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BHHS Cross Country Students Compete

Beverly Hills High School’s (BHHS) Varsity Cross Country team had two runners qualify at the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) competition.  Junior Quinn Harris and Freshman Danielle Hollander represented BHHS at CIF in Riverside on Nov.16.

Beverly Hills Courier Ushers in New Era with Launch Party

Close to 400 business leaders, prominent residents and City officials attended the official Launch Party for the Beverly Hills Courier Nov. 12.

Beverly Hills Board of Education Discuss Financial Literacy and Community Service

The Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) Board of Education meeting on Oct. 29 was full of robust discussions and debates about school curriculum and computer access for all BHUSD students.

The Beverly Vista Middle School “Bulldogs” Kick Off First Home Game

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.

BHUSD Kicks Off School Year with Positive Behavior and Anti-Bullying Initiatives

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.

UC Irvine Tops National List of Best College Values

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.

UCLA Receives $20 Million to Establish UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute

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.

BHUSD Preps Rollout of New Learning Management System

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.

SCOUTS HONOR

The Beverly Hills City Council recognized Beverly Hills Scouts Troop 110 with the mayor’s Kindness Recognition at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

BHUSD Kicks Off School Year with Positive Behavior and Anti-Bullying Initiatives

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.

UC Irvine Tops National List of Best College Values

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.

Craig Bugbee Named New Horace Mann Principal

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.

Defense Waiting to Hear if New Charges to be Filed Against USC Gynecologist

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.

Higher Education Notes—Local Students Graduate, Earn Academic Honors

Beverly Hills students excel at Muhlenberg College, University of Alabama, Tufts University, Bates College, Duke University School of Law and Tulane University.

Former BHUSD Administrator Hired As Malibu-Santa Monica Principal

Former Beverly Hills Unified School District administrator Chris Hertz this week was named new elementary school principal for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.

The Courier Responds To BHUSD “Attack” Letter

The Courier was surprised this week to receive a letter emailed out by Beverly Hills Unified School District spokesperson Rebecca Starkins to the entire school district mailing list.
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