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05/21/19 Learning, Literacy and Robotics in Buena Park

Buena Park School District Superintendent Dr. Ramon Miramontes discusses learning and literacy, the new Buena Park mission and vision, 1:1 iPad technology rollout, International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Advanced Placement courses at Buena Park Junior High and the Disney Musical Elementary School program. Buena Park Junior High STEM teacher Shelley Andros has helped develop a [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|California School News Radio|0 Comments

05/15/19 Recipe for Success: Cooking Champions in Bonita, K-8 Schools in Inglewood

Bonita Unified School District culinary arts students found the recipe for success during the 2019 California Restaurant Association ProStart Cup, winning awards and scholarships for their innovation, management and culinary skills. Bonita Unified teachers Nick and Laurie Brandler discuss what compelled them to leave jobs in the restaurant industry to become educators, and Bonita and [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|California School News Radio|0 Comments

05/07/19 Food for Thought: Culinary Arts and Shakespeare in El Monte Union and Fontana Unified

Part 1: El Monte Union’s inaugural Cooking Showdown was a huge success, with students from Mountain View, Rosemead and Arroyo high schools competing to see who could make the best gourmet dish. Culinary arts teachers Patricia Sahagun and Genevieve Wobrock join student chefs to discuss the fast-paced career technical education pathway. Part 2: Kaiser High [...]

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04/30/19 El Monte Union’s New Take on Shakespeare and Whittier Union Scholarship Winner

Part 1: El Monte Union High School District’s South El Monte High School will provide a modern take on Shakespearian tragedy when it stages “The Punk Rock Story of Romeo and Juliet” on May 8-10. The production will feature a student band playing live punk rock music, and will challenge gender norms by casting a [...]

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04/23/19 Celebrating Unity at Paramount High and Creating Lifelong Learners in West Covina

Paramount High School held its annual Unity Day on March 30, a day of music, dance and straight talk on issues of importance for LGBT students. Paramount counselor and Unity Day co-founder Ariana Bates joins Paramount sophomore Eneles Vega to discuss the origins of Unity Day, the importance of providing resources for the LGBT community, [...]

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04/16/19 Music to Run By – California Public Schools Excel in Many Ways

San Gabriel Unified District was recently recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation (NAMM) as a Best Communities for Music Education district. Jefferson Middle School orchestra director Esther Minwary discusses the District’s TK-12 pipeline of music education, the Music Immersion Experience program, and what she has learned from students in her classroom. For [...]

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04/09/19 El Monte Union CTE Pathway Programs Creates Chefs and Media Stars

El Monte Union staged its inaugural Cooking Showdown in March, a TV-style competition in which student chefs from the Arroyo, Rosemead and Mountain View high school culinary arts programs received an hour to prepare a gourmet meal, while being filmed by students from Mountain View’s VISTA Academy. EMUHSD Director of Curriculum Hillary Wolfe discusses how [...]

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04/0/19 Dual Enrollment at Mt. SAC and Robotics in Monrovia Accelerate Success

West Covina Unified School District’s Mt. SAC Early College Academy opened its doors in August 2018 with 60 freshmen motivated to take dual enrollment classes and earn up to 50 transferable college credits by the time they graduate. Principal Candace Leuthold discusses what the Academy is looking for in a student, what resources are available [...]

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03/27/19 History Day L.A. Connects Youth to the Past; AVID Connects K-8 to College

Students from San Gabriel Unified’s Del Mar High school highlighted the discriminatory housing process known as “Redlining” as part of their History Day L.A. efforts. All seven team members advanced to the California History Day finals in Sacramento. Principal Lon Sellers, adviser Kady Kloster and the History Day students discuss the intensive research and preparation [...]

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03/19/19 Celebrating Scholarship and Sports in So-Cal Schools

Through its Black College Expo, the National College Resources Foundation (NCRF) has enabled hundreds of Lynwood Unified School District students to attend college, while securing millions of dollars in scholarships from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. NCRF CEO Dr. Theresa Price and Lynwood High students Mytrece Edwards, Te’yanah Owens and Breanna Farmer discuss turning college [...]

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