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UCLA Hosts #WOW ‘Wonder Of Women’ Summit

UCLA’s Friends of the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsych- iatric Hospital at UCLA Board of Advisors hosted the second #WOW The Wonder of Women Summit last week in support of mental health research, education and clinical care programs at UCLA.

BHUSD Hires Architecture Firm To Assess Swim Gym Revamp

Big changes are in the offing for Beverly Hills High’s legendary Swim Gym.

Higher Education Notes – Local Students Excel At Colgate University

Beverly Hills students receive Dean’s Award with Distinction, Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence.

‘Every 15 Minutes’ Gives BHHS Students Startling Lesson On Driving Under The Influence

This week, Beverly Hills High School juniors and seniors got a poignant reminder of the perils of driving under the influence when 21 students participated in a powerful reenactment of a deadly drunk driving crash. The scene, witnessed by hundreds of students, is harrowing, always bringing both participants and witnesses to tears.

Higher Education Notes—Local Students Named To Honor, Dean’s And President’s Lists

Students excel at Cedarville University, University of Wisconsin, Madison, University of Alabama, Tufts University and Muhlenbeg College, University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

BHEF Strives To Raise $100K In ‘Thanks 4 Giving’ Campaign

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.

And The Band Marches On – The Beverly Hills High School Marching Band and Color Guard of 75 students, under the direction of Bill Bradbury, performed in Disneyland’s Main Street Parade on Thursday, Jan. 31

The Beverly Hills High School Marching Band and Color Guard of 75 students, under the direction of Bill Bradbury, performed in Disneyland’s Main Street Parade on Thursday, Jan. 31, as part of the Disney Arts Showcase. The BHHS Marching Band and Color Guard have been given this prestigious opportunity every year for over a decade. This year they played a medley of military and patriotic tunes called “Main Street America” while marching on Main Street, USA, Disneyland.

School Board Approves Laying Off 26 Employees

On Tuesday, during the very same meeting where the Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education discussed its 2017/18 audit report by Moss, Levy & Hartzheim LLP, which showed a general fund balance of $18.2 million at the end of the previous school year, the board unanimously voted to approve laying off 26 full time employees.

Poga For Health – Hawthorne second grade students practice “Poga” (Pilates + Yoga), something they have done with Principal Sarah Kaber since she was a classroom teacher

Hawthorne second grade students practice "Poga" (Pilates + Yoga), something they have done with Principal Sarah Kaber since she was a classroom teacher. “The weekly lessons have promoted a calm, controlled, mindful and engaging learning environment while encouraging the kids to be joyful and active,” she said

Higher Education Notes—Local Students Named To Honor, Dean’s And President’s Lists

Students excel at Cedarville University, University of Wisconsin, Madison, University of Alabama, Tufts University and Muhlenbeg College, University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

BHEF Strives To Raise $100K In ‘Thanks 4 Giving’ Campaign

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 School District Unveils New Leadership Teams

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.

BHUSD Set To Announce New Leadership Teams Next Week

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.

Multicultural Week – The Horace Mann community once again celebrated its annual Multicultural Week to great success

The Horace Mann community once again celebrated its annual Multicultural Week to great success. Highlighting a different geographic region each day, students enjoyed an array of food and activities, including  learning how to surf and how to write their names in Norse runes. Pictured (top row, from left): Ki Woon Kang, Yu Zhou, Aimee Contreras-Camua, Rayan Sohaib, Sohaib Rana, Jenny Yoo, Hina Sohaib, Annie Jeng, Fumi Yamashita and Sara Nabati; (middle row, from left): Rosa Kim, HaRim Lee, Kathleen Avena Blanco and Kyung Min Kim; (front row, from left): Sophie Hong, Gina Choi, Shehzel Sohaib, Courtney Hong, Olivia Kim, Liana Carrel, Aria Carrel, Jolie West-Christopher, Chaerin Lee and Shabia Sohaib.

Baby Bruins – Beverly Vista 5th grade teacher Kris Milliken recently took students on a field trip to UCLA where they received a campus tour

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.

Reflections – Students from all five Beverly Hills Unified School District schools recently enjoyed a day of art and fun

Students from all five Beverly Hills Unified School District schools recently enjoyed a day of art and fun in anticipation of entering the annual PTA Reflections contest. The deadline for all submissions is today, Oct. 19. Pictured: Michaela Ash, Michael Ash, Minkyung Jung, Yea Jung, Hannah Davis, Eve Davis, Gracie Cotliar, Cora Azevedo, Evelyn Kruger, Kim Becker, Farrah Dodes, Shirley Chao, Robin Lanzer and Cindy Trost.
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