Victoria Valenzuela had a phenomenal July, when she won the Long Beach Junior Golf Championship and released her first song, “A Stolen Kiss,” on streaming platforms.
While serving on the LBUSD board for 16 years, Smith championed school uniforms, standards-based instruction and other groundbreaking ideas that earned her national recognition.
Campers are working hard in preparation for a recital on Saturday, July 30, at Lakewood Ice from 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Carolyn Kirkpatrick, her nieces and her nephew have been pickup up trash along the freeway between Wardlow Road and Del Amo Boulevard.
A special education teacher and her students created an inclusive garden and mural space at Poly. Now they’re putting it to use.
“We want the city, the district and the whole country to know that our future generation feels really strongly about this and we’re not going to stop fighting for this.”
“When you listen to her talk about her background and everything she’s built, she’s very humble, strong and confident.”
“Long Beach is very strong in the physical education and sport world,” said Sarah Savala, who was honored for her work at Marshall Academy for the Arts.
“The book talks about inclusion and how we can all support people with autism,” the author said. “We have diversity in Long Beach and many of the kids here have diverse disabilities. So they have to be given that support and full inclusion so they can participate in our school system.”
Ivy McLean, 16, underwent heart transplant surgery last week. Her friend Anika Stewart, 16, and others, have surrounded her with love and worked to raise money for the procedure at UCLA.