The Beverly Hills High School PTSA showed the high school staff and administration a bit of Valentine’s Day love on Wednesday with a lunch prepared by BHHS Culinary Arts students, under the direction of Chef Rick Leece. The menu included heart-shaped pizza, watermelon feta salad, chicken piccata and more. Pictured with the students, (from left): Laura Margo, Patti Stein, Stephanie Rund, Eliza Eshagian, Jodi Galen (PTSA co-president), Chef Rick Leece, Laurie Okum (PTSA co-president), Dori Kenneally, Dagny Dubelko, Dorit Abramov, Carolynne Dyner and Monique Gibbons.
The Beverly Hills High School Speech and Debate Team won nine silver and bronze medals over the past weeks at the Western Bay Forensics League's Individual Events Tournament and the league's Winter Congress Tournament, both held at Narbonne High School in Harbor City. Pictured (from left): Diane Jeong, Josh Neidelman, Elle de Beauport, Kate Bim-Merle, Jules Shinbrot, Alex Andrews, Hajoon Kim, Samantha Boudaie and Josh Mehrdad. Also on Jan. 21 at the Peninsula Invitational at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, twin brother debaters Seth and Evan Pizzurro received a plaque for competing through quarterfinals in Public Forum.
While the synthetic field replacement project at Beverly Hills High School gets underway, the City has permitted the varsity football team to use Roxbury Park for weekday practices. Both AYSO and the City made accommodations to existing programs to allow for such use. The team will be playing away games until the turf project's completion in mid-October. Here's to a great season Normans.
Beverly Hills High School PTA Presidents Jodi Galen and Laurie Okum helped organize a successful welcome lunch for new high school students this week, complete with an In-N-Out truck. Pictured (above, from left): Galen, BHHS Principal Mark Mead, Okum, and Boardmember Howard Goldstein.
Beverly Hills High School seniors Alli Cuen, Kayla Hanson, Jillian Dverin, Lucy Gallop, Taite Widerhorn, Sofia Miller and Shany Madan toss their caps in the air last Friday after Beverly Hills High School’s graduation ceremony.
Members of the Beverly Hills High School Men’s Alumni Club Class of 1951 got together for their annual gathering last week on April 26 at the Hotel Angeleno. Pictured, top row (from left): Jim Morrow, Mike Sullivan, Miles Coleman, Eric Wittenberg, Doug Pruessing, Chuck Coleman, Steve Young, Shelly Appel, Darryl Snyder, Dick Mallek, Fred Specktor and Fred Brown. Front row (from left): Bob Hill, Fred Stern, Art Stauffer, Phil Jaffe, Don Rowson and Paul Selwyn.
The Beverly Hills Unified School District honored this year’s Apple Award winners on Wednesday in a ceremony at Beverly Hills High School. Honorees pictured (from left): Beth Schwab, BHHS Special Education teacher; David Siskin, Horace Mann Social Studies teacher; Kalia Scheiner, BHHS Hebrew Foreign Language teacher; David Jackson, BHHS Principal; Carly Verstegen, Beverly Vista 2nd Grade teacher; Michelle Ziskind, El Rodeo 4th Grade teacher; Gino Garcia, Director of Maintenance & Operations; and Marcy Scholer, Hawthorne Resource Specialist.
On Tuesday, the Board of Education provided a commendation to Les Bronte and the Beverly Hills High School Every 15 Minutes Team. Pictured (from left) is the original executive board for the program: Jodi Galen, co-president for the BHHS PTA; Karén Setian, who founded the Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation in honor of his son who was killed in a drunk driving accident; Gail Millan, Cedars-Sinai Education Program Coordinator; former Mayor Les Bronte; and Health & Safety Commissioner Lisa Kay Schwartz. Not pictured: Beverly Hills Police Officer Mike Yamada.
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.
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).