A group of volleyball teammates saw the need for a space where student-athletes could focus on their mental health and well-being, so they made one—with snacks.
Hamid Torabzadeh, who runs a Red Cross program that helps prepare teens for potential climate disasters, was one of just six people honored with the award.
Diana Michaelson was a driving force behind the student-led climate change policy adopted by the LBUSD, and now, her work is being recognized internationally.
“In all my years in school, I have never met a teacher as approachable and caring as Mr. Underwood,” one student wrote about the Millikan teacher.
“What the research has shown across the nation about school safety is that more police do not equal more perceived safety,” a member of the Safer LBUSD Campaign told LBUSD trustees.
Long Beach State head coach Mauricio Ingrassia called it “the best goal in the history of this field.”
“Building a Second Brain,” a book about creating a productive space for yourself in the digital world, has won acclaim and landed on the Wall Street Journal’s bestsellers list.
Longer kindergarten, later high school start times and a lot fewer masks: School looks different this year in Long Beach.
Wednesday’s school board vote was the culmination of two years of sustained activism from students who pushed for concrete commitments from the LBUSD to fight climate change.
“It’s a program of caring, kindness and compassion, in the sense that young people need those extra support systems in order to stay in school, go to school every day, graduate, and go on to college.”