Monday, October 20, 2014
College Scholarship Helps Students with Asthma
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Even as the class of 2009 enjoys the milestones of their senior year, many are already well into their preparations for college. Scholarships are an important way for some students to help fund a college ... read more >>
New Exhibition Opening at the California African American Museum
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
New Exhibition Erases Distinction Between Fine Arts and Crafts or Intuitive Art"Inside My Head: Intuitive Artists of African Descent," an exhibition opening at the California African American Museum (CAAM) ... read more >>
St. Elmo Village Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
"Drums, Blues & Jazz Festival", Memorial Day WeekendCultural landmark, St. Elmo Village, continues to celebrate its 40th Anniversary year with its annual Drums, Blues and Jazz Festival, Memorial Day ... read more >>
LAUSD Will Seek Temporary Restraining Order to Stop May 15 Teacher Strike
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Lawyers for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will go to Superior Court at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, seeking a Temporary Restraining Order to stop United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), ... read more >>
Closing the Gap
Written by Taiesha Flenaugh (Contributing Writer) 14 May 2009
Too many African-American students are behind academically. While Latino students also score lower than Whites and Asians, Spanish speakers and other students learning to speak English (known as English ... read more >>
27th Annual L.A. Walk for Education
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 May 2009
The 2009 United Negro College Fund (UNCF), Los Angeles Walk for Education will take place this Saturday, May 16, in Exposition Park.This family oriented event attracts more than a 1,000 participants, representing ... read more >>
All Schools Open in L.A. Unified School District
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Director of Student Medical Services, Dr. Kimberly Uyeda said today there are no clusters of flu-like symptoms or excessive absences in any LAUSD public schools ... read more >>
LAUSD Open Enrollment Application Process for 2009-10
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Monday, May 4, was the start date to apply for open enrollment transfers in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for the 2009-10 school year.The District's state-mandated open enrollment policy ... read more >>
Nearly 1,400 Certified Employees Choose Early Retirement
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
 SUPERINTENDENT EXTENDS DEADLINE TO SAVE MORE TEACHERSBecause of the popularity of the early retirement program for veteran teachers, administrators and other certificated employees, Los Angeles Unified ... read more >>
Partnership Promises Resurgence of Morris Brown College through Innovative Programs
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2009
A New Morris Brown soon to offer Online Education The Board of Trustees at Morris Brown College announces a partnership between Morris Brown College and the Education Online Services Corporation (EOServe ... read more >>
LAUSD Parent Community Service Branch Calling All Parents to Get Involved
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 30 April 2009
You had to be fast to catch the charismatic man in the tan suit gliding around the Los Angeles School District's 13th Annual Parent Summit held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. One minute he was checking ... read more >>
Inglewood High School AVID Student awarded $20,000
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2009
Olevia Mitchell of Inglewood High School is one of 300 students nationwide to be awarded a $20,000 scholarship from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation's Dell Scholars Program. More than $6 million ... read more >>
CPSF Gives Scholarship
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2009
The Celeste Prescott Scholarship Fund (CPSF) was formed in 2005 when Celeste Prescott, a vibrant and loving mother of three teenage children met her sudden and untimely demise. Celeste's middle son, Sy ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Statement on LAUSD Board’s Layoff Reprieve
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Mayor Villaraigosa issued the following statement this week following the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education's decision to delay a vote on teacher layoffs in order to pursue other ... read more >>
Your Child's Math Skills: An Investment That Always Pays Off
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
You may be surprised to know that an investment in your child's education doesn't necessarily include a deposit into a college savings account. Studies show that a child's academic foundation ... read more >>
LAUSD Breaks Ground On Valley Region High School #9
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board Member Julie Korenstein joined community members to break ground on Valley Region High School #9 today. Valley Region High School #9, located on ... read more >>
African American Heritage Month Poster Contest
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Mayor Villaraigosa to Present Awards to Winners of Student   The contest invited students from kindergarten through high school to explore aspects of African American Heritage while showcasing ... read more >>
LAUSD Historical Artifacts Bring Art to Life
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Some of the Los Angeles Unified School District's (LAUSD) most precious treasures including oil paintings, drawings, photos and memorabilia have been catalogued for all schools to share. The ... read more >>
Dorsey Black History Month Celebration Features Jesse Jackson, Cotton Club
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 05 March 2009
Susan Miller Dorsey High School, affectionately referred to as Dorsey High School, in Central Los Angeles, recently culminated Black History Month activities with a school assembly celebration that ... read more >>
King Reenacted at Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Educator Saul E. Lankster reenacted excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous, and not so famous, speeches at the Los Angeles County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at 17906 South ... read more >>
Has the community turned its back on Westchester H.S.?
Written by Florence Bracy 19 February 2009
Nearly 35 years ago, Westchester became the neighborhood high school for families residing in the Windsor Hills/View Park area. Then, comprised of predominantly white students who lived in the Westchester ... read more >>
We All Have A Role In Educating Children
Written by Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte 19 February 2009
Over the past several years, a great deal has been made about the roles and responsibilities of teachers, principals and administrators in helping each student reach and/or exceed his or her potential. ... read more >>
Bethune Middle School Re-Opens Swimming Pool After 15 Year Closure
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Water Safety Program Completes Inaugural Session Swimming pool accidents and drowning rates are higher in the inner city than in other communities. And, according to statistics compiled by the USA ... read more >>
Art Center College of Design Announces Spring 2009 Session
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Program is Open to all Fourth to Eighth Graders Art Center College of Design, one of the world's premier art and design schools, has opened registration for the Spring 2009 session of its Art ... read more >>
UC Enrollment to Decline Due to Funding
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 January 2009
Citing a shortfall in state funding, the University of California Board of Regents agreed last week to reduce resident freshman enrollment by 2,300 at six campuses for the 2009 10 school year, but ... read more >>

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