With the first day of school right around the corner for many children, the Signal Hill Police Department has issued the following information to remind residents to prepare their kids to arrive at school and back home safely on their first, and every, school day. At the same time, drivers need to be extra vigilant…
After a peaceful summer, parents and children often dread the approaching school year and its seemingly inevitable homework wars. These conflicts arise when students are overwhelmed by academic demands and their parents function as taskmasters.
A record 82 percent of local schools met schoolwide Academic Performance Index (API) targets set by the state, despite severe cuts in public education funding in California.
The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) will offer free Tdap vaccine to students in grades 7 through 12 at one more public clinic scheduled before the school year begins. The clinic is open to students in both public and private schools.
St. Anthony High School announced this week that 100 percent of its graduating seniors, for the third year in a row, have gone on to attend college.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews and Mr. Baker’s Style Center will host a back-to-school free haircut event for students in kindergarten through 8th grade.
Hundreds of schoolchildren received backpacks filled with school supplies at last Saturday’s “Back To School Summer Blast” event for families living in affordable housing developments in Long Beach.
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has been ranked 10th in the nation in conferring bachelor’s degrees to minority students.
“No matter if you are in high school or college, everyone’s a little nervous on the first day of classes. It’s natural, especially if you are new to the school,” says Don Gabor, “small talk” expert and author of the updated and newly revised book, How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends.
The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) has released the following information regarding registration, immunizations, student meals, and bus routes.
Skip the ziplock, recycle your milk carton, and please compost that banana peel.
POWER 4 Youth, an academic mentoring program for middle-school students, will offer a no-obligation information meeting for prospective volunteers on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6:30pm at 607 E. 3rd St., one of the four community sites where the program operates.
Now offered at the Signal Hill Community Center, the After-school Recreation Club, or ARC, is a free after-school program for kids in grades 1 through 5 who attend Alvarado or Signal Hill elementary schools.
The Long Beach Health Department is joining with the State of California’s Department of Public Health campaign to encourage parents to vaccinate middle- and high-school children against whooping cough, or pertussis, early.
LBS Financial Credit Union is collecting school supplies for two local schools in the Greater Long Beach area this summer.