Nobel Middle School student on D.C. leadership conference

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Kayla Hamburg

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Kayla S. Hamburg, an 11-year old from Nobel Middle School in Northridge, is currently in Washington D.C. taking part in a six-day leadership conference called Voices of Leadership:  Reflecting on the Past to create the … [Read more...]

Birmingham Community Charter High School Grand Opening

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Students watch from bleachers.

BY KAREN PACKER The band played, cheerleaders cheered, and a stadium full of students and staff joined in the celebration under early morning gray skies as Birmingham High School began the 2009-2010 school year August 19 with its new charter status … [Read more...]

Charter status approved for Van Nuys’ Birmingham High

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BY ERIKA OBLEA After much debate, Birmingham High School will open its doors for the 2009-2010 school semester with its new charter status. Approved last Wednesday by LAUSD boardmembers, the charter status will allow the school to exercise more … [Read more...]

Galatzan’s Task Force meeting on LAUSD budget woes

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BY ERIKA OBLEA With the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) facing uncertain funds from state and the federal stimulus package, transportation cuts, and increasing class sizes, San Fernando Valley parents, teachers, and principals gathered … [Read more...]

Walter Reed Middle School wins top musical honors

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BY CAROLE ROSNER Ninety-nine musicians and singers from North Hollywood’s Walter Reed Middle School won top honors at The Heritage Music Festival in Santa Clara, California, competing against 25 high schools and middle schools. According to Stephen … [Read more...]