It was “Friday Night Lights” on Thursday for Beverly Vista Middle School (BVMS) as they celebrated their first flag football home game Oct. 3 at the Beverly Hills High School football field. A spirit rally kicked off the inaugural game. The rally highlighted the first-ever BVMS athletic program for boys’ flag football, girls’ volleyball, and boys’ and girls’ cross country track teams. The festivities also included performances by the BVMS band, dance club, music theater group, color guard, and bulldog Mascot. The spirit rally was followed by a double header football game. The first game featured the 6th grade team playing against WISH Community Middle School. The excitement of the night continued with the second game which pitted the BVMS Division 1-7th and 8th graders against the La Tijera Tigers. “The community is excited, and the response has been overwhelming. So far it is progressing beyond our wildest dreams,” Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) Director of Athletics Tim Ellis told the Courier.
The Courier attended the Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) Board of Education meeting on Sept. 25. An agenda highlight was Beverly Vista Middle School teacher Lauren Stuart’s selection as one of Los Angeles County's Top 16 Teachers of the Year for 2019-2020.
The Bedari Foundation, established by philanthropists Jennifer and Matthew C. Harris, has given $20 million to the UCLA College to establish the UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute.
Beverly Hills Unified School Direct (BHUSD) launched a new Learning Management System (LMS) this fall session of the 2019-2020 academic year. The new system, Schoology, will integrate with the district’s Aeries Gradebook and Aeries Communications systems to effectively disseminate information regarding academic courses, progress reports, grades, and other school data.
The Beverly Hills City Council recognized Beverly Hills Scouts Troop 110 with the mayor’s Kindness Recognition at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) began the 2019-2020 academic year with two new initiatives aimed at promoting positive behavior and anti-bullying practices. The Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) framework and the Olweus Anti-Bullying Program launched in grades K-12 throughout the district, including the new Beverly Vista Middle School that opened this fall as the district’s first dedicated middle school.
When it comes to best bang for the buck in higher education, UC Irvine is tops in the nation, according to rankings released Monday by Money magazine.
At a special board meeting Monday afternoon the Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education aproved the superintendent’s recommendation to appoint Craig Bugbee as principal of Horance Mann School.
A defense attorney said Friday he is waiting to hear if Los Angeles County prosecutors will file additional charges against former USC campus gynecologist George Tyndall, who is charged with sexually assaulting 16 patients.
Beverly Hills students excel at Muhlenberg College, University of Alabama, Tufts University, Bates College, Duke University School of Law and Tulane University.