eli Ramer and Karma Kyulo making sandwiches.
The City Council recognized El Rodeo sixth-grader James Kamara on Tuesday with a proclamation and check for $100 from the Human Relations Commission. James was the first-place winner of the Bullying Prevention Video contest after producing a video featuring a boy who makes fun of another boy who has fallen down. A girl helps the fallen boy off the ground and tells her peer that it is never okay to be a bully and that he should have helped his friend instead. Pictured, from left: Sharona Kermani, Abner Kermani, Vice Chair Sonia Berman, Riley Kermani, Jake Kermani, Steven Kamara, Julia Kamara, Councilmember Les Friedman, Commissioner Karen Popovich Levyn, Councilmember Julian Gold, James Kamara, Negar Kamara, Mayor Lili Bosse, Councilmember John Mirisch, Commission Ori Blumenfeld, Chair Jerald Friedman, Commissioner Annette Saleh, Councilmember Robert Wunderlich
Beverly Hills residents JR and Grace Dzubak took a family vacation to Costa Rica last month and made sure to take their copy of the Courier. The Dzubak’s are longtime Beverly Hills residents with children in El Rodeo. To join the Dzubak family in the Carry the Courier Club, simply send a photo of yourself on your next trip with some caption information to email@example.com.
Maxi Liker, Julia Kamara, Emma Newman and Eli Biehl were among the 660 El Rodeo students and parents that particpated in the this year’s third annual fun run at the school. Said El Rodeo PTA President Krissy Austin: “The El Rodeo Fun Run is always a great day. It builds school spirit and gets parents involved, and is our largest and most important single-day fundraiser to support the exceptional programs that enhance the student experience at El Rodeo.”