Posts Tagged as "High School"

Terrified About Senior Year? Here’s How I Overcame It.

Sep. 13, 2017 / By
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Find out the simple solution to this Long Beach Poly teen’s coming-of-age anxiety.

How A Local Program Is Motivating Struggling Students

Jul. 1, 2015 / By
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LBUSD has seen dropout rates fall from 2010 to 2013 school year, and programs like Long Beach Blast which focus on at-risk students may contribute to these rising graduation rates.

Students Of Color Demand More Open Communication At First-Ever Townhall

Mar. 5, 2015 / By
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Hundreds of students, parents, administrators and community leaders came together LBUSD's first-ever Students of Color Townhall meeting to discuss what it would take make sure that all students succeeded in school.

Why Long Beach Needs Ethnic Studies In High Schools

Jun. 25, 2014 / By
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Long Beach has one of the most diverse communities in the nation, with over 400,000 people from around the world calling it home...

Hundreds Of LB Boys & Men of Color Gather to ‘Turn Up 4 Change’

Mar. 3, 2014 / By
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About 400 middle and high school students from Long Beach Unified School District attended “Turn Up For Change,” a boys and men of color summit organized by a coalition of local organizations on Tuesday, Feb...

Dear Santa: What My School Needs This Xmas

Dec. 24, 2013 / By
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By VoiceWaves Guest Reporters Citlali Hernandez and Jocelyn Sanchez

[Ed.Note] VoiceWaves asked two Long Beach high school students to take a photo that depicts things or conditions at their school that they would like to see addressed and/or improved...

LB Students Ask For Wellness Centers in High Schools

Mar. 1, 2013 / By
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For two months last year, 17-year-old Polytechnic High School Senior Amanda Em was sick and didn’t seek treatment...

Teens Seek Jobs

Mar. 19, 2012 / By
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Text and Image by Taitu Negus, VoiceWaves Journalist.

A printed paper targeting teenagers for employment is posted onto a light post.  ..

Latino LGBT Youth Coming Out At Their Own Pace

Dec. 11, 2011 / By
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South Kern Sol , News Feature, Andres Garcia, Posted: Dec 11, 2011

Editor’s Note: Names used in this report have been changed at the request of those interviewed, to ensure confidentiality...

Health Corps Launched at Coachella Valley High School

Nov. 17, 2011 / By
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Dr oz launches health corps at Coachella Valley High School. Here we have interviews from Anthony Itan, Principal Mary Velasco and Superintendent Darryl Adams...