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No more secrets  CBC.ca

Over a period spanning decades, three teachers at one Ottawa high school preyed on their teenage students.



OCDSB facing $25M in lawsuits over sex abuse at Bell High School  CBC.ca

Victims and alleged victims of three former teachers accused of sexually abusing students at Ottawa's Bell High School are suing the city's biggest school board ...



'They could have stopped this': Sex abuse warnings at Ottawa high school went unheeded  CBC.ca

Over the course of decades, three different teachers at the same Ottawa high school sexually abused dozens of teenage boys and girls. A CBC investigation ...



'I'm a demon inside': Teacher convicted of sex crimes sought treatment  CBC News

A former music teacher convicted of sexually abusing students at two Ottawa high schools sought treatment from more than a dozen psychologists and ...



A history of abuse at 1 Ottawa high school  CBC.ca

Over the course of 30 years, three teachers at the same Ottawa high school sexually abused dozens of teenage boys and girls, crimes that would take years to ...



Cases like abuse at Ottawa high school still 'far too common,' says expert  CBC.ca

Over a span of decades, three different teachers at the same Ottawa high school preyed on students. Now, for the first time, some of the victims are speaking ...



'All we want is the truth': abuse victim demands answers from school board  CBC.ca

A man who was abused by his high school music teacher in 1991 stood up and demanded answers at a public meeting of the Ottawa Carleton District School ...



Teacher always shared the gift of music  Winnipeg Free Press

Don Askholm plays an organ at a church in Havana, Cuba, in 2006. Askholm played organs at churches during his travels with his wife Kathy. (Supplied).



Release of new soil tests will show lead contamination still a problem in Winnipeg, Squires confirms  CBC.ca

The results of more than 100 lead tests taken across Winnipeg will soon be released and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires says the results ...



Former students sue board over alleged abuse by music teacher  CBC.ca

Two former Bell High School students have filed lawsuits against the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) for nearly $4 million over alleged historical ...



New Magnet School Opens in Maywood, Will Relieve Bell High School Population  NBC Southern California

After months of construction, the Maywood Center for Enriched Studies Magnet opened Tuesday as other Los Angeles Unified School District institutions ...



These LAUSD students are not heading back to school  Los Angeles Times

As thousands of Los Angeles students head back to school Tuesday, Sabrina Campos is already six weeks deep into her algebra, chemistry, English and history ...



Pop-Up Prom Shop: How a high school teacher made graduation extra special for everyone  Ottawa Citizen

This boutique, draped in black and white curtains, with glamorous jewels, fancy shoes and beautiful dresses on display, doesn't look like the inside of a high ...



Classmates Mourn Hit-And-Run Death Of Bell High School Skateboarder  CBS Local

Classmates at Bell High School mourned the loss of a 17-year-old student who was killed by a hit-and-run driver while skateboarding over the weekend.



Back to school, ALL together now: For the first time in 36 years, all LAUSD district schools will start on the same date  LA School Report

For the first time in 36 years, all LA Unified district students are starting school at the same time, now that the last school — Bell Senior High School — has ended ...



Obituary of Norma J. Hawkins  The Union of Grass Valley

A remarkable woman has left us and has begun her celebration of eternity in God's glory. Norma J. Hawkins, age 91, left her earthly life in Grass Valley, CA.



Bell High School teacher arrested on sexual assault charges  Los Angeles Times

Fifteen years after the alleged incident, a teacher at Bell Senior High School was arrested Friday on charges of sexual assault on a student, according to Los ...



LA parent voice: When you know your autistic son can thrive in a regular school setting — and you're proved right!  LA School Report

Every week, we sit down with Los Angeles parents to talk about their students, their schools, and what questions or suggestions they have for their school district.



Students Protest Gun Violence in U.S. Schools in a #NationalSchoolWalkout  Los Angeles Times

Students nationwide are demanding an end to gun violence in U.S. schools by walking out of classes at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes on Wednesday, March 14 — one ...



Though shootings raise fears of backlash, Lebanese Muslims feel at home in Bell  Los Angeles Times

Customers poured into Fatima's Halal Meat Market in the city of Bell. Behind the cash register, Latife Saleh, 40, rang up one man's purchase while a second.



Grade inflation? University of Waterloo's 'secret list' suggests it's not the case with Ottawa schools  Ottawa Citizen

Six Ottawa high schools are on a “secret list” used by the University of Waterloo to select students to admit to its prestigious engineering school.



LA River High School hosts its Environmental Summit  Los Angeles Times

For the first time, students and staff welcomed an informative and important event on the school grounds of Sotomayor Center For Arts and Science on Saturday, ...



Former music teacher faces new gross indecency charge  CBC.ca

A 74-year-old former Ottawa teacher is facing a new charge of gross indecency for allegedly groping a male student in the late 1970s at Bell High School in ...



'This is our future:' Ottawa students to join provincial walkout to protest curriculum changes  Ottawa Citizen

What do you do when you're too young to vote and you want to protest the Progressive Conservatives' rollback of the sex ed curriculum? If you're in high school, ...



Former Ottawa teacher handed 2 years for sex crimes dating back decades  CBC.ca

A former Ottawa music teacher has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for sex-related crimes against students at two Ottawa high schools between ...



Environmental Summit comes to LA River School  Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles River students celebrated Earth Day by having their First Annual Environmental Summit on the Sotomayor campus. On April 28, Los Angeles River ...



Former Cerritos English Teacher Sentenced to 46 Years For Sexual Assaults  Patch.com

Teacher Sentenced to 46 Years For Sexual Assaults - Cerritos-Artesia, CA - Jeffrey Scott Jones, a former teacher at Bell and Gahr high schools in Cerritos, ...



School's out: Students walk to protest sex-ed curriculum change  Edmonton Sun

Students at Glebe Collegiate Institute walked out Friday in “opposition of Premier Doug Ford's changes to the history and sexual education curriculum in Ontario.



2 high school girls found behind Gordon Bell suffer 'medical emergency'  CBC.ca

Two girls from Gordon Bell High School are in stable condition at Winnipeg's Children's Hospital after suffering a medical emergency Tuesday.



Ex-Teacher Convicted of Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girl Slits His Throat in Santa Ana Courtroom  KTLA

A former teacher accused of raping a teen girl slit his throat in a Santa Ana courtroom Wednesday morning after a jury convicted him on multiple accounts of ...



Vader Has Died at the Age of 63  SoCal UNCENSORED

Leon White, known to the wrestling world as Vader or Big Van Vader died on June 18, 2018 at the age of 63. The news was announced earlier today on Twitter ...



LAUSD's costly 20-year construction project ends with opening of $160-million Maywood campus  Los Angeles Times

A new high school in Maywood signals the end of the nation's largest school construction project, which built 131 campuses in Los Angeles Unified.



Meet the 15 new schools opening in LAUSD this week  LA School Report

Even as enrollment has steadily declined over the last decade in the nation's second-largest school district, LA Unified is opening four new schools this week, ...



Dream of becoming a teacher about to come true for Ethiopian immigrant  CBC.ca

Almaz Aschalew, who emigrated from Ethiopia at the age of nine, is on the verge of realizing her dream of becoming a teacher, thanks in part to a scholarship ...



Ex-city leader of Bell, California gets 12 years in prison for corruption scandal  Fox News

The former city manager of Bell was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $8.8 million in a corruption scheme that ...



Are school libraries headed toward extinction? LAUSD principals are choosing other ways to spend limited budgets, but some board members want to change that  LA School Report

Five more LA Unified high schools may divert their funding for teacher librarians this fall as principals decide to spend their budgets on other pressing needs, ...



Exclusive: Voters approved $20 billion to build LA schools. As last one opens, the ultimate insider explains why they were so desperately needed.  LA School Report

Wooooow. They built this just for us?” By Glenn Gritzner This week, a significant milestone is being achieved for the students of LAUSD that deserves to be ...



Recent Bill will ban plastic straws in some restaurants  Los Angeles Times

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a bill into law that will ban sit-down restaurants from giving their customers plastic straws. The law will take effect on Jan.



It Takes A Village: Get Together for Mothers with Sr. Hoda Beshir  Muslim Link

A monthly get-together for mothers, to support each other & share ideas to tackle the daily challenges of motherhood in this day and age! with Sr. Hoda Beshir.



Ottawa high school's 'pop-up' prom shop plays fairy godmother to grads  CBC.ca

The pop-up prom shop at Bell High School is filled with affordable gowns and party accessories- that helps make going to the prom possible for all students.



'We're a mini United Nations': How newcomer students at this Winnipeg school are finding their voices  CBC.ca

On a bright, sub-zero Saturday in Winnipeg, Acadia Junior High School in the south-west end is surprisingly busy. Members of the jazz band mill around the ...



El Camino Real Charter High wins Academic Decathlon  MyNewsLA.com

El Camino Real Charter High has won the Los Angeles Unified School District's 37th Annual Academic Decathlon, officials announced Sunday.



Ottawa school board facing $8M in lawsuits after sex abuse claims, former basketball players share their stories  Ottawa Citizen

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board has been named in four separate lawsuits seeking $8 million in damages for sexual abuse that former students claim ...



When will it stop? — Inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the shooting  Los Angeles Times

My condolences are with the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and their families. On February 14, the sounds of gunshots were heard all ...



Long Beach Poly's Jordan Bell Headed To Golden State Warriors  Gazette Newspapers

When Long Beach Poly and Oregon product Jordan Bell had his pro day workout with the Golden State Warriors, one of the people who popped in was the ...



Sotomayor Wolves Soccer Team Win Semi Finals and Advance to the CIF Championship  Los Angeles Times

Sotomayor Wolves Soccer team played Fremont High School for the semi-finals in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Championship on February 27.



LA Unified reopens all district libraries — but forgets about the books  LA School Report

For the first time since some school libraries were shuttered during budget cuts in 2008, all of the LA Unified school libraries will be back up and running when ...



Historic sex abuse probe launched after stories surfaced at Bayshore Public School reunion  Ottawa Citizen

In May 2016, Bayshore Public School held a two-day celebration to mark its 50th anniversary with a picnic, a school mixer and an alumni soccer game.



Gordon Bell High School opens skating rink on field  CBC.ca

Students and staff at Gordon Bell High School in Winnipeg played broomball this morning on a brand-new skating rink on the school's green space.



Two months before sex assault trial, well-known Ottawa teacher and basketball coach dies  Ottawa Citizen

A former Ottawa teacher and basketball coach who was facing a raft of historic sexual assault charges has died at home only two months before he was to stand ...



'Cheap to make, easy to move': Forum hears about dangers, challenges of meth  CBC.ca

Winnipeg police hosted a forum on meth, drugs and gangs on Monday night.



Electric scooters: Part of the transportation solution or public nuisance?  Los Angeles Times

In Santa Monica's multi-modal community, city planners are interested in getting people out of their cars and onto bicycles and walking. But where do electric ...



'Performing with the Pros' with David Burnham at CSArts-SGV  Los Angeles Times

For California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley's (CSArts-SGV)'s first “Performing with the Pros” event, students in grades seven to 11 from the Musical ...



57 Gordon Bell students vow to stop cutting themselves  CBC.ca

Fifty-seven students from Gordon Bell High School exposed their self-inflicted scars to Winnipeg musician Robb Nash and made a vow to stop cutting ...



The huge L.A. school construction project is done, so what does it add up to?  Los Angeles Times

Key figures and milestones in the L.A. school bond program, the nation's largest campus construction effort.



What happened to Cudahy when a 29-year-old took over as mayor  Los Angeles Times

After the dust settled and the FBI had scoured through town on the hunt for crooked politicians, the voters of the city of Cudahy cleaned house. But they didn't just ...



LAUSD boots up credit recovery courses at start of new school year  LA School Report

LA Unified is wasting no time in getting students with poor or failing marks into its online credit recovery program at the start of the new school year. A district ...



Ontario Investing in New Additions and Renovations for Ottawa Schools  Government of Ontario News

Ontario is investing in renovations and additions in the Ottawa region to provide students with the best possible learning environments that lay the foundation for ...



California will legally recognize a third gender on IDs  Los Angeles Times

The Gender Recognition Act was signed into law on Oct. 15 by Governor Jerry Brown. The Gender Recognition Act will “make it easier for people to change their ...



Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition winners announced at Discovery 2018  Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Six high school entrepreneurs were announced as winners of this year's Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition at ...



Message to my next president  Los Angeles Times

While most students aren't eligible to vote this election, the issues affecting them are important and here to stay. What is the first issue students want the next ...



Music teacher faces new sex charges  Ottawa Citizen

A popular Bell High School music teacher faces new sexual assault and sexual exploitation charges amid allegations that he inappropriately touched two female ...



Maywood school is the last to open in massive building project. But dwindling enrollment makes today's LAUSD a very different district.  LA School Report

When the Maywood Center for Enriched Studies welcomes students next week, it will be the last school — the 131st — to open under the district's more than $20 ...



Secretary of State Alex Padilla involves school districts in pre-registration initiative with online toolkit  Los Angeles Times

In an effort to better reinforce the concept of pre-registering to vote, the secretary of state has launched an online Back-to-School Pre-Registration Toolkit, ...



Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Jennifer Lee and Mindy Kaling at the “A Wrinkle in Time” Press Conference  Los Angeles Times

"A Wrinkle in Time" is the latest film adaption of the book by the same name by Madeleine L'Engle, which was first published in 1962. On Feb. 25, a press ...



Amazing High School Highlights Video Of Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Unearthed  Steelers Depot

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell was certainly a great player attended Madison High School in Groveport, Ohio, where he lettered three times.



Anthony Gharib  Los Angeles Times

Anthony Gharib is a Student Journalist at Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. He is currently a junior, and sports editor and first junior Editor In Chief in ...



'I'm angry and I'm disappointed': 6 Ottawa schools to close  CBC.ca

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board made the final decision Wednesday night to shutter six west-end schools, and the same fate is expected for Rideau ...



Join Us on a Journey of Discovery During CSArts-SGV's Debut of “Pippin”  Los Angeles Times

Even amidst the excitement of the holiday season and winter break, students of California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) are eager to ...



Twenty young entrepreneurs will make their pitch at Discovery 2018  Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Twenty high school entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas at Discovery 2018 for up to $3,000 in start-up funds and ...



Teacher holds fundraiser for family after Winnipeg teen drowned  Globalnews.ca

A Gordon Bell High School teacher has started a fundraising campaign for the family of Winnipeg teen Nishan Chamlagai, who died Saturday near Kenora, Ont.



Winnipeg school bars field use after high lead level report  Winnipeg Free Press

Weston School has restricted access to its sports field, amid worries its soil is contaminated by le... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.



Interview with California Secretary of State Alex Padilla  Los Angeles Times

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks with Richard Coca on his pre-registration initiative and High School Voter Education Week.



Black and Latino students in California score better on AP tests than peers elsewhere  Los Angeles Times

Black and Latino students in California who passed Advanced Placement exams outperformed their peers elsewhere, but a gap persists between them and their ...



Erika Martinez  Los Angeles Times

Erika Martinez is a senior at Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. She serves as News Director of her school's broadcast program “Tornado TV”, and will be ...



Well-liked Ottawa music teacher faces sex charges  Ottawa Citizen

A well-liked Bell High School music teacher has been charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation amid allegations that he inappropriately touched one ...



Ottawa staff report says close Rideau, Putman, and 6 other schools  CTV News

Staff at Ottawa's Public School board has delivered its final report on school closures in the city's west end. It is recommending that 7 schools be shut and a ...



Ontario boys soccer defeat Knight High School, 2-0, advance to second round of CIF SS Division III playoffs  Los Angeles Times

The Ontario High School Jaguars defeated the visiting Knight High School Hawks of Palmdale, Calif., in Wednesday's CIF Southern Section Division III playoff ...



Ottawa-Carleton District School Board ponders eliminating gifted program  CBC.ca

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is considering changes to its gifted program — including the elimination of specialized programs for primary students ...



47 school districts in state of uncertainty  Los Angeles Times

Segregation into a chaotic special education classroom environment was not what they had been looking for. “[The school from our district of residence] never ...



The west end school shuffle: Thousands of children will be affected by school closures, program and grade changes  Ottawa Citizen

Logan Newell-Turner's school isn't closing, but as far as the Grade 1 student is concerned, it might as well be.Next fall, Logan and all the other children from ...



Ethan Hirschberg  Los Angeles Times

Ethan Hirschberg is a teenager living in San Diego, CA. Ethan was diagnosed with high functioning Autism at age two and he is the founder/blogger of The ...



Update: 8 schools on chopping block in Ottawa-Carleton board  Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa's public school board should close eight schools, a staff report says.On the hit list are Rideau High School, Greenbank, J.H. Putman and D. Aubrey ...



My first time at Couch-ella  Los Angeles Times

A surprise guest is welcomed to the stage. As the sounds of screams and cheers fill my ears, I wait expectantly to see the mystery star's face. Through a bouncing ...



Eight public schools should still be on the chopping block, board says  Ottawa Citizen

Since an axe was suspended over eight Ottawa public schools this fall, parents and students have mobilized to save them from closure.



'We're finding it everywhere:' Meth spike worrying, straining Winnipeg's emergency responders  CBC.ca

Meth use is soaring in Winnipeg and police have already seized —in just one month — nearly half the total confiscated in all of 2017.



Teachers become students at first-ever PD day on Indigenous studies in Ottawa  CBC.ca

For the first time ever, public school teachers in Ottawa spent an entire professional development day learning about Indigenous communities, cultures, and ...



West Broadway residents pepper experts with queries on meth issue, homelessness  CBC.ca

Residents living in West Broadway come together Tuesday night to learn how they can help their community get over a rise in petty crime, drug use and ...



Redblacks, CFL get behind non-contact football in strong Ottawa market  Ottawa Sun

The popularity of non-contact football is through the roof, particularly among girls and women.



Drama teacher charged with 26 felony sex acts with two students  Los Angeles Times

A Bell High school drama teacher was charged Tuesday with multiple felony sex crimes involving two students a decade or more ago at a Los Angeles high ...



Newport Beach Film Festival: A glimpse into Newport Beach film culture  Los Angeles Times

Every April, movie marquees across Orange County are seized by the Newport Beach Film Festival. The big, black block letters advertising the annual festival ...



Cappies nominees for 2014-15  Ottawa Citizen

Here is a complete list of Cappies nominees. The winners will be announced on June 7 during the annual awards Gala. Cappies Nominees Top Critic Team All ...



Male rape culture is our problem  Los Angeles Times

My favorite TV show is "Law & Order: SVU," and I've watched nearly all 18 seasons and come to realize that there are rarely any episodes that feature male ...



Girls Volleyball Gets Knocked Out of Playoffs  The Oarsman

The Venice girls volleyball team made it to the semifinals in the City Section. On Nov.7 they played Chatsworth High School where they took an unfortunate loss ...



Gordon Bell green space now officially open  CTV News

It was a big day for staff and students at Gordon Bell High School as their new green space opened following years of lobbying and fundraising.



New Director of RCC Marching Tigers Named  Inland Empire

Above: left, James Rocillo, director or the RCC Marching Tigers. Riverside, CA – James Rocillo has been selected to replace Gary Locke as the director of the ...



New 'diversion' program helping keep LAUSD students out of court  LA School Report

A new LA Unified police diversion program, which replaces arrests with counseling, is keeping hundreds of students out of the city's criminal justice system.



Sexual assault charges laid after 9 women groped  CBC.ca

A young Winnipeg man faces charges in a string of gropings in and around the downtown and West Broadway areas last week. Nine women were groped on ...



Giving up fighting ALS never an option for Chris Jonsson  Ottawa Sun

"If you're going through hell, keep going." — Winston Churchill. Immortality — that's what it seems like you have when you're a former star athlete, then later a ...



Q&A with UC school expert: How to get into University of California  Los Angeles Times

The competition to get into University of California (UC) Schools is tougher than ever. UC Berkeley is the world's top public university according to the ARWU ...



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