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Bell High School Latino and Arab students bring cultures together through music  KABC-TV

In the southeast city of Bell, Latino and Arab students from Bell High School come together to celebrate multiculturalism through musical performances on stage.



For some students, escaping high school during L.A. teachers' strike not so hard  Los Angeles Times

Bell High School seniors Arlene Maldonado, Anahi Gallardo and Martha Toro managed to escape past the barrier set up in front of the school's main entrance to ...



An L.A. teacher went rogue during the strike and met students for class at a mall  Los Angeles Times

It is unclear how many students played hooky as their teachers walked out Monday. But they cropped up throughout the city — on picket lines and in Starbucks ...



LAUSD teachers’ strike: The sun’s out, L.A. strikers gather, and hopes rise for a settlement  Los Angeles Times

On the fifth day of the strike, the L.A. teachers union and Los Angeles Unified are talking, and hopes are growing that a settlement is near.



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 ...



At two forums for LAUSD board candidates, students focus on college preparation, while parents want high-quality teachers and safe schools  LA School Report

Updated Feb. 19 Parents, students and community members were able to question the candidates running for L.A. Unified school board in District 5 at two ...



'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 ...



No more secrets  CBC.ca

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



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 ...



OCDSB defends itself against series of lawsuits alleging abuse by three teachers  Ottawa Citizen

The Ottawa Carleton District School Board plans to defend itself against several lawsuits that allege abuse by three teachers who taught at Bell High School over ...



Fall from grace at Bell High School  The Fulcrum

The extended community of an Ottawa high school has been brought together in a way that few imagined possible, and fewer still will ever understand. On Nov.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'I'm glad I came here:' Alternative high school program boasts largest graduating class  CBC.ca

The tight-knit, flexible setting at Gordon Bell High School's Off-Campus program is a winner for Winnipeg students who flounder in traditional high schools.



Decades of sexual abuse at one Ottawa high school  CBC.ca

Dozens of students were sexually abused over several decades at one Ottawa high school. Today on Front Burner, senior reporter Julie Ireton on her new CBC ...



CBC Ottawa wins CAJ award for sexual abuse investigation  CBC.ca

A CBC Ottawa investigation into three teachers at one Ottawa high school who abused students over the course of three decades has won a prestigious national ...



The 2018 'Saved by the Bell' experience: A 90s kid's dream come true  Los Angeles Times

Every 90s kid's favorite show has become a reality. From now until September, Legendary diner, the Max from hit TV show “Saved by the Bell,” has opened a ...



'Warnings were ignored': New CBC podcast explores pervasive past of sexual abuse at Ottawa high school  CBC.ca

For decades, an Ottawa high school was the site of sexual abuse, violation of trust and a lack of action by authorities. A new CBC Podcast titled The Band Played ...



Highland Parks Franklin High Wins LAUSD Academic Decathlon  Patch.com

Highland Park's Franklin High Wins LAUSD Decathlon - Highland Park-Mount Washington, CA - The eight-member team will now go on to compete in a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Former Ottawa teacher guilty of more historical sex crimes  CBC.ca

A former Ottawa music teacher, Bob Clarke, who taught in Ottawa schools between 1969 and 1992, has now been convicted of abusing a total of ten former ...



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.



Episode 7  CBC.ca

Warning: The following story and podcast episode contain graphic descriptions that some people may find disturbing. Subscribe to the entire podcast on Apple ...



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.



Ottawa high school students to cut class to protest Ford education policies  Ottawa Citizen

Students in some Ottawa high schools plan to walk out of class on Thursday as part of a provincewide protest against education policies announced by Ontario's ...



Shining the light on abuse  The Fulcrum

When I walked into the small, dark theatre in the belly of the Ottawa Art Gallery, there was band music playing overhead. The imperfect crackling and squeaking ...



Reporter's Notebook: Unravelling a high school sex abuse scandal  CBC.ca

In November 2018, CBC Ottawa reporter Julie Ireton published a series of exclusive stories detailing decades of sexual abuse allegations against three former ...



Former music teacher's victim sues Royal  CBC.ca

A former Bell High School student who was sexually abused by his music teacher in the 1970s is suing The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, where the ...



'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 ...



OCDSB plans to roll out program to encourage reporting of inappropriate behaviour  Ottawa Citizen

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board has announced plans to introduce a program aimed at encouraging students to report inappropriate behaviour in the ...



Bell, Calif. city manager gets 12 years prison for $6 million corruption scheme  New York Daily 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Skateboarder, 17, killed by hit-and-run driver in Bell  KABC-TV

Bell police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a teenager as he crossed the street on his skateboard Saturday night.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 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, ...



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.



Episode 5  CBC.ca

Warning: The following story and podcast episode contain graphic descriptions that some people may find disturbing. Subscribe to the entire podcast on Apple ...



Former high school music teacher facing new charges  CBC.ca

A former Ottawa music teacher is facing two new charges for alleged sex crimes stemming from his days at Bell High School in the 1970s and 1980s.



Tennessee football: Unleashing Ty Chandler key to unlocking Vols offense  FanSided

After back-to-back losing seasons, the key to turning Tennessee into a winner could be unlocking Ty Chandler's potential.



Episode 2  CBC.ca

Warning: The following story and podcast episode contain graphic descriptions that some people may find disturbing. Subscribe to the entire podcast on Apple ...



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 ...



Student activists inherit the future of Los Angeles  Los Angeles Times

Students from many different schools within Los Angeles County gathered at City Hall to discuss problems in their communities and how to improve these ...



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 ...



Academic decathlon Super Quiz is a sport unto itself — with the fans to prove it  Los Angeles Times

The fans from Van Nuys High School craned their necks, team members' names scrawled across their faces, looking for their fellow students.



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 ...



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.



High school students walk out in protest over sex-ed curriculum change  Ottawa Citizen

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.



Dubious diplomas  Winnipeg Free Press

After the dinners and dances are done, some Manitoba high school grads will discover their diplomas take them down a dead end rather than a path to success.



Ed Masterson: SCV's master of ceremonies  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

If you've attended any kind of significant charity gala or large, public event in the Santa Clarita Valley during the last decade, it's likely that Saugus resident Ed ...



'No easy answers': Speakers at forum urge compassion for people living with addictions  CBC.ca

About a hundred people attended a West Broadway community forum at Gordon Bell High School Thursday night to discuss the problems of addiction and ...



Driver Captured In Hit-And-Run That Killed San Bernardino Girl  CBS Los Angeles

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) – A 55-year-old woman has been arrested in a hit-and-run which killed a beloved 14-year-old girl while she was walking to school ...



Robin "Rob" C. Watson  KXLY Spokane

Rob (Age 65) passed away on March 7, 2019 from congestive heart disease.



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.



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 ...



New CBC Ottawa podcast helps survivors of abuse 'speak in their own words'  The Fulcrum

Basking in the light of their arguable heyday, podcasts have the potential to bundle storytelling, investigation, and public awareness into one engaging and ...



Early sexual abuse casts long shadows, Spotlight psychologist says  CBC.ca

Psychologist David Lisak, who counselled victims of historical sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in Boston, says the long-term effects experienced by the men who ...



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

At a house party, former students discussed recollections of gym teacher and basketball coach Don Greenham and rumours attached to him.



Judge tosses ex-reporter's lawsuit against L.A. Times  Los Angeles Times

A Superior Court judge has ruled against a former Los Angeles Times reporter who alleged that he was forced to quit his job because of oppressive treatment ...



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 ...



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 ...



Anti-LGBTQ hate group protest at Claremont High School  Los Angeles Times

On the crisp fall morning of Monday, Nov. 12, the quiet college town of Claremont, California laid silent. Well, almost. Although Claremont High School students ...



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 ...



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 ...



Family looks for answers after popular musician struck down by blood clot  Ottawa Citizen

Daniel Di Giacomo died in the early morning of Feb. 21, struggling for breath on the kitchen floor as his incredulous father looked on. He was 31 years old.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Opinion: Dear Democrats, Illegal Immigration is not a manufactured crisis  Los Angeles Times

Democrats and progressives alike have been calling illegal immigration a so-called "manufactured process." This is in response to the Trump's often explosive ...



J.H. Putman parents and students fight to save their school as board considers cuts  Ottawa Citizen

Parents and students at J.H. Putman fight to keep their school open as the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board moves to close schools in the west end of ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



LA Unified Honors 22 as district Teachers of the Year  LA School Report

Los Angeles Unified has named 22 educators as a Teacher of the Year for 2013-2014, and they will be honored at an event in September. Here's the list: ...



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, ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



Hear Chilling 911 Call of Florida Man Who Shot Entire Family  ABC News

A chilling 911 call reveals the moments after a Florida man shot his entire family in cold blood before committing suicide. Don Spirit of Bell, Florida, turned the ...



Winnipeg scientist who found treatment for devastating illness among Order of Canada inductees  CBC.ca

A renowned scientist who helped to effectively wipe out a disease, a tireless advocate for refugees and a retired hockey player are among the Manitobans ...



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.



'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 ...



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 ...



Taylor Negron, Actor Known For ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High,’ ‘The Last Boy Scout,’ Dies at 57  Variety

Taylor Negron, a busy character actor and comedian known for his roles in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," "The Last Boy Scout" and dozens of other film and ...



Thousands of LAUSD students expected to receive diplomas this month  Los Angeles Daily News

High schoolers across the San Fernando Valley accepted their diplomas Thursday, joining some 29,000 Los Angeles Unified students who will be graduating ...



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

Several dozen people gathered at Gordon Bell High School on Monday night to hear for themselves the challenges and dangers the police and the community ...



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