The Grunion

A new food pantry location at Cesar Chavez Elementary School (730 W. Third St.) has opened its doors thanks to Help Me Help You (HMHY), a nonprofit that provides food, shelter and assistance to low income residents in Long Beach.

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It took 10 years, but Longfellow Elementary School — located in the Cal Heights neighborhood — has a brand new playground space thanks to the persistence of the school's Parent Teacher Association (PTA) members and some help from grants.

Earlier this month, Long Beach implemented a ban throughout the city on the sale of most flavored tobacco products. The move means electronic smoking devices like vape pens and e-cigarettes with flavor products are no longer allowed to be sold in the city.

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Every year, Jordan High School celebrates the accomplishments of seniors by displaying banners featuring the graduate's name along with the college or university they will be attending in the fall. 

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The California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS) — a mathematics and science LBUSD magnet school in Carson on the California State University, Dominguez Hills campus — has received national recognition in Newsweek's 2020 list of the top 500 schools that emphasize science, technology,…

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Another year has come and gone, leaving the Long Beach Unified School District with plenty of accomplishments to boast about, as well as some notable changes.

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Last Monday, Jordan High School — in partnership with Vice Mayor Rex Richardson and Megan Kerr, Board of Education board member — unveiled a new set of banners that recognizes the accomplishments of the North Long Beach seniors.

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Destyni Proby is entering the University of California, San Diego, as a freshman in the fall — but not before leaving her own legacy as one of the 32 valedictorians in Poly High School's class of 2018.

Long Beach Water is partnering with Grades of Green, a Los Angeles-based environmental education nonprofit, to work with schools in the Long Beach Unified School District to help with water conservation initiatives.

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Winter Break in the Long Beach Unified School District begins on Christmas day, Monday, Dec. 25, through Friday, Jan. 5. Classes resume on Monday, Jan. 8. Friday, Dec. 22, is a minimum day for all K-12 students in the district. Classes will be dismissed between 12:50 and 1 p.m.

The Long Beach Unified School District has earned the District of the Year award from the business news publisher Industry Dive and its publication, Education Dive.

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