Attendance Week activities promote long-term success

Attendance Week activities promote long-term success

Above, clockwise from left, A Grape Street Elementary student walks the red carpet; Hollywood High promotes attendance awareness; the Marlton School rewards students for perfect attendance. By Dr. Michelle Castelo Alferes Director of Pupil Services Student Health and...
Wonderland ES forges a ‘Way’ toward peace, empathy

Wonderland ES forges a ‘Way’ toward peace, empathy

Above, Clockwise from top left, Wonderland Avenue students portray civil rights leaders; Michael Yoon plays ‘Imagine;’ second-grader Saskia Hill watches the assembly from the audience; Levi DeLeon gives his presentation on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....
Northeast Valley schools ‘STEAM’ ahead with high-tech options

Northeast Valley schools ‘STEAM’ ahead with high-tech options

Above, the Northeast STEAMFest provides a wealth of resources for students interested in robotics.  Scores of schools and hundreds of visitors crowded the campus of Byrd Middle School in Sun Valley on Saturday for Local District Northeast’s second annual STEAMFest,...
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...