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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.



Disney unveils its Netflix streaming rival Disney+  Yahoo News

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) announced on Thursday its long-awaited movie and TV series streaming platform, Disney+, a *service* intended to rival Netflix ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

For more than 30 years, three teachers at the same Ottawa high school sexually abused dozens of teenage boys and girls. A CBC investigation discovered ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



FREE Co-Ed Spring Flag Football  StittsvilleCentral.ca

FREE SPRING FLAG FOOTBALL Ages 5-15 April 20 and May 4 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Minto Nepean Sportsplex Is there another sport that involves running, ...



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 ...



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 ...



LAUSD teachers went on strike in 1989. But are the stakes higher in 2019?  LA Daily News

Whether they were stuck in an auditorium or playing long-term hooky, many a school kid old enough to remember the 1989 Los Angeles teachers strike recalls ...



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 ...



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

BELL (CBSLA.com) — 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



'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 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 ...



Cross country: Sun shines on Mountain Lions' teams  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

WINTHROP – Liberty Bell cross country teams, both high school and middle school, shined on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the Central Washington B League ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



LAUSD high school teacher arrested for alleged sexual assaults from 15 years ago  89.3 KPCC

Los Angeles Police detectives on Friday afternoon arrested 47-year-old high school teacher Peter Christopher Gomez for felony sexual assault. Gomez was ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



Boys Volleyball Starts Season  The Oarsman

The boys varsity volleyball team started their 2019 season against Narbonne High School on Jan. 25, winning three sets to none. Last season, they finished with ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Ex-teacher slits his throat in court after being convicted of raping girl  Los Angeles Times

A Huntington Beach man slit his throat in a courtroom Wednesday morning after a jury found him guilty of raping his girlfriend's daughter when she was 13.



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.



2018 SPORTS IN REVIEW | High School  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

So many great efforts marked a terrific 2018 for the region's athletes. The top 3 in the year in review find Sadie and Erik Bjornsen of Winthrop competing in their ...



Robin "Rob" C. Watson  KXLY Spokane

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



Pioneers of Artistic Revolution: Making Art and Space in Southeast Los Angeles  KCET

This is part of a series examining the 710 Corridor and its impact in the surrounding communities, produced in partnership with the California Endowment.



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.



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 ...



The Woolsey Fire ravages southern California  Los Angeles Times

Encompassing over 150 miles of California and destroying thousands of homes, the Woolsey fire is at 82 percent containment, according to CBS News.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Youth and The Law: What Parents Need To Know with Constable Abdulkadir Abdi  Muslim Link

Due to popular demand, Constable Abdul Kadir Abdi will be back for his series of free workshops on this subject titled, “Youth and the Law: What Parents Need ...



VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Oroville varsity soccer forfeits matches  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Rough times this past week for the Oroville High School girls' soccer team. The team has been low in numbers since the start of the fall season, Hornet athletic ...



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 ...



Methow Valley welcomes fall rodeo | Sports  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Rodeo fans will find plenty of action, from mutton bustin' to rough stock events, this weekend at the Methow Valley Rodeo.



Boys' Volleyball Season Ends in the Semifinals  The Oarsman

The boys' volleyball has completed their season with a 25-16 overall record and 9-3 record in league. The team finished as the number 1 seed in Division I. After ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



California's Camp Fire destroys thousands of buildings, kills many  Los Angeles Times

In Butte County, Ca., a dangerous fire spread. The Camp Fire got its name from beginning along Camp Creek Road at 6:33 a.m. on Nov. 8. Since then, the fire ...



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 ...



St. Michael’s victim should come first, not the school  Toronto Star

More and better sex education can only help protect children against the sort of horrors that allegedly took place at the exclusive Toronto boys' school, Heather ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



'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 ...



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.



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 ...



Ottawa's 2016-17 basketball season quite likely its best ever  Ottawa Citizen

Players who have carried the load for the past 17 years have brought Ottawa basketball to new heights.



'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 ...



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.



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 ...



'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 ...



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.



VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: National wrestling HoF tabs Mitchell  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Dave Mitchell of Tonasket, who coached high school wrestling for 39 years, was named to the Washington state chapter of the National Hall of Fame last month.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Therapy with a paintbrush  Winnipeg Free Press

Gary Quinton isn't one to let bad news get the best of him. So while the retired teacher was d... - Health - Winnipeg Free Press.



Thousand Oaks faces sorrow: the Borderline Bar shooting  Los Angeles Times

Prior to November 7, Thousand Oaks held the reputation of being a safe and quiet community in the state of California. On November 7 at approximately 11:20 ...



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.



Choosing Creativity at the Inaugural Southeast L.A. Art Walk  KCET

The first-ever Southeast L.A. Art Walk in Bell redefined the community as a destination for arts and culture, rather than a place people drive by.



VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Townsend competes in FCS title football game  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

CORRECTION: A photo in the Jan. 2 edition of The Chronicle should have said Erika Santana of Bridgeport was playing against Republic players on Dec. 19.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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