Beverly Vista 5th grade teacher Kris Milliken recently took students on a field trip to UCLA where they received a campus tour. “By showing the students around a university campus and continually teaching them about the benefits of going to college, I am hopeful that this field trip will serve as added motivation for the children to one day pursue higher education,” Milliken said.
Sophia Goldberg, who is a graduate of the class of 2018 from Beverly Hills High and will be attending Princeton in the fall, is attending The 7th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology in Galway, Ireland. Sophia will present the research she worked on at Cal State Northridge in Professor de Bellard labatory on first phases of the evolution of the nervous system in turtles. Sophia has been working in her lab since last summer while a student at Beverly.
Four Boy Scouts of Beverly Hills Troop 110 became Eagle Scouts this past Sunday at City Hall. Only two percent of all Boy Scouts make it to this highest rank of Eagle Scout. Pictured (from left): Greg Gearhart, Ethan Godfrey, Jamie Hartman and Wesley Wu.
Hawthorne School presented BHEF and The Beverly Hilton with this “thank you” poster this week during its PTA meeting. Pictured, from left: Hawthorne Principal Michelle Dar and incoming BHEF President, Cindy Trost.
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA) hosted its annual Big Event at The Beverly Wilshire on Feb. 9. The event highlighted lifelong mentoring relationships and showcased new and exciting agency initiatives. The gala honored Elizabeth and Glen Friedman with the Inspiration Award, Gary Weinhouse as Big Brother of the Year, and Kallyn Woodward as Big Sister of the Year. Pictured (from left): JBBBSLA members: Justin Binder (little brother), Gary Weinhouse (big brother) and Mike Heller (big brother).
The AYSO Region 76 Girls Under-10 soccer season came to an end on Dec.11 with the Red Ravens coming back from a 3-1 deficit in the second half to defeat the Incredibles, 4-3, in a very close match at the new Beverly Vista field. The Red Ravens will now move on to represent Beverly Hills AYSO Region 76 against the winners from surrounding regions in the Area Tournament of Champions on Jan.14 and 15.
The City of Beverly Hills welcomed its newest rookie BHFD firefighters at a ceremony Thursday at Firestation #1. Pictured (back row, from left): Adam Meinhardt, Zachary Yslas, Matt Fergus, and Jake Herron; (front row): James Weinstein and Derek Guapo.
The Beverly Hilton celebrated 60 years last Friday night with a special party around the famous Aqua Star Pool. Pictured above: Beverly Hilton owner Beny Alagem, Councilmember Nancy Krasne and Mayor Julian Gold cut the cake.
Roxbury Park hosts the 10th annual Senior Health Fair Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, free for adults 55-and-older and caregivers, will offer skin cancer assessments and boasts over 45 vendors. For more information visit www.beverlyhills.org or call 310-285-6840.
Luciana Barroso and husband Matt Damon, with Chris Pratt and Rene Russo participated in the 65th annual ACE Eddie Awards at The Beverly Hilton.