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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.

Latest BHUSD Reconfiguration Update Fails To Address Traffic Concerns, Education

Continuing a baffling trend of failing to address education issues, once again Beverly Hills Unified School District’s latest Reconfiguration Update focused on elements of the transformative process that had relatively little to do with students.

Beverly Hills School District Preps For Revival Of Middle School Sports Program

As the Beverly Hills Unified School District plans ahead for its reconfiguration into one dedicated middle school next year, the Board of Education last week discussed ideas to revive the district’s middle school sports program.

Summer Camps & Schools—TREE Academy Offers Innovative, Customized Learning For 6th-12th Grade Students

The new, innovative nonprofit school with a customized learning approach for 6th-12th grade students will hold an open house from 1-2:15 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday March 23.

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

Pancake Breakfast – Hawthorne Elementary held its second annual Pancake Breakfast to welcome all new and returning families back to school

On August 12, Hawthorne Elementary held its second annual Pancake Breakfast to welcome all new and returning families back to school for the 2018/2019 school year. Pictured (from left): BHPD Young Explorer Brandon Brener; Hawthorne parent Doreece Artal; Hawthorne student Aaron Artal; BHUSD Board of Education Vice President Noah Margo; BHUSD Superintendent Michael Bregy; and Hawthorne PTA Co-President Maria Bennett.

Grand Jury Report Tells of 300 Predator Priests in Pennsylvania

Beverly Hills News – USC Suspends Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center Names

USC's Annenberg School of Journalism announced Wednesday it has temporarily suspended the name of the Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center while Moonves, CBS' chief executive, is being investigated for allegations of sexual harassment involving his tenure at the network.

Higher Education Notes — Locals Graduate From University Of Wisconsin-Madison, Honored At Colgate University

David Neiman and Yaniv Sadka were among the nearly 7,500 graduates from the University Of Wisconsin-Madison. Alanna Richman and Simon Weisberg received the Dean's Award at Colgate College.

Higher Education Notes—Locals On Deans’ Lists, Graduate From Western Governors University

Students from Beverly Hills excel at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Alabama

Hawthorne School’s 1948 Third Grade Class Holds 70th Reunion

Hawthorne School's third-grade class of 1948 holds 70th reunion.

Higher Education Notes—Local Students Excel at Tufts University, Graduate From Tulane, Fairfield, Springfield

Local students named to Tufts University dean's list; earn degrees from Springfield College, Tulane, Fairfield universities.

Higher Education Notes —Locals Graduate From Northfield Mount Hermon

Andrew Kim and Alfred Luessenhop have graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon.

Six More Former USC Students File Lawsuit Against USC Doctor for Misconduct Allegations

Six more former USC students filed a lawsuit against the school and a former USC gynecologist Friday, alleging gross sexual misconduct and sexual assault on campus by the doctor, who worked at the Student Health Center for nearly 30 years.

Two Injured in Indiana Middle School Shooting

Two people were injured in a shooting at a school in the US state of Indiana on Friday, with a suspect taken into custody, police said.
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