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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 ...



No more secrets  CBC.ca

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



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



'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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



'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, ...



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.



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.



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.



Bell, Calif. city manager gets 12 years prison for $6 million corruption scheme - NY Daily News  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



High school grades are inconsistent, University of Waterloo data suggests  TheRecord.com

WATERLOO REGION — The marks you get in high school are meant to show how well you learned the same material that's taught to all. But what if marks also ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Sheriff blames sanctuary law for California officer's death  Star-Telegram

A sheriff leading the investigation into the shooting death of a California police officer has blamed the state's sanctuary law for failing to prevent the killing.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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.



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, ...



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.



'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.



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 ...



Popular Ottawa music teacher faces sex charges  Ottawa Sun

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Choice words: CBC Ottawa's year in quotes  CBC.ca

From tornadoes, to life-changing diagnoses, to collapses both literal and figurative — CBC Ottawa reporters wrote about it all this year.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Erika Martinez  Los Angeles Times

Erika Martinez is a filmmaker and activist at Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. She serves as News Director of her school's broadcast program and founded ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Basketball scene exploding in Ottawa  Ottawa Sun

During the past five decades, basketball has emerged, developed and finally exploded into one of the most successful sports in Ottawa. The 1970s and 1980s ...



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 ...



Ahlul-Bayt Center Ottawa High School Exam Tutoring  Muslim Link

Is the stress of exams ruining your break? We are here to help! Ahlul-Bayt Youth Committee invites all students from grade 9-12 to participate in our upcoming ...



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 ...



Pricey Tuba Thefts Blamed On Popularity Of Mexican Banda Music  CBS Local

BELL (CBS) — Authorities say two marching band tubas were stolen from Bell High School over the weekend, the latest in a rash of thefts at area high schools.



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