Marlton teacher Carol Billone spearheaded transformation of Deaf education

Marlton teacher Carol Billone spearheaded transformation of Deaf education

Marlton School is mourning the loss of one of its most revered teachers, Carol Billone, who in 1968 became the first Deaf teacher to be hired by L.A. Unified. Billone died of cancer on Oct. 31. She was 74. Having moved to Los Angeles with her family at age 3 and then...
Good Sports and Adidas team up to outfit Eastman Avenue Elementary students

Good Sports and Adidas team up to outfit Eastman Avenue Elementary students

Above, Eastman Avenue Elementary School students were outfitted with Adidas gear, through a partnership with the nonprofit Good Sports. (Photos courtesy of Good Sports.) What kid doesn’t love a shiny new pair of Adidas sneakers? At Eastman Avenue Elementary School in...
Sports in space: Palms Middle School adds ‘athletics’ to the STEAM experience

Sports in space: Palms Middle School adds ‘athletics’ to the STEAM experience

Above: Students examine a wheel designed for “Rover” devices built for exploration on Mars. When STEM programs morphed into STEAM, most schools added “arts” to the focus on science, technology, engineering and math. But, at Palms Middle School,...
Teamwork is the name of the game for Venice High’s sports medicine students

Teamwork is the name of the game for Venice High’s sports medicine students

Above, members of Sports Medicine Team work the practices and games for all of the sports offered at Venice High School. During any athletic practice or game involving Venice High School, there is more than one Gondoliers team on the court or playing field. Venice is...