Officials at Belmont Heights United Methodist Church announced Thursday the longstanding preschool there would close permanently, and terminated all 15 staff members.
My students are sometimes surprised to learn that teachers get nervous about the first day of school, too. A week or two before the fall semester begins, many of us start worrying about the same things that are causing our kids stress — will we be working with our friends? Will we get along …
For many youngsters, school is a place for required learning, a space to share time with friends and something to occupy the day until it's time to head home, finish homework and enjoy time with family. But for others, school means so much more.
We’re into month three of the shutdown and, if you’re like me, some aspects of life that were once unthinkable are starting to feel almost normal.
The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center was awarded the California Arts Council's "Arts Education Exposure" Grant for the third year in a row.
Last weekend, I was scrolling through social media and checking on local news when I saw an article about a food distribution event in North Long Beach that took place on Saturday, May 9. More than 2,500 packages of food were distributed by more than 100 volunteers, and cars were lined up fo…
Diplomas and certificates from Long Beach City College will be delivered by mail while the pomp and circumstance takes place online, thanks to the coronavirus.
On Friday afternoon, May 1, Nikki Prutsos had finished her school day and was relaxing inside with her teenage daughters. Suddenly, her husband asked her to come outside.
Seniors in the Long Beach Unified School District don’t have an in-person graduation ceremony to look forward to — but they will be able to commemorate the occasion virtually.
Like most everyone else, Soroptimist International of Long Beach had to cancel its annual dinner, where scholarships and grants were to be awarded.
The Long Beach Unified School District is handing out three meals per day, every Monday through Friday, to school district students in an effort to help them and their families through the coronavirus pandemic.
When K-12 campuses across the state shut down in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the more than 400 students in the various teacher education paths at Cal State Long Beach could be forgiven for some trepidation.
There are some challenging aspects of the current shutdown that are specific to the education sector. Grading practices, assessments, engagement data, and other concerns are hard to talk about with people outside of our profession without first whipping up a glossary of jargon.
Rancho Los Cerritos, the city's historic site in north Long Beach, has been closed for more than a month now, along with all other city buildings.
In the musical version of “Shrek,” an enormous green ogre lives alone but comes to realize that social isolation is not ideal. He dreams of a “big bright beautiful world” where he can connect with others.
Ever since Long Beach Unified School District shuttered campuses in mid-March, to stem the further spread of the coronavirus, academic work for students has gone ungraded — but that is set to change next week.
Last week, as I was virtually checking in with my students, I asked them if they had any big plans for Spring Break. They laughed and rolled their eyes, then shared their stories of cancelled trips and abandoned plans.
The Long Beach Unified School District conducted a special Board of Education meeting last week to announce it had selected the district’s 13th superintendent: the historic choice of Dr. Jill Baker.
Years from now, when I am telling the story of the COVID-19 shutdown to my future students, I will struggle to capture the way in which the news was both incremental and sudden, both inevitable and completely unexpected.
The Long Beach Unified School District announced Wednesday evening, April 1, that its schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year. Graduation ceremonies have also been canceled.
The Long Beach Unified School District closed schools starting Monday, March 16 and will resume classes April 20, officials announced Friday, March 13.
The Long Beach Unified School District is canceling a number of events and programming amid fears about the new coronavirus, Superintendent Christopher Steinhauser announced Thursday, March 12.
The coronavirus has claimed another victim — an evening with George Takei as part of Long Beach Reads One Book, scheduled for March 19, has been postponed.
Long Beach City College (LBCC) Foundation and the LBCC Workforce Development Department recently received a $650,000 grant and scholarship endowment for students to receive stipends while placed in unpaid internships, college officials announced last week.
Cal State Long Beach's Daily Forty-Niner and DIG MAG collected 22 awards, including four first-place honors, at the ACP/CMBAM College Journalism Convention and California College Media Awards banquet last Saturday, Feb. 29, in San Francisco.
Hometown hero and tennis legend Billie Jean King was a huge hit when she came to Long Beach for the opening of the Billie Jean King Main Library last September.
Long Beach City College will begin preparing for the departure of its chief executive, even as she withdrew from consideration for a similar post in Oregon, the president of the Board of Trustees said Thursday, Feb. 27.
Controversy has roiled Long Beach Poly High School in recent weeks, with two teachers placed separately on administrative leave, including one facing allegations that she was physically and verbally abusive toward pupils.
A free shred and e-waste collection event is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Stanford Middle School, 5871 E Los Arcos St.
The city of Long Beach has been at the forefront when it comes to women and leadership roles in technology — after all, the city is the birthplace of the Wonder Woman tech conference.
The Long Beach Public Library Foundation, in partnership with the Friends of the Long Beach Public Library, have released a voters' guide of library-oriented questions and answers from City Council candidates.
A Sound Garden in north Long Beach was envisioned in November 2018 as the completion of one project and an enhancement to another.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) College Scholarship Program offers high-achieving high school seniors an opportunity to receive up to $40,000 per year along with college planning support and the opportunity to network with previous winners.