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Cochran’s Middle School Annual Principal’s Honor Roll Celebration
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 April 2011
Principal Scott M. Schmerelson's Annual Honor Roll Celebration was held Wednesday, March in the auditorium from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Parents, students, friends and staff were there for recognition of students ... read more >>
Cal State Committed to Boost Black Graduation
Written by Chris Levister 11 March 2011
Officials spread gospel of higher education at Black churches across the state By Chris Levister Special to the NNPA from the Blackvoicenews.comAs church goers at Ecclesia Christian Fellowship lifted their ... read more >>
Obama to GOP: Don’t cut education spending
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 March 2011
President Barack Obama watches a student during his visit to classrooms at TechBoston Academy with Melinda Gates, center, in Boston, Tuesday, March, 8, 2011. Melinda Gates is the co-chair of the Bill and ... read more >>
Andrew Young Speaks at Spelman Program
Written by A. Scott Walton (Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Voice) 11 March 2011
By A. Scott WaltonSpecial to the NNPA from The Atlanta VoiceATLANTA--Spelman College closed out Black History Month on a high note last week when a capacity crowd filled the school's Sisters Chapel for ... read more >>
AKA Sorority Inc., Theta Mu Omega Chapter 2011 Educational Advancement Scholarships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 March 2011
Theta Mu Omega Chapter is committed to the excellence of academia. We are committed in assisting our youth to reach their goals through high education. Theta Mu Omega awards more than $10, 000 in scholarship ... read more >>
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Kappa Nu Sigma Chapter, Serving the Community with Klass!
Written by Jason Lewis 03 March 2011
KNS is "Going for the G.O.L.D!" (Growing, Outstanding, through Leadership, Development.)By Jason Lewis Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc, Kappa Nu Sigma Chapter, is one of the youngest Greek chapters in the ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Touts the High Value of Career Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
BIRMINGHAM, AL--In a commencement address at Virginia College, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson espoused the value of postsecondary education, applauding 387 graduates of the career school that specializes in preparing ... read more >>
Coffee Klatch and Principal for a Day at Johnnie L. Cochran Middle School
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
On Friday, February 25th, Cochran Middle School hosted two outstanding events: First, Principal Scott M. Schmerelson's monthly "Coffee Klatch" (breakfast) where parents and guests were updated on current ... read more >>
Verbum Dei High School Annual Mardi Gras Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Verbum Dei High School will be having its Annual Mardi Gras Awards Dinner to celebrate and support Scholarships for students on Thursday, March10, 2011, at 6:00 P.M., at the California Club in Downtown ... read more >>
Marguerite P. LaMotte, the Teachers’ Choice
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 March 2011
(L to R): Dr. Todd Ullah, principal of Washington Preparatory High School; Marguerite P. LaMotte, LAUSD school board member; and California State Senator Roderick Wright. The on-campus sports complex will ... read more >>
AECOM donates computers to local community outreach organizations
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
With the children on the computers are (L to R) Pastor John Hunter (FAME Church); Charisse Bremond-Weaver (Brotherhood Crusade); Pamela Bakewell (L.A. Urban League); and Kerman Maddox (Dakota Communications). ... read more >>
Dr. Maulana Karenga to Present Black History Lecture Series
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 February 2011
The African American Cultural Center (Us) will host a month long Black History lecture series by the preeminent Black Studies scholar, author and activist, Dr. Maulana Karenga. The lecture series and ... read more >>
El Camino College Partners with HBCUs
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 February 2011
A California Community Counselor, Elaine Moore, has developed an initiative that can dramatically simplify the admissions process for hundreds and potentially thousands of California Community College ... read more >>
2011 Fruit Tree Distribution Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 January 2011
The Social Justice Learning Institute and TreePeople in collaboration with Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) and City of Inglewood the present the "2011 Fruit Tree Distribution Program" to the residents ... read more >>
Black leadership overwhelmingly endorses LaMotte for School Board
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 January 2011
Marguerite P. LaMotte As a veteran educator, who has worked at all levels of the school district, Marguerite P. LaMotte is uniquely qualified to continue to fight for quality education for all children.By ... read more >>
Dr. King and the 1955-1956 Montgomery Bus Boycott
Written by Charlene Crowell (NNPA Contributing Writer) 14 January 2011
A year-long boycott begins a life of peaceful protest and service By Charlene CrowellNNPA Contributing WriterAlthough America's Declaration of Independence and Constitution are premised on the principles ... read more >>
Be a “Seed of Change” for the 2011 Fruit Tree Distribution Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 January 2011
Morningside High School, Saturday January 29In a new year ready for new things, The Social Justice Learning Institute (SJLI) and TreePeople in collaboration with Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) ... read more >>
Boxer Becomes Co-Chair of Bipartisan Senate Afterschool Caucus
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2010
Boxer Becomes Co-Chair of Bipartisan Senate Afterschool Caucus Senator Barbara BoxerThanks Retiring Senator Christopher Dodd for His Leadership Promoting Afterschool Programs Washington, D.C. – U.S. ... read more >>
SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTIFIES STUDENTS AND TEACHERS OF POTENTIAL CHANGE TO “LAST HIRED, FIRST FIRED”
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTIFIES STUDENTS AND TEACHERS OF POTENTIAL CHANGE TO “LAST HIRED, FIRST FIRED” Superior Court Scheduled to Hold Final Hearing in January Los Angeles—The current practice of laying ... read more >>
Crenshaw High School Achieves Second Highest Gain in Graduation Rates for LAUSD High Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 December 2010
Crenshaw High School, once one of the fifteen lowest-performing schools in LAUSD, registered a 58% increase in graduation rate over the time period since the inception of GCEP, narrowing the gap versus ... read more >>
12th Annual Black College Expo Returns to L.A. Jan. 8
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 December 2010
Students accessing information Theresa Price, BCE founder with Melanie Fiona Colleges accepting students on the spotThe Black College Expo will return once again to Los Angeles for a twelfth year. The ... read more >>
Ridley – Thomas Hosts Library Dedication Ceremony to Honor the Late Julian Dixon
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
Joins Family, Friends to Unveil Plaque Honoring Dixon's Historic AchievementsSupervisor Ridley-Thomas and the Los Angeles County Public Library Department today hosted a special dedication ceremony at ... read more >>
Storytelling an Ancient Art
Written by Cherly Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 17 December 2010
By Cheryl Tillman LeeSentinel Family EditorBarbara H. Clark, a Windsor Hills resident is coordinator and creator of the highly regarded "Tell Me A Story," workshop and concert series conducted for the ... read more >>
API Recognition
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2010
LAUSD District 1 Board Member Marguerite LaMotte acknowledges Dr. DeWayne Davis, Principal, Audubon Middle School, for leading his school's team in increasing the API scores. Audubon's 75-point increase ... read more >>
California Community Colleges Chancellor Appoints Genethia Hudley – Hayes
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 December 2010
SACRAMENTO, CA--California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott announced he appointed Dr. Genethia Hudley-Hayes as the special trustee for the Compton Community College District. Dr. Hudley-Hayes ... read more >>

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