L.A. High Seniors & Juvenile Court Team Up

On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, Los Angeles Senior High School had its first Teen Court trial, which “was a success,” said Ms. Taylor, who along with Ms. Sauter, leads the school’s program, designed to give students a second chance to better themselves. The court, authorized by law, involves students, a probation officer,…

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L.A. High Receives California State Improvement Grant

The state of California has picked several schools in the Los Angeles area to receive the benefits of the School Improvement Grant (SIG); Los Angeles High School is one of them. Through SIG, which dedicates millions of dollars towards improving lower performing schools, the Federal government has taken a step…

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LA High-Most Improved

LA High-Most ImprovedOn February 14th, the television station, Univision, visited Los Angeles High School. The Spanish-speaking station featured our school as one of the most-improved schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District.The preparations for the event started long before the taping began. Dr. Yoon and Ms. Altin wanted the bleachers…

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Become an L.A. Public Library Advisor

Teens from ages 11 – 18 are needed to serve on the Advisory Council of the Washington Irving branch library.  Fun duties include reviewing and recommending books and films for acquisition.  Community service hours are available for this program which meets for one hour on the second Saturday of…

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Alumni Energize Los Angeles High

Alumni Energize Los Angeles HighFounded in 1873, Los Angeles High is the oldest high school in Southern California.Many illustrious names graduated from the Olympic Boulevard school, writer Charles Bukowski, composer John Cage, Dustin Hoffman, and a handful of Los Angeles city officials among them. But it’s the less recognizable alums that are affecting…

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Moms Get Together to Create a Charter School in West Adams

Moms Get Together to Create a Charter School in West AdamsWest Adam’s newest school is The City Charter Elementary School West Adams, which proudly opened its doors on August 26th.  A charter school is a free public school to which anyone in the state of California can apply.  The school opened six classrooms, TK-2nd grade with an incredibly diverse student…

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Camino Nuevo Charter Academy Inaugurates New Byzantine-Latino Quarter School

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy Inaugurates New Byzantine-Latino Quarter School{jcomments off} On February 19, 2013, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy inaugurated the Jane B. Eisner School in the renovated Pacific Bell Building at 2755 W. 15th Street…

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HAIL! HAIL! to LA HIGH! In spirit of the back to school season, TNN would like to recognize one of Los Angeles’ landmarks right here in our community, Los Angeles Senior High School (LA High). This November 3rd will be the 96th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of this beloved neighborhood school. Many…

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{jcomments off}Even if you do not have a college-aged child at home, please share this with someone who does, and to anyone and everyone that comes to mind. Though there are a number of companies and organizations that have donated money for scholarships to African Americans and Latino Students, a…

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Established in August of 2008 by writerartist Dianne V. Lawrence, The Neighborhood News covers the events, people, history, politics and historic architecture of communities throughout the Mid-City and West Adams area in Los Angeles Council District 10.

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