Planting 1,000 trees is a lofty goal, but that’s exactly what students in the Environmental Club at Millikan High School plan to do.
The City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department announced Monday, Feb. 2, that the popular "Nature Detectives" after-school camp program at El Dorado Nature Center will continue in March and April.
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.
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.
Even in a pandemic, life continues to move forward, and Bixby Elementary School parents are doing their best to raise money for school projects and events, considering they aren't able to host events themselves.
It takes a village to build new learning avenues and help students thrive, and in Long Beach, city utility departments have teamed up to provide free learning material for Long Beach Unified School District teachers and families.
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.
Kristiana Dimitrov, a Renaissance High School 2020 graduate and University of California, Santa Cruz, freshman isn't letting the stay at home order keep her from getting a head start on a future career.
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.
The Long Beach Unified School District’s Family Resource Centers (FRCs) will provide free, short-term, individual counseling during summer school to support students currently enrolled in the school district.
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.
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.
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 Long Beach Community Foundation announced recently that scholarships will be offered to senior high school students who plan on attending a public college or university in pursuit of a degree in teaching.
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,…
The Port of Long Beach awarded $100,000 in scholarships to area high school students last month at the port's sixth annual Celebrate Education event.
The city of Long Beach has partnered with the Mayor's Fund for Education to unveil a plan of action that provides more access to early education for parents and youngsters.
A new school year is almost here, and it's time to double check that everything is ready to go in time for the first day of class in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD).
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.
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.
Fifth grade students at Lowell Elementary are expressing themselves artistically — and using science and learning tools provided by a nonprofit to help them do it.
High school seniors in the Long Beach Unified School District can apply for the Larry Acterman Public Education Award (LAPEA), a permanently-endowed fund at the Orange County Community Foundation.
In the wake of the Florida school shooting, followed by several on-campus threats here, the Long Beach Unified School Board is expected to pass a resolution Wednesday urging "commonsense" legislation to reduce gun violence in schools.
One school in the Long Beach Unified School District had an opportunity recently to demonstrate augmented reality (AR) in the classroom.
Mayor Robert Garcia announced last week a new program intended to help Long Beach families connect with their preschool to kindergarten-aged scholars.
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.
Cabrillo High School has found success in a new Pathway program that emphasizes workforce principles in the global trade and logistics career paths.
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.